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2006 Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma


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IndyCar Series race number 13 of 14
Sunday, August 27, 2006 at Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, CA
80 laps on a 1.990 mile road course (159.2 miles)

Time of race: 1:58:06
Average Speed: 93.486 mph
Pole Speed: 107.484 mph
Cautions: 4 for 10 laps
Margin of Victory: .066 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    2006 IndyCar Series results   /   2006 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
1 226   Marco Andretti NYSE Group   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F80131,400running3050
2 527   Dario Franchitti Klein Tools / Canadian Club   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8099,050running040
3 84   Vitor Meira Lincoln Tech   (Panther Racing)D/H/F8084,050running035
4 19   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)P/H/F8075,500running4035
5 33   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/H/F8059,400running030
6 610   Dan Wheldon Target   (Chip Ganassi)P/H/F8053,900running1028
71417   Jeff Simmons Team Ethanol   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)P/H/F8050,400running026
81116   Danica Patrick Team Argent   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)P/H/F8049,000running024
9106   Sam Hornish, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/H/F8049,000running022
10 97   Bryan Herta XM Satellite Radio   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8047,400running020
11 411   Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8045,800running019
121620   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F7946,400running018
131355   Kosuke Matsuura Panasonic ARTA   (Adrian Fernandez)D/H/F7943,000running017
14178   Scott Sharp Delphi   (Adrian Fernandez)P/H/F7941,300running016
151215   Buddy Rice Team Argent   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)P/H/F7539,900running015
16 75   Ryan Briscoe Escort Radar Detectors   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F6738,500handling014
17182   Tomas Scheckter Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F4437,000running013
181514   Jeff Bucknum ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F937,000handling012
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; P - Panoz G Force
  Engine: H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11010  
11133   #14,17 accident turn 11 
144330  
44463   #15,55 accident turn 11 
47493  
50512   debris turn 9a 
527221  
73742   #7 spun turn 7 
75806  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.5%             Average green flag run: 14.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Scott Dixon12828
  Dan Wheldon293810
  Scott Dixon395012
  Marco Andretti518030

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Helio Castroneves 441    
2   Sam Hornish, Jr. 440   -1  
3   Dan Wheldon 422   -19  
4   Scott Dixon 420   -21  
5   Vitor Meira 383   -58  
6   Tony Kanaan 358   -83  
7   Marco Andretti 313   -128  
8   Dario Franchitti 311   -130  
9   Danica Patrick 284   -157  
10   Tomas Scheckter 278   -163  
11   Bryan Herta 274   -167  
12   Scott Sharp 265   -176  
13   Kosuke Matsuura 254   -187  
14   Ed Carpenter 222   -219  
15   Buddy Rice 217   -224  
16   Jeff Simmons 193   -248  
17   Felipe Giaffone 142   -299  
18   Buddy Lazier 122   -319  
19   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 114   -327  
20   Jeff Bucknum 84   -357