2000 Honda Indy 300

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Australia   2000 Surfers Paradise
Race details
Race 19 of 20 in the 2000 CART season
Map of the track
Map of the track
Date 15 October, 2000
Official name Honda Indy 300
Location Surfers Paradise Street Circuit
Queensland, Australia
Course Temporary Street Circuit
2.795 mi / 4.498 km
Distance 59 laps, 164.905 mi / 265.382 km
Pole position
Driver Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Chip Ganassi Racing
Time 1:31.722
Fastest lap
Driver United States Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing
Time 1:34.959 (on lap 23 of 59)
Podium
First Mexico Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing
Second Sweden Kenny Bräck Team Rahal
Third United States Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing

The 2000 Honda Indy 300 was the nineteenth and penultimate round of the 2000 CART World Series Season, held on 15 October 2000 on the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Chassis Time
1 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Chip Ganassi Racing Lola 2K/00 Toyota 1:31.722
2 Brazil Gil de Ferran Team Penske Reynard 2Ki Honda 1:31.827
3 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team Green Reynard 2Ki Honda 1:32.059
4 Canada Paul Tracy Team Green Reynard 2Ki Honda 1:32.328
5 United States Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing Lola 2K/00 Toyota 1:33.052
6 United States Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing Lola 2K/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:33.123
7 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing Reynard 2Ki Mercedes-Benz 1:33.165
8 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Reynard 2Ki Honda 1:33.474
9 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing Lola 2K/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:33.490
10 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PPI Motorsports Reynard 2Ki Toyota 1:33.761
11 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing Reynard 2Ki Ford-Cosworth 1:33.798
12 Sweden Kenny Bräck Team Rahal Reynard 2Ki Ford-Cosworth 1:33.856
13 Canada Alex Tagliani Forsythe Racing Reynard 2Ki Ford-Cosworth 1:34.024
14 Spain Oriol Servià PPI Motorsports Reynard 2Ki Toyota 1:34.059
15 Italy Max Papis Team Rahal Reynard 2Ki Ford-Cosworth 1:34.132
16 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Bettenhausen Racing Lola 2K/00 Mercedes-Benz 1:34.282
17 Mexico Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing Reynard 2Ki Ford-Cosworth 1:34.333
18 Brazil Maurício Gugelmin PacWest Racing Reynard 2Ki Mercedes-Benz 1:34.514
19 United States Alex Barron Dale Coyne Racing Lola 2K/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:34.558
20 Brazil Roberto Moreno Patrick Racing Reynard 2Ki Ford-Cosworth 1:34.835
21 Japan Shinji Nakano Walker Racing Reynard 2Ki Honda 1:34.972
22 United Kingdom Mark Blundell PacWest Racing Reynard 2Ki Mercedes-Benz 1:35.399
23 Brazil Tarso Marques Dale Coyne Racing Swift 011.c Ford-Cosworth 1:35.668
24 Australia Jason Bright Della Penna Motorsports Reynard 2Ki Toyota 1:36.432
25 Brazil Luiz Garcia, Jr. Arciero Racing Reynard 2Ki Mercedes-Benz 1:38.689

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 40 Mexico Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing 59 2:01:14.605 17 21
2 8 Sweden Kenny Bräck Team Rahal 59 +0.3 secs 12 16
3 12 United States Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing 59 +4.0 secs 5 14
4 97 Brazil Cristiano da Matta PPI Motorsports 59 +4.8 secs 10 12
5 32 Canada Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 59 +5.2 secs 11 10
6 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 59 +10.3 secs 8 8
7 16 Mexico Michel Jourdain, Jr. Bettenhausen Racing 59 +11.0 secs 16 6
8 55 Brazil Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Racing 59 +15.8 secs 7 5
9 96 Spain Oriol Servià PPI Motorsports 59 +18.2 secs 14 4
10 17 Brazil Maurício Gugelmin PacWest Racing 59 +18.6 secs 18 3
11 18 United Kingdom Mark Blundell PacWest Racing 59 +18.7 secs 22 2
12 25 Brazil Luiz Garcia, Jr. Arciero Racing 58 + 1 lap 25 1
13 34 Brazil Tarso Marques Dale Coyne Racing 57 + 2 laps 23
14 19 United States Alex Barron Dale Coyne Racing 54 Mechanical 19
15 11 Brazil Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing 51 Off course 15
16 7 Italy Max Papis Team Rahal 48 Contact 15
17 26 Canada Paul Tracy Team Green 47 Contact 4
18 10 Australia Jason Bright Della Penna Motorsports 44 Contact 24
19 20 Brazil Roberto Moreno Patrick Racing 43 Contact 20
20 6 United States Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing 38 Mechanical 6
21 5 Japan Shinji Nakano Walker Racing 38 Mechanical 21
22 33 Canada Alex Tagliani Forsythe Racing 36 Mechanical 13
23 2 Brazil Gil de Ferran Team Penske 1 Contact 2
24 1 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Chip Ganassi Racing 0 Contact 1 1
25 27 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Team Green 0 Contact 3

Caution flags[edit]

Laps Cause
1-3 Contact Montoya (1), de Ferran (2), Franchitti (27)
11-13 Off course Tracy (26)
39-43 Mechanical Nakano (5)
44-47 Contact Moreno (20)
48-51 Contact Tracy (26)

Notes[edit]

Laps Leader
1-11 Paul Tracy
12-23 Michael Andretti
24-25 Jimmy Vasser
26-35 Kenny Bräck
36-36 Alex Tagliani
37-42 Jimmy Vasser
43-59 Adrián Fernández
 
Driver Laps led
Adrián Fernández 17
Michael Andretti 12
Paul Tracy 11
Kenny Bräck 10
Jimmy Vasser 8
Alex Tagliani 1
  • Average Speed 81.607 mph

External links[edit]


Previous race:
2000 Texaco Grand Prix of Houston
CART Indycar World Series
2000 season
Next race:
2000 Marlboro 500
Previous race:
1999 Honda Indy 300
2000 Honda Indy 300 Next race:
2001 Honda Indy 300


Coordinates: 27°59′17.9″S 153°25′42.1″E / 27.988306°S 153.428361°E / -27.988306; 153.428361