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The 1999 Toyota Atlantic Championship season was contested over 12 rounds. The KOOL Toyota Atlantic Championship Drivers' Champion was Anthony Lazzaro driving for PPI Motorsports. 19 different teams and 44 different drivers competed. In this one-make formula all drivers had to utilize Swift chassis and Toyota engines. This season also saw a C2-class running older Ralt chassis and Toyota engines. In C2-class seven different drivers competed, but none of them for the whole season.

1999 Toyota Atlantic Championship season
KOOL Toyota Atlantic Championship
Season
Races12
Start dateApril 17th
End dateSeptember 26th
Awards
Drivers' championUnited States Anthony Lazzaro
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CalendarEdit

Rnd Track Location Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winning Driver Pole Position Most Laps Lead Fastest Lap
1 Long Beach California April 17, 1999 37 2.9353632=108.6084384 km 0'55:00.743 118.455 km/h Alexandre Tagliani Kenny Wilden Alexandre Tagliani Nicolas Rondet
2 Nazareth Pennsylvania May 1, 1999 60 1.5223978=91.343868 km 0'30:28.459 179.844 km/h Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro
3 Madison Illinois May 29, 1999 50 2.011625=100.58125 km 0'32:53.296 183.496 km/h Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro
David Rutledge
4 Milwaukee Wisconsin June 5, 1999 60 1.6607976=99.647856 km 0'44:32.396 134.236 km/h Lee Bentham Anthony Lazzaro Lee Bentham David Rutledge
5 Montréal   Canada June 12, 1999 27 4.4207471=119.3601717 km 0'44:15.779 161.797 km/h Alexandre Tagliani Alexandre Tagliani Alexandre Tagliani Buddy Rice
6 Elkhart Lake Wisconsin July 11, 1999 17 6.4372=109.4324 km 0'35:37.944 184.269 km/h Andrew Bordin Alexandre Tagliani Andrew Bordin Buddy Rice
7 Trois-Rivières   Canada August 1, 1999 45 2.4477453=110.1485385 km 0'53:56.942 122.503 km/h Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro
8 Lexington Ohio August 8, 1999 30 3.6337994=109.013982 km 0'40:13.032 162.638 km/h Kenny Wilden Kenny Wilden Anthony Lazzaro Kenny Wilden
9 Cicero Illinois August 21, 1999 60 1.6559697=99.358182 km 0'32:37.958 182.685 km/h Sam Hornish, Jr. Andrew Bordin Andrew Bordin Sam Hornish, Jr.
10 Vancouver   Canada September 5, 1999 33 2.8661633=94.5833889 km 0'57:35.599 98.536 km/h Will Langhorne Alexandre Tagliani Will Langhorne Alexandre Tagliani
11 Monterey California September 11, 1999 30 3.6016134=108.048402 km 0'43:34.707 148.764 km/h Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Andrew Bordin
12 Houston Texas September 26, 1999 43 2.4574011=105.6682473 km 0'57:57.000 109.406 km/h Andrew Bordin Buddy Rice Anthony Lazzaro Buddy Rice

Final points standingsEdit

DriverEdit

Main championshipEdit

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 point for 12th place. Lower placed drivers did not award points. Additional points were awarded to the pole winner (1 point) and to the driver leading the most laps (1 point). C2-class drivers were not able to score points in the main class.

Place Name Country Team Total Points                        
1 Anthony Lazzaro   United States PPI Motorsports 197 16 22 22 11 14 12 22 15 16 8 22 17
2 Kenny Wilden   Canada Shank Racing 150 1 16 4 16 12 10 16 21 14 16 12 12
3 Andrew Bordin   Canada PPI Motorsports 121 - 14 6 - - 21 10 12 10 14 14 20
4 Alexandre Tagliani   Canada Forsythe Racing 118 21 - 14 - 22 15 12 16 5 3 - 10
5 Buddy Rice   United States Lynx Racing 113 12 8 8 14 16 16 - - 10 12 16 1
6 Lee Bentham   Canada Forsythe Racing 71 14 4 - 21 5 5 - - 12 - 10 -
7 Sam Hornish, Jr.   United States Shank Racing 67 5 - 12 5 1 4 - 6 20 3 8 3
8 Will Langhorne   United States Active Motorsports 60 4 - - - - 3 8 10 - 21 - 14
9 David Rutledge   Canada Forsythe Racing 58 - 12 16 3 8 6 - 4 4 - -
Binder Racing 5
10 Jean-Francois Veilleux   Canada P-1 Racing 49 6 10 1 6 3 - 5 5 - 10 3 -
11 Nicolas Rondet   France World Speed Motorsports 40 - 6 10 12 - - 14 -2 - - - -
12 Alex Gurney   United States P-1 Racing 38 - 5 2 - 10 - 6 1 - - 6 8
Mike Conte   United States Lynx Racing 38 - 3 5 8 4 - - 3 1 5 5 4
14 Rocky Moran, Jr.   United States P-1 Racing 18 - - - - - - - 8 6 4 - -
15 David Besnard   Australia Hylton Motorsports 16 8 2 - - 6 - - - - - - -
Masaoki Nagashima   Japan Shank Racing 16 3 - - - 2 1 4 - 2 - 4 -
17 Cam Binder   Canada Binder Racing 11 - - 3 1 - 2 - - 3 - 2 -
18 Elton Julian   United States PDR Enterprises 10 10 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Tony Ave   United States Olsson Engineering 9 - 1 - - - 8 - - - - - -
Jean-François Dumoulin   Canada Condor Motorsports 9 - - - - - - 3 - - 6 - -
21 Rino Mastronardi   Italy Condor Motorsports 6 - - - - - - - - - - - 6
Bob Perona   United States MediaOne Racing 6 2 - - - - - 2 - - - - 2
23 Imran Husain   India Condor Motorsports 4 - - - 4 - - - - - - - -
Tom Wieringa   United States Olsson Engineering 4 - - - 2 - - 1 - - 1 - -
25 Mauro Fartuszek   Argentina Condor Motorsports 3 - - - - - - - 2 - - 1 -
26 John Brooks   United States BBGP Racing 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jim Lovett   United States Active Motorsports 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1

Note:

Race 8 Nicolas Rondet had 2 points deduction due to taking unjustifiable risk.

C2-Class championshipEdit

Points system see above. But additional points only awarded for the fastest qualifier. No additional point awarded to the driver leading the most laps.

Place Name Country Team Total Points                        
1 Bob Siska   United States RJS Motorsport 109 14 - - - 12 14 21 - - 16 12 20
2 Brian Westerlund   Canada Empire Racing 80 - - - - 16 16 16 - - 15 16 1
3 Joe Sposato   United States Sposato MotorRacing 63 - - - - 21 21 - - - - 21 -
4 Joe Asturi   United States Sage Motorsport 56 12 - - - 11
Velex Racing 12 - 21 - - - -
5 Tom Jagerman   United States Olsson Engineering 34 - - - - - - - - - 20 14 -
6 Steve Forrer   United States Forrer Racing 30 16 - - - 14 - - - - - - -
7 Romeo Kapudija   United States Olsson Engineering 21 21 - - - - - - - - - - -

Note:

No more competitors in C2-class. Four races without a single entry.

Complete overviewEdit

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

R22=retired, but classified NS=did not start

Place Name Country Team                        
1 Anthony Lazzaro   United States PPI Motorsports 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 5 2 3 4 4 1 1 3 3 3 2 3 6 1 1 2 2
2 Kenny Wilden   Canada Shank Racing 1 18 6 2 10 9 3 2 5 4 10 5 3 2 1 1 5 3 4 2 11 4 5 4
3 Andrew Bordin   Canada PPI Motorsports 4 R22 4 3 2 7 4 R19 4 15 2 1 8 5 2 4 1 6 8 3 3 3 3 1
4 Alexandre Tagliani   Canada Forsythe Racing 2 1 2 R16 3 3 2 R18 1 1 1 3 2 4 5 2 9 8 1 11 2 R23 6 5
5 Buddy Rice   United States Lynx Racing 5 4 8 6 4 6 10 3 6 2 3 2 4 R21 7 R16 7 5 2 4 5 2 1 16
6 Lee Bentham   Canada Forsythe Racing 6 3 13 9 - - 8 1 14 8 6 8 5 R25 6 18 10 4 7 R24 10 5 10 13
7 Sam Hornish, Jr.   United States Shank Racing 13 8 5 R18 7 4 7 8 17 12 13 9 13 R19 10 7 2 1 15 10 6 6 13 10
8 Will Langhorne   United States Active Motorsports 16 9 - - - - - - 3 R22 9 10 6 6 11 5 - - 5 1 4 R25 4 3
9 David Rutledge   Canada Forsythe Racing 14 17 3 4 6 2 6 10 9 6 8 7 15 R24 12 9 13 9 9 21 - -
Binder Racing 9 8
10 Jean-Francois Veilleux   Canada P-1 Racing 12 7 7 5 11 12 16 7 16 10 14 R27 14 8 13 8 16 R17 10 5 16 10 14 R20
11 Nicolas Rondet   France World Speed Motorsports 7 R21 11 7 5 5 5 4 8 R26 5 R25 7 3 4 R25 - - - - 9 17 8 R23
12 Alex Gurney   United States Team Green 8 R25 9 8 8 11 11 R13 11 5 11 R26 11 7 8 12 6 13 6 R17 8 7 7 6
Mike Conte   United States Lynx Racing 15 R24 15 10 16 8 9 6 12 9 15 14 9 17 17 10 15 12 13 8 14 8 15 9
14 Rocky Moran, Jr.   United States P-1 Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 R18 9 6 4 7 19 9 7 R21 17 R18
15 David Besnard   Australia Hylton Motorsports 9 6 19 11 - - - - 7 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Masaoki Nagashima   Japan Shank Racing 17 10 14 15 9 R14 14 15 29 11 16 12 17 9 14 15 8 11 17 R20 12 9 18 R21
17 Cam Binder   Canada Binder Racing 11 19 17 14 12 10 12 R12 15 18 12 11 10 13 15 13 12 10 12 16 15 11 16 R17
18 Elton Julian   United States PDR Enterprises 10 5 - - - - - - 10 R29 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Tony Ave   United States Olsson Engineering - - 12 12 - - - - - - 7 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jean-François Dumoulin   Canada Condor Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 10 20 17 - - 14 7 23 15 - -
21 Rino Mastronardi   Italy Condor Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 7
Bob Perona   United States MediaOne Racing 18 12 18 R19 13 R16 15 R17 18 23 19 13 16 11 18 R22 11 R15 20 R18 21 R20 22 11
23 Imran Husain   India Condor Motorsports 27 R28 - - - - 17 9 26 R27 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tom Wieringa   United States Olsson Engineering 25 20 - - - - 18 11 27 20 27 22 23 12 24 R23 17 R16 25 13 - - 27 R26
25 Mauro Fartuszek   Argentina Condor Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 21 11 - - 11 R23 17 13 11 R22
26 John Brooks   United States BBGP Racing 24 14 16 R17 15 13 19 R16 21 16 22 19 25 R22 - - - - - - - - 24 R24
Jim Lovett   United States Active Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 21 19 24 19 21 12
- Dave Cutler   United States P-1 Racing 23 R26 10 13 14 R15 13 R14 24 21 20 18 - - - - - -
BBGP Racing 22 14 18 R22
Light House Racing 25 14
- Christophe Beauvais   Canada Super-Tec Racing - - - - - - - - 19 R28 17 16 19 14 19 19 - - - - 20 14 - -
- Matt Sielsky   United States BBGP Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 14 14 R14 - - - - - -
- Sergei Szortkya   United States J&J Racing - - - - - - - - 20 14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- Eric Jensen   Canada Jensen Motorsports 22 15 - - - - - - 23 17 - - 24 16 - - - - - - - - - -
- Peter MacLeod   United States Hylton Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - 18 15 20 R23 16 R24 - - 16 R25 13 R26 19 R25
- Marcello Gaffoglio   Brazil Condor Motorsports 20 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- Scott Wood   United States Hylton Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 23 R19
- Stephen Sardelli   United States J&J Racing - - - - - - - - - - 25 23 - - 23 21 - - - - - - - -
- Gary Peterson   United States Intercar Motorsport 29 R27 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C2-Class                        
1 Bob Siska   United States RJS Motorsport 26 R23 - - - - - - 25 R25 23 21 21 15 - - - - 23 15 22 R24 26 15
2 Brian Westerlund   Canada Empire Racing - - - - - - - - 30 19 24 20 22 R20 - - - - 18 R22 25 16 20 NS
3 Joe Sposato   United States Sposato Motor Racing - - - - - - - - 13 13 21 17 - - - - - - - - 19 12 - -
4 Joe Asturi   United States Sage Motorsport 28 R29 - - - - - - 28 R30
Velex Racing 26 24 - - 22 20 - - - - - - - -
5 Tom Jagerman   United States Olsson Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 24 12 26 18 - -
6 Steve Forrer   United States Forrer Racing 21 13 - - - - - - 22 R24 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Romeo Kapudija   United States Olsson Engineering 19 11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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