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2012 Indianapolis 500


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IZOD IndyCar Series race number 5 of 15
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:58:51
Average Speed: 167.734 mph
Pole Speed: 226.484 mph
Cautions: 8 for 39 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 220,000
Lead changes: 34

Glossary    2012 IZOD IndyCar Series results   /   2012 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
11650   Dario Franchitti Target 50th Anniversary   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F2002,474,280running2354
5 12   Ryan Briscoe IZOD   (Roger Penske)D/C/F200489,930running1545
2159   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F2001,102,280running5344
3 811   Tony Kanaan GEICO / Mouser Electronics   (KV Racing Technology)D/C/F200636,580running742
6 227   James Hinchcliffe GoDaddy.com   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F200357,680running541
42722   Oriol Servia Hurco   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/C/F200443,430running035
72118   Justin Wilson Sonny's Real Pit BBQ   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F200303,430running030
10 63   Helio Castroneves Shell V-Power / Pennzoil Ultra   (Roger Penske)D/C/F200308,930running029
81483   Charlie Kimball NovoLog FlexPen   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F200277,655running328
92099   Townsend Bell BraunAbility Wheelchair Vans   (Sam Schmidt)D/H/F200251,305running026
24 426   Marco Andretti RC Cola   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F187368,480crash5925
11108   Rubens Barrichello BMC / Embrase / Hyundai   (KV Racing Technology)D/C/F200331,080running223
121198   Alex Tagliani Barracuda Networks   (BHA / Curb-Agajanian)D/H/F200252,205running222
27 328   Ryan Hunter-Reay DHL / Sun Drop Citrus Soda   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F123346,680suspension022
131238   Graham Rahal Service Central   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F200306,680running021
14184   J.R. Hildebrand National Guard   (Panther Racing)D/C/F200306,680running020
28 512   Will Power Verizon   (Roger Penske)D/C/F79310,430crash020
151719   James Jakes Boy Scouts of America   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F200252,555running019
162377   Simon Pagenaud HP   (Schmidt-Hamilton Motorsports)D/H/F200303,680running018
18 95   E.J. Viso CITGO / PDVSA   (KV Racing Technology)D/C/F199303,430running018
25 767   Josef Newgarden Dollar General   (Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing)D/H/F161257,805engine018
171915   Takuma Sato Mi-Jack / With You Japan   (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)D/H/F199301,755running3117
192230   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Office Depot   (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)D/H/F199253,305running016
231325   Ana Beatriz Ipiranga   (Andretti-Conquest Racing)D/C/F190252,805running016
20257   Sebastien Bourdais McAfee / Bing   (Dragon Racing)D/C/F199252,805running015
212820   Ed Carpenter Fuzzy's Vodka   (Ed Carpenter)D/C/F199304,930running015
22306   Katherine Legge TrueCar   (Dragon Racing)D/C/F199303,680running015
262417   Sebastian Saavedra Automatic Fire Sprinklers   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F143256,305electrical014
292914   Mike Conway ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F78305,430crash013
303139   Bryan Clauson Angie's List   (Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing)D/H/F46258,055handling013
312641   Wade Cunningham Ecat / ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F42251,555electrical013
323278   Simona de Silvestro Nuclear Clean Air Energy / Lotus   (Keith Wiggins)D/L/F10303,430105% rule013
333364   Jean Alesi Lotus / F.P. Journe   (Fan Force United)D/L/F9251,555105% rule013
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; H - Honda; L - Lotus
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11313  
14174   #39 spun turn 2 
187962  
80867   #12,14 accident turn 2 
87893  
90945   #25 accident turn 2 
9514551  
1461516   #17 stalled turn 2 
15216312  
1641707   #67 stalled backstretch 
17118010  
1811833   #20 spun turn 1 
1841874  
1881936   #26 accident turn 1 
1941996  
2002001   #15 accident turn 1 
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.5%             Average green flag run: 20.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  James Hinchcliffe111
  Ryan Briscoe243
  James Hinchcliffe562
  Ryan Briscoe7159
  James Hinchcliffe16172
  Ryan Briscoe18192
  Marco Andretti20212
  Ryan Briscoe22221
  Marco Andretti234422
  Alex Tagliani45462
  Scott Dixon47471
  Charle Kimball48492
  Marco Andretti507324
  Scott Dixon74785
  Charle Kimball79791
  Marco Andretti809011
  Scott Dixon9111828
  Takuma Sato1191235
  Rubens Barrichello1241252
  Takuma Sato12614621
  Scott Dixon1471471
  Takuma Sato1481525
  Dario Franchitti1531597
  Scott Dixon1601601
  Dario Franchitti1611622
  Scott Dixon1631719
  Dario Franchitti1721732
  Scott Dixon1741763
  Dario Franchitti1771771
  Scott Dixon1781781
  Dario Franchitti1791868
  Tony Kanaan1871937
  Dario Franchitti1941941
  Scott Dixon1951984
  Dario Franchitti1992002

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Will Power 200    
2   James Hinchcliffe 164   -36  
3   Helio Castroneves 164   -36  
4   Scott Dixon 153   -47  
5   Ryan Hunter-Reay 143   -57  
6   Simon Pagenaud 136   -64  
7   Dario Franchitti 136   -64  
8   Ryan Briscoe 128   -72  
9   Tony Kanaan 113   -87  
10   J.R. Hildebrand 103   -97  
11   Rubens Barrichello 102   -98  
12   Takuma Sato 100   -100  
13   Oriol Servia 99   -101  
14   Graham Rahal 97   -103  
15   Charlie Kimball 96   -104  
16   Justin Wilson 94   -106  
17   E.J. Viso 94   -106  
18   Marco Andretti 86   -114  
19   James Jakes 77   -123  
20   Mike Conway 75   -125