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IndyCar Series race number 4 of 17
Sunday, May 24, 2009 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:19:35
Average speed: 150.318 mph
Pole speed: 224.864 mph
Cautions: 8 for 61 laps
Margin of victory: 1.982 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    2009 IndyCar Series results   /   2009 standings

PosSt#DriverC/E/TLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 13   Helio Castroneves Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F2003048005running6651
2184   Dan Wheldon National Guard   (Panther Racing)D/H/F2001258805running040
3107   Danica Patrick Boost Mobile / Motorola   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F200763305running035
4248   Townsend Bell Herbalife   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F200445305running032
5 912   Will Power Verizon Wireless   (Roger Penske)D/H/F200345305running030
6 59   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F200374155running7330
7 310   Dario Franchitti Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F200386305running5026
81720   Ed Carpenter Menards / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F200302805running024
91315   Paul Tracy GEICO   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F200271805running022
101627   Hideki Mutoh Formula Dream   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F200301805running020
113336   Alex Tagliani All Sport Body Quencher   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F200295305running019
122619   Tomas Scheckter Mona Vie   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F200280305running018
131199   Alex Lloyd Her CGR / SSM Racing   (Chip Ganassi / Sam Schmidt)D/H/F200270305running017
142016   Scott Sharp Tequila Patron   (Panther Racing)D/H/F200270305running016
15 26   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F200349755running1115
161941   A.J. Foyt IV ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F200271805running014
172167   Sarah Fisher Dollar General   (Sarah Fisher)D/H/F200270305running013
182724   Mike Conway Purex   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F200300555running012
192843   John Andretti Window World   (Richard Petty Motorsports)D/H/F200276805running012
203023   Milka Duno Citgo   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F199301805running012
211414   Vitor Meira ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F173300305crash012
22122   Raphael Matos U.S. Air Force   (Stephen Luczo / Jay Penske)D/H/F173308305crash012
231518   Justin Wilson Z-Line Designs   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F160300305crash012
242913   E.J. Viso PDVSA / HVM Racing   (Keith Wiggins)D/H/F139300305suspension012
253100   Nelson Philippe i drive green / HVM Racing   (Keith Wiggins)D/H/F130270555crash010
262517   Oriol Servia DAFCA   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F98271805fuel pressure010
27 611   Tony Kanaan 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F97303305crash010
282306   Robert Doornbos Hole in the Wall Camps   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F85305555crash010
292244   Davey Hamilton Hewlett-Packard   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F79271805crash010
30 826   Marco Andretti Venom Energy   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F56315305handling010
31 402   Graham Rahal McDonald's   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F55305805crash010
323221   Ryan Hunter-Reay Izod / William Rast / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F19353305crash010
33 75   Mario Moraes Azul Tequila / Votorantim   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F0301805crash010
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Alex Tagliani34Rexall Edmonton Indy / King TutEric Bachelart
Buddy Lazier91Great Lakes LeasingRon Hemelgarn
Stanton Barrett98Curb RecordsCurb-Agajanian / 3G Racing
DCBruno Junqueira36All Sport Body QuencherEric Bachelart

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166   #5,26 accident turn 2 
72014  
21277   #21 accident turn 4 
285629  
57626   #02 accident turn 4 
638220  
83897   #44 accident turn 4 
90978  
9810811   #11 accident turn 3 
10913123  
1321409   #00 accident turn 4 
14116020  
1611666   #18 accident turn 1 
1671737  
1741829   #2,14 accident turn 1 
18320018  
  Percent of race run under caution: 30.5%             Average green flag run: 17.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Helio Castroneves177
  Dario Franchitti85245
  Ryan Briscoe536311
  Scott Dixon648522
  Dario Franchitti86905
  Scott Dixon9114151
  Helio Castroneves14220059

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dario Franchitti 122    
2   Helio Castroneves 117   -5  
3   Ryan Briscoe 114   -8  
4   Scott Dixon 111   -11  
5   Tony Kanaan 110   -12  
6   Danica Patrick 109   -13  
7   Dan Wheldon 106   -16  
8   Will Power 99   -23  
9   Ryan Hunter-Reay 84   -38  
10   Marco Andretti 83   -39  
11   Graham Rahal 82   -40  
12   Justin Wilson 77   -45  
13   Hideki Mutoh 71   -51  
14   Ed Carpenter 70   -52  
15   Robert Doornbos 69   -53  
16   Vitor Meira 62   -60  
17   Raphael Matos 60   -62  
18   Alex Tagliani 59   -63  
19   Mario Moraes 53   -69  
20   E.J. Viso 49   -73