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2021 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama


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NTT IndyCar Series race number 1 of 9
Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, AL
90 laps on a 2.300 mile road course (207.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:52:53
Average speed: 110.025 mph
Pole speed: 125.744 mph
Cautions: 2 for 8 laps
Margin of victory: .402 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    2021 NTT IndyCar Series results   /   2021 standings

PosSt#DriverC/E/TLapsStatusLedPts
1 310   Alex Palou Segi TV   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F90running5653
2 412   Will Power Verizon 5G   (Roger Penske)D/C/F90running441
3 59   Scott Dixon PNC Bank "Grow Up Great"   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F90running035
4 15   Patricio O'Ward Arrow / Vuse   (Arrow McLaren SP)D/C/F90running2534
51614   Sebastien Bourdais RokIt   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F90running431
61421   Rinus VeeKay Sonax / Autogeek   (Ed Carpenter Racing)D/C/F90running129
71815   Graham Rahal Code 3 Associates   (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)D/H/F90running026
8 68   Marcus Ericsson Huski Chocolate   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F90running024
9 227   Alexander Rossi NAPA Auto Parts / AutoNation   (Andretti Autosport)D/H/F90running022
10 751   Romain Grosjean Nurtec ODT   (Dale Coyne w/Rick Ware)D/H/F90running020
111160   Jack Harvey AutoNation / SiriusXM   (Meyer Shank Racing)D/H/F90running019
121522   Simon Pagenaud Menards / CarShop   (Roger Penske)D/C/F90running018
131930   Takuma Sato Panasonic / Shield Cleansers   (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)D/H/F90running017
14123   Scott McLaughlin PPG   (Roger Penske)D/C/F90running016
151318   Ed Jones SealMaster   (Dale Coyne w/Vasser-Sullivan)D/H/F90running015
161020   Conor Daly U.S. Air Force   (Ed Carpenter Racing)D/C/F90running014
172429   James Hinchcliffe Genesys   (Andretti Autosport)D/H/F89running013
18234   Dalton Kellett K-Line Insulators USA   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F89running012
192148   Jimmie Johnson Carvana   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F87running011
202059   Max Chilton Trevor CarlinD/C/F86running010
21227   Felix Rosenqvist Vuse / Arrow   (Arrow McLaren SP)D/C/F62crash09
22 926   Colton Herta Gainbridge / Curb   (Andretti w/ Curb-Agajanian)D/H/F25crash08
23 82   Josef Newgarden Hitachi / CarShop   (Roger Penske)D/C/F0crash07
241728   Ryan Hunter-Reay DHL / AutoNation   (Andretti Autosport)D/H/F0crash06
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166   #2,7,28,59 accident turn 5 
793  
10112   #48 spun turn 15 
129079  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.9%             Average green flag run: 41.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Patricio O'Ward11717
  Alex Palou183013
  Will Power31333
  Sebastien Bourdais34363
  Patricio O'Ward37415
  Alex Palou426019
  Will Power61611
  Sebastien Bourdais62621
  Rinus VeeKay63631
  Patricio O'Ward64663
  Alex Palou679024

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Alex Palou 53    
2   Will Power 41   -12  
3   Scott Dixon 35   -18  
4   Patricio O'Ward 34   -19  
5   Sebastien Bourdais 31   -22  
6   Rinus VeeKay 29   -24  
7   Graham Rahal 26   -27  
8   Marcus Ericsson 24   -29  
9   Alexander Rossi 22   -31  
10   Romain Grosjean 20   -33  
11   Jack Harvey 19   -34  
12   Simon Pagenaud 18   -35  
13   Takuma Sato 17   -36  
14   Scott McLaughlin 16   -37  
15   Ed Jones 15   -38  
16   Conor Daly 14   -39  
17   James Hinchcliffe 13   -40  
18   Dalton Kellett 12   -41  
19   Jimmie Johnson 11   -42  
20   Max Chilton 10   -43