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2008 Gainsco Auto Insurance Indy 300


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IndyCar Series race number 1 of 18
Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, FL
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:44:04
Average Speed: 171.248 mph
Pole Speed: 213.341 mph
Cautions: 3 for 24 laps
Margin of Victory: .583 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    2008 IndyCar Series results   /   2008 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
1 19   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F20095,000running6750
2 426   Marco Andretti NYSE Group   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20085,000running8543
32210   Dan Wheldon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F20080,000running935
4 53   Helio Castroneves Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F20075,000running432
52420   Ed Carpenter Menards / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F19970,000running030
171833   E.J. Viso PDVSA / HVM Racing   (Keith Wiggins)D/H/F18360,000crash013
181736   Enrique Bernoldi Sangari / Opes Prime   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F14960,000handling012
19 36   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F12660,000crash012
201623   Milka Duno CITGO   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F12260,000crash012
21 825   Marty Roth Cirrus Aircraft   (Marty Roth)D/H/F5360,000handling012
222324   Jay Howard All Sport   (Marty Roth)D/H/F5060,000handling012
232018   Bruno Junqueira Z-Line Designs   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F4060,000handling012
24 727   Hideki Mutoh Formula Dream   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F3260,000suspension012
162119   Mario Moraes Sonny's Bar-B-Q   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F18760,000running014
151502   Justin Wilson McDonald's Racing Team   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F19360,000running015
141334   Franck Perera Ares / Opes Prime   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F19460,000running016
6 27   Danica Patrick Motorola   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F19960,000running028
7 917   Ryan Hunter-Reay Team Ethanol   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F19960,000running026
8 611   Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F19860,000running3524
9252   A.J. Foyt IV Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F19860,000running022
10104   Vitor Meira National Guard / Delphi   (Panther Racing)D/H/F19760,000running020
111115   Buddy Rice Dreyer & Reinbold Racing   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F19660,000running019
12145   Oriol Servia Plantronics   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F19560,000running018
131214   Darren Manning ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F19460,000running017
25198   Will Power Aussie Vinyards / Team Australia   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F2460,000suspension010
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
ReasonFree
Pass
11717  
18236   debris 
24126103  
12714014   #6,23 accident turn 2 
14119252  
1931964   #11,33 accident turn 3 
1972004  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.0%             Average green flag run: 44.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Scott Dixon11212
  Tony Kanaan13208
  Scott Dixon217151
  Dan Wheldon72732
  Marco Andretti7411744
  Dan Wheldon1181214
  Marco Andretti12216039
  Tony Kanaan16117212
  Marco Andretti1731742
  Dan Wheldon1751773
  Helio Castroneves1781814
  Tony Kanaan18219615
  Scott Dixon1972004

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Scott Dixon 50    
2   Marco Andretti 43   -7  
3   Dan Wheldon 35   -15  
4   Helio Castroneves 32   -18  
5   Ed Carpenter 30   -20  
6   Danica Patrick 28   -22  
7   Ryan Hunter-Reay 26   -24  
8   Tony Kanaan 24   -26  
9   A.J. Foyt IV 22   -28  
10   Vitor Meira 20   -30  
11   Buddy Rice 19   -31  
12   Oriol Servia 18   -32  
13   Darren Manning 17   -33  
14   Franck Perera 16   -34  
15   Justin Wilson 15   -35  
16   Mario Moraes 14   -36  
17   E.J. Viso 13   -37  
18   Milka Duno 12   -38  
19   Marty Roth 12   -38  
20   Jay Howard 12   -38