1999 TransWorld Diversified Services Indy 200

The 1999 TransWorld Diversified Services Indy 200 was the first round of the 1999 Indy Racing League season. The race was held on January 24, 1999 at the 1.000 mi (1.609 km) Walt Disney World Speedway in Bay Lake, Florida.

United States 1999 Walt Disney World
Race details
1st round of the 1999 Indy Racing League season
Walt Disney World Speedway diagram.svg
DateJanuary 24, 1999
Official nameTransWorld Diversified Services Indy 200
LocationWalt Disney World Speedway
CoursePermanent racing facility
1.000 mi / 1.609 km
Distance200 laps
200.000 mi / 321.869 km
Pole position
DriverScott Sharp (Kelley Racing)
Time21.007
Fastest lap
DriverScott Sharp (Kelley Racing)
Time21.671 (on lap 195 of 200)
Podium
FirstEddie Cheever (Team Cheever)
SecondScott Goodyear (Panther Racing)
ThirdJeff Ward (ISM Racing)

ReportEdit

Key Meaning
R Rookie
W Past winner

QualifyingEdit

Pos No. Name Lap 1 Lap 2 Best (in mph)
1 8   Scott Sharp 21.222 21.007 171.371
2 2   Greg Ray 21.090 No time1 170.697
3 30   Raul Boesel 21.195 21.152 170.197
4 4   Scott Goodyear 21.419 21.210 169.731
5 14   Kenny Bräck 21.457 21.357 168.563
6 35   Jeff Ward 21.535 21.384 168.350
7 99   Sam Schmidt 21.478 21.413 168.122
8 91   Buddy Lazier 21.783 21.451 167.824
9 20   Tyce Carlson 21.454 21.505 167.801
10 28   Mark Dismore 21.479 21.466 167.707
11 12   Buzz Calkins W 21.602 21.525 167.247
12 50   Roberto Guerrero 21.548 No time1 167.069
13 51   Eddie Cheever W 21.990 21.558 166.991
14 11   Billy Boat 21.767 21.591 166.736
15 5   Jason Leffler R 21.608 21.992 166.605
16 19   Stan Wattles 21.883 21.614 166.559
17 18   Steve Knapp 21.825 21.638 166.374
18 42   John Hollansworth, Jr. R 21.994 21.650 166.282
19 10   John Paul, Jr. 21.805 21.786 165.244
20 9   Davey Hamilton 22.222 21.808 165.077
21 81   Robby Unser 22.149 21.929 164.166
22 98   Donnie Beechler 21.952 22.014 163.994
23 22   Gualter Salles 22.633 22.145 162.565
24 33   Brian Tyler 22.356 22.302 161.421
25 7   Stéphan Grégoire 22.699 22.344 161.117
26 44   Robbie Buhl2 22.300 No time1 161.435
27 3   Andy Michner 22.764 22.421 160.564
28 66   Scott Harrington R 22.712 22.542 159.702
Didn't qualify
29 6   Eliseo Salazar 22.566 22.642 159.532
Source[1][2]
  1. ^ Restricted to just one qualifying lap after missing his original qualifying turn.[3]
  2. ^ Changed to a backup car for the race. He was put in front of the two last qualifiers, as they were using provisionals.

Failed to qualify or withdrewEdit

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 51   Eddie Cheever W Team Cheever 200 1:41:14.800 13 40 50
2 4   Scott Goodyear Panther Racing 200 + 5.148 sec 4 36 40
3 35   Jeff Ward ISM Racing 200 Running 6 0 35
4 8   Scott Sharp Kelley Racing 200 Running 1 103 37
5 30   Raul Boesel McCormack Motorsports 199 + 1 lap 3 19 31
6 28   Mark Dismore Kelley Racing 199 + 1 lap 10 0 28
7 18   Steve Knapp PDM Racing 198 + 2 laps 17 0 26
8 9   Davey Hamilton Galles Racing 198 + 2 laps 20 0 24
9 11   Billy Boat A. J. Foyt Enterprises 198 + 2 laps 14 0 22
10 91   Buddy Lazier Hemelgarn Racing 198 + 2 laps 8 0 20
11 10   John Paul, Jr. Byrd-Cunningham Racing 197 + 3 laps 19 0 19
12 20   Tyce Carlson Blueprint-Immke Racing 197 + 3 laps 9 2 18
13 50   Roberto Guerrero Cobb Racing 197 + 3 laps 12 0 17
14 33   Brian Tyler Truscelli Team Racing 195 + 5 laps 24 0 16
15 81   Robby Unser Team Scandia 195 + 5 laps 21 0 15
16 7   Stéphan Grégoire Dick Simon Racing 194 + 6 laps 25 0 14
17 12   Buzz Calkins W Bradley Motorsports 194 + 6 laps 11 0 13
18 3   Andy Michner Brant Racing 191 + 9 laps 27 0 12
19 42   John Hollansworth, Jr. R    TeamXtreme Racing 179 Accident 18 0 11
20 44   Robbie Buhl Sinden Racing Services 175 + 25 laps 26 0 10
21 2   Greg Ray Team Menard 163 Gearbox 2 0 11
22 14   Kenny Bräck A. J. Foyt Enterprises 106 Accident 5 0 8
23 22   Gualter Salles Larry Curry Racing 91 Accident 23 0 7
24 19   Stan Wattles Metro Racing Systems 54 + 146 laps 16 0 6
25 66   Scott Harrington R Harrington Motorsports 49 Engine 28 0 5
26 98   Donnie Beechler Cahill Racing 15 Suspension 22 0 4
27 99   Sam Schmidt Treadway Racing 14 Accident 7 0 3
28 5   Jason Leffler R Treadway Racing 2 Accident 15 0 2

Race StatisticsEdit

  • Lead changes: 10 among 5 drivers

Standings after the raceEdit