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The 1999 Honda Indy 300 was the nineteenth and penultimate round of the 1999 CART season, held on 17 October 1999 on the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia.

Australia 1999 Surfers Paradise
Race details
Race 19 of 20 in the 1999 CART season
Surfers Paradise Street Circuit.svg
Map of the track
Date17 October, 1999
Official nameHonda Indy 300
LocationSurfers Paradise Street Circuit
Queensland, Australia
CourseTemporary Street Circuit
2.795 mi / 4.498 km
Distance65 laps
181.675 mi / 292.370 km
Pole position
DriverDario Franchitti (Team Green)
Time1:31.703
Fastest lap
DriverMax Papis (Team Rahal)
Time1:34.516 (on lap 44 of 65)
Podium
FirstDario Franchitti (Team Green)
SecondMax Papis (Team Rahal)
ThirdAdrián Fernández (Patrick Racing)

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Car Time
1   Dario Franchitti Team Green Reynard 99i Honda 1:31.703
2   Bryan Herta Team Rahal Reynard 99i Ford XD 1:32.595
3   Scott Pruett Arciero-Wells Racing Reynard 99i Toyota 1:32.616
4   Paul Tracy Team Green Reynard 99i Honda 1:32.700
5   Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing Swift 010.c Ford XD 1:32.899
6   Juan Pablo Montoya Chip Ganassi Racing Reynard 99i Honda 1:33.018
7   Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing Reynard 99i Ford XD 1:33.072
8   Tony Kanaan Forsythe Championship Racing Reynard 99i Honda 1:33.233
9   Maurício Gugelmin PacWest Racing Reynard 99i Mercedes-Benz 1:33.271
10   Cristiano da Matta Arciero-Wells Racing Reynard 99i Toyota 1:33.399
11   Max Papis Team Rahal Reynard 99i Ford XD 1:33.503
12   Greg Moore Forsythe Championship Racing Reynard 99i Mercedes-Benz 1:33.553
13   Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing Swift 010.c Ford XD 1:33.577
14   Gil de Ferran Walker Racing Reynard 99i Honda 1:33.702
15   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Championship Racing Reynard 99i Mercedes-Benz 1:33.781
16   Hélio Castroneves Hogan Racing Lola B99/00 Mercedes-Benz 1:33.869
17   Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing Reynard 99i Honda 1:33.969
18   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Payton/Coyne Racing Lola B99/00 Ford XD 1:34.074
19   Jan Magnussen Patrick Racing Reynard 99i Ford XD 1:34.099
20   Mark Blundell PacWest Racing Reynard 99i Mercedes-Benz 1:34.243
21   Memo Gidley Payton/Coyne Racing Reynard 99i Ford XD 1:34.309
22   Robby Gordon Team Gordon Swift 010.c Toyota 1:34.627
23   Naoki Hattori Walker Racing Reynard 99i Honda 1:34.847
24   Richie Hearn Della Penna Motorsports Reynard 99i Toyota 1:35.640
25   Andrea Montermini All American Racers Eagle 997 Toyota 1:36.101
26   Al Unser, Jr. Team Penske Penske PC27B-99 Mercedes 1:37.066
27   Gualter Salles Bettenhausen Motorsports Reynard 99i Mercedes 1:37.677

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 27   Dario Franchitti Team Green 65 1:58:40.726 1 22
2 7   Max Papis Team Rahal 65 +2.6 secs 11 16
3 40   Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing 65 +7.4 secs 7 14
4 8   Bryan Herta Team Rahal 65 +10.4 secs 2 12
5 6   Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing 65 +10.4 secs 5 10
6 44   Tony Kanaan Forsythe Championship Racing 65 +11.4 secs 8 8
7 26   Paul Tracy Team Green 65 +11.7 secs 4 6
8 22   Robby Gordon Team Gordon 65 +19.9 secs 22 5
9 24   Scott Pruett Arciero-Wells Racing 65 +21.3 secs 3 4
10 16   Gualter Salles Bettenhausen Motorsports 65 +26.1 secs 27 3
11 20   Jan Magnussen Patrick Racing 65 +30.7 secs 19 2
12 19   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Payton/Coyne Racing 65 +33.0 secs 18 1
13 25   Cristiano da Matta Arciero-Wells Racing 63 Mechanical 10
14 71   Memo Gidley Payton/Coyne Racing 60 Mechanical 21
15 36   Andrea Montermini All American Racers 60 Mechanical 19
16 4   Juan Pablo Montoya Chip Ganassi Racing 48 Contact 6
17 99   Greg Moore Forsythe Championship Racing 46 Mechanical 12
18 12   Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing 44 Mechanical 17
19 18   Mark Blundell PacWest Racing 33 Contact 23
20 15   Naoki Hattori Walker Racing 33 Contact 20
21 9   Hélio Castroneves Hogan Racing 28 Mechanical 16
22 2   Al Unser, Jr. Team Penske 22 Mechanical 26
23 10   Richie Hearn Della Penna Motorsports 21 Mechanical 24
24 33   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Championship Racing 20 Contact 15
25 11   Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing 3 Fire 13
26 17   Maurício Gugelmin PacWest Racing 1 Mechanical 9
27 5   Gil de Ferran Walker Racing 0 Contact 14

NotesEdit

  • Average Speed 91.849 mph

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