2000 Michigan 500

Date? Sunday, July 23, 2000, at Michigan International Speedway. Distance? 500 miles; Course? 2 mile oval; Field?24 cars; Winner's average speed? 177.694 mph; Margin of victory? 0.040 seconds; Time of race? 2 hours, 48 minutes, 49.790 seconds; Caution flags? 5 for 38 laps; Lead changes? 52 by 10 drivers; Lap leaders? Castroneves (85), Andretti (58), Montoya (39), Brack (18), Fernandez (13), Fittipaldi (13), Papis (9), Tracy (8), Tagliani (5), Servia (2); Pole Sitter? Paul Tracy at 234.949 mph; Attendance? 50,000 (est.); Note that (r) indicates rookie driver.

Driver (start pos.) CountryCar LapsEnded
1Juan Montoya (7)ColombiaLola-Toyota250Running
2Michael Andretti (2)United StatesLola-Ford250Running
3Dario Franchitti (4)ScotlandReynard-Honda250Running
4Patrick Carpentier (9)CanadaReynard-Ford250Running
5Helio Castro-Neves (13)BrazilReynard-Honda250Running
6Adrian Fernandez (12)MexicoReynard-Ford250Running
7Paul Tracy (1)CanadaReynard-Honda250Running
8r-Oriol Servia (15)SpainReynard-Toyota249Running
9Max Papis (11)ItalyReynard-Ford247Mechanical
10Memo Gidley (21)United StatesReynard-Toyota247Running
11Luiz Garcia Jr. (23)BrazilReynard-Mercedes246Running
12Tarso Marques (24)BrazilSwift-Ford246Electrical
13Mauricio Gugelmin (20)BrazilReynard-Mercedes241Mechanical
14Christian Fittipaldi (3)BrazilLola-Ford220Contact
15Michel Jourdain Jr. (22)MexicoLola-Mercedes162 Mechanical
16r-Alex Tagliani (8)CanadaReynard-Ford160Contact
17Cristiano da Matta (14)BrazilReynard-Toyota142Pit Incident
18Gil de Ferran (5)BrazilReynard-Honda140Contact
19Mark Blundell (17)EnglandReynard-Mercedes131Mechanical
20r-Shinji Nakano (19)JapanReynard-Honda104Mechanical
21Jimmy Vasser (6)United StatesLola-Toyota102Mechanical
22r-Kenny Brack (10)SwedenReynard-Ford97Contact
23Roberto Moreno (16)BrazilReynard-Ford97Mechanical
24Tony Kanaan (18)BrazilReynard-Mercedes61Mechanical
Note: CART does not release earnings on a per-race basis.

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