1999 Indy Lights season

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1999 Indy Lights season
PPG/Dayton Indy Lights Championship
Season
Races 12
Start date March 21
End date October 30
Awards
Drivers' champion Spain Oriol Servià
Chronology
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The 1999 CART PPG/Dayton Indy Lights Championship consisted of 12 races. Oriol Servià was the series champion despite not winning a race.

Calendar[edit]

Race No Track State Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Most Leading Laps Fastest Race Lap
1 Homestead Florida March 21, 1999 67 2.41395=161.73465 km 0'36:56.920 262.637 km/h Mario Domínguez Mario Domínguez Mario Domínguez Mario Domínguez
2 Long Beach California April 18, 1999 41 2.9353632=120.349891 km 0'51:22.270 140.565 km/h Philipp Peter Felipe Giaffone Felipe Giaffone Felipe Giaffone
3 Nazareth Pennsylvania May 2, 1999 100 1.5223978=152.23978 km 0'46:29.029 196.507 km/h Airton Daré Oriol Servià Airton Daré Casey Mears
4 Milwaukee Wisconsin June 6, 1999 97 1.6607976=161.0973672 km 0'59:48.353 161.620 km/h Derek Higgins Felipe Giaffone Derek Higgins Tony Renna
5 Portland Oregon June 20, 1999 38 3.169=120.411 km 0'55:42.214 129.698 km/h Philipp Peter Oriol Servià Philipp Peter Jonny Kane
6 Cleveland Ohio June 27, 1999 36 3.3891858=122.0106888 km 0'45:03.045 162.498 km/h Derek Higgins Didier André Derek Higgins Derek Higgins
7 Toronto  Canada July 18, 1999 43 2.825=121.475 km 0'59:14.033 123.046 km/h Geoff Boss Geoff Boss Geoff Boss Geoff Boss
8 Brooklyn Michigan July 24, 1999 50 3.2186=160.93 km 0'37:52.586 254.929 km/h Philipp Peter Jonny Kane Philipp Peter Rodolfo Lavín, Jr.
9 Detroit Michigan August 8, 1999 32 3.775=120.813 km 0'56:58.424 127.230 km/h Derek Higgins Oriol Servià Derek Higgins Felipe Giaffone
10 Cicero Illinois August 22, 1999 97 1.6559697=160.6290609 km 0'50:46.736 189.798 km/h Scott Dixon Scott Dixon Scott Dixon Guy Smith
11 Monterey California September 12, 1999 34 3.6016134=122.454856 km 0'49:46.824 147.594 km/h Didier André Guy Smith Didier André Didier André
12 Fontana California October 30, 1999 50 3.2186=141.6184 km 0'46:51.509 181.335 km/h Jonny Kane Jonny Kane Didier André Casey Mears

Race summaries[edit]

Homestead race[edit]

Held March 21 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Mario Domínguez won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Mario Domínguez
  2. Airton Daré
  3. Scott Dixon
  4. Andy Boss
  5. Casey Mears

Long Beach race[edit]

Held April 18 at Long Beach, California Street Course. Felipe Giaffone won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Philipp Peter
  2. Scott Dixon
  3. Geoff Boss
  4. Didier André
  5. Casey Mears

Nazareth race[edit]

Held May 2 at Nazareth Speedway. Oriol Servià won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Airton Daré
  2. Oriol Servià
  3. Casey Mears
  4. Scott Dixon
  5. Ben Collins

Milwaukee race[edit]

Held June 6 at The Milwaukee Mile. Felipe Giaffone won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Derek Higgins
  2. Casey Mears
  3. Tony Renna
  4. Felipe Giaffone
  5. Oriol Servià

Portland race[edit]

Held June 20 at Portland International Raceway. Oriol Servià won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Philipp Peter
  2. Oriol Servià
  3. Guy Smith
  4. Casey Mears
  5. Airton Daré

Cleveland race[edit]

Held June 27 at Burke Lakefront Airport. Didier André won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Derek Higgins
  2. Oriol Servià
  3. Felipe Giaffone
  4. Philipp Peter
  5. Airton Daré

Toronto race[edit]

Held July 18 at Exhibition Place. Geoff Boss won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Geoff Boss
  2. Oriol Servià
  3. Didier André
  4. Felipe Giaffone
  5. Jonny Kane

Michigan race[edit]

Held July 24 at Michigan International Speedway. Jonny Kane won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Philipp Peter
  2. Casey Mears
  3. Felipe Giaffone
  4. Mario Domínguez
  5. Oriol Servià

Detroit race[edit]

Held August 8 at Belle Isle Raceway. Oriol Servià won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Derek Higgins
  2. Oriol Servià
  3. Jonny Kane
  4. Felipe Giaffone
  5. Didier André

Chicago race[edit]

Held August 22 at The Chicago Motor Speedway. Scott Dixon won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Scott Dixon
  2. Guy Smith
  3. Casey Mears
  4. Oriol Servià
  5. Mario Domínguez

Laguna Seca race[edit]

Held September 12 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Guy Smith won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Didier André
  2. Scott Dixon
  3. Jonny Kane
  4. Guy Smith
  5. Casey Mears

Fontana race[edit]

Held October 30 at The California Speedway. Jonny Kane won the pole.

Top Five Results

  1. Jonny Kane
  2. Ben Collins
  3. Didier André
  4. Cory Witherill
  5. Mario Domínguez

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 United States United States United States
1 Oriol Servià  Spain Dorricott Racing 130 8 1 17 10 17 16 16 10 17 12 6 -
2 Casey Mears  United States Dorricott Racing 116 10 10 14 16 12 5 5 16 4 14 10 -
3 Philipp Peter  Austria Dorricott Racing 101 - 20 5 2 21 12 6 21 5 1 5 3
4 Jonny Kane  United Kingdom Team KOOL Green 89 6 - 1 4 8 - 10 7 14 4 14 21
5 Scott Dixon  New Zealand Johansson Motorsports 88 14 16 12 - 2 - - - 6 22 16 -
6 Felipe Giaffone  Brazil Conquest Racing 78 - 5 - 13 3 14 12 14 12 5 - -
7 Derek Higgins  Ireland Team Mexico Quaker Herdez 76 - - 2 21 - 21 1 2 21 8 - -
8 Didier André  France PacWest Lights 74 - 12 - - - 1 14 1 10 - 21 15
9 Guy Smith  United Kingdom Forsythe Championship Racing 71 2 - 3 5 14 2 8 8 - 16 13 -
10 Airton Daré  Brazil Forsythe Championship Racing 69 16 - 21 6 10 10 - - - - 1 5
11 Mario Domínguez  Mexico Team Mexico Quaker Herdez 66 22 8 - - - 4 - 12 - 10 - 10
12 Geoff Boss  United States Lucas Place Motorsports 58 5 14 - - 1 - 22 4 8 2 - 2
13 Ben Collins  United Kingdom Johansson Motorsports 50 3 2 10 - 5 8 - - - 6 - 16
14 Chris Menninga  United States Conquest Racing 47 4 5 8 1 6 3 3 - - 3 8 6
15 Andy Boss  United States Lucas Place Motorsports 32 12 - - 3 4 6 - 3 3 - - 1
16 Tony Renna  United States PacWest Lights 22 - - - 14 - - - - - - - 8
17 Rodolfo Lavín, Jr.  Mexico Brian Stewart Racing 19 - 4 4 - - - - 5 2 - - 4
18 Cory Witherill  United States Genoa Racing 17 - - - - - - 2 - 1 - 2 12
19 David Pook  United States Brian Stewart Racing 16 1 - 6 8 - 1 - - - - - -
20 Oswaldo Negri, Jr.  Brazil Genoa Racing 6 - 6 - - - - - - - - - -
21 Kenny Wilden  Canada ? 4 - - - - - - 4 - - - - -
Boris Derichebourg  France PacWest Lights 4 - - - - - - - - - - 4 -
23 Luis Díaz  Mexico Team Mexico Quaker Herdez 3 - - - - - - - - - 3 - -

Complete Overview[edit]

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

R12=retired, but classified NS=did not start NT=no time set in qualifying

Place Name Country Team United States United States United States United States United States United States Canada United States United States United States United States United States
1 Oriol Servià  Spain Dorricott Racing 7 6 9 R12 1 2 3 5 1 2 2 2 4 2 3 5 1 2 4 4 11 7 2 14
2 Casey Mears  United States Dorricott Racing 12 5 12 5 3 3 6 2 12 4 7 8 19 8 10 2 13 9 6 3 7 5 8 13
3 Philipp Peter  Austria Dorricott Racing 16 13 4 1 10 8 18 11 3 1 9 4 9 7 2 1 8 8 18 12 8 8 3 10
4 Jonny Kane  United Kingdom Team KOOL Green 10 7 7 R16 18 12 14 9 2 6 5 R18 7 5 1 7 2 3 8 9 3 3 1 1
5 Scott Dixon  New Zealand Johansson Motorsports 3 3 10 2 6 4 8 R15 11 R11 10 14 18 R18 5 R16 15 7 1 1 4 2 6 16
6 Felipe Giaffone  Brazil Conquest Racing 5 R17 1 R10 4 R18 1 4 5 R10 3 3 5 4 12 3 6 4 10 8 9 R18 20 R20
7 Derek Higgins  Ireland Team Mexico Quaker Herdez - NS 6 R19 11 11 4 1 8 R16 4 1 8 R12 13 11 7 1 7 6 12 R19 14 15
8 Didier André  France PacWest Lights 15 14 3 4 14 16 16 13 4 R17 1 R17 3 3 4 12 4 5 14 13 2 1 13 3
9 Guy Smith  United Kingdom Forsythe Championship Racing 4 11 2 R18 5 10 13 8 10 3 11 11 10 6 9 6 3 13 2 2 1 4 5 R19
10 Airton Daré  Brazil Forsythe Championship Racing 2 2 5 R17 2 1 9 7 9 5 6 5 2 R19 14 R15 12 R15 11 R18 14 12 11 8
11 Mario Domínguez  Mexico Team Mexico Quaker Herdez 1 1 17 6 7 R17 7 R16 17 R15 17 9 6 R20 16 4 16 R17 3 5 6 R16 19 5
12 Geoff Boss  United States Lucas Place Motorsports 9 8 8 3 17 13 19 14 6 R12 12 13 1 1 6 9 5 6 9 11 10 R14 15 11
13 Ben Collins  United Kingdom Johansson Motorsports 6 10 16 11 8 5 12 R18 14 8 13 6 15 R16 11 R18 18 R18 5 7 18 R15 4 2
14 Chris Menninga  United States Conquest Racing 11 9 18 8 9 6 17 12 16 7 16 10 17 10 17 13 11 R19 12 10 5 6 7 7
15 Andy Boss  United States Lucas Place Motorsports 8 4 11 13 13 15 15 10 15 9 15 7 13 R13 15 10 9 10 13 R17 13 R17 18 12
16 Tony Renna  United States PacWest Lights - - - - - - 2 3 7 R14 8 R19 11 R14 - - - - - - - - 9 6
17 Rodolfo Lavín, Jr.  Mexico Brian Stewart Racing 14 R16 13 R9 16 9 10 R19 19 R18 18 15 14 R17 8 8 17 11 17 14 15 13 12 9
18 Cory Witherill  United States Genoa Racing 17 15 19 R14 15 14 5 R17 18 R19 19 R16 20 11 18 R17 19 12 15 15 19 11 16 4
19 David Pook  United States Brian Stewart Racing 13 12 15 R15 12 7 11 6 13 R13 14 12 12 R15 7 R14 14 14 16 R16 16 R20 10 R17
20 Oswaldo Negri, Jr.  Brazil Genoa Racing - - 14 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Kenny Wilden  Canada ? - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 9 - - - - - - - - - -
Boris Derichebourg  France PacWest Lights - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 R16 NT - 17 9 - -
23 Luis Díaz  Mexico Team Mexico Quaker Herdez - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 10 - -
- Rolando Quintanilla  Mexico Conquest Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17 R18