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1999 CART season

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Races  20
Drivers' champion  Juan Pablo Montoya
Manufacturers' Cup  Honda
Start date  1999
Race  20
End date  October 31
Constructors' Cup  Reynard
Nations' Cup  Brazil
Rookie of the year  Juan Pablo Montoya
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Similar  1998 CART season, 2000 CART season, 2003 CART season, 1996 PPG Indy Car World Ser, 2001 CART season

The 1999 FedEx Championship Series season, the twenty-first in the CART era of U.S. open-wheel racing, consisted of 20 races, beginning in Homestead, Florida on March 21 and concluding in Fontana, California on October 31, in which it was marred by the deaths of Greg Moore and of Gonzalo Rodríguez. The FedEx Championship Series Drivers' Champion and Rookie of the Year was Juan Pablo Montoya.


Drivers and constructors

The following teams and drivers competed in the 1999 CART Championship Series season.

Final driver standings


  • 1 Gonzalo Rodriguez died in qualifying at Laguna Seca Raceway after his car flipped while trying to navigate the corkscrew. He was 27 years old.
  • 2 Greg Moore died in the season finale at California Speedway after an early crash. His car flipped over several times after a collision with the inside wall on the back straight. He was 24 years old.
  • Nation's Cup

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

    1999 CART season Wikipedia