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PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship 1996 standings

Championship points standings for the PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship 1996

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag David EmpringhamForsythe RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
148
2.Flag Tony KanaanTasman MotorsportsLola T93/20 (Buick)
113
3.Flag Gualter SallesBrian Stewart RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
108
4.Flag Claude BourbonnaisForsythe RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
104
5.Flag Mark HotchkisLeading Edge MotorsportLola T93/20 (Buick)
101
6.Flag Alex PadillaTeam MedlinLola T93/20 (Buick)
90
7.Flag Helio Castroneves Tasman MotorsportsLola T93/20 (Buick)
84
8.Flag David de SilvaGenoa RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
61
9.Flag José Luis Di PalmaTasman MotorsportsLola T93/20 (Buick)
56
10.Flag Chris SimmonsTeam GreenLola T93/20 (Buick)
54
11.Flag Jeff WardDorricott RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
53
12.Flag Greg RayTeam GreenLola T93/20 (Buick)
48
13.Flag Shigeaki Hattori Dorricott RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
42
14.Flag Hideki NodaIndy Regency TeamLola T93/20 (Buick)
34
15.Flag Robby UnserPacWest LightsLola T93/20 (Buick)
25
16.Flag Bertrand GodinForsythe RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
21
17.Flag Felipe Giaffone Leading Edge Motorsport, Brian Stewart RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
20
18.Flag Nick FirestoneBrian Stewart RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
18
19.Flag Jack MillerBrian Stewart Racing Lola T93/20 (Buick)
12
19.Flag Jaki ScheckterFRE RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
12
21.Flag Roque ArandaRaceCarsLola T93/20 (Buick)
8
22.Flag Freddy van BeurenRaceCarsLola T93/20 (Buick)
7
23.Flag Doug BoyerSummitt MotorsportsLola T93/20 (Buick)
5
24.Flag Casey MearsTeam MearsLola T93/20 (Buick)
5
25.Flag Robbie BuhlFRE RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
2
25.Flag Rodolfo Martinez Lavín Leading Edge MotorsportLola T93/20 (Buick)
2
27.Flag José CordovaFRE RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
1
27.Flag Shan GroffTeam Leisy/McCormackLola T93/20 (Buick)
1
Flag Sohrab AmirsardariLeading Edge MotorsportLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Mattias AnderssonBrian Stewart RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Andy BossPerformance RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Danny CandiaRaceCarsLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Paulo CarcasciRaceCarsLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Peter Faucetta jr.FRE RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag José Giaffone Leading Edge MotorsportLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Diego GuzmanRaceCarsLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Niclas JönssonTeam Leisy/McCormackLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag David LaCroixPerformance RacingLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Harry PuterbaughTeam Leisy/McCormackLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Bob ReidRaceCarsLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Flag Mauricio SlavieroRaceCarsLola T93/20 (Buick)
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag David Empringham
3
Flag Gualter Salles
3
Most pole positionsFlag David Empringham
3
Most podium positionsFlag David Empringham
6
Most podium positions without a winFlag Alex Padilla
3

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
43.9%U.S.A.Flag Andy Boss, Mark Hotchkis, Alex Padilla, Doug Boyer, Robbie Buhl, David de Silva, Peter Faucetta jr., Nick Firestone, Shan Groff, David LaCroix, Casey Mears, Jack Miller, Harry Puterbaugh, Greg Ray, Chris Simmons, Robby Unser, Jeff Ward, Bob Reid18
19.5%BrazilFlag Tony Kanaan, Gualter Salles, Helio Castroneves, Paulo Carcasci, José Cordova, Felipe Giaffone, Mauricio Slaviero, José Giaffone8
9.8%CanadaFlag Sohrab Amirsardari, Claude Bourbonnais, David Empringham, Bertrand Godin4
4.9%ParaguayFlag Roque Aranda, Danny Candia2
4.9%MexicoFlag Rodolfo Martinez Lavín, Freddy van Beuren2
4.9%SwedenFlag Mattias Andersson, Niclas Jönsson2
4.9%JapanFlag Shigeaki Hattori, Hideki Noda2
2.4%South AfricaFlag Jaki Scheckter1
2.4%ColombiaFlag Diego Guzman1
2.4%ArgentinaFlag José Luis Di Palma1

Individual driver statistics for the 1996 PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Amirsardari, SohrabFlag n/a2000
Andersson, MattiasFlag 23 y/o2000
Aranda, RoqueFlag n/a3000
Boss, AndyFlag 24 y/o2000
Bourbonnais, ClaudeFlag 29 y/o11151
Boyer, DougFlag n/a5000
Buhl, RobbieFlag 32 y/o1000
Candia, DannyFlag 37 y/o1000
Carcasci, PauloFlag 32 y/o1000
Castroneves, HelioFlag 21 y/o11131
Cordova, JoséFlag 32 y/o2000
de Silva, DavidFlag 30 y/o12110
Di Palma, José LuisFlag 30 y/o12000
Empringham, DavidFlag 32 y/o12363
Faucetta jr., PeterFlag n/a1000
Firestone, NickFlag 30 y/o6000
Giaffone, FelipeFlag 21 y/o10000
Giaffone, José Flag n/a3000
Godin, BertrandFlag 28 y/o4000
Groff, ShanFlag 18 y/o2000
Guzman, DiegoFlag n/a1000
Hattori, ShigeakiFlag 32 y/o11000
Hotchkis, MarkFlag 27 y/o12152
Jönsson, NiclasFlag 28 y/o1000
Kanaan, TonyFlag 21 y/o12252
LaCroix, DavidFlag n/a1000
Lavín, Rodolfo MartinezFlag 18 y/o11000
Mears, CaseyFlag 18 y/o1000
Miller, JackFlag 35 y/o12000
Noda, HidekiFlag 27 y/o12010
Padilla, AlexFlag 25 y/o11030
Puterbaugh, HarryFlag n/a1000
Ray, GregFlag 29 y/o12010
Reid, BobFlag n/a1000
Salles, GualterFlag 25 y/o12341
Scheckter, JakiFlag 21 y/o3000
Simmons, ChrisFlag n/a12010
Slaviero, MauricioFlag n/a3000
Unser, RobbyFlag 28 y/o11000
van Beuren, FreddyFlag 24 y/o5000
Ward, JeffFlag 35 y/o11012
#DateCircuitWinnerSecondThirdPoleFL
11996-03-03Homestead-MiamiEmpringhamSimmonsHotchkisEmpringham
21996-04-14Long BeachEmpringhamKanaanSallesSalles
31996-04-28Nazarethde SilvaEmpringhamHotchkisBourbonnais
41996-05-25MichiganEmpringhamHotchkisWardEmpringham
51996-06-02MilwaukeeHotchkisRayEmpringhamHotchkis
61996-06-09Belle IsleKanaanPadillaBourbonnaisEmpringham
71996-06-23PortlandSallesPadillaEmpringhamKanaan
81996-06-30ClevelandSallesBourbonnaisCastronevesHotchkis
91996-07-14TorontoSallesBourbonnaisNoda
101996-08-04Trois-RiviéresCastronevesKanaanPadillaCastroneves
111996-09-01Vancouver, BCBourbonnaisKanaanHotchkisWard
121996-09-08Laguna SecaKanaanCastronevesBourbonnaisKanaan
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