Brazilian Gil de Ferran competed in CART since 1995.  In 1996, de Ferran was a consistent challenger but only scored one win. Despite rumors that he would be a driver for the new Stewart Grand Prix Formula One team, de Ferran remained in America for 1997, joining Walker Racing. De Ferran finished 1997 as runner-up to Alex Zanardi with ten top-ten finishes but failed to score a single victory.

SeasonSeriesEvent
1997CART PPG World Series
Driver No.Entrant
Gil de Ferran5Walker Racing
ChassisEngineCar Name
Reynard 97IHondaValvoline
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:64Hot Wheels1st Edition 1998
Cat. No.QualityRarity
19242-0910