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CART race number 2 of 20
Saturday, April 10, 1999 at Twin Ring Motegi Superspeedway, Motegi City, Japan
201 laps on a 1.549 mile paved track (311.349 miles)

Time of race: 1:46:01
Average speed: 176.195 mph
Pole speed: 219 mph
Cautions: 5 for 32 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1999 CART results   /   1999 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 440   Adrian Fernandez Tecate Beer / Quaker State   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford201100000running15321
2 15   Gil de Ferran Valvoline / Cummins   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Honda20160000running2517
3 711   Christian Fittipaldi Big Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford20150000running014
4 699   Greg Moore Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Mercedes20135000running012
5 56   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford20030000running010
61744   Tony Kanaan McDonald's   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Honda20025000running08
7 217   Mauricio Gugelmin Hollywood Cigarettes / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes20022500running216
81422   Robby Gordon Johns Manville / Panasonic   (Robby Gordon)Swift / Toyota20020000running05
9189   Helio Castroneves Hogan Motor Leasing   (Hogan Racing)Lola / Mercedes19917500running04
102110   Richie Hearn Budweiser   (Della Penna Motorsports)Swift / Toyota19816500crash03
111026   Paul Tracy Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda19815250running02
121212   Jimmy Vasser Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda19814250running01
13154   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda19713250running0 
14222   Tarso Marques Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes19712500running0 
15 920   P.J. Jones Visteon   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford19612000running0 
16 37   Max Papis Miller Lite   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford19611750running0 
171936   Alex Barron AAR Denso / Castrol   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Toyota19511500running0 
182619   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Herdez / Viva Mexico!   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Ford18811250running0 
192571   Luiz Garcia, Jr. Tang   (Dale Coyne)Reynard / Ford18411000engine0 
202416   Shigeaki Hattori Epson   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Reynard / Mercedes14010750clutch0 
212024   Scott Pruett Pioneer / MCI WorldCom   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota106 fire2 
221127   Dario Franchitti Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda91 crash0 
23 88   Bryan Herta Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford84 electrical0 
241618   Mark Blundell Motorola / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes78 suspension0 
252325   Cristiano da Matta MCI WorldCom   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota39 transmission0 
261333   Patrick Carpentier Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Mercedes10 fuel pressure0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mauricio Gugelmin111
  Gil de Ferran22625
  Mauricio Gugelmin274620
  Adrian Fernandez47504
  Scott Pruett51522
  Adrian Fernandez53201149

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Moore 34    
2   Michael Andretti 26   -8  
3   Gil de Ferran 25   -9  
4   Adrian Fernandez 21   -13  
5   Christian Fittipaldi 18   -16  
6   Dario Franchitti 14   -20  
7   Jimmy Vasser 13   -21  
8   Max Papis 10   -24  
9   Mauricio Gugelmin 8   -26  
9   Tony Kanaan 8   -26  
11   Patrick Carpentier 6   -28  
12   Mark Blundell 5   -29  
12   Robby Gordon 5   -29  
14   Helio Castroneves 4   -30  
15   Richie Hearn 3   -31  
15   Juan Pablo Montoya 3   -31  
17   Paul Tracy 2   -32  
18   Bryan Herta 1   -33