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1996 PPG Indy Car World Series

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Races  16
Drivers' champion  Jimmy Vasser
Manufacturers' Cup  Honda
Start date  1996
Race  16
End date  September 8
Constructors' Cup  Reynard
Nations' Cup  United States
Rookie of the year  Alex Zanardi
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The 1996 PPG Indy Car World Series season, the eighteenth in the CART era of U.S. open-wheel racing, consisted of 16 races, beginning in Homestead, Florida on March 3 and concluding in Monterey, California on September 8, in which it was marred by the death of Jeff Krosnoff. The PPG Indy Car World Series Drivers' Champion was Jimmy Vasser. Rookie of the Year was Alex Zanardi. This was the first season after the split with the Indy Racing League and the last year that CART licensed the "IndyCar" trademark from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Indianapolis 500 was replaced in the Series by the U.S. 500, held in Brooklyn, Michigan.


Teams and drivers

The following teams and drivers competed in the 1996 Indy Car World Series season.


  • (R) Road Course/Street Circuit, (O) Oval/Speedway
  • Final driver standings

    Note: 1 Jeff Krosnoff died in an accident at the Molson Indy Toronto.

    Nation's Cup

  • Top result per race counts towards Nation's Cup.
  • References

    1996 PPG Indy Car World Series Wikipedia

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