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IZOD IndyCar Series race number 15 of 15
Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:57:34
Average Speed: 168.939 mph
Pole Speed: 216.069 mph
Cautions: 7 for 43 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 30,000
Lead changes: 29

Glossary    2012 IZOD IndyCar Series results   /   2012 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
1 520   Ed Carpenter Fuzzy's Vodka   (Ed Carpenter)D/C/F25035,000running6252
2 910   Dario Franchitti Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F25025,000running1540
3159   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F25020,000running2535
42228   Ryan Hunter-Reay DHL / Sun Drop Citrus Soda / Circle K   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F25015,000running032
5173   Helio Castroneves AAA Insurance   (Roger Penske)D/C/F25010,000running230
61838   Graham Rahal Big O Tires / Service Central   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F250 running028
72115   Takuma Sato Mi-Jack   (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)D/H/F249 crash626
8 126   Marco Andretti RC Cola   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F249 running325
9 76   Katherine Legge TrueCar / Bing   (Dragon Racing)D/C/F249 running022
102383   Charlie Kimball NovoLog FlexPen   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F249 running020
11 44   J.R. Hildebrand National Guard   (Panther Racing)D/C/F248 running5619
121219   James Jakes Boy Scouts of America   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F248 running1018
131927   James Hinchcliffe GoDaddy.com   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F247 running017
142414   Wade Cunningham ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F246 running016
152077   Simon Pagenaud HP   (Schmidt-Hamilton Motorsports)D/H/F246 running015
161467   Josef Newgarden Direct Supply   (Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing)D/H/F244 running114
17 22   Ryan Briscoe IZOD   (Roger Penske)D/C/F244 running213
18 311   Tony Kanaan GEICO / Mouser Electronics   (KV Racing Technology)D/C/F240 crash4712
19 822   Oriol Servia Motegi Wheels   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/C/F231 running012
201698   Alex Tagliani Barracuda Networks   (BHA / Curb-Agajanian)D/H/F229 crash2112
211017   Sebastian Saavedra Automatic Fire Sprinklers / CO Colombia   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F118 electrical012
22 68   Rubens Barrichello BMC / Embrase   (KV Racing Technology)D/C/F107 engine012
232518   Justin Wilson Sonny's Real Pit BBQ   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F80 gearbox012
241312   Will Power Verizon   (Roger Penske)D/C/F66 crash012
25115   E.J. Viso PDVSA / CITGO   (KV Racing Technology)D/C/F65 handling010
262678   Simona de Silvestro Nuclear Clean Air Energy   (Keith Wiggins)D/L/F16 handling010
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; H - Honda; L - Lotus
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
15555  
56649   #12 accident turn 2 
65739  
748411   #6,18 accident turn 3 
8510723  
1081147   #8 stalled turn 2 
11518167  
1821887   #2 accident turn 4 
18922941  
2302345   #98 accident turn 4 
2352406  
2412433   #11 accident turn 4 
2442496  
2502501   #15 accident turn 2 
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.2%             Average green flag run: 29.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Kanaan111
  Marco Andretti243
  J.R. Hildebrand53531
  Ryan Briscoe36372
  Takuma Sato38392
  Josef Newgarden40401
  J.R. Hildebrand416525
  Ed Carpenter667510
  James Jakes768510
  Ed Carpenter8610924
  Scott Dixon1101101
  Ed Carpenter11112212
  Scott Dixon12313311
  Tony Kanaan13414714
  Helio Castroneves1481492
  Takuma Sato1501523
  Tony Kanaan15318432
  Scott Dixon18519511
  Ed Carpenter1961961
  Scott Dixon1971982
  Ed Carpenter1992035
  Alex Tagliani20421714
  Ed Carpenter2182181
  Alex Tagliani2192235
  Dario Franchitti2242252
  Alex Tagliani2262272
  Takuma Sato2282281
  Ed Carpenter2292368
  Dario Franchitti23724913
  Ed Carpenter2502501

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ryan Hunter-Reay 468    
2   Will Power 465   -3  
3   Scott Dixon 435   -33  
4   Helio Castroneves 431   -37  
5   Simon Pagenaud 387   -81  
6   Ryan Briscoe 370   -98  
7   Dario Franchitti 363   -105  
8   James Hinchcliffe 358   -110  
9   Tony Kanaan 351   -117  
10   Graham Rahal 333   -135  
11   J.R. Hildebrand 294   -174  
12   Rubens Barrichello 289   -179  
13   Oriol Servia 287   -181  
14   Takuma Sato 281   -187  
15   Marco Andretti 278   -190  
16   Justin Wilson 278   -190  
17   Alex Tagliani 272   -196  
18   Ed Carpenter 261   -207  
19   Charlie Kimball 260   -208  
20   E.J. Viso 244   -224