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IndyCar Series race number 1 of 14
Sunday, March 26, 2006 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, FL
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:46:14
Average Speed: 167.73 mph
Pole Speed: 218.539 mph
Cautions: 4 for 32 laps
Margin of Victory: .015 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    2006 IndyCar Series results   /   2006 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
1 610   Dan Wheldon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F200109,800running850
2 23   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/H/F20090,200running4240
3 16   Sam Hornish, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/H/F20095,400running14538
4 527   Dario Franchitti Klein Tools / Jim Beam   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20060,700running032
5 39   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F20055,300running030
61055   Kosuke Matsuura Panasonic ARTA   (Adrian Fernandez)D/H/F19850,600running328
7118   Scott Sharp Delphi   (Adrian Fernandez)D/H/F19847,200running226
8 714   Felipe Giaffone ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F19846,000running024
9 92   Tomas Scheckter Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F19746,000running022
101251   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Circle K   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/H/F19644,600running020
11 411   Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F15943,200crash019
121691   P.J. Chesson Carmelo   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/H/F15241,900gearbox018
13 87   Bryan Herta XM Satellite Radio   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F14040,700crash017
14145   Buddy Lazier Escort Radar Detectors   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F1239,100electrical016
151326   Marco Andretti NYSE Group   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F1237,900half shaft015
16154   Vitor Meira Econova   (Panther Racing)D/H/F1036,600engine014
171716   Danica Patrick Team Argent   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)P/H/F035,200did not start07
181815   Buddy Rice Team Argent   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)P/H/F035,200did not start06
191917   Paul Dana Team Ethanol   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)P/H/F033,800did not start06
202020   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F032,600did not start06
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
199  
102011   #4 smoke 
2110585  
1061116   debris turn 4 
11216150  
1621687   #91 stalled pit exit 
1691691  
1701778   #7 accident turn 1 
17820023  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.0%             Average green flag run: 33.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Sam Hornish, Jr.15757
  Helio Castroneves58669
  Scott Sharp67682
  Kosuke Matsuura69713
  Sam Hornish, Jr.7215988
  Helio Castroneves16018223
  Dan Wheldon1831897
  Helio Castroneves19019910
  Dan Wheldon2002001

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dan Wheldon 50    
2   Helio Castroneves 40   -10  
3   Sam Hornish, Jr. 38   -12  
4   Dario Franchitti 32   -18  
5   Scott Dixon 30   -20  
6   Kosuke Matsuura 28   -22  
7   Scott Sharp 26   -24  
8   Felipe Giaffone 24   -26  
9   Tomas Scheckter 22   -28  
10   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 20   -30  
11   Tony Kanaan 19   -31  
12   P.J. Chesson 18   -32  
13   Bryan Herta 17   -33  
14   Buddy Lazier 16   -34  
15   Marco Andretti 15   -35  
16   Vitor Meira 14   -36  
17   Danica Patrick 7   -43  
18   Ed Carpenter 6   -44  
19   Buddy Rice 6   -44  
20   Paul Dana 6   -44