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IndyCar Series race number 6 of 18
Sunday, May 25, 2008 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:28:58
Average speed: 143.567 mph
Pole speed: 226.366 mph
Cautions: 8 for 69 laps
Margin of victory: 1.750 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    2008 IndyCar Series results   /   2008 standings

PosSt#DriverC/E/TLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 19   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F2002988065running11553
2 84   Vitor Meira National Guard / Delphi   (Panther Racing)D/H/F2001273215running1240
3 726   Marco Andretti Team Indiana Jones presented By Blockbuster   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F200782065running1535
4 43   Helio Castroneves Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F200482815running032
51020   Ed Carpenter Menards / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F200399665running330
62017   Ryan Hunter-Reay Team Ethanol   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F200328065running028
7 927   Hideki Mutoh Formula Dream   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F200307115running026
81715   Buddy Rice Jordache   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F200311415running824
91414   Darren Manning ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F200301815running022
101299   Townsend Bell William Rast   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F200275315running020
11255   Oriol Servia Angie's List   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F200302065running019
12 210   Dan Wheldon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F200366815running3018
13238   Will Power Aussie Vinyards / Team Australia   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F200300565running017
141822   Davey Hamilton Hewlett-Packard / Kingdom Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F200270315running016
152936   Enrique Bernoldi Sangari / Conquest Racing   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F200300565running015
162124   John Andretti 1-800-Las-Vegas.com   (Marty Roth)D/H/F199300315running014
173291   Buddy Lazier LifeLock / Johnson   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/H/F195327015running013
182819   Mario Moraes Sonny's Bar-B-Q   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F194303415running312
192723   Milka Duno CITGO   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F185300315running012
201518   Bruno Junqueira Z-Line Designs   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F184301215running212
21312   A.J. Foyt IV Lilly Diabetes / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F180311815running012
22 57   Danica Patrick Motorola   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F171301915pit crash012
23 36   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F171312315pit crash012
241112   Tomas Scheckter Symantec / Luczo-Dragon Racing   (Stephen Luczo / Jay Penske)D/H/F156270315driveshaft012
251916   Alex Lloyd Wii Fit / Rahal-Letterman with Chip Ganassi   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F151272065crash010
262633   E.J. Viso PDVSA / HVM Racing   (Keith Wiggins)D/H/F139301565gearbox010
271602   Justin Wilson McDonald's Racing Team   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F132302065crash010
282441   Jeff Simmons ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F112270000crash010
29 611   Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F105331215crash1210
302267   Sarah Fisher Text4cars.com   (Sarah Fisher)D/H/F103277215crash010
313034   Jaime Camara Bidaroo.com / Sangari   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F79300565crash010
323325   Marty Roth Lids   (Marty Roth)D/H/F59300315crash010
331306   Graham Rahal Hole in the Wall Camps / McDonald's   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F36312065crash010
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; P - Panoz G Force
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; F - Cosworth; H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Max Papis44LifelockRubicon Race Team
Phil Giebler88Gardner TruckingAmerican Dream Motorsports
Mario Dominguez96Visit Mexico City / PCM RacingTyler Tadevic
Roger Yasukawa98Curb Records / National MPS SocietyCary Agajanian-Greg Beck

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
177  
8169   debris frontstretch 
173620  
37448   #06 accident turn 4 
456016  
617111   #25 accident turn 4 
72798  
809011   #34 accident turn 1 
9110515  
10611611   #11,67 accident turn 3 
11713216  
1331386   #02 accident south shortchute 
13915214  
1531586   #16 accident pit entry 
15916810  
1691757   #23 spun turn 3 
17620025  
  Percent of race run under caution: 34.5%             Average green flag run: 14.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Scott Dixon122
  Dan Wheldon397
  Bruno Junqueira10112
  Buddy Rice12198
  Dan Wheldon203516
  Scott Dixon367439
  Dan Wheldon75795
  Scott Dixon809112
  Dan Wheldon92932
  Tony Kanaan9410512
  Scott Dixon10612116
  Marco Andretti12213514
  Mario Moraes1361383
  Marco Andretti1391391
  Scott Dixon14015516
  Ed Carpenter1561583
  Scott Dixon1591591
  Vitor Meira16017112
  Scott Dixon17220029

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Scott Dixon 191    
2   Helio Castroneves 176   -15  
3   Dan Wheldon 153   -38  
4   Tony Kanaan 139   -52  
5   Marco Andretti 130   -61  
6   Danica Patrick 122   -69  
7   Ed Carpenter 120   -71  
8   Will Power 114   -77  
9   Hideki Mutoh 113   -78  
10   Oriol Servia 112   -79  
11   Ryan Hunter-Reay 105   -86  
12   Enrique Bernoldi 99   -92  
13   Graham Rahal 98   -93  
13   Vitor Meira 98   -93  
15   E.J. Viso 93   -98  
16   Darren Manning 92   -99  
16   A.J. Foyt IV 92   -99  
18   Buddy Rice 88   -103  
19   Ryan Briscoe 84   -107  
20   Justin Wilson 81   -110