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2000 Honda Indy 300

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.

Australia 2000 Surfers Paradise
Race details
Race 19 of 20 in the 2000 CART season
Surfers Paradise Street Circuit.svg
Map of the track
Date15 October, 2000
Official nameHonda Indy 300
LocationSurfers Paradise Street Circuit
Queensland, Australia
CourseTemporary Street Circuit
2.795 mi / 4.498 km
Distance59 laps
164.905 mi / 265.382 km
Pole position
DriverJuan Pablo Montoya (Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time1:31.722
Fastest lap
DriverJimmy Vasser (Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time1:34.959 (on lap 23 of 59)
Podium
FirstAdrián Fernández (Patrick Racing)
SecondKenny Bräck (Team Rahal)
ThirdJimmy Vasser (Chip Ganassi Racing)

Qualifying resultsEdit

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

RaceEdit

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

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
2-4 Contact Montoya (1), de Ferran (2), Franchitti (27)
12-14 Off course Tracy (26)
40-44 Mechanical Nakano (5)
45-48 Contact Moreno (20)
49-52 Contact Tracy (26)

NotesEdit

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 linksEdit