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2001 CART season

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Races  21 20
Drivers' champion  Gil de Ferran
Manufacturers' Cup  Honda
Start date  2001
End date  November 4
Constructors' Cup  Reynard
Nations' Cup  Brazil
Rookie of the year  Scott Dixon
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The 2001 FedEx Championship Series season, the twenty-third in the CART era of U.S. open-wheel racing, consisted of 20 races, beginning in Monterrey, Mexico on March 11 and concluding in Fontana, California on November 4. What would have been the third race in the season, the Firestone Firehawk 600 in Fort Worth, Texas was canceled after qualifying due to safety concerns. The FedEx Championship Series Drivers' Champion was Gil de Ferran, while the Rookie of the Year was Scott Dixon.


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Drivers and constructors

The following teams and drivers competed in the 2001 CART Championship Series season.


  • (R) Road course/Street circuit, (O) Oval/Speedway
  • Final driver standings


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  • 1 Kenny Br├Ąck also awarded 1 point for his pole position in Fort Worth. The race was cancelled after qualifying due to excessively high speeds.
  • 2 Toranosuke Takagi was penalized 2 points for rough driving in Toronto.
  • 3 Alex Zanardi's car was impacted from the side by Alex Tagliani's car at EuroSpeedway Lausitz. Due to the injuries sustained in the collision the medical team had to amputate both of Zanardi's legs. This was the end of his open-wheel racing career.
  • Nation's Cup

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

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