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2000 American Championship Car season
Series  : CART
Champion : 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran
Previous: 1999 Next: 2001

The 2000 CART season was the twenty-second in the CART era of U.S. open-wheel racing, consisted of 20 races, beginning in Homestead, Florida on March 26, 2000 and concluding in Fontana, California on October 30, 2000. The FedEx Championship Series Drivers' Champion was Gil de Ferran. Rookie of the Year was Kenny Bräck.

Drivers and constructors Edit

The following teams and drivers competed in the 2000 CART Championship Series season. Five years after the return of Firestone, rival tire manufacturer Goodyear retired from CART.

Team Chassis Engine Tyre No Drivers Races
USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi Racing Lola B2K/00 Toyota RVA F 1 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya All
12 USAflagsmall Jimmy Vasser All
USAflagsmall Team Penske Reynard 2KI Honda HRK F 2 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran All
3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves All
USAflagsmall Walker Motorsport Reynard 2KI Honda HRK F 5 Flag-of-japansmall Shinji Nakano (R) 1, 4-20
USAflagsmall Bryan Herta 2-3
USAflagsmall Newman/Haas Racing Lola B2K/00 Ford-Cosworth XF F 6 USAflagsmall Michael Andretti All
11 25px-Brazilflag Christian Fittipaldi All
USAflagsmall Team Rahal Reynard 2KI Ford-Cosworth XF F 7 22px-Flag of Italy Max Papis All
8 22px-Flag of Sweden Kenny Bräck (R) All
91 USAflagsmall Casey Mears (R) 20
USAflagsmall Della Penna Motorsports Reynard 2KI Toyota RVA F 10 25px-ARGENntina Norberto Fontana (R) 1-10
USAflagsmall Memo Gidley 11-18, 20
25px-AustraliaFLAG Jason Bright (R) 19
USAflagsmall Bettenhausen Racing Lola B2K/00 Ford-Cosworth XF F 16 25px-Mexicoflag Michel Jourdain, Jr. All
USAflagsmall PacWest Racing Reynard 2KI Mercedes IC 108E F 17 25px-Brazilflag Maurício Gugelmin All
18 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Mark Blundell All
USAflagsmall Dale Coyne Racing Lola B2K/00 Ford-Cosworth XF F 19 Flag-of-japansmall Takuya Kurosawa (R) 1-11
25px-Brazilflag Gualter Salles 12-14
USAflagsmall Alex Barron 15-20
34 25px-Brazilflag Gualter Salles 1-3
Swift 011.c 25px-Brazilflag Tarso Marques 4-20
USAflagsmall Patrick Racing Reynard 2KI Ford-Cosworth XF F 20 25px-Brazilflag Roberto Moreno All
40 25px-Mexicoflag Adrián Fernández All
USAflagsmall Arciero Racing Reynard 2KI Mercedes IC 108E F 25 25px-Brazilflag Luiz Garcia, Jr. All
USAflagsmall Team Green Reynard 2KI Honda HRK F 26 25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy All
27 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti All
USAflagsmall Forsythe Racing Reynard 2KI Ford-Cosworth XF F 32 25px-Canadaflag Patrick Carpentier 1, 5-20
USAflagsmall Memo Gidley 2-4
33 25px-Canadaflag Alex Tagliani (R) All
77 USAflagsmall Bryan Herta 16
USAflagsmall Mo Nunn Racing Reynard 2KI Mercedes IC 108E F 55 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan 1-7, 11-20
USAflagsmall Bryan Herta 8-10
USAflagsmall PPI Motorsports Reynard 2KI Toyota RVA F 96 22px-Flag of Spain Oriol Servià (R) All
97 25px-Brazilflag Cristiano da Matta All

Races Edit

Rnd Race Name Circuit City/Location Date
1 USAflagsmall Marlboro Grand Prix of Miami Presented by Toyota Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead, Florida March 26
2 USAflagsmall Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, California April 16
3 25px-Brazilflag Rio 200 Autódromo de Jacarepaguá Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 30
4 Flag-of-japansmall Firestone Firehawk 500 Twin Ring Motegi Motegi, Japan May 14
5 USAflagsmall Bosch Spark Plug Grand Prix Presented by Toyota Nazareth Speedway Nazareth, Pennsylvania May 27Template:Sup
6 USAflagsmall Miller Lite 225 Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin June 5
7 USAflagsmall Tenneco Automotive Grand Prix of Detroit The Raceway on Belle Isle Park Detroit, Michigan June 18
8 USAflagsmall Freightliner/G.I. Joe's 200 Presented by Texaco Portland International Raceway Portland, Oregon June 25
9 USAflagsmall The Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport Cleveland, Ohio July 2
10 25px-Canadaflag Molson Indy Toronto Exhibition Place Toronto, Ontario July 16
11 USAflagsmall Michigan 500 Presented by Toyota Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan July 23
12 USAflagsmall Target Grand Prix Presented by Energizer Chicago Motor Speedway Cicero, Illinois July 30
13 USAflagsmall Miller Lite 200 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio August 13
14 USAflagsmall Motorola 220 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin August 20
15 25px-Canadaflag Molson Indy Vancouver Streets of Vancouver Vancouver, British Columbia September 3
16 USAflagsmall Honda Grand Prix of Monterey Featuring The Shell 300 Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Monterey, California September 10
17 USAflagsmall Motorola 300 Gateway International Raceway Madison, Illinois September 17
18 USAflagsmall Texaco/Havoline Grand Prix of Houston Streets of Houston Houston, Texas October 1
19 25px-AustraliaFLAG Honda Indy 300 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Australia October 15
20 USAflagsmall Marlboro 500 Presented By Toyota California Speedway Fontana, California October 30

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Template:Sup The Nazareth round was initially scheduled to be the second round on April 9, 2000, but snow caused a delay.

Full Series Results Edit

Race Results Edit

Rnd Race Name Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 USAflagsmall Marlboro Grand Prix of Miami Presented by Toyota 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 22px-Flag of Italy Max Papis Team Rahal Report
2 USAflagsmall Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran 25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy Team Green Report
3 25px-Brazilflag Rio 200 25px-Canadaflag Alex Tagliani 25px-Canadaflag Alex Tagliani 25px-Mexicoflag Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing Report
4 Flag-of-japansmall Firestone Firehawk 500 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya USAflagsmall Michael Andretti Newman/Haas Racing Report
5 USAflagsmall Bosch Spark Plug Grand Prix Presented by Toyota 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran Team Penske Report
6 USAflagsmall Miller Lite 225 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Chip Ganassi Racing Report
7 USAflagsmall Tenneco Automotive Grand Prix of Detroit 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Report
8 USAflagsmall Freightliner/G.I. Joe's 200 Presented by Texaco 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 22px-Flag of Sweden Kenny Bräck 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran Team Penske Report
9 USAflagsmall The Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar 25px-Brazilflag Roberto Moreno 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 25px-Brazilflag Roberto Moreno Patrick Racing Report
10 25px-Canadaflag Molson Indy Toronto 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves USAflagsmall Michael Andretti USAflagsmall Michael Andretti Newman/Haas Racing Report
11 USAflagsmall Michigan 500 Presented by Toyota 25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Chip Ganassi Racing Report
12 USAflagsmall Target Grand Prix Presented by Energizer 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 25px-Mexicoflag Adrián Fernández 25px-Brazilflag Cristiano da Matta PPI Motorsports Report
13 USAflagsmall Miller Lite 200 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Report
14 USAflagsmall Motorola 220 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy 25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy Team Green Report
15 25px-Canadaflag Molson Indy Vancouver 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy Team Green Report
16 USAflagsmall Honda Grand Prix of Monterey Featuring The Shell 300 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Report
17 USAflagsmall Motorola 300 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 25px-Canadaflag Patrick Carpentier 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Chip Ganassi Racing Report
18 USAflagsmall Texaco/Havoline Grand Prix of Houston 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran USAflagsmall Michael Andretti USAflagsmall Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing Report
19 25px-AustraliaFLAG Honda Indy 300 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya USAflagsmall Jimmy Vasser 25px-Mexicoflag Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing Report
20 USAflagsmall Marlboro 500 Presented By Toyota 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 25px-Brazilflag Christian Fittipaldi Newman/Haas Racing Report

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Final driver standingsEdit

Pos Driver MIA USAflagsmall LBH USAflagsmall RIO 25px-Brazilflag MOT Flag-of-japansmall NAZ USAflagsmall MIL USAflagsmall DET USAflagsmall POR USAflagsmall CLE USAflagsmall TOR 25px-Canadaflag MIC USAflagsmall CHI USAflagsmall MDO USAflagsmall ROA USAflagsmall VAN 25px-Canadaflag LAG USAflagsmall GAT USAflagsmall HOU USAflagsmall SUR 25px-AustraliaFLAG FON USAflagsmall Pts
1 25px-Brazilflag Gil de Ferran 6* 7* 17 9 1 12 9 1 14 6 18 3 2 25 5 2 8 3* 23 3 168
2 25px-Mexicoflag Adrián Fernández 21 24 1 10 5 8 21 12 7 2 6 5 6 2 3 12 10 7 1* 5 158
3 25px-Brazilflag Roberto Moreno 2 9 6 3 14 5 17 2 1* 13 23 6 11 4 10 25 3 11 19 2 147
4 22px-Flag of Sweden Kenny Bräck 18 17 10 5 3 4 24 6 2 10 22 4 5 3 9 5 11 15 2 13* 135
5 25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy 3 1 3 6 10 15 20 18 19 3 7 19 16 1 1 11 18 4 17 24 134
6 USAflagsmall Jimmy Vasser 4 3 2 21 7 13 7 24 8 9 21 8 21 5 6 8 7 1 3 22 131
7 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 25 2 24 13 16 16 1 7* 21 16 5* 21 1* 9 20 1* 9 5 6 9 129
8 USAflagsmall Michael Andretti 22 14 9 1 6 2 13 4 4 1 2 2 8 19 12 14 20* 13 20 19 127
9 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 23 19 22 7* 4* 1* 18* 17 6 24 1 12* 24 16 17 6 1 2 24 10 126
10 25px-Brazilflag Cristiano da Matta 12 25 4 4 13 14 23 5 3 4* 17 1 17 13 7 15 4 14 4 25 112
11 25px-Canadaflag Patrick Carpentier 5 21 3 5 10 5 7 4 14 7 21 24 9 2 19 5 14 101
12 25px-Brazilflag Christian Fittipaldi 7 18 5 11 11 9 19 3 17 17 14 DNS 3 15 4 10 12 6 15 1 96
13 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 11 23 11 2 23 6 4 9 13 25 3 20 22 12 2* 3 24 25 25 23 92
14 22px-Flag of Italy Max Papis 1 20 16 8 22 7 2 25 18 8 9 24 4 7 8 16 6 24 16 12 88
15 22px-Flag of Spain Oriol Servià 19 6 25 24 9 19 3 8 23 11 8 15 10 10 11 17 5 9 9Template:Smallsup 20 60
16 25px-Canadaflag Alex Tagliani 9 4 13* 15 19 22 6 13 16 5 16 9 9 14* 18 23 14 16 22 6 53
17 25px-Brazilflag Maurício Gugelmin 16 10 21 22 2 11 16 19 10 15 13 7 20 17 21 7 19 23 10 17 39
18 USAflagsmall Bryan Herta 5 20 16 9 18 4 26
19 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan 10 16 18 16 8 10 DNS 24 16 13 8 14 22 13 10 8 18 24
20 USAflagsmall Memo Gidley 21 8 18 10 10 12 6 16 19 22 21 21 20
21 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Mark Blundell 13 8 7 19 17 17 11 20 12 22 19 23 14 11 25 13 23 20 11 15 18
22 25px-Mexicoflag Michel Jourdain, Jr. 14 11 15 12 18 18 8 23 22 19 15 11 15 18 23 24 16 18 7 11 18
23 USAflagsmall Casey Mears 4 12
24 Flag-of-japansmall Shinji Nakano 8 14 23 15 11 15 14 20 13 19 22 19 26 21 8 21 16 12
25 25px-Brazilflag Tarso Marques Wth 17 12 20 10 15 24 21 12 18 18 23 22 18 15 17 13 7 11
26 USAflagsmall Alex Barron 13 21 17 12 14 8 6
27 25px-Brazilflag Luiz Garcia, Jr. 17 12 12 23 15 21 22 14 20 12 11 17 25 24 15 20 25 22 12 DNS 6
28 25px-ARGENntina Norberto Fontana 15 15 23 Wth 20 Wth 14 21 11 20 2
29 Flag-of-japansmall Takuya Kurosawa 24 13 19 20 DNS Wth 12 22 25 23 Wth 1
30 25px-Brazilflag Gualter Salles 20 22 14 22 23 20 0
31 25px-AustraliaFLAG Jason Bright 18 0
Pos Driver MIA USAflagsmall LBH USAflagsmall RIO 25px-Brazilflag MOT Flag-of-japansmall NAZ USAflagsmall MIL USAflagsmall DET USAflagsmall POR USAflagsmall CLE USAflagsmall TOR 25px-Canadaflag MIC USAflagsmall CHI USAflagsmall MDO USAflagsmall ROA USAflagsmall VAN 25px-Canadaflag LAG USAflagsmall GAT USAflagsmall HOU USAflagsmall SUR 25px-AustraliaFLAG FON USAflagsmall Pts
Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th & 5th place
Light Blue 6th-10th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Top 10)
Purple Did not finish
Red Did not qualify
(DNQ)
Brown Withdrawn
(Wth)
Black Disqualified
(DSQ)
White Did not start
(DNS)
Blank Did not
participate
(DNP)
Not competing
In-line notation
Bold Pole position
Italics Ran fastest race lap
* Led most race laps
Rookie of the Year
Rookie

Point Scoring System:

  • Points are awarded based on each driver's resulting place (regardless of whether the car is running at the end of the race):
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Points 20 16 14 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

Bonus Points:

  • 1 For Pole Position
  • 1 For Leading The Most Laps Of The Race

Note Edit

Template:Smallsup Oriol Servià was penalized 4 points for rough driving in Surfers Paradise.

Nation's Cup Edit

  • Top result per race counts towards Nation's Cup.
Pos Country MIA USAflagsmall LBH USAflagsmall RIO 25px-Brazilflag MOT Flag-of-japansmall NAZ USAflagsmall MIL USAflagsmall DET USAflagsmall POR USAflagsmall CLE USAflagsmall TOR 25px-Canadaflag MIC USAflagsmall CHI USAflagsmall MDO USAflagsmall ROA USAflagsmall VAN 25px-Canadaflag LAG USAflagsmall GAT USAflagsmall HOU USAflagsmall SUR 25px-AustraliaFLAG FON USAflagsmall Pts
1 25px-Brazilflag Brazil 2 2 4 3 1 5 1 1 1 4 5 1 1 4 5 1 3 3 4 2 332
2 USAflagsmall United States 4 3 2 1 6 2 7 4 4 1 2 2 8 5 6 8 7 1 3 4 256
3 25px-Canadaflag Canada 3 1 3 6 10 3 5 10 5 3 4 9 7 1 1 9 2 4 5 6 226
4 25px-Mexicoflag Mexico 14 11 1 10 5 8 8 12 7 2 6 5 6 2 3 12 10 7 1 5 165
5 22px-Flag of Sweden Sweden 18 17 10 5 3 4 24 6 2 10 22 4 5 3 9 5 11 15 2 13 135
6 22px-Flag of Colombia Colombia 23 19 22 7 4 1 18 17 6 24 1 12 24 16 17 6 1 2 24 10 126
7 Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland 11 23 11 2 23 6 4 9 13 25 3 20 22 12 2 3 24 25 25 23 92
8 22px-Flag of Italy Italy 1 20 16 8 22 7 2 25 18 8 9 24 4 7 8 16 8 24 16 12 88
9 22px-Flag of Spain Spain 19 6 25 24 9 19 3 8 23 11 8 15 10 10 11 17 5 9 9 20 64
10 Flag of England.svg England 13 8 7 19 17 17 11 20 12 22 19 23 14 11 25 13 23 20 11 15 18
11 Flag-of-japansmall Japan 8 13 19 14 DNS 23 12 11 15 14 20 13 19 22 19 26 21 8 21 16 13
12 25px-ARGENntina Argentina 15 15 23 Wth 20 Wth 14 21 11 20 2
13 25px-AustraliaFLAG Australia 18 0
Pos Country MIA USAflagsmall LBH USAflagsmall RIO 25px-Brazilflag MOT Flag-of-japansmall NAZ USAflagsmall MIL USAflagsmall DET USAflagsmall POR USAflagsmall CLE USAflagsmall TOR 25px-Canadaflag MIC USAflagsmall CHI USAflagsmall MDO USAflagsmall ROA USAflagsmall VAN 25px-Canadaflag LAG USAflagsmall GAT USAflagsmall HOU USAflagsmall SUR 25px-AustraliaFLAG FON USAflagsmall Pts

Chassis Constructor's Cup Edit

Pos Chassis Pts
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Reynard 393
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Lola 313
Pos Chassis Pts

Engine Manufacturer's Cup Edit

Pos Engine Pts
1 USAflagsmall
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Ford-Cosworth
334
2 Flag-of-japansmall Honda 314
3 Flag-of-japansmall Toyota 275
4 Flag of Germany Mercedes 66
Pos Engine Pts

External linksEdit

from the original on 2009-05-28. http://www.champcar.ws/Results/Standings.asp?Year=2000. Retrieved 2009-05-19. 


See alsoEdit

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