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Template:Infobox American Championship Car season The 2010 Izod IndyCar Series season was the 15th season of the IndyCar Series, and the 99th recognized season of top-level American open wheel racing. It was the series' first of six planned seasons under Izod title sponsorship, a multi-million dollar deal which was announced on November 5, 2009.[1][2] Its premier event was the 94th Indianapolis 500, held on Sunday, May 30.

Chip Ganassi Racing's Dario Franchitti retained his title, to win his third in four seasons after defeating Team Penske driver Will Power in a championship battle that went to the final race of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Power had led the championship for most of the season, and led Franchitti by twelve into Homestead, but after hitting the wall during the race and registering a 25th place placing, Franchitti's eighth place finish with maximum bonus points gave him the championship by five points. Franchitti and Power each won one of the new-for-2010 sub-championships for oval tracks, and road courses. Franchitti won the oval championship with six top-five finishes from eight races, including victories at the Indianapolis 500 and Chicagoland,[3] and also won the road course event at Mid-Ohio. Power was even more dominant in the road course championship, finishing each of the nine races in the top three, with five wins in São Paulo, St. Petersburg, Watkins Glen, Toronto and Sonoma.[4]

After battling Franchitti for the title in 2009, Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe finished third and fifth in the championship standings with the third Penske car, piloted by Hélio Castroneves finished between the pair. Dixon won on the ovals at Kansas and Homestead-Miami, as well as a victory in Edmonton after Castroneves was penalised for blocking on a late-race restart. Dixon's victory in Florida helped him overhaul Castroneves for third place in the championship standings. Castroneves also took three victories during the season, winning the inaugural race at Barber Motorsports Park as well as back-to-back victories at Kentucky and Twin Ring Motegi, as he finished sixteen points behind Dixon. Briscoe finished over 100 points behind Franchitti, with a solitary victory at Texas. Andretti Autosport drivers Tony Kanaan and Ryan Hunter-Reay were the only other drivers to win a race, as they finished sixth and seventh respectively. Rookie of the Year went to Dale Coyne Racing driver Alex Lloyd who competed in his first full season, after three races over the previous two seasons. He finished 24 points ahead of Simona de Silvestro.

2010 IndyCar Series schedule Edit

The final 2010 schedule was announced on July 31, 2009,[5] with revisions announced on August 26, 2009.[6] New events included a season-opening street race in São Paulo, Brazil, and the new Alabama Grand Prix at Barber Motorsports Park. Richmond and Milwaukee did not return in 2010.[7] All races were broadcast, in the United States, on ABC[8] or Versus in HD.

Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Time (ET) TV
1 March 14 25px-Brazilflag São Paulo Indy 300 Streets of São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil 11:30 AM Versus
2 March 29Template:Sup USAflagsmall Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Streets of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, Florida 10:00 AM ESPN2
3 April 11 USAflagsmall Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by Legacy Credit Union Barber Motorsports Park Birmingham, Alabama 3:00 PM Versus
4 April 18 USAflagsmall Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, California 3:30 PM Versus
5 May 1 USAflagsmall RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300 Kansas Speedway Kansas City, Kansas 1:30 PM ABC
6 May 30 USAflagsmall 94th Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana 12:00 PM ABC
7 June 5 USAflagsmall Firestone 550K Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas 8:00 PM Versus
8 June 20 USAflagsmall Iowa Corn Indy 250 Iowa Speedway Newton, Iowa 1:30 PM Versus
9 July 4 USAflagsmall Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, New York 3:30 PM ABC
10 July 18 25px-Canadaflag Honda Indy Toronto Exhibition Place Toronto, Ontario 12:30 PM ABC
11 July 25 25px-Canadaflag Honda Indy Edmonton Edmonton City Centre Airport Edmonton, Alberta 5:00 PM Versus
12 August 8 USAflagsmall Honda Indy 200 presented by Westfield Insurance Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio 2:30 PM Versus
13 August 22 USAflagsmall Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma Infineon Raceway Sonoma, California 5:00 PM Versus
14 August 28 USAflagsmall Peak Antifreeze and Motor Oil Indy 300 Chicagoland Speedway Joliet, Illinois 7:00 PM Versus
15 September 4 USAflagsmall Kentucky Indy 300 Kentucky Speedway Sparta, Kentucky 8:00 PM Versus
16 September 18 Flag-of-japansmall Indy Japan 300 Twin Ring Motegi Motegi, Japan 10:00 PM Versus
17 October 2 USAflagsmall Cafés do Brasil Indy 300 Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead, Florida 6:00 PM Versus

Template:Legend Template:Legend Template:Sup – The Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was originally scheduled for March 28 (3:30 PM on ABC) but was postponed to the next day due to torrential rain.

Series newsEdit

  • Announced in a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on November 5, 2009, clothier Izod signed on as the series' new title sponsor from 2010 to 2015, with an option for two additional years.[1] According to Robin Miller,[9] the deal was worth $10 million per year with at least $5 million toward promotions and marketing. It would additionally include a payout of $100,000 per car, per year to teams eligible for the TEAM revenue-sharing program, and possible partial funding for a full-time car for Ryan Hunter-Reay, whom received sponsorship backing from the brand in 2009. This was the third title sponsorship in the IndyCar Series' history; previous sponsorships were provided by Pep Boys (1998–1999) and Northern Light (2000–2001).
  • On November 25, 2009, a season opening race in São Paulo, Brazil was confirmed by city authorities and an Indy Racing League press release.[10][11] The race, the São Paulo Indy 300, took place on a 2.3 mi (3.7 km) temporary street course. Despite the long travel distance for the teams, the event was lucrative with Terry Angstadt claiming each participating team would receive a six-figure sum from the event promoters in addition to all expenses paid.[12]
  • The possibility was left open for a race at Milwaukee, however, ongoing issues involving unpaid sanctioning fees from the management put the race, and the future of the facility, at risk. In November, Historic Mile, LLC. announced they were going out of business.[7] It was announced on December 16 that no national racing series would race at the Milwaukee Mile in 2010 due to the inability for Wisconsin State Fair Park officials to find a replacement promoter for the season.[13]
  • The July 25 race in Edmonton went ahead, despite event organizers losing $9.2 million on the race over the previous two seasons.[14][15]
  • 2010 rule changes were announced on January 12, 2010. The 4-position fuel mixture switch was removed so that cars were only able to run on "full rich" or "yellow" fuel settings. The Honda Overtake assist returned with an approximate doubling of bhp increase from last year's 5–20 bhp upon pressing the button. All cars had a reverse gear on the road and street courses in 2010.[16]
  • IRL founder and IMS board member, Tony George, resigned from the IMS effective immediately on January 19, 2010.[17]
  • Former chief executive officer of the Professional Bull Riders, Randy Bernard, was announced as the new IRL CEO on February 2, 2010.[18]
  • A carriage dispute between the Comcast Corporation and its Versus channel, and DirecTV that had been in place since August was resolved on March 15, 2010. This meant that Versus was restored to nearly sixteen million customers; returning to coverage that the channel offered before the dispute.[19]
  • Indianapolis 500 qualifying in 2010 awarded points to each of the 33 qualifying drivers. The polesitter received fifteen points, with the other drivers on the front row receiving 13 and 12 respectively. Each qualifying driver earned at least three points.[20]
  • Two additional titles were awarded starting with the 2010 season, with an oval champion and a road/street course champion being crowned. A trophy and prize money was awarded to the highest points finisher on the 9 road/street courses and 7 oval races (excluding Homestead).[21] After a fan vote, the names of the championships were announced as the A. J. Foyt Oval Championship and the Mario Andretti Road Course Championship.[22]

Teams and driversEdit

Driver chartEdit

  • This chart reflects confirmed championship participants ONLY. All drivers competed in Honda-engined, Firestone-shod, Dallara chassis. (R) reflects an IZOD IndyCar Series rookie.
Team # Drivers Sponsor(s) Notes
USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi Racing 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Target
10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Target/Suave/
Cottonelle/T-Mobile
Team did not use the champion's #1 it is entitled to, instead keeping the #10 for consistency.[23]
USAflagsmall Team Penske 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske
6 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe
12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Verizon Wireless
USAflagsmall Andretti Autosport 7 USAflagsmall Danica Patrick Go Daddy/Boost Mobile
11 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan 7-Eleven
26 USAflagsmall Marco Andretti Venom Energy
27 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Adam Carroll (R) Boost Mobile Watkins Glen and Mid-Ohio only;[24] partnership with AFS Racing[25]
37 USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay Izod/Ethanol
43 USAflagsmall John Andretti Window World Kansas and Indy 500 only; partnership with Richard Petty Motorsports
USAflagsmall Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing
Newman/Haas Racing
02 USAflagsmall Graham Rahal Quick Trim Toronto, Mid-Ohio, Sonoma, Chicagoland, Motegi and Homestead only.
06 Flag-of-japansmall Hideki Mutoh Formula Dream/Panasonic Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing from São Paulo to Long Beach.
USAflagsmall Dale Coyne Racing 18 22px-Flag of Venezuela Milka Duno Citgo
19 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Alex Lloyd (R) Boy Scouts of America
USAflagsmall Panther Racing 4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dan Wheldon National Guard
20 USAflagsmall Ed Carpenter Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka Indy 500, Chicagoland, Kentucky and Homestead only; partnership with Vision Racing
USAflagsmall KV Racing Technology 5 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato (R) Lotus Cars
8 22px-Flag of Venezuela E. J. Viso PDVSA/Herbalife
15 25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy GEICO/Make-A-Wish
Foundation/Toronto Blue Jays
Indy 500, Toronto, and Edmonton only.
32 25px-Brazilflag Mario Moraes GEICO
USAflagsmall de Ferran Dragon Racing 2 25px-Brazilflag Raphael Matos Hewlett-Packard/McAfee
21 USAflagsmall Davey Hamilton Hewlett-Packard Indy 500 and Chicagoland only; partnership with Kingdom Racing
USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt Enterprises 14 25px-Brazilflag Vitor Meira ABC Supply Company
41 USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt IV Indy 500 only. Lazier replaced Foyt on Bump Day.
USAflagsmall Jaques Lazier
USAflagsmall Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 22 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Justin Wilson Z-Line Designs/
Charter Communications
23 25px-Brazilflag Ana Beatriz (R) Petroleo Ipiranga/Lubrizol São Paulo only.
Flag of South Africasmall Tomas Scheckter MonaVie Indy 500 only.
24 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Mike Conway Dad's Root Beer/Roll Coater/
Honda Indy Toronto/MonaVie/
TranSystems
Conway injured at Indy 500; relief drivers filled in from Texas onwards.
USAflagsmall Graham Rahal Replaced Conway at Iowa.
Flag of South Africasmall Tomas Scheckter Replaced Conway at Texas, Toronto and Edmonton.
25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy Replaced Conway at Watkins Glen, Kentucky and Motegi.
USAflagsmall J. R. Hildebrand (R) Replaced Conway at Mid-Ohio and Sonoma.
25px-Brazilflag Ana Beatriz (R) Replaced Conway at Chicagoland and Homestead.
25 Petroleo Ipiranga/Lubrizol Indy 500 only.
USAflagsmall HVM Racing 78 20px-Flag of Switzerland Simona de Silvestro (R) Stargate Worlds
USAflagsmall Conquest Racing 34 25px-Brazilflag Mario Romancini (R) Guaraná Dolly/Ronn Motors/
ArmandoLive.com/SafeFreight
Technology
São Paulo to Edmonton only; left team afterward for financial reasons.
22px-Flag of Italy Francesco Dracone (R) La Pasta/Halkin Jet Mid Ohio only.
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Bertrand Baguette (R) Royal Automobile Club of
Belgium/Angie's List/Ice Watch
Sonoma onwards. Dracone and Baguette swapped car numbers at Sonoma.
36 Barber to Mid-Ohio only. Angie's List sponsored Baguette at Indy 500 and Texas.
22px-Flag of Italy Francesco Dracone (R) La Pasta/Halkin Jet Sonoma only. Dracone and Baguette swapped car numbers at Sonoma.
Flag of South Africasmall Tomas Scheckter Laverstroke Park Farm Chicagoland and Kentucky only.
USAflagsmall Roger Yasukawa N/A Motegi only.
22px-Flag of Colombia Sebastián Saavedra (R) N/A Homestead only. Partnership with Walker Racing.
25px-Canadaflag FAZZT Race Team 33 25px-Brazilflag Bruno Junqueira Bowers & Wilkins Indy 500 only.
77 25px-Canadaflag Alex Tagliani Bowers & Wilkins/La Capsule
Sportive/Hot Wheels
Part-time entries
USAflagsmall Sarah Fisher Racing 66 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jay Howard (R) Service Central Kansas, Indy 500, Texas, Mid-Ohio, and Chicagoland only.
USAflagsmall Graham Rahal Kentucky only.
67 Dollar General St. Pete, Barber, and Long Beach only.
USAflagsmall Sarah Fisher Kansas, Indy 500, Texas, Iowa, Chicagoland, Kentucky, and Homestead only.
USAflagsmall Sam Schmidt Motorsports 99 USAflagsmall Townsend Bell Herbalife Indy 500 only; partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing
USAflagsmall Bryan Herta Autosport 29 22px-Flag of Colombia Sebastián Saavedra (R) William Rast Indy 500 only.
USAflagsmall Rahal Letterman Racing 30 USAflagsmall Graham Rahal Quick Trim Indy 500 only.

Team and driver newsEdit

TestingEdit

Two open tests were scheduled for February 24–26 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama and May 4 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.[112] At Barber, Team Penske's Will Power recorded the best time over the three sessions, and topped the times in two of the three held. His lap time of 1:09.8724 – set in the third session[113] – saw him as the only driver to set a time in the 1:09s. Team-mates Hélio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe set the second-fastest and third-fastest laps of the test. The Kentucky test was washed out by weepers – water seeping up onto the track from six inches of overnight rain – and no times were set.[114]

Race resultsEdit

Rd. Race Pole position Fastest lap Most laps led Winning driver Winning team Report
1 25px-Brazilflag São Paulo 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power USAflagsmall Team Penske Report
2 USAflagsmall St. Petersburg 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 22px-Flag of Venezuela E. J. Viso 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power USAflagsmall Team Penske Report
3 USAflagsmall Barber 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Justin Wilson USAflagsmall Marco Andretti 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves USAflagsmall Team Penske Report
4 USAflagsmall Long Beach 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay USAflagsmall Andretti Autosport Report
5 USAflagsmall Kansas 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi Racing Report
6 USAflagsmall Indianapolis 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi Racing Report
7 USAflagsmall Texas 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe USAflagsmall Team Penske Report
8 USAflagsmall Iowa 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan USAflagsmall Andretti Autosport Report
9 USAflagsmall Watkins Glen 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power USAflagsmall Team Penske Report
10 25px-Canadaflag Toronto 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Justin Wilson 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Justin Wilson 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power USAflagsmall Team Penske Report
11 25px-Canadaflag Edmonton 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi Racing Report
12 USAflagsmall Mid-Ohio 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe 25px-Canadaflag Alex Tagliani 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi Racing Report
13 USAflagsmall Sonoma 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power USAflagsmall J. R. Hildebrand 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power USAflagsmall Team Penske Report
14 USAflagsmall Chicagoland 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi Racing Report
15 USAflagsmall Kentucky USAflagsmall Ed Carpenter USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dan Wheldon 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves USAflagsmall Team Penske Report
16 Flag-of-japansmall Motegi 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves USAflagsmall Team Penske Report
17 USAflagsmall Homestead 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti USAflagsmall Marco Andretti 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon USAflagsmall Chip Ganassi Racing Report

Race summariesEdit

Round 1: São Paulo Indy 300Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 5 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 61 2:00:57.7112 4
2 4 37 USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 61 +1.8581 20
3 16 14 25px-Brazilflag Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 61 +9.7094 0
4 12 2 25px-Brazilflag Raphael Matos De Ferran Luczo Dragon Racing 61 +10.4235 0
5 18 4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 61 +10.8883 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 7 between 5 drivers
Cautions: 5 for 19 laps

Round 2: Honda Grand Prix of St. PetersburgEdit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 1 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 100 2:07:05.7968 50
2 4 22 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 100 +0.8244 0
3 19 6 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 100 +4.7290 9
4 5 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 100 +5.1699 0
5 13 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 100 +22.2172 3
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 10 between 8 drivers
Cautions: 5 for 23 laps

Round 3: Indy Grand Prix of AlabamaEdit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 3 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 90 1:56:41.3928 20
2 5 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 90 +0.5703 0
3 7 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 90 +8.1590 0
4 1 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 90 +8.6639 12
5 4 26 USAflagsmall Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 90 +9.7410 58
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 7 between 3 drivers
Cautions: 2 for 5 laps

Round 4: Toyota Grand Prix of Long BeachEdit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 2 37 USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 85 1:47:12.5404 64
2 3 22 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 85 +5.6031 0
3 1 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 85 +8.5864 19
4 8 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 85 +10.6287 2
5 6 11 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 85 +11.7732 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 5 between 3 drivers
Cautions: 1 for 5 laps

Round 5: RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 2 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 1:50:43.1410 167
2 3 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 200 +3.0528 2
3 15 11 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 200 +3.2210 0
4 8 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 200 +3.8300 0
5 22 37 USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 200 +6.1133 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 3 between 3 drivers
Cautions: 4 for 33 laps

Round 6: 94th Indianapolis 500Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 3 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 200 3:05:37.0131 155
2 18 4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 200 +0.1536 0
3 16 26 USAflagsmall Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 200 +20.9875 1
4 26 19 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Alex Lloyd Dale Coyne Racing 200 +20.9876 0
5 6 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 +21.4922 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 13 between 8 drivers
Cautions: 9 for 44 laps

Round 7: Firestone 550Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 1 6 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 228 2:04:47.1555 102
2 8 7 USAflagsmall Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 228 +1.4629 1
3 10 26 USAflagsmall Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 228 +2.3162 0
4 4 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 228 +3.0770 0
5 2 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 228 +7.5882 86
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 10 between 7 drivers
Cautions: 4 for 36 laps

Round 8: Iowa Corn Indy 250Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 15 11 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 250 1:42:12.4036 62
2 4 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 250 +4.2030 43
3 19 8 22px-Flag of Venezuela E. J. Viso KV Racing Technology 250 +5.2538 0
4 8 6 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 250 +9.0536 0
5 1 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 250 +9.5902 32
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 16 between 7 drivers
Cautions: 4 for 51 laps

Round 9: Camping World Grand Prix at The GlenEdit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 1 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 60 1:40:27.4391 45
2 3 6 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 60 +1.2181 4
3 4 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 60 +2.6754 1
4 11 2 25px-Brazilflag Raphael Matos De Ferran Dragon Racing 60 +8.0208 0
5 9 32 25px-Brazilflag Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 60 +9.3229 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 5 between 4 drivers
Cautions: 2 for 5 laps

Round 10: Honda Indy TorontoEdit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 2 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 85 1:47:15.2554 15
2 5 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 85 +1.2757 22
3 4 37 USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 85 +1.7605 0
4 8 11 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 85 +3.5382 2
5 14 02 USAflagsmall Graham Rahal Newman/Haas Racing 85 +9.7349 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 6 between 5 drivers
Cautions: 6 for 21 laps

Round 11: Honda Indy EdmontonEdit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 3 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 95 1:50:37.0551 2
2 1 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 95 +2.6688 76
3 4 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 95 +3.2831 0
4 5 6 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 95 +8.8652 0
5 8 37 USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 95 +11.1482 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 4 between 3 drivers
Cautions: 4 for 10 laps

Round 12: Honda Indy 200Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 2 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 85 1:54:32.2568 29
2 1 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 85 +0.5234 25
3 6 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 85 +4.0883 0
4 14 77 25px-Canadaflag Alex Tagliani FAZZT Race Team 85 +5.6423 30
5 5 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 85 +5.9150 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 4 between 4 drivers
Cautions: 5 for 15 laps

Round 13: Indy Grand Prix of SonomaEdit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 1 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 75 1:52:34.1915 73
2 6 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 75 +0.7432 2
3 3 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 75 +6.6132 0
4 5 6 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 75 +7.8607 0
5 2 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 75 +10.4594 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 2 between 2 drivers
Cautions: 4 for 10 laps

Round 14: Peak Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 2 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 200 1:47:49.5783 28
2 7 4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 200 +0.0423 14
3 5 26 USAflagsmall Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 200 +0.1051 3
4 9 37 USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 200 +0.1631 2
5 13 11 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 200 +0.3408 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 25 between 11 drivers
Cautions: 3 for 28 laps

Round 15: Kentucky Indy 300Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 8 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 200 1:41:50.0059 7
2 1 20 USAflagsmall Ed Carpenter Panther Racing 200 +13.1597 11
3 3 4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 200 +13.9214 93
4 26 11 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 200 +13.9931 0
5 11 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 200 +14.1968 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 11 between 7 drivers
Cautions: 2 for 23 laps

Round 16: Indy Japan 300Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 1 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 200 2:04:04.4780 153
2 4 10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 200 +4.5746 0
3 3 12 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power Team Penske 200 +5.0743 0
4 2 6 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 200 +6.4825 32
5 12 7 USAflagsmall Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 200 +7.6057 0
Race average speed: Template:Convert/mi/h
Lead changes: 3 between 3 drivers
Cautions: 5 for 50 laps

Round 17: Cafés do Brasil Indy 300Edit

Top Five Finishers
Fin.
Pos
St.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time Laps
Led
1 2 9 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 1:52:08.5580 47
2 11 7 USAflagsmall Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 200 +2.7587 0
3 8 11 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 200 +2.7698 4
4 4 6 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 200 +3.7827 7
5 10 3 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 200 +5.3324 1
Race average speed: 158.905 mph (255.733 km/h)
Lead changes: 18 between 7 drivers
Cautions: 5 for 39 laps

Final driver standingsEdit

Pos Driver SAO
25px-Brazilflag
STP
USAflagsmall
ALA
USAflagsmall
LBH
USAflagsmall
KAN
USAflagsmall
INDY USAflagsmall TXS
USAflagsmall
IOW
USAflagsmall
WGL
USAflagsmall
TOR
25px-Canadaflag
EDM
25px-Canadaflag
MDO
USAflagsmall
SNM
USAflagsmall
CHI
USAflagsmall
KTY
USAflagsmall
MOT
Flag-of-japansmall
HMS
USAflagsmall
Pts
QL 500
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 7* 5 3 12 2 3 1* 5 18* 3 2 3 1 3 1 5 2 8* 602
2 25px-AustraliaFLAG Will Power 1 1* 4 3 12 2 8 14 5 1* 1 2* 2 1* 16 8 3 25 597
3 25px-Newzealand flag Scott Dixon 6 18 2 4 1* 6 5 4 6 8 20 1 5 2 8 7 6 1 547
4 25px-Brazilflag Hélio Castroneves 9 4 1 7 4 1 9 20 2 9 24 10 3 5 6 1 1* 5 531
5 25px-AustraliaFLAG Ryan Briscoe 14 3 6 8 6 4 24 1* 4 2 18 4 6 4 11* 24 4 4 482
6 25px-Brazilflag Tony Kanaan 10 10 8 5 3 32 11 6 1 21 4 12 17 7 5 4 7 3 453
7 USAflagsmall Ryan Hunter-Reay 2 11 12 1* 5 17 18 7 8 7 3 5 10 8 4 21 9 11 445
8 USAflagsmall Marco Andretti 23 12 5* 14 13 16 3 3 15 13 8 11 9 12 3 6 11 7 392
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Dan Wheldon 5 20 11 9 15 18 2 9 11 6 10 20 14 25 2 3* 10 9 388
10 USAflagsmall Danica Patrick 15 7 19 16 11 23 6 2 10 20 6 15 21 16 14 9 5 2 367
11 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Justin Wilson 11 2 7 2 18 11 7 19 24 10 7* 21 27 6 7 11 16 21 361
12 25px-Brazilflag Vitor Meira 3 15 18 11 10 30 27 10 7 19 11 16 15 15 9 23 17 6 310
13 25px-Canadaflag Alex Tagliani 19 6 10 21 8 5 10 18 12 17 17 23 4* 14 25 15 13 14 302
14 25px-Brazilflag Raphael Matos 4 8 14 20 16 12 29 16 14 4 21 13 7 21 29 16 18 17 290
15 25px-Brazilflag Mario Moraes 24 21 13 6 7 13 31 21 25 5 14 7 12 11 17 18 24 27 287
16 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Alex Lloyd 18 23 23 19 19 26 4 8 13 25 23 18 13 10 21 13 21 12 266
17 22px-Flag of Venezuela E. J. Viso 12 17 16 15 27 19 25 11 3 11 19 8 26 19 27 26 15 19 262
18 Flag-of-japansmall Hideki Mutoh 20 14 15 13 23 9 28 12 20 12 12 17 18 17 13 17 14 20 250
19 20px-Flag of Switzerland Simona de Silvestro 16 16 21 17 21 22 14 24 21 24 9 22 8 13 23 25 23 23 242
20 USAflagsmall Graham Rahal 9 17 22 7 12 9 5 20 9 10 20 8 10 235
21 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato 22 22 25 18 24 31 20 25 19 15 25 9 25 18 26 27 12 18 214
22 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Bertrand Baguette 20 24 20 24 22 22 17 18 16 14 11 23 12 10 25 15 213
23 22px-Flag of Venezuela Milka Duno 21 24 24 25 26 DNQ 23 23 23 26 25 23 22 19 19 19 24 184
24 25px-Brazilflag Mario Romancini 17 13 22 23 22 27 13 17 16 22 22 24 149
25 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Mike Conway 8 19 9 10 14 15 19 110
26 USAflagsmall Sarah Fisher 17 29 26 15 22 15 22 22 92
27 25px-Canadaflag Paul Tracy DNQ 14 13 6 12 22 91
28 USAflagsmall Ed Carpenter 8 17 20 2 13 90
29 Flag of South Africasmall Tomas Scheckter 20 15 13 15 19 28 14 89
30 25px-Brazilflag Ana Beatriz 13 21 21 24 26 55
31 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jay Howard 25 DNQ 26 24 22 44
32 USAflagsmall John Andretti 9 28 30 35
33 22px-Flag of Colombia Sebastián Saavedra 33 23 16 29
34 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Adam Carroll 16 19 26
35 USAflagsmall J. R. Hildebrand 16 24 26
36 USAflagsmall Davey Hamilton 14 33 18 26
37 22px-Flag of Italy Francesco Dracone 22 20 24
38 USAflagsmall Townsend Bell 10 16 18
39 25px-Brazilflag Bruno Junqueira 25 32 13
40 USAflagsmall Roger Yasukawa 20 12
USAflagsmall A. J. Foyt IV DNQ 0
USAflagsmall Jaques Lazier DNQ 0
Pos Driver SAO
25px-Brazilflag
STP
USAflagsmall
ALA
USAflagsmall
LBH
USAflagsmall
KAN
USAflagsmall
QL 500 TXS
USAflagsmall
IOW
USAflagsmall
WGL
USAflagsmall
TOR
25px-Canadaflag
EDM
25px-Canadaflag
MDO
USAflagsmall
SNM
USAflagsmall
CHI
USAflagsmall
KTY
USAflagsmall
MOT
Flag-of-japansmall
HMS
USAflagsmall
Pts
INDY USAflagsmall
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
(1 point)
Exception: Indianapolis 500
Italics Ran fastest race lap
* Led most race laps
(2 points)</span>
DNS Any driver who qualifies
but does not start (DNS),
earns half the points
had they taken part.
Rookie of the Year
Rookie

Points are awarded to drivers on the following basis:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
All races 50 40 35 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Indy qualifying[20] 15 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
  • Extra points awarded for qualifying at Indianapolis based on drivers performance.
  • Ties in points broken by number of wins, followed by number of 2nds, 3rds, etc., and then by number of pole positions, followed by number of times qualified 2nd, etc.

See alsoEdit

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