1999 U.S. 500

Date? Sunday, July 25, 1999, at Michigan International Speedway. Distance? 500 miles; Course? 2 mile oval; Field?26 cars; Winner's average speed? 186.097 mph; Margin of victory? 0.032 seconds; Time of race? 2 hours, 41 minutes, 12.362 seconds; Caution flags? 4 for 29 laps; Lead changes? 29 by 7 drivers; Lap leaders? Papis (143), Andretti (65), Montoya (28), Kanaan (7), Franchitti (4), Tracy (2); Vasser (1); Pole Sitter? Jimmy Vasser at 229.606; Attendance? 55,000; Note that (r) indicates rookie driver.

Driver (start pos.) CountryCar LapsEnded
1Tony Kanaan (11)BrazilReynard-Honda250Running
2r-Juan Montoya (3)ColombiaReynard-Honda250Running
3Paul Tracy (8)CanadaReynard-Honda250Running
4Michael Andretti (4)United StatesSwift-Ford250Running
5Dario Franchitti (9)ScotlandReynard-Honda250Running
6Adrian Fernandez (2)MexicoReynard-Ford250Running
7Max Papis (6)ItalyReynard-Ford250Running
8Christian Fittipaldi (16)BrazilSwift-Ford250Running
9Jimmy Vasser (1)United StatesReynard-Honda249Running
10Patrick Carpentier (12)CanadaReynard-Mercedes248Running
11Dennis Vitolo (23)United StatesReynard-Ford232Running
12Richie Hearn (20)United StatesReynard-Toyota207Electrical
13Al Unser Jr. (17)United StatesPenske-Mercedes206Engine
14Scott Pruett (5)United StatesReynard-Toyota183Contact
15Gualter Salles (24)BrazilEagle-Toyota146Engine
16P.J. JonesUnited StatesSwift-Ford132Contact
17r-Cristiano da Matta (10)BrazilReynard-Toyota126Electrical
18Alex Barron (18)United StatesPenske-Mercedes120Engine
19Roberto Moreno (13)BrazilReynard-Mercedes113Handling
20Bryan Herta (7)United StatesReynard-Ford92Suspension
21Michel Jourdain Jr. (26)MexicoLola-Ford80Drive Shaft
22Mauricio Gugelmin (14)BrazilReynard-Mercedes64Lost Power
23Greg Moore (21)CanadaReynard-Mercedes63Transmission
24Gil de Ferran (15)BrazilReynard-Honda59Contact
25Helio Castro-Neves (19)BrazilLola-Mercedes47Electrical
26Robby Gordon (25)United StatesSwift-Toyota33Handling
Note: CART does not release earnings on a per-race basis.

1999 Race LocationsCART Results CART Point Standings
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