1999 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars in CART at the Rio de Janeiro circuit. Full information

1999 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars

1999 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars is 310th CART race. Passed at the Rio de Janeiro circuit. Christian Fittipaldi won the pole position, Juan Pablo Montoya won this race. This was his 3rd victory. Dario Franchitti and Christian Fittipaldi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 108 laps (324 km).

Previous race: 1999 Nazareth Champ Cars
Next race: 1999 St Louis Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1999 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars

28th victory for the Chip Ganassi Racing Team team
3rd victory for the Juan Pablo Montoya
3rd podium for the Juan Pablo Montoya
9th podium for the Dario Franchitti
8th podium for the Christian Fittipaldi

Reynard 99I - 1999 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars winner

Reynard 99I #4 - 1999 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars winner

1999 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Juan Pablo Montoya Reynard 99I, #4 21 1h 36m 32.233s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Dario Franchitti Reynard 99I, #27 16 1h 36m 33.969s 0 Team Green
3 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 010c, #11 15 1h 36m 36.187s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
4 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 99I, #7 12 1h 36m 37.163s 0 Team Rahal
5 Tony Kanaan Reynard 99I, #44 10 1h 36m 39.269s 0 MacDonald's Racing Team
6 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 99I, #33 8 1h 36m 39.851s 0 Forsythe Racing
7 PJ Jones Swift 010c, #20 6 1h 36m 40.29s 0 Patrick Racing
8 Greg Moore Reynard 99I, #99 5 1h 36m 40.537s 0 Forsythe Racing
9 Tarso Marques Penske PC27B, #3 4 1h 36m 42.921s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
10 Gil de Ferran Reynard 99I, #5 3 1h 36m 43.474s 0 Walker Racing
11 Roberto Moreno Reynard 99I, #18 2 1h 36m 43.95s 0 PacWest Racing Group
12 Al Unser jr Penske PC27B, #2 1 1h 36m 44.448s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
13 Bryan Herta Reynard 99I, #8 0 1h 36m 46.371s 0 Team Rahal
14 Robby Gordon Swift 010c, #22 0 1h 36m 49.703s 0 Team Gordon
15 Paul Tracy Reynard 99I, #26 0 1h 36m 52.447s 0 Team Green
16 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T97/00, #19 0 107 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
17 Gualter Salles Reynard 98I, #16 0 107 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
18 Luiz Garcia jr Reynard 97I, #71 0 102 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
19 Richie Hearn Swift 010c, #10 0 101 laps Cooling system 0 Della Penna Motorsports
20 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 97I, #40 0 83 laps Accident 0 Patrick Racing
21 Cristiano Da Matta Reynard 99I, #25 0 81 laps Turbocharger 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
22 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 99I, #17 0 61 laps Cooling system 0 PacWest Racing Group
23 Alex Barron Eagle 997, #36 0 58 laps Overheating 0 All-American Racers
24 Scott Pruett Reynard 99I, #24 0 49 laps Turbocharger 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
25 Helio Castroneves Lola B99/00, #9 0 32 laps Turbocharger 0 Hogan Racing
26 Michael Andretti Swift 010c, #6 0 28 laps Engine 0 Newman-Haas Racing
27 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 99I, #12 0 23 laps Electrics 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Qualifying Results for the 1999 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars on the Rio de Janeiro circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 010c, #11 38.565s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Dario Franchitti Reynard 99I, #27 38.574s Team Green
3 Juan Pablo Montoya Reynard 99I, #4 38.651s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
4 Gil de Ferran Reynard 99I, #5 38.684s Walker Racing
5 Bryan Herta Reynard 99I, #8 38.711s Team Rahal
6 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 99I, #12 38.926s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
7 Tony Kanaan Reynard 99I, #44 38.978s MacDonald's Racing Team
8 Tarso Marques Penske PC27B, #3 39.007s Marlboro Team Penske
9 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 99I, #33 39.043s Forsythe Racing
10 Greg Moore Reynard 99I, #99 39.185s Forsythe Racing
11 Helio Castroneves Lola B99/00, #9 39.302s Hogan Racing
12 Paul Tracy Reynard 99I, #26 39.31s Team Green
13 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 99I, #7 39.381s Team Rahal
14 Cristiano Da Matta Reynard 99I, #25 39.382s Arciero-Wells Racing
15 Michael Andretti Swift 010c, #6 39.386s Newman-Haas Racing
16 PJ Jones Swift 010c, #20 39.393s Patrick Racing
17 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 97I, #40 39.443s Patrick Racing
18 Richie Hearn Swift 010c, #10 39.626s Della Penna Motorsports
19 Al Unser jr Penske PC27B, #2 39.807s Marlboro Team Penske
20 Scott Pruett Reynard 99I, #24 39.982s Arciero-Wells Racing
21 Gualter Salles Reynard 98I, #16 39.989s Bettenhausen Motorsports
22 Alex Barron Eagle 997, #36 40.055s All-American Racers
23 Roberto Moreno Reynard 99I, #18 40.121s PacWest Racing Group
24 Michel Jourdain jr Lola T97/00, #19 41.271s Payton-Coyne Racing
25 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 99I, #17 Cooling system PacWest Racing Group
26 Robby Gordon Swift 010c, #22 Team Gordon
27 Luiz Garcia jr Reynard 97I, #71 Payton-Coyne Racing

List of all cars for the 1999 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars on the Rio de Janeiro circuit

Reynard 98I

Mercedes-Benz

Lola B99/00

Mercedes-Benz

Reynard 99I

Mercedes-Benz

Swift 010c

Toyota

Reynard 99I

Toyota

Penske PC27B

Mercedes

Eagle 997

Toyota