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2008 Peak Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma County


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IndyCar Series race number 16 of 18
Sunday, August 24, 2008 at Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, CA
80 laps on a 1.990 mile road course (159.2 miles)

Time of race: 1:50:16
Average Speed: 100.254 mph
Pole Speed: 107.809 mph
Cautions: 1 for 2 laps
Margin of Victory: 5.293 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    2008 IndyCar Series results   /   2008 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
1 13   Helio Castroneves Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F8095,000running5153
2 26   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F8085,000running1940
3 411   Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8080,000running135
41610   Dan Wheldon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F8075,000running032
5 97   Danica Patrick Motorola   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8070,000running030
61433   E.J. Viso PDVSA / HVM Racing   (Keith Wiggins)D/H/F8060,000running928
7184   Vitor Meira National Guard / Delphi   (Panther Racing)D/H/F8060,000running026
81506   Graham Rahal Hole in the Wall Camps / McDonald's   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F8060,000running024
9 702   Justin Wilson McDonald's Racing Team   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F8060,000running022
101219   Mario Moraes Sonny's Bar-B-Q   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F8060,000running020
112215   Buddy Rice TranSystems   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F8060,000running019
12 59   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F8060,000running018
132027   Hideki Mutoh Formula Dream   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8060,000running017
141026   Marco Andretti Blockbuster / Star Wars: The Clone Wars   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8060,000running016
15 65   Oriol Servia KV Racing Technology   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F8060,000running015
161196   Mario Dominguez Visit Mexico City / PCM Racing   (Tyler Tadevic)D/H/F8060,000running014
171318   Bruno Junqueira Z-Line Designs   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F8060,000running013
18 817   Ryan Hunter-Reay Team Ethanol   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F8060,000running012
191923   Townsend Bell William Rast   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F7960,000running012
20242   A.J. Foyt IV Lilly Diabetes / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F7960,000running012
212736   Enrique Bernoldi Sangari / Conquest Racing   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F7960,000running012
222114   Darren Manning ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F7960,000running012
232320   Ed Carpenter Menards / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F7860,000off course012
242634   Jaime Camara Sangari   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F7860,000running012
25 38   Will Power Aussie Vinyards / Team Australia   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F7760,000off course010
262525   Marty Roth Men's Warehouse   (Marty Roth)D/H/F7660,000running010
271712   Tomas Scheckter Symantec / Luczo-Dragon Racing   (Stephen Luczo / Jay Penske)D/H/F5660,000driveshaft010
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; P - Panoz G Force
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
11515  
16172   #25 spun turn 7 
188063  
  Percent of race run under caution: 2.5%             Average green flag run: 39.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Helio Castroneves11616
  Ryan Briscoe172711
  E.J. Viso28358
  Helio Castroneves36449
  Ryan Briscoe45528
  Tony Kanaan53531
  Helio Castroneves54574
  E.J. Viso58581
  Helio Castroneves598022

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Scott Dixon 576    
2   Helio Castroneves 533   -43  
3   Dan Wheldon 452   -124  
4   Tony Kanaan 446   -130  
5   Ryan Briscoe 390   -186  
6   Danica Patrick 345   -231  
7   Marco Andretti 327   -249  
8   Hideki Mutoh 315   -261  
9   Oriol Servia 313   -263  
10   Ryan Hunter-Reay 310   -266  
11   Vitor Meira 301   -275  
12   Ed Carpenter 294   -282  
13   Buddy Rice 284   -292  
14   Darren Manning 279   -297  
15   Will Power 277   -299  
16   Justin Wilson 271   -305  
17   E.J. Viso 262   -314  
18   Graham Rahal 259   -317  
19   A.J. Foyt IV 243   -333  
20   Enrique Bernoldi 220   -356