Michigan Forsythe Race Report

Forsythe Championship Racing, Ltd. 1999 PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship The Detroit News 100 Michigan Speedway - Brooklyn, Michigan July 22-24, 1999 Circuit: 2-mile superspeedway Race: 50 laps/100 miles Broadcast: July 25 - ESPN2 - 5:30...

Forsythe Championship Racing, Ltd. 1999 PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship

The Detroit News 100 Michigan Speedway - Brooklyn, Michigan July 22-24, 1999

Circuit: 2-mile superspeedway Race: 50 laps/100 miles Broadcast: July 25 - ESPN2 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST (Note: Race was run on Saturday, July 24th)

Post-Race Quotes

Airton Dare, #1 Banestado Lola - Finished 15th Retired from race on Lap 19 while running in fifth position:

"I saw smoke at the front of the car coming out of Turn 2. I felt a vibration and when I put the steering wheel straight, the wheel just came off. It looks like the upright failed. It's a shame. We did an engine change after the morning warmup session and the car was perfect. It's been one of those weekends."

Guy Smith, #6 Swift Caravans Lola - Finished 6th:

"I lost several positions when I was behind Scott Dixon's car and he started spraying oil. I couldn't see anything. I was trying to clear the oil off my visor and mirrors and battle understeer from the oil at the same time. At the end of the race, I was waiting for Felipe (Giaffone) to make a move and I was going to go with him. He didn't make a move and then (Mario) Dominguez was there and that was it."

Top-10 Finishers:

1. Philipp Peter 2. Casey Mears 3. Felipe Giaffone 4. Mario Dominguez 5. Oriol Servia 6. Guy Smith 7. Jonny Kane 8. Rodolfo Lavin 9. Geoff Boss 10.Andy Boss

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Guy Smith , Felipe Giaffone , Casey Mears , Airton Daré , Scott Dixon , Oriol Servia , Mario Dominguez , Jonny Kane , Rodolfo Lavin , Geoff Boss , Philipp Peter