Adverts

Open Access Articles- Top Results for 2001 CART season

2001 CART season

#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.Constructors' Cup#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.23x15pxReynard#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.Manufacturers' Cup#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.Template:Country data JapanHonda#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.Nations' Cup#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.23x15pxBrazil#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.Rookie of the Year#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.23x15pxScott Dixon <tr>
2001 CART season
FedEx Championship Series
Season
Races 21 20
Start date March 11
End date November 4
Awards
Drivers' champion 23x15px Gil de Ferran
Chronology
Previous season Next season
2000 2002

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. A twenty-first race in Fort Worth, Texas was canceled after qualifying due to safety concerns. The FedEx Championship Series Drivers' Champion was Gil de Ferran. Rookie of the Year was Scott Dixon.

Drivers and constructors

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

Team Chassis Engine Tyre No Drivers Races
23x15px Team Penske Reynard 01i Honda F 1 23x15px Gil de Ferran All
3 23x15px Hélio Castroneves All
23x15px Chip Ganassi Racing Lola B1/00 Toyota F 4 23x15px Bruno Junqueira All
12 23x15px Nicolas Minassian 1-7
23x15px Memo Gidley 8-21
23x15px Walker Motorsport Reynard 01i Toyota F 5 Template:Country data Japan Toranosuke Takagi All
23x15px Newman-Haas Racing Lola B1/00 Toyota F 6 23x15px Cristiano da Matta All
11 23x15px Christian Fittipaldi All
23x15px Team Rahal Lola B1/00 Ford Cosworth F 7 23x15px Max Papis All
8 23x15px Kenny Bräck All
23x15px Bettenhausen Racing Lola B1/00 Ford Cosworth F 16 23x15px Michel Jourdain, Jr. All
23x15px PacWest Racing Reynard 01i Toyota F 17 23x15px Maurício Gugelmin All
18 23x15px Scott Dixon All
23x15px Dale Coyne Racing Lola B2K/00 Ford Cosworth F 19 23x15px Michael Krumm 1-2
21 23x15px Luiz Garcia, Jr. 1-2
23x15px Patrick Racing Reynard 01i Toyota F 19 23x15px Townsend Bell 16-17
20 23x15px Roberto Moreno All
40 23x15px Jimmy Vasser All
23x15px Sigma Autosport Lola B1/00 Ford Cosworth F 22 23x15px Oriol Servià All
23x15px Arciero-Blair Racing Lola B2K/00 Phoenix/Ford Cosworth F 25 23x15px Max Wilson 1-19
23x15px Alex Barron 20-21
23x15px Team Green Reynard 01i Honda F 26 23x15px Paul Tracy All
27 23x15px Dario Franchitti All
23x15px Forsythe Racing Reynard 01i Ford Cosworth F 32 23x15px Patrick Carpentier All
33 23x15px Alex Tagliani All
77 23x15px Bryan Herta All
23x15px Team Motorola Reynard 01i Honda F 39 23x15px Michael Andretti All
23x15px Fernández Racing Reynard 01i Honda F 51 23x15px Adrián Fernández All
52 Template:Country data Japan Shinji Nakano All
23x15px Mo Nunn Racing Reynard 01i Honda F 55 23x15px Tony Kanaan All
66 23x15px Alex Zanardi 1-16
23x15px Casey Mears 18-21

Races

Rnd Race Name Circuit City/Location Date
1 23x15px Tecate/Telmex Monterrey Grand Prix Fundidora Park Monterrey, Mexico March 11
2 23x15px Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, California April 8
3 23x15px Firestone Firehawk 600 Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas April 29
4 23x15px Lehigh Valley Grand Prix Presented by Toyota Nazareth Speedway Nazareth, Pennsylvania May 6
5 Template:Country data Japan Firestone Firehawk 500 Twin Ring Motegi Motegi, Japan May 19
6 23x15px Miller Lite 225 Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin June 3
7 23x15px Tenneco Automotive Grand Prix of Detroit The Raceway on Belle Isle Park Detroit, Michigan June 17
8 23x15px Freightliner/G.I. Joes 200 Presented by Texaco Portland International Raceway Portland, Oregon June 24
9 23x15px Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport Cleveland, Ohio July 1
10 23x15px Molson Indy Toronto Exhibition Place Toronto, Ontario July 15
11 23x15px Harrah's 500 Presented by Toyota Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan July 22
12 23x15px Target Grand Prix Presented by Energizer Chicago Motor Speedway Cicero, Illinois July 29
13 23x15px Miller Lite 200 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio August 12
14 23x15px Motorola 220 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin August 19
15 23x15px Molson Indy Vancouver Streets of Vancouver Vancouver, British Columbia September 2
16 23x15px The American Memorial EuroSpeedway Lausitz Klettwitz, Germany September 15
17 23x15px Rockingham 500 Rockingham Motor Speedway Corby, United Kingdom September 22
18 23x15px Texaco/Havoline Grand Prix of Houston Streets of Houston Houston, Texas October 7
19 23x15px Honda Grand Prix of Monterey Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Monterey, California October 14
20 23x15px Honda Indy 300 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Australia October 28
21 23x15px Marlboro 500 Presented by Toyota California Speedway Fontana, California November 4
  Oval/Speedway
  Road Course/Street Circuit

Full Series Results

Race Results

Rnd Race Name Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 23x15px Tecate/Telmex Monterrey Grand Prix 23x15px Kenny Bräck 23x15px Dario Franchitti 23x15px Cristiano da Matta Newman-Haas Racing Report
2 23x15px Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 23x15px Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Report
3 23x15px Firestone Firehawk 600 23x15px Kenny Bräck Report
4 23x15px Lehigh Valley Grand Prix Presented by Toyota 23x15px Bruno Junqueira 23x15px Tony Kanaan 23x15px Scott Dixon PacWest Racing Report
5 Template:Country data Japan Firestone Firehawk 500 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 23x15px Alex Zanardi 23x15px Kenny Bräck Team Rahal Report
6 23x15px Miller Lite 225 23x15px Kenny Bräck 23x15px Dario Franchitti 23x15px Kenny Bräck Team Rahal Report
7 23x15px Tenneco Automotive Grand Prix of Detroit 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 23x15px Michael Andretti 23x15px Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Report
8 23x15px Freightliner/G.I. Joes 200 Presented by Texaco 23x15px Max Papis 23x15px Max Papis 23x15px Max Papis Team Rahal Report
9 23x15px Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar 23x15px Maurício Gugelmin 23x15px Roberto Moreno 23x15px Dario Franchitti Team Green Report
10 23x15px Molson Indy Toronto 23x15px Gil de Ferran 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 23x15px Michael Andretti Team Motorola Report
11 23x15px Harrah's 500 Presented by Toyota 23x15px Kenny Bräck 23x15px Patrick Carpentier 23x15px Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing Report
12 23x15px Target Grand Prix Presented by Energizer 23x15px Tony Kanaan 23x15px Kenny Bräck 23x15px Kenny Bräck Team Rahal Report
13 23x15px Miller Lite 220 23x15px Gil de Ferran 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 23x15px Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Report
14 23x15px Motorola 220 23x15px Kenny Bräck 23x15px Bruno Junqueira 23x15px Bruno Junqueira Chip Ganassi Racing Report
15 23x15px Molson Indy Vancouver 23x15px Alex Tagliani 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 23x15px Roberto Moreno Patrick Racing Report
16 23x15px The American Memorial 23x15px Gil de Ferran 23x15px Tony Kanaan 23x15px Kenny Bräck Team Rahal Report
17 23x15px Rockingham 500 23x15px Kenny Bräck 23x15px Patrick Carpentier 23x15px Gil de Ferran Team Penske Report
18 23x15px Texaco/Havoline Grand Prix of Houston 23x15px Gil de Ferran 23x15px Jimmy Vasser 23x15px Gil de Ferran Team Penske Report
19 23x15px Honda Grand Prix of Monterey 23x15px Gil de Ferran 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 23x15px Max Papis Team Rahal Report
20 23x15px Honda Indy 300 23x15px Roberto Moreno 23x15px Jimmy Vasser 23x15px Cristiano da Matta Newman-Haas Racing Report
21 23x15px Marlboro 500 presented by Toyota 23x15px Alex Tagliani 23x15px Max Papis 23x15px Cristiano da Matta Newman-Haas Racing Report
  Oval/Speedway
  Road Course/Street Circuit

Final driver standings

Pos Driver MTY 23x15px LBH 23x15px NAZ 23x15px MOT Template:Country data Japan MIL 23x15px DET 23x15px POR 23x15px CLE 23x15px TOR 23x15px MIC 23x15px CHI 23x15px MDO 23x15px ROA 23x15px VAN 23x15px LAU 23x15px ROC 23x15px HOU 23x15px LAG 23x15px SUR 23x15px FON 23x15px Pts
1 23x15px Gil de Ferran 2 3 23 13 7 6 13 4 14* 24 3 2 5 2 8 1* 1* 3* 4 6 199
2 23x15px Kenny Bräck 1 5 25 2* 1 1* 9 11 6 20 17 1 20 14 8 1* 2 7 25 5 26 163
3 23x15px Michael Andretti 4 28 6 23 2 4 8 15 1 19 24 26 2 3 4 5 21 14 2 7 147
4 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 8 1* 11 2* 26 1* 17 12 19 8 7* 1* 7* 18 12 4 5 6 20 22 141
5 23x15px Cristiano da Matta 1* 2 10 25 25 7 10 7 15 4 19 10 6 20 26 3 6 20 1 1 140
6 23x15px Max Papis 12 17 24 6 8 11 1* 18 8 16* 13 24 16 22 2 11 9 1 9 2* 107
7 23x15px Dario Franchitti 9 6 8 17 9 2 6 1 24 2 15 16 19 9 25 9 2 19 23 23 105
8 23x15px Scott Dixon 13 19 1 9 3 22 7 20 5 10 4 12 4 13 9 22 18 4 15 17 98
9 23x15px Tony Kanaan 7 7 16 3 6 Wth 24 16 10 21 8 5 12 4 7 8 12 8 17 5 93
10 23x15px Patrick Carpentier 25 23 25 19 17 8 5 26 21 1 2 3 9 16 3 16 10 26 11 10 91
11 23x15px Alex Tagliani 21 18 22 22 12 21 12 9 2 6 6 7 8 23* 21 14 19 15 3 3 80
12 23x15px Jimmy Vasser 6 5 4 5 21 18 16 5 26 23 14 23 21 19 15 7 11 5 6 12 77
13 23x15px Roberto Moreno 27 11 12 10 15 3 2 8 11 12 20 6 11 1 23 13 22 22 22* 19 76
14 23x15px Paul Tracy 3 4 3 18 24 14 21 24 6 7 12 4 26 26 10 6 24 18 14 24 73
15 23x15px Christian Fittipaldi 20 24 5 4 18 5 3 11 12 18 25 8 18 11 19 24 8 9 8 13 70
16 23x15px Bruno Junqueira 22 9 7 24 4 19 23 23 13 9 17 13 1 12 11 25 23 7 21 4 68
17 23x15px Memo Gidley 25 2* 17 14 5 11 20 10 14 18 3 2 10 14 65
18 23x15px Adrián Fernández 19 16 19 16 5 12 19 21 3 25 10 22 3 21 24 23 14 10 19 18 45
19 23x15px Oriol Servià 14 14 9 14 14 16 9 17 23 11 18 9 10 5 5 10 26 17 25 11 42
20 23x15px Michel Jourdain, Jr. 17 13 13 11 13 25 15 25 16 3 23 17 17 6 17 19 25 23 7 16 30
21 Template:Country data Japan Toranosuke Takagi 10 20 14 20 20 20 18 14 222 13 11 21 22 7 6 26 4 13 16 15 29
22 23x15px Bryan Herta 16 10 21 21 22 15 14 3 18 5 21 25 24 17 27 15 13 12 18 25 28
23 23x15px Alex Zanardi 24 26 20 7 11 24 26 13 4 20 9 19 13 24 203 24
24 23x15px Maurício Gugelmin 15 22 12 10 10 20 10 7 15 22 14 23 15 16 20 20 16 24 20 17
25 23x15px Max Wilson 28 21 17 23 23 4 19 25 15 25 25 18 21 16 24 12
26 Template:Country data Japan Shinji Nakano 18 12 15 8 16 13 22 22 9 22 16 18 15 14 22 17 15 21 12 21 11
27 23x15px Nicolas Minassian 11 8 18 15 19 17 7
28 23x15px Casey Mears 17 11 26 8 7
29 23x15px Alex Barron 13 9 4
30 23x15px Townsend Bell 13 12 1
31 23x15px Michael Krumm 23 15 0
32 23x15px Luiz Garcia, Jr. 26 27 0
Pos Driver MTY 23x15px LBH 23x15px NAZ 23x15px MOT Template:Country data Japan MIL 23x15px DET 23x15px POR 23x15px CLE 23x15px TOR 23x15px MIC 23x15px CHI 23x15px MDO 23x15px ROA 23x15px VAN 23x15px LAU 23x15px ROC 23x15px HOU 23x15px LAG 23x15px SUR 23x15px FON 23x15px Pts
Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th & 5th place
Light Blue 6th-10th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Top 10)
Purple Did not finish
Red Did not qualify
(DNQ)
Brown Withdrawn
(Wth)
Black Disqualified
(DSQ)
White Did not start
(DNS)
Blank Did not
participate
(DNP)
Not competing
In-line notation
Bold Pole position
Italics Ran fastest race lap
* Led most race laps
Rookie of the Year
Rookie

Point Scoring System:

  • Points are awarded based on each driver's resulting place (regardless of whether the car is running at the end of the race):
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Points 20 16 14 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

Bonus Points:

  • 1 For Pole Position
  • 1 For Leading The Most Laps Of The Race

Notes

1 Kenny Bräck 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.
Pos Country MTY 23x15px LBH 23x15px NAZ 23x15px MOT Template:Country data Japan MIL 23x15px DET 23x15px POR 23x15px CLE 23x15px TOR 23x15px MIC 23x15px CHI 23x15px MDO 23x15px ROA 23x15px VAN 23x15px LAU 23x15px ROC 23x15px HOU 23x15px LAG 23x15px SUR 23x15px FON 23x15px Pts
1 23x15px Brazil 1 1 5 2 4 1 2 4 7 5 3 1 1 1 7 1 1 3 1 1 341
2 23x15px United States 4 5 4 5 2 4 8 2 1 4 5 11 2 3 4 5 3 2 2 7 240
3 23x15px Canada 3 4 3 18 12 8 5 9 2 1 2 3 8 16 3 6 10 15 3 3 187
4 23x15px Sweden 5 25 2 1 1 9 11 6 20 17 1 20 14 8 1 2 7 25 5 26 163
5 23x15px Italy 12 17 20 6 8 11 1 18 4 16 9 19 13 22 2 11 9 1 9 2 118
6 23x15px United Kingdom 9 6 8 17 9 2 6 1 24 2 15 16 19 9 25 9 2 19 23 23 105
7 23x15px New Zealand 13 19 1 9 3 22 7 20 5 10 4 12 4 13 9 22 18 4 15 17 98
8 23x15px Mexico 17 13 9 11 5 12 15 21 3 3 10 17 3 6 17 19 14 10 7 16 75
9 Template:Country data Japan Japan 10 12 14 8 16 13 18 14 9 13 11 18 15 7 6 17 4 13 12 15 42
10 23x15px Spain 14 14 9 14 14 16 9 17 23 11 18 9 10 5 5 10 26 17 25 11 42
11 23x15px France 11 8 18 15 19 17 7
12 23x15px Germany 23 15 0
Pos Country MTY 23x15px LBH 23x15px NAZ 23x15px MOT Template:Country data Japan MIL 23x15px DET 23x15px POR 23x15px CLE 23x15px TOR 23x15px MIC 23x15px CHI 23x15px MDO 23x15px ROA 23x15px VAN 23x15px LAU 23x15px ROC 23x15px HOU 23x15px LAG 23x15px SUR 23x15px FON 23x15px Pts

Chassis Constructor's Cup

Pos Chassis Pts
1 23x15px Reynard 378
2 23x15px Lola 335
Pos Chassis Pts

Engine Manufacturer's Cup

Pos Engine Pts
1 Template:Country data Japan Honda 342
2 Template:Country data Japan Toyota 309
3 23x15px
23x15px Ford-Cosworth
297
4 23x15px Phoenix 0
Pos Engine Pts

References

See also