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1999 Pep Boys Indy Racing League Recap

 

Driver Point Champion - Greg Ray - Team Menard
Rookie of the Year - Scott Harrington - Harrington Motorsports

Indy Racing League (IRL) Information
Indy Racing League (IRL) Drver Champion

The 1999 Pep Boys Indy Racing League season was highly competitive and parity was the order of the year. Team Menard had a very good season with their driver Greg Ray capturing 3 race wins in a row and the series championship. This was the last year before CART teams began to break ranks and jump to the IRL.

Pep Boys Indy Racing League 1999 Race Results

 

Date
Race
Track
Miles
Type
Winner
1/24/99
Orlando
200
PO
Eddie Cheever
3/28/99
Phoenix
200
PO
Scott Goodyear
5/1/99
Charlotte
118.5
PO
Race Cancelled
5/30/99
Indianapolis
500
PO
Kenny Brck
6/12/99
Ft. Worth
312
PO
Scott Goodyear
6/27/99
PPIR
200
PO
Greg Ray
7/17/99
Atlanta
312
PO
Scott Sharp
8/1/99
Dover
200
CO
Greg Ray
8/29/99
PPIR
200
PO
Greg Ray
9/26/99
Las Vegas
312
PO
Sam Schmidt
10/17/99
Ft. Worth
312
PO
Mark Dismore

Pep Boys Indy Racing League 1998 Driver Points

 

Rank
Driver
Points
Behind
Starts
Poles
Wins
Top 5
Top 10
Winnings
1
Greg Ray
293
Leader
10
4
3
5
5
$2,036,800
2
Kenny Brack
256
-37
10
0
1
4
6
$1,943,540
3
Mark Dismore
240
-53
10
2
1
2
5
$765,850
4
Davey Hamilton
237
-56
10
0
0
3
6
$678,450
5
Sam Schmidt
233
-60
10
1
1
5
6
$760,900
6
Buddy Lazier
224
-69
10
0
0
3
6
$745,150
7
Eddie Cheever Jr.
222
-71
10
0
1
3
4
$868,500
8
Scott Sharp
220
-73
10
1
1
3
6
$730,000
9
Scott Goodyear
217
-76
10
0
2
3
3
$800,450
10
Robby Unser
207
-86
10
0
0
1
5
$594,350
11
Jeff Ward
206
-87
10
0
0
3
5
$981,850
12
Billy Boat
204
-89
10
1
0
3
6
$846,000
13
Buzz Calkins
201
-92
10
0
0
2
5
$614,100
14
Scott Harrington
165
-128
8
0
0
1
4
$309,400
15
Stephan Gregoire
162
-131
9
0
0
1
2
$328,400
16
Robby McGehee
156
-137
7
0
0
1
4
$420,650
17
John Hollansworth Jr.
146
-147
10
0
0
1
1
$587,700
18
Jaques Lazier
144
-149
8
0
0
0
4
$310,500
19
Tyce Carlson
139
-154
10
0
0
0
1
$514,100
20
Eliseo Salazar
137
-156
9
0
0
2
2
$378,800
21
Donnie Beechler
130
-163
10
0
0
0
2
$312,300
22
Robbie Buhl
114
-179
5
0
0
2
3
$387,300
23
Raul Boesel
98
-195
6
0
0
1
1
$453,000
24
Jimmy Kite
86
-207
6
0
0
0
2
$424,300
25
Steve Knapp
69
-224
6
0
0
0
1
$402,500
26
Ronnie Johncox
59
-234
6
0
0
0
0
$79,500
27
Johnny Unser
57
-236
5
0
0
0
0
$221,800
28
John Paul Jr.
39
-254
3
0
0
0
0
$108,100
29
Roberto Moreno
38
-255
2
0
0
0
1
$272,370
30
Roberto Guerrero
36
-257
3
0
0
0
0
$297,200
31
Robby Gordon
32
-261
1
0
0
1
1
$253,270
32
Andy Michner
29
-264
2
0
0
0
0
$52,300
33
Tony Stewart
22
-271
1
0
0
0
1
$186,670
34
Hideshi Matsuda
20
-273
1
0
0
0
1
$186,000
35
Stan Wattles
19
-274
2
0
0
0
0
$190,400
36
Marco Greco
18
-275
1
0
0
0
0
$19,000
37
Brian Tyler
16
-277
1
0
0
0
0
$15,500
38
Jeret Schroeder
15
-278
1
0
0
0
0
$176,250
39
Dr. Jack Miller
13
-280
2
0
0
0
0
$158,300
40
Bobby Regester
12
-281
1
0
0
0
0
$13,400
41
Arie Luyendyk
11
-282
1
1
0
0
0
$382,350
42
Doug Didero
10
-283
1
0
0
0
0
$10,200
43
Niclas Jonsson
8
-285
1
0
0
0
0
$20,600
44
Gualter Salles
7
-286
1
0
0
0
0
$10,400
45
Wim Eyckmans
7
-286
1
0
0
0
0
$145,250
46
Sarah Fisher
5
-288
1
0
0
0
0
$10,200
47
Willy T. Ribbs
4
-289
1
0
0
0
0
$32,400
48
Jason Leffler
2
-291
1
0
0
0
0
$32,400