Portland Forsythe Qualifying Report

Forsythe Championship Racing, Ltd. 1999 PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship Budweiser G.I. Joe's 200 Presented by Texaco/Havoline Portland International Raceway - Portland, Oregon June 18-20, 1999 Circuit: 1.967-mile permanent road...

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

Budweiser G.I. Joe's 200 Presented by Texaco/Havoline Portland International Raceway - Portland, Oregon June 18-20, 1999

Circuit: 1.967-mile permanent road course Race: 38 laps/74.746 miles Broadcast: June 20 - ESPN2 11:30 pm EST

Airton Dare, #1 Banestado Lola - Qualified 9th:

"The balance changed a lot with new tires. I had a bit of understeer and then when we changed tires, I had oversteer. I've never had oversteer here."

Guy Smith, #6 Swift Caravans Lola - Qualified 10th:

"We're pretty disappointed. We hoped to be a lot farther up the grid, but we didn't have the balance with the new tires."

Top-10 Qualifiers:

1. Oriol Servia 66.112 = 107.218 mph 2. Jonny Kane 66.267 = 106.967 mph 3. Philipp Peter 66.281 = 106.945 mph 4. Didier Andre 66.323 = 106.877 mph 5. Felipe Giaffone 66.420 = 106.721 mph 6. Geoff Boss 66.488 = 106.612 mph 7. Tony Renna 66.633 = 106.380 mph 8. Derek Higgins 66.654 = 106.346 mph 9. Airton Dare 66.686 = 106.295 mph 10. Guy Smith 66.717 = 106.246 mph

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Guy Smith , Felipe Giaffone , Didier André , Airton Daré , Oriol Servia , Derek Higgins , Jonny Kane , Tony Renna , Geoff Boss , Philipp Peter