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Wed 29 Dec 1999
Championship News & Notes

Championship News & Notes

DETROIT (December 29) - At least one new team and nearly a dozen confirmed drivers are part of a rapidly growing 2000 Dayton Indy Lights Championship field that is gearing up as the year winds down. Veterans Casey Mears, Jonny Kane, Tony Renna...

Wed 22 Dec 1999
Geoff Boss Signs With Lucas Motorsports

Geoff Boss Signs With Lucas Motorsports

Geoff Boss of Naragansett, R.I. announced today that he has signed with Lucas Motorsports to partner his brother Andy in the 2000 Dayton Indy Lights Series. Both of the Boss brothers are Skip Barber Three Day Racing School graduates and have...

Mon 20 Dec 1999
Dorricott Racing - 1999 Team Review

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Team Review

1999 - A COMING OF AGE FOR DORRICOTT RACING (SUNNYVALE, Calif.) - - If a standard for high achievement could be established for the PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship, Dorricott Racing's three-car effort in 1999 would arguably be that...

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Achievements

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Achievements

1999 Dorricott Racing Team Achievements Team: * First team in Indy Lights history to finish first, second, and third place in a single season * Set Indy Lights record for most race finishes in a single season with 35 of 36 ...

Thu 16 Dec 1999
Tony Renna Walks Away From Phoenix Crash

Tony Renna Walks Away From Phoenix Crash

Phoenix, AZ - PacWest Lights driver Tony Renna walked away from a 160mph accident during a testing session at the Phoenix International Raceway today. The young American was unhurt in the crash, which badly damaged the left-hand side of his car...

Tue 14 Dec 1999
PacWest Learns Plenty from Firebird Test

PacWest Learns Plenty from Firebird Test

Phoenix, AZ - Young American PacWest Lights driver Tony Renna wrapped up a productive two-day test at Firebird Raceway outside Phoenix today, logging over 250 incident-free miles in preparation for his assault on the 2000 PPG-Dayton Indy Lights...

SBRS: Todd Snyder Tests Indy Lights.

SBRS: Todd Snyder Tests Indy Lights.

1998 and '99 Barber Dodge Pro Series runner-up Todd Snyder has recently taken part in some very encouraging tests with Indy Lights teams Brian Stewart Racing and Conquest Racing at a new facility at Spring Mountain Raceway in Las...

Mon 13 Dec 1999
Jeff, Chris Simmons Join TEam Kool Green

Jeff, Chris Simmons Join TEam Kool Green

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 13, 1999) - Team KOOL Green announced today that two-time Barber Dodge Pro Series champion Jeff Simmons will drive one of Team KOOL Green's Lolas in the 2000 Dayton Indy Lights Championship. Simmons will team with 1999 Indy ...

Fri 10 Dec 1999
Sign Agreement With Collegiate Racing Association

Sign Agreement With Collegiate Racing Association

DETROIT (Dec. 10) - The PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship has signed a letter of agreement with the North American Collegiate Racing Association (NACRA) in an effort to develop university- and collegiate-based teams and competition in CART's...

Thu 02 Dec 1999
Bill Lester Impressive in Firebird Raceway Test

Bill Lester Impressive in Firebird Raceway Test

PHOENIX, Ariz. (December 2, 1999) - Bill Lester saw only one problem in Wednesday's Indy Lights test session with Team KOOL Green - he didn't want it to end. As the sun began to set in the Arizona sky, Lester, who had spent the ...

Thu 18 Nov 1999
PPG-Dayton Indy Lights TV Audience Up 16%

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights TV Audience Up 16%

PPG-DAYTON INDY LIGHTS ESPN2 TV AUDIENCE INCREASES 16% IN 1999 DETROIT (November 18, 1999) - The audience for 1999 PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship race telecasts on ESPN2 increased a hefty 16% over last year's viewership according to final...

Wed 17 Nov 1999
2000 Indy Lights Championship Schedule Announced

2000 Indy Lights Championship Schedule Announced

DETROIT (November 17, 1999) - The series' first off-shore race at the new Aruba Motorsports Complex, a return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and a season-opening event at a familiar venue are among the highlights of the 2000 PPG-Dayton Indy...

Tue 16 Nov 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Bill Lester To Test Lights Car

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bill Lester To Test Lights Car

DETROIT (November 16, 1999) - Californian Bill Lester has been selected to take the next step in Championship Auto Racing Teams' African-American Driver Development Program, a test session in an Indy Lights car on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at ...

Wed 03 Nov 1999
Fontana Race and Championship Report

Fontana Race and Championship Report

Kane Wins Indy Lights Finale As Servia Takes PPG-Dayton Title FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 31) - The anticipated battle between championship contenders Oriol Servia and Casey Mears never materialized Sunday as Team KOOL Green's Jonny Kane stole the ...

Tue 02 Nov 1999
Fontana Oriol Servia Review

Fontana Oriol Servia Review

FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 31, 1999) - - Two years ago, Oriol Servia left his native Catalonia, in Spain, to pursue a dream of one day driving in the CART FedEx Championship Series. His avenue of choice was the PPG-Dayton Indy Lights ...

Sun 31 Oct 1999
Dorricott Racing Dominates C.A.M. Awards

Dorricott Racing Dominates C.A.M. Awards

SIX DORRICOTT RACING TEAM MEMBERS RECOGNIZED AT 1999 C.A.M. AWARDS FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 31, 1999) - Six "behind the scenes" heroes from Dorricott Racing were honored Thursday, Oct. 28, at the year-end Championship Association of...

Sat 30 Oct 1999
Dorricott Racing Fontana Qualifying Notes

Dorricott Racing Fontana Qualifying Notes

FONTANA, Calif. (Oct. 29, 1999) - - Oriol Servia and Philipp Peter nearly "stole the show" in Friday's Indy Lights qualifying by stepping up their pace and qualifying second and third place, respectively. Casey Mears was on a front row...

Fri 29 Oct 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Team KOOL Green Friday Report

CHAMPCAR/CART: Fontana Team KOOL Green Friday Report

TRACY 9TH AND FRANCHITTI 11TH IN THE FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE Round 20 of 20 - California Speedway CART FedEx Championship Series FONTANA, Calif., (Oct. 29, 1999) - Team KOOL Green's Paul Tracy and Dario Franchitti were ninth and 11th...

Wed 27 Oct 1999
Rolando Quintanilla Debuts at Fontana

Rolando Quintanilla Debuts at Fontana

DETROIT (October 26) - Second generation PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship driver Rolando Quintanilla, of Nuevo Laredo Tamps, Mexico, will make his debut in CART's "Official Development Series" with Conquest Racing in this weekend's...

Tue 26 Oct 1999
Championship To be Decioded at Fontana

Championship To be Decioded at Fontana

DETROIT (October 24) - Dorricott-Mears Racing teammates Oriol Servia (Catalonia/RACC/Elf Lola) and Casey Mears (Sooner Trailer/American Racing Custom Wheels Lola) will wage a final battle for the series title when the PPG-Dayton Indy Lights ...

Fontana Dorricott Racing Preview

Fontana Dorricott Racing Preview

INDY LIGHTS CHAMPIONSHIP TO BE DECIDED BETWEEN ORIOL SERVIA AND CASEY MEARS AT CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY SUNNYVALE, Calif. (Oct. 26, 1999) - Three things are certain as the 1999 PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship faces its final ...

Fri 15 Oct 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver Development Test Sessions Set

CHAMPCAR/CART: Driver Development Test Sessions Set

DETROIT (Oct. 15, 1999) - The location and dates have been finalized for the test sessions for the inaugural Championship Auto Racing Teams African-American Driver Development Program. The drivers selected for the test in a Toyota Atlantic race...

Fri 01 Oct 1999
PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship News and Notes 1999-10-01

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship News and Notes 1999-10-01

DETROIT (October 1) - Paul Tracy (1990 Indy Lights champion) scored the milestone 30th with for a PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship graduate in FedEx Championship Series competition in the Texaco Grand Prix of Houston, September 26. Tracy...

Tue 28 Sep 1999
Race Set for Aruba Motorsports Complex

Race Set for Aruba Motorsports Complex

International PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Set for Aruba SEROE COLORADO, Aruba (September 28) - The PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship will bring world-class open-wheel auto racing to Latin America and the Caribbean next year when the...

Sat 25 Sep 1999
CHAMPCAR/CART: Post Season Tests Boost Ladder System

CHAMPCAR/CART: Post Season Tests Boost Ladder System

HOUSTON (September 25, 1999) - The champions of next year's PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship and KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship series will be aided in their ascent up CART's Ladder System of driver development through a pair...

Mon 13 Sep 1999
Laguna Seca Dorricott Race Report Dorricott Racing

Laguna Seca Dorricott Race Report Dorricott Racing

MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 12, 1999) - - The 1999 PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship will not know its champion until the final Lights race of the year following more stellar performances from Dorricott Racing's Oriol Servia and Casey Mears...

Sun 12 Sep 1999
Laguna Seca Driver Performance Chart

Laguna Seca Driver Performance Chart

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Honda Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the Shell 300 Monterey, California Driver Performance Chart - Overall ...

Laguna Seca Points Standing Report

Laguna Seca Points Standing Report

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Honda Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the Shell 300 Monterey, California Points Standings Report (Overall) ...

Laguna Seca Results

Laguna Seca Results

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Honda Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the Shell 300 Monterey, California Box Score Report ...

Laguana Seca Sunday Warm Up

Laguana Seca Sunday Warm Up

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Honda Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the Shell 300 Monterey, California Individual Practice Report (Sunday Warm...

Laguna Seca Forsythe race notes

Laguna Seca Forsythe race notes

Forsythe Championship Racing, Ltd. 1999 PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Honda Grand Prix of Monterey Laguna Seca Raceway Monterey, California September 10-12, 1999 Circuit: 2.238-mile permanent road course Race: 34 laps/76.092 ...

Laguna Seca Starting Grid

Laguna Seca Starting Grid

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Honda Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the Shell 300 Monterey, California Starting Line Up ...

Laguna Seca Combined Practice Report

Laguna Seca Combined Practice Report

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Honda Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the Shell 300 Monterey, California Combined Practice Report (after Saturday AM ...

Laguna Seca Saturday Practice Report

Laguna Seca Saturday Practice Report

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Honda Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the Shell 300 Monterey, California Individual Practice Report (Saturday AM ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca Team Kool Green Race Notes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca Team Kool Green Race Notes

MONTEREY, Calif., (Sept. 12, 1999) - Team KOOL Green's Paul Tracy finished fourth, moving up seven spots from his 11th starting position at today's running of the Shell 300 at Laguna Seca Raceway. Tracy's strong performance allowed Honda to ...

Sat 11 Sep 1999
Laguna Seca Friday Qualifying Report

Laguna Seca Friday Qualifying Report

PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Honda Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the Shell 300 Monterey, California Individual Qualifying Report(Friday AM Session) -...