1994 Indy Lights season

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The 1994 PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship consisted of 12 races. Englishman Steve Robertson edged out André Ribeiro for the championship by 9 points. Both drivers captured four victories.

Calendar[edit]

Race No Track State Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Most Leading Laps Fastest Race Lap
1 Phoenix Arizona April 10, 1994 75 1.6093=120.6975 km 0'30:45.929 235.389 km/h Greg Moore Greg Moore Greg Moore ?
2 Long Beach California April 17, 1994 47 2.558787=120.262989 km 0'58:37.529 123.083 km/h Steve Robertson Eddie Lawson Steve Robertson ?
3 Milwaukee Wisconsin June 5, 1994 75 1.6607976=124.55982 km 0'45:59.752 162.484 km/h Steve Robertson André Ribeiro Steve Robertson ?
4 Detroit Michigan June 12, 1994 36 3.37953=121.66308 km 0'54:14.920 134.562 km/h Steve Robertson Steve Robertson Steve Robertson ?
5 Portland Oregon June 26, 1994 39 3.138135=122.387265 km 0'49:39.853 147.858 km/h André Ribeiro André Ribeiro André Ribeiro ?
6 Cleveland Ohio July 10, 1994 32 3.8124317=121.9978144 km 0'36:14.162 202.005 km/h Eddie Lawson Pedro Chaves Pedro Chaves ?
7 Toronto  Canada July 17, 1994 42 2.8709912=120.58163 km 0'48:30.269 149.159 km/h Steve Robertson Greg Moore Greg Moore ?
8 Lexington Ohio August 14, 1994 33.5 3.6337994=122.004252 km 0'43:08.543 169.677 km/h André Ribeiro André Ribeiro André Ribeiro ?
9 Loudon New Hampshire August 21, 1994 71 1.7026394=120.887397 km 0'37:04.349 195.650 km/h Greg Moore Steve Robertson Steve Robertson ?
10 Vancouver  Canada September 4, 1994 37 2.6601729=98.4263973 km 0'39:51.696 148.152 km/h André Ribeiro Alex Padilla André Ribeiro ?
11 Nazareth Pennsylvania September 18, 1994 75 1.5223978=114.179835 km 0'40:47.866 167.921 km/h Greg Moore Bob Dorricott, Jr. Greg Moore ?
12 Monterey California October 9, 1994 34 3.5629902=121.141667 km 0'51:39.520 140.702 km/h André Ribeiro André Ribeiro André Ribeiro ?

Race summaries[edit]

Phoenix race[edit]

Held April 10 at Phoenix International Raceway. Greg Moore won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Greg Moore
  2. Steve Robertson
  3. Eddie Lawson
  4. André Ribeiro
  5. Markus Liesner

Long Beach race[edit]

Held April 17 at Long Beach, California Street Course. Eddie Lawson won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Steve Robertson
  2. Greg Moore
  3. Pedro Chaves
  4. Nick Firestone
  5. David DeSilva

Milwaukee race[edit]

Held June 5 at The Milwaukee Mile. André Ribeiro won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Steve Robertson
  2. Eddie Lawson
  3. Greg Moore
  4. David Pook
  5. Rob Wilson

Detroit race[edit]

Held June 12 at Belle Isle Raceway. Steve Robertson won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Steve Robertson
  2. Eddie Lawson
  3. Pedro Chaves
  4. André Ribeiro
  5. Nick Firestone

Portland race[edit]

Held June 26 at Portland International Raceway. André Ribeiro won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. André Ribeiro
  2. Pedro Chaves
  3. Eddie Lawson
  4. Steve Robertson
  5. Greg Moore

Cleveland race[edit]

Held July 10 at Burke Lakefront Airport. Pedro Chaves won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Eddie Lawson
  2. Greg Moore
  3. Pedro Chaves
  4. Nick Firestone
  5. André Ribeiro

Toronto race[edit]

Held July 17 at Exhibition Place. Greg Moore won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Steve Robertson
  2. André Ribeiro
  3. Nick Firestone
  4. Alex Padilla
  5. Eddie Lawson

Mid-Ohio race[edit]

Held August 14 at The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. André Ribeiro won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. André Ribeiro
  2. Eddie Lawson
  3. Pedro Chaves
  4. Steve Robertson
  5. Nick Firestone

Loudon race[edit]

Held August 21 at New Hampshire International Speedway. Steve Robertson won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Greg Moore
  2. André Ribeiro
  3. Steve Robertson
  4. Alex Padilla
  5. Pedro Chaves

Vancouver race[edit]

Held September 4 at Pacific Place. Alex Padilla won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. André Ribeiro
  2. Steve Robertson
  3. Alex Padilla
  4. Pedro Chaves
  5. Greg Moore

Nazareth race[edit]

Held September 18 at Nazareth Speedway. Bob Dorricott, Jr. won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Greg Moore
  2. André Ribeiro
  3. Jeff Ward
  4. Steve Robertson
  5. Eddie Lawson

Laguna Seca race[edit]

Held October 9 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. André Ribeiro won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. André Ribeiro
  2. Pedro Chaves
  3. Eddie Lawson
  4. Doug Boyer
  5. Greg Moore

Final points standings[edit]

Driver[edit]

For every race the points were awarded: 20 points to the winner, 16 for runner up, 14 for third place, 12 for fourth place, 10 for fifth place, 8 for sixth place, 6 seventh place, winding down to 1 points for 12th place. Additional points were awarded to the pole winner (1 point) and to the driver leading the most laps (1 point).

Place Name Country Team Total Points United States United States United States United States United States United States Canada United States United States Canada United States United States
1 Steve Robertson  United Kingdom Tasman Motorsports 179 16 21 21 22 12 6 20 12 16 16 12 5
2 André Ribeiro  Brazil Tasman Motorsports 170 12 - 1 12 22 10 16 22 16 21 16 22
3 Greg Moore  Canada Greg Moore Racing 154 22 16 14 6 10 16 3 6 20 10 21 10
4 Eddie Lawson  United States Tasman Motorsports 139 14 1 16 16 14 20 10 16 2 6 10 14
5 Pedro Chaves  Portugal Brian Stewart Racing 132 6 14 6 14 16 16 - 14 10 12 8 16
6 Nick Firestone  United States Dick Simon Racing 72 - 12 1 10 - 12 14 10 4 - 3 6
7 Alex Padilla  United States Leading Edge Motorsport 63 - - - 8 - 5 12 5 12 15 6 -
8 Doug Boyer  United States Summitt Motorsports 47 - 6 - - 8 8 8 - 5 - - 12
9 David DeSilva  United States Oliver DeSilva/Brian Stewart Racing 46 8 10 8 - 2 - - 4 - 2 4 8
10 Buzz Calkins  United States Bradley Motorsports 41 5 - 5 2 6 3 6 3 8 3 - -
11 Scott Schubot  United States TransAtlantic Racing 26 2 5 3 3 - 2 - 2 1 8 - -
12 Rob Wilson  New Zealand Team Leisy 22 3 - 10 4 4 - - - - - 1 -
13 Bob Dorricott, Jr.  United States Dorricott Racing 18 - 3 - - - - 3 - 6 5 1 -
David Pook  United States John Martin Racing 18 - 2 12 - 3 - - - - - - 1
15 Jeff Ward  United States John Martin Racing 16 - - - - - - - - - - 14 2
16 Jack Miller  United States Dick Simon Racing 14 1 4 4 - 1 - - - 3 1 - -
17 Bob Reid  United States Team Shierson 12 - - 2 - - 1 5 - - 4 - -
18 Markus Liesner  United States John Martin Racing 10 10 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Chris Smith  United States Team Leisy 9 4 - - 5 - - - - - - - -
20 Rick Hill  United States K.O.T. Racing 8 - 8 - - - - - - - - - -
Patrick Carpentier  Canada Canaska Racing 8 - - - - - - - 8 - - - -
Roberto Quintanilla  Mexico Leading Edge Motorsport 8 - - - 1 5 - - - - - 2 -
23 Trevor Seibert  Canada Canaska Racing 5 - - - - - - - - - - 5 -
24 Frédéric Gosparini  France Leading Edge Motorsport 4 - - - - - 4 - - - - - -
Enrique Contreras  Mexico Team Leisy 4 - - - - - - 4 - - - - -
Niclas Jönsson  Sweden McCormack Racing 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 4
27 Juan Carlos Carbonell  Chile John Martin Racing 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 3
28 Sohrab Amirsardari  Canada John Martin Racing 2 - - - - - - 2 - - - - -
29 Richard Nauert  United States ? 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - -
César Jiménez  Mexico Leading Edge Motorsport 1 - - - - - - - 1 - - - -

Complete Overview[edit]

first column of every race 10 = grid position
second column of every race 10 = race result

R20=retired, but classified NS=did not start

Place Name Country Team United States United States United States United States United States United States Canada United States United States Canada United States United States
1 Steve Robertson  United Kingdom Tasman Motorsports 2 2 2 1 3 1 1 1 2 4 3 7 3 1 9 4 1 3 2 2 4 4 2 8
2 André Ribeiro  Brazil Tasman Motorsports 5 4 7 R20 1 R17 2 4 1 1 5 5 4 2 1 1 6 2 3 1 6 2 1 1
3 Greg Moore  Canada Greg Moore Racing 1 1 3 2 4 3 8 7 6 5 4 2 1 12 4 7 3 1 5 5 3 1 9 5
4 Eddie Lawson  United States Tasman Motorsports 3 3 1 R18 2 2 4 2 3 3 2 1 8 5 2 2 4 11 8 7 9 5 4 3
5 Pedro Chaves  Portugal Brian Stewart Racing 4 7 4 3 17 7 6 3 4 2 1 3 2 R19 6 3 7 5 4 4 2 6 3 2
6 Nick Firestone  United States Dick Simon Racing 8 13 5 4 16 R12 5 5 7 15 6 4 7 3 7 5 9 9 9 R15 19 10 12 7
7 Alex Padilla  United States Leading Edge Motorsport 6 14 9 R17 6 R14 3 6 10 R17 10 8 6 4 3 8 5 4 1 3 7 7 6 13
8 Doug Boyer  United States Summitt Motorsports 16 17 12 7 10 R16 - - 8 6 7 6 10 6 - - 16 8 10 R17 15 R18 11 4
9 David DeSilva  United States Oliver DeSilva/Brian Stewart Racing 17 6 8 5 9 6 10 15 5 11 8 NS 9 R15 10 9 8 13 6 11 10 9 7 6
10 Buzz Calkins  United States Bradley Motorsports 11 8 10 14 5 8 14 11 13 7 13 10 12 7 11 10 10 6 15 10 12 R19 17 R19
11 Scott Schubot  United States TransAtlantic Racing 15 11 16 8 13 10 11 10 14 14 12 11 11 R16 14 11 13 12 13 6 16 15 14 14
12 Rob Wilson  New Zealand Team Leisy 14 10 15 R21 11 5 13 9 16 9 - - - - - - - - - - 11 12 - -
13 Bob Dorricott, Jr.  United States Dorricott Racing 13 15 11 10 7 13 12 R14 11 R18 17 R18 16 10 13 14 2 7 12 8 1 R17 16 18
David Pook  United States John Martin Racing - - 14 11 15 4 7 R16 12 10 14 R15 - - - - - - - - - - 15 12
15 Jeff Ward  United States John Martin Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8 3 8 11
16 Jack Miller  United States Dick Simon Racing 7 12 17 9 8 9 17 R18 17 12 18 17 19 14 19 17 11 10 19 12 18 14 21 R21
17 Bob Reid  United States Team Shierson 18 16 20 R15 14 11 16 R17 20 13 16 12 18 8 18 16 14 14 18 9 14 13 19 16
18 Markus Liesner  United States John Martin Racing 9 5  ? NS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Chris Smith  United States Team Leisy 10 9 6 R22 - - 9 8 9 R16 11 13 15 R18 16 15 - - 11 R16 - - - -
20 Rick Hill  United States K.O.T. Racing - - 19 6 - - - - 19 R20 - - - - 17 13 - - 16 R18 - - - -
Patrick Carpentier  Canada Canaska Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 R20 8 6 - - - - - - - -
Roberto Quintanilla  Mexico Leading Edge Motorsport 12 R18 13 13 12 R15 15 12 15 8 - - 14 R17 - - - - 14 R19 13 11 - -
23 Trevor Seibert  Canada Canaska Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 13 5 8 - -
24 Frédéric Gosparini  France Leading Edge Motorsport - - - - - - - - - - 15 9 - - - - - - - - - - 5 15
Enrique Contreras  Mexico Team Leisy - - - - - - - - - - 9 14 13 9 - - - - - - - - - -
Niclas Jönsson  Sweden McCormack Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 9
27 Juan Carlos Carbonell  Chile John Martin Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13 10
28 Sohrab Amirsardari  Canada ? - - 18 R19 - - - - - - - -
John Martin Racing 17 11 - - 12 R16 17 R14 - - - -
29 Richard Nauert  United States ? - - 22 12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
César Jiménez  Mexico Leading Edge Motorsport - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 12 - - - - - - 18 R17
- Ray Richter  United States RaysCar Racing  ? NS 21 R16 - - 18 13 18 R19 19 16 20 R13 - - - - - - - - - -
- Harry Puterbaugh  United States Harry Puterbaugh/Team Leisy - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 R18 15 15 - - 17 16 20 R20
- Tom Stefani  Brazil John Martin Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 R19 - - - - - - - -