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IndyCar Series race number 12 of 14
Sunday, August 13, 2006 at Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, KY
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:44:03
Average Speed: 170.676 mph
Pole Speed: 218.328 mph
Cautions: 4 for 35 laps
Margin of Victory: .587 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    2006 IndyCar Series results   /   2006 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
1 26   Sam Hornish, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/H/F200115,800running5750
2 59   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F20094,850running2240
3 13   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/H/F20088,750running3035
4 310   Dan Wheldon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F20063,000running6635
5 411   Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20057,300running030
10137   Bryan Herta XM Satellite Radio   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20055,900running1720
6 94   Vitor Meira Lincoln Tech   (Panther Racing)D/H/F20052,200running528
7172   Tomas Scheckter Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F20050,700running026
81116   Danica Patrick Team Argent   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F20047,400running024
9 627   Dario Franchitti Klein Tools / Canadian Club   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20047,400running022
11 820   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F19944,400running019
12125   Sarah Fisher Fastenal   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F19943,100running018
131614   Jeff Bucknum ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F19941,800running017
141517   Jeff Simmons Team Ethanol   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F19940,200running016
151415   Buddy Rice Team Argent   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F19838,900running015
171826   Marco Andretti NYSE Group   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F19738,100running213
16108   Scott Sharp Delphi   (Adrian Fernandez)D/H/F19837,500running114
181925   Marty Roth Roth Racing   (Marty Roth)D/H/F19636,100running012
19 755   Kosuke Matsuura Panasonic ARTA   (Adrian Fernandez)D/H/F11834,600crash012
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
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
15555  
56649   #20 spun pit exit 
658824  
89957   debris turn 4 
9611823  
11913416   #55 accident turn 4 
13519157  
1921943   #8 spun turn 2 
1952006  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.5%             Average green flag run: 33.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Helio Castroneves155
  Sam Hornish, Jr.61813
  Helio Castroneves19191
  Sam Hornish, Jr.203011
  Helio Castroneves315323
  Dan Wheldon54552
  Scott Dixon56583
  Vitor Meira59591
  Dan Wheldon607920
  Scott Dixon809112
  Vitor Meira92954
  Sam Hornish, Jr.9612126
  Bryan Herta12213817
  Dan Wheldon13917032
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1711711
  Dan Wheldon1721776
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1781781
  Dan Wheldon1791846
  Scott Dixon1851851
  Helio Castroneves1861861
  Marco Andretti1871882
  Scott Sharp1891891
  Scott Dixon1901956
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1962005

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sam Hornish, Jr. 418    
2   Helio Castroneves 411   -7  
3   Dan Wheldon 394   -24  
4   Scott Dixon 385   -33  
5   Vitor Meira 348   -70  
6   Tony Kanaan 339   -79  
7   Dario Franchitti 271   -147  
8   Tomas Scheckter 265   -153  
9   Marco Andretti 263   -155  
10   Danica Patrick 260   -158  
11   Bryan Herta 254   -164  
12   Scott Sharp 249   -169  
13   Kosuke Matsuura 237   -181  
14   Ed Carpenter 204   -214  
15   Buddy Rice 202   -216  
16   Jeff Simmons 167   -251  
17   Felipe Giaffone 142   -276  
18   Buddy Lazier 122   -296  
19   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 114   -304  
20   Jeff Bucknum 72   -346