Gentlemen, start your engines! The green flag waves, and we're under way for round eight of the 1997 PPG CART World Series, here at the ITT Automotive Detroit Grand Prix at the Belle Isle Raceway --a 2.1-mile temporary street course, with 14 turns, 77 laps of racing, covering a killing 161.7 miles.

The field is lined up side by side on this very narrow racetrack with short straightaways, and they remain side by side down into turn one. This course is a tough one--it's tight, it's twis

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