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2005 Michigan Indy 400


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IndyCar Series race number 11 of 17
Sunday, July 31, 2005 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:23:33
Average speed: 167.197 mph
Pole speed: 219.141 mph
Cautions: 4 for 34 laps
Margin of victory: .037 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    2005 IndyCar Series results   /   2005 standings

PosSt#DriverC/E/TLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 17   Bryan Herta XM Satellite Radio   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F200116300running15953
21126   Dan Wheldon Klein Tools / Jim Beam   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20079400running740
3 24   Tomas Scheckter Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/C/F20067150running235
41411   Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20054500running2432
5136   Sam Hornish, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/T/F20049900running630
6 695   Buddy Lazier Pennzoil / Byrd's / American Sentry Guard   (Panther Racing)D/C/F20044200running028
7 58   Scott Sharp Delphi   (Adrian Fernandez)P/H/F20045000running026
8 727   Dario Franchitti ArcaEx   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20042000running024
92383   Patrick Carpentier Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/T/F19942000running122
101733   Ryan Briscoe Target   (Chip Ganassi)P/T/F19940800running020
111951   Alex Barron Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/T/F19939600running019
122114   A.J. Foyt IV ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/T/F19838600running018
132091   Jimmy Kite Ethanol   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/T/F19737500running017
14 917   Vitor Meira Menards / Johns Manville   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)P/H/F18536200electrical016
15102   Townsend Bell Rockstar Energy Drink   (Panther Racing)D/C/F18035100crash015
161255   Kosuke Matsuura Panasonic ARTA   (Adrian Fernandez)P/H/F18034100crash114
171510   Jaques Lazier Target   (Chip Ganassi)P/T/F17932900crash013
181824   Roger Yasukawa RollCoater   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F17932900crash012
19 49   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)P/T/F16631700electrical012
20 816   Danica Patrick Argent / Pioneer   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)P/H/F16330600engine012
21163   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/T/F13830600engine012
22 315   Buddy Rice Argent / Pioneer   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)P/H/F12630600half shaft012
232220   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/T/F11830600engine012
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; P - Panoz G Force
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; H - Honda; T - Toyota
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1120120  
1211288   #20 tow-in turn 1 
12913810  
1391457   #3 tow-in turn 1 
14616419  
1651717   #16 smoke turn 1 
1721809  
18119212   #2,10,24,55 accident turn 2 
1932008  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.0%             Average green flag run: 33.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bryan Herta13636
  Tomas Scheckter37382
  Patrick Carpentier39391
  Bryan Herta407435
  Tony Kanaan75773
  Kosuke Matsuura78781
  Bryan Herta7911436
  Tony Kanaan1151195
  Bryan Herta12012910
  Dan Wheldon1301367
  Bryan Herta13714610
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1471526
  Tony Kanaan15316715
  Bryan Herta1681747
  Tony Kanaan1751751
  Bryan Herta17620025

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dan Wheldon 417    
2   Sam Hornish, Jr. 339   -78  
3   Tony Kanaan 338   -79  
4   Dario Franchitti 333   -84  
5   Bryan Herta 291   -126  
6   Helio Castroneves 286   -131  
7   Scott Sharp 276   -141  
8   Tomas Scheckter 275   -142  
9   Vitor Meira 257   -160  
10   Patrick Carpentier 249   -168  
11   Danica Patrick 221   -196  
12   Alex Barron 209   -208  
13   Kosuke Matsuura 199   -218  
14   Darren Manning 186   -231  
15   Scott Dixon 184   -233  
16   Ryan Briscoe 179   -238  
17   Buddy Rice 173   -244  
18   A.J. Foyt IV 166   -251  
19   Ed Carpenter 164   -253  
20   Roger Yasukawa 155   -262