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The 2000 Toyota Atlantic Championship season was contested over 12 rounds. The CART Toyota Atlantic Championship Drivers' Champion was Buddy Rice driving for PPI Motorsports. In this one-make formula all drivers had to utilize Swift chassis and Toyota engines. 20 different teams and 39 different drivers competed.

2000 Toyota Atlantic Championship season
CART Toyota Atlantic Championship
Season
Races12
Start dateMarch 25
End dateOctober 1
Awards
Drivers' championUnited States Buddy Rice
← 1999
2001 →

Contents

CalendarEdit

Race no Track State Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole position Most leading laps Fastest race lap
1 Homestead Florida March 25, 2000 50 2.27313625=113.6568125 km 0'46:23.032 147.021 km/h Dan Wheldon Buddy Rice Buddy Rice ?
2 Homestead Florida March 26, 2000 50 2.27313625=113.6568125 km 0'44:02.952 154.813 km/h Buddy Rice Dan Wheldon Buddy Rice Dan Wheldon
3 Long Beach California April 15, 2000 32 3.167=101.344 km 0'45:44.100 132.954 km/h Buddy Rice Dan Wheldon Buddy Rice Buddy Rice
4 Milwaukee Wisconsin June 3, 2000 60 1.6607976=99.647856 km 0'33:56.961 176.112 km/h Martín Basso Dan Wheldon Buddy Rice Martín Basso
5 Montréal   Canada June 16, 2000 27 4.4207471=119.3601717 km 0'47:53.202 149.553 km/h David Rutledge David Rutledge Andrew Bordin David Rutledge
6 Cleveland Ohio July 2, 2000 32 3.3891858=108.4539456 km 0'44:41.771 145.588 km/h Buddy Rice Alex Gurney Buddy Rice Buddy Rice
7 Toronto   Canada July 16, 2000 35 2.825=98.875 km 0'53:14.959 111.410 km/h Andrew Bordin Andrew Bordin Andrew Bordin Buddy Rice
8 Trois-Rivières   Canada July 30, 2000 45 2.4477453=110.1485385 km 0'52:10.488 126.669 km/h Buddy Rice Buddy Rice Buddy Rice Buddy Rice
9 Elkhart Lake Wisconsin August 20, 2000 17 6.4372=109.4324 km 0'44:24.492 147.854 km/h Buddy Rice Martín Basso Buddy Rice Buddy Rice
10 Monterey California September 9, 2000 30 3.6016134=108.048402 km 0'40:29.847 160.082 km/h Dan Wheldon Dan Wheldon Dan Wheldon Buddy Rice
11 Madison Illinois September 16, 2000 50 2.011625=100.58125 km 0'25:38.830 235.307 km/h Case Montgomery Case Montgomery Case Montgomery Case Montgomery
12 Houston Texas October 1, 2000 43 2.4574011=105.6682473 km 0'56:08.238 112.939 km/h Andrew Bordin Andrew Bordin Andrew Bordin Andrew Bordin

Note:

Race 1 and 2 were held on combination oval/road course.

Final points standingsEdit

DriverEdit

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).

Place Name Country Team Total points                        
1 Buddy Rice   United States DSTP Motorsports 185 18 21 21 1 - 21 16 22 21 14 16 14
2 Dan Wheldon   United Kingdom PPI Motorsports 159 20 17 13 1 14 8 14 16 16 22 6 12
3 Andrew Bordin   Canada PPI Motorsports 133 8 12 14 16 17 2 22 - 12 - 8 22
4 Martín Basso   Argentina Shank Racing 129 10 8 - 20 12 16 10 12 15 12 14 -
5 Rocky Moran, Jr.   United States P-1 Racing 115 12 14 5 8 8 12 6 10 8 10 12 10
6 David Rutledge   Canada Lynx Racing 93 1 10 16 12 21 - - - - 16 1 16
7 Hoover Orsi   Brazil Hylton Motorsports 76 14 - 10 14 - 14 - - 5 6 5 8
8 Alex Gurney   United States All American Racers 57 - - 3 10 6 1 5 14 10 8 - -
9 Will Langhorne   United States Active Motorsports 56 6 - 6 4 10 10 12 - - 3 - 5
10 Mike Conte   United States Lynx Racing 40 5 4 - 6 5 5 4 - 6 5 - -
11 T. J. Bell   United States Shank Racing 33 3 5 8 1 - 6 - 5 2 1 2 -
12 Case Montgomery   United States World Speed Motorsports 26 - - - - - - - - - 4 22 -
13 Jean-François Veilleux   Canada Shank Racing 21 4 3 - - - -
World Speed Motorsports 8 6 - - - -
14 Bob Perona   United States Cobb Racing 18 - - - 3 - 4 - - - 2 3 6
15 Bruno St. Jacques   Canada Shank Racing 14 - - 1 - 3 - 2 8 - - - -
16 Akihiro Asai   Japan World Speed Motorsports 12 - - - - 2 - - - - - 10 -
17 Pete Mercier   United States World Speed Motorsports 10 - 6 4 - - - - - - - - -
Stéphan C. Roy   Canada BBGP Racing 10 - - - 2 1 3 - 1 3 - - -
19 Frédéric Gosparini   France Cobb Racing 8 - - - - - - - 4 - - 4 -
Dave Cutler   United States P-1 Racing 8 - - - 5 - - - - - - - 3
21 Christophe Beauvais   Canada RDS Motorsport 7 2 - - - - - - - 1 - - 4
22 Kuno Wittmer   Canada Hylton Motorsports 6 - - 2 - 4 - - - - - - -
23 Masaoki Nagashima   Japan P-1 Racing 5 - - - - - - 1 2 - - - 2
Andy Lally   United States World Speed Motorsports 5 - - - - - - - - 4 - - 1
25 Rino Mastronardi   Italy Condor Motorsports 3 - - - - - - 3 - - - - -
Marc-Antoine Camirand   Canada World Speed Motorsports 3 - - - - - - - 3 - - - -
27 Cemal Yelkin   United States Meehan Motorsports 2 - 2 - - - - - - - - - -
28 Tom Wieringa   United States Active Motorsports 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Steve Lorenzen   United States Pierce Motorsports 1 - - - - - 1 - - - - - -

Complete overviewEdit

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

R17=retired, but classified NS=did not start

Place Name Country Team                        
1 Buddy Rice   United States DSTP Motorsports 1 2 4 1 3 1 4 R17 2 R28 3 1 4 2 1 1 7 1 2 3 3 2 3 3
2 Dan Wheldon   United Kingdom PPI Motorsports 2 1 1 2 1 4 1 13 5 3 5 6 2 3 3 2 5 2 1 1 4 7 5 4
3 Andrew Bordin   Canada PPI Motorsports 5 6 7 4 2 3 3 2 3 2 4 11 1 1 2 15 6 4 4 13 7 6 1 1
4 Martín Basso   Argentina Shank Racing 7 5 5 6 7 R21 2 1 4 4 2 2 6 5 7 4 1 3 7 4 2 3 4 R19
5 Rocky Moran, Jr.   United States P-1 Racing 8 4 3 3 10 8 7 6 6 6 9 4 8 7 9 5 11 6 5 5 6 4 11 5
6 David Rutledge   Canada Lynx Racing 17 12 16 5 4 2 8 4 1 1 6 R19 10 R25 4 13 4 R18 3 2 5 12 2 2
7 Hoover Orsi   Brazil Hylton Motorsports 12 3 2 R23 8 5 6 3 9 R24 8 3 7 R26 10 R21 2 8 14 7 10 8 7 6
8 Alex Gurney   United States All American Racers 4 R24 8 R22 5 10 5 5 7 7 1 R18 5 8 5 3 21 5 8 6 18 R18 6 R16
9 William Langhorne   United States Active Motorsports 3 7 6 NS 13 7 12 9 11 5 7 5 3 4 6 R20 9 R19 10 10 16 13 14 8
10 Mike Conte   United States Lynx Racing 15 8 15 9 12 13 10 7 12 8 11 8 9 9 12 R19 13 7 9 8 11 14 10 R14
11 T. J. Bell   United States Shank Racing 10 10 12 8 9 6 11 12 16 R22 13 7 17 R21 16 8 22 11 13 12 14 11 8 R13
12 Case Montgomery   United States World Speed Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 9 1 1 - -
13 Jean-François Veilleux   Canada Shank Racing 11 9 9 10 - - - - - - - -
World Speed Motorsports 11 6 14 7 - - - - - - - -
14 Bob Perona   United States Cobb Racing 9 15 13 21 11 20 13 10 8 17 16 9 15 13 11 R18 3 R16 15 11 15 10 9 7
15 Bruno St. Jacques   Canada Shank Racing - - - - 6 12 - - 13 10 - - 14 11 8 6 - - - - - - - -
16 Akihiro Asai   Japan World Speed Motorsports - - - - - - 15 15 19 11 10 R23 12 R18 - - 12 13 12 14 8 5 13 R18
17 Pete Mercier   United States World Speed Motorsports 16 R19 16 7 16 9 19 R18 15 R25 12 R25 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Stéphan C. Roy   Canada BBGP Racing 22 R18 22 16 17 R25 16 11 17 12 18 10 20 R24 15 12 15 10 19 17 - - 17 R17
19 Frédéric Gosparini   France Cobb Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17 9 8 R21 17 22 13 9 12 R20
Dave Cutler   United States P-1 Racing 18 R23 17 14 18 R26 9 8 24 13 22 13 18 R22 20 R22 17 14 21 18 12 15 20 10
21 Christophe Beauvais   Canada RDS Motorsport 20 11 21 13 22 15 17 16 21 14 14 R24 21 14 21 R17 20 12 24 R25 17 17 19 9
22 Kuno Wittmer   Canada Hylton Motorsports 14 R20 11 18 14 11 - - 10 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Masaoki Nagashima   Japan P-1 Racing 6 R22 14 15 15 17 14 14 14 20 17 14 16 12 18 11 14 15 16 R24 9 16 15 R11
Andy Lally   United States World Speed Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 9 - - - - 16 R12
25 Rino Mastronardi   Italy Condor Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - - - 13 10 - - - - 11 19 - - - -
Marc-Antoine Camirand   Canada World Speed Motorsports - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13 10 - - - - - - - -
27 Cemal Yelkin   United States Meehan Motorsports 13 R21 20 11 20 R24 - - 18 R26 15 17 19 R19 22 R24 16 R17 - - - - - -
28 Tom Wieringa   United States Active Motorsports 19 R17 18 12 19 16 - - 26 R23 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Steve Lorenzen   United States Pierce Motorsports - - - - 25 19 - - 22 19 21 12 25 R20 23 16 - - 20 16 - - - -
- Sergei Szortyka   United States J&J Racing 24 13 23 20 - - - - 23 16 23 16 23 R23 - - - - - - - - - -
- Cam Binder   Canada Binder Racing - - - - 21 14 - - 20 18 - - 22 15 19 14 - - - - - - - -
- Joey Scarallo   Australia Condor Motorsports 21 14 19 17 24 R22 18 R19 27 15 20 R21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
- Eric Jensen   Canada Jensen Motorsports - - - - 23 18 - - 25 R21 - - 26 16 - - 18 R22 23 20 - - 18 R15
- Bob Siska   United States RJS Motorsport - - - - - - - - 28 R27 24 15 24 17 24 R23 19 R20 25 21 - - - -
- Stan d'Oultremont   United States Shank Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 15 - - - -
- Imran Husain   India Condor Motorsports 23 16 24 19 26 R23 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- Ted Sahley   United States Shank Racing - - - - - - - - - - 19 R20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
- DeWayne Cassel   United States Olsson Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 25 R22 - - - - - - - - - - - -
- Bakir Begovic   United States Cobb Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 22 R23 - - - -

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