Montreal Revised Results, Points

UPDATED KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS / POINTS STANDINGS FOLLOWING MONTREAL EVENT Please note the attached FINAL KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship results from Montreal and points standings following a time penalty assessed to ...

UPDATED KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS / POINTS STANDINGS FOLLOWING MONTREAL EVENT

Please note the attached FINAL KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship results from Montreal and points standings following a time penalty assessed to Lee Bentham for jumping the start at Round 5 at Montreal, Que., on June 12, 1999.

Bentham's 45-second time penalty moved his finish at Montreal from FIFTH to EIGHTH, changing the finishing positions for Alex Gurney (now FIFTH), David Rutledge (now SIXTH), and David Besnard (now SEVENTH), along with prize money earned at Montreal.

FINAL MONTREAL RESULTS:

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada - Revised results of Saturday's 27-lap, 74.115-mile KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship race at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, with finishing position, starting position in parentheses, driver, hometown, car, laps and reason out, if any:

1. (1), Alexandre Tagliani, Lachenaie, Que., Canada, Swift 008.a, 27. 2. (6), Buddy Rice, Phoenix, Ariz., Swift 008.a, 27. 3. (2), Anthony Lazzaro, Acworth, Ga., Swift 008.a, 27. 4. (5), Kenny Wilden, Burlington Ont., Canada, Swift 008.a, 27. 5. (11), Alex Gurney, Newport Beach, Calif., Swift 008.a, 27. 6. (9), David Rutledge, W. Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Swift 008.a, 27. 7. (7), David Besnard, Sydney, Australia, Swift 008.a, 27. 8. (14), Lee Bentham, Newmarket, Ont., Canada, Swift 008.a, 27. 9. (12), Mike Conte, Seattle, Wash., Swift 008.a, 27. 10. (16), Jean-Francois Veilleux, Boucherville, Que., Canada, Swift 008.a, 27. 11. (29), Masaoki Nagashima, Tokyo, Japan, Swift 008.a, 27. 12. (17), Sam Hornish_Jr, Defiance, Ohio, Swift 008.a, 27. 13. (13), Joe Sposato, Arcadia, Calif., Ralt RT-41, 26. 14. (20), Sergei Szortkya, Sinking Spring, Pa., Swift 008.a, 26. 15. (4), Andrew Bordin, Woodbridge, Ont., Canada, Swift 008.a, 26. 16. (21), John Brooks, Tucson, Ariz., Swift 008.a, 26. 17. (23), Eric Jensen, New Castle, Ont., Canada, Swift 008.a, 26. 18. (15), Cam Binder, Calgary, Alta., Canada, Swift 008.a, 26. 19. (30), Brian Westerlund, Surrey, B.C., Canada, Ralt RT-41, 25. 20. (27), Tom Wieringa, Oakbrook, Ill., Swift 008.a, 25. 21. (24), David Cutler, Medina, Wash., Swift 008.a, 25. 22. (3), William Langhorne, Washington, D.C., Swift 008.a, 24, mechanical. 23. (18), Bob Perona, Denver, Colo., Swift 008.a, 24. 24. (22), Steve Forrer, Mequon, Wis., Ralt RT-40, 22, puncture. 25. (25), Bob Siska, San Francisco, Calif., Ralt RT-40, 19, contact. 26. (8), Nicolas Rondet, San Diego, Calif., Swift 008.a, 15, puncture. 27. (26), Imran Husain, India, Swift 008.a, 12, gearbox. 28. (19), Christophe Beauvais, Montreal, Que., Canada, Swift 008.a, 9, gearbox. 29. (10), Elton Julian, Los Angeles, Calif., Swift 008.a, 3, gearbox. 30. (28), Joe Asturi, Solon, Ohio, Ralt RT-41, 1, electrical.

Race Statistics: Margin of victory: .410 sec. Winner's speed: 100.465 mph. Time of race: 44:15.779. Lap leaders: Tagliani, 1-27. Fastest race lap: Rice, 1:36.704 (102.188 mph). Cautions: none. Next race: July 11, Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis.

NOTE: Earlier results showed Bentham with a 5th-place finish. Following his 45-second time penalty for jumping the start at Montreal, Bentham was dropped to an 8th-place finish. Gurney moved into 5th, Rutledge to 6th, and Besnard to 7th.

*** REVISED KOOL/TOYOTA ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVERS POINTS STANDINGS -- FOLLOWING ROUND 5, MONTREAL:

        Driver                          Points
1.      Anthony Lazzaro                 85
2.      Buddy Rice                      58
3.      Alexandre Tagliani              57
4.      Kenny Wilden                    49
5.      Lee Bentham                     44
6.      David Rutledge                  39
7.      Nicolas Rondet (R)              28
8.      Jean-Francois Veilleux (R)      26
9.      Sam Hornish, Jr. (R)            23
10.     Andrew Bordin                   20
        Mike Conte                      20
12.     Alex Gurney (R)                 17
13.     David Besnard (R)               16
14.     Elton Julian (R)                10
15.     Masaoki Nagashima               5
16.     William Langhorne (R)           4
        Imran Husain (R)                4
        Cam Binder                      4
19.     Tom Wieringa (R)                2
        Bob Perona (R)                  2
21.     Tony Ave                        1
        John Brooks                     1
23.     Romeo Kapudija (R) (C2)         0
24.     Joe Sposato (C2)                0
25.     David Cutler                    0
26.     Steve Forrer (C2)               0
27.     Sergei Szortyka                 0
28.     Eric Jensen                     0
29.     Marcelo Gaffoglio (R)           0
30.     Brian Westerlund (R) (C2)       0
31.     Bob Siska (C2)                  0
32.     Gary Peterson                   0
33.     Christophe Beauvais (R)         0
34.     Joe Asturi (R) (C2)             0

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Series Atlantic
Drivers Alex Gurney , Tony Ave , David Rutledge , Christophe Beauvais , Anthony Lazzaro , David Besnard , David Cutler , Buddy Rice , Bob Siska , Eric Jensen , Gary Peterson , Andrew Bordin , Masaoki Nagashima , Romeo Kapudija , Sergei Szortyka , Imran Husain , Elton Julian , Tom Wieringa , Sam Hornis , Lee Bentham