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2003 Chevy 500


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IndyCar Series race number 16 of 16
Sunday, October 12, 2003 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
200 laps* on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:48:56
Average Speed: 156.268 mph
Pole Speed: 222.864 mph
Cautions: 6 for 38 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    2003 IndyCar Series results   /   2003 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
15 310   Tomas Scheckter Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/T/F18736,000crash015
14 911   Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F19337,100running5216
71112   Tora Takagi Pioneer   (Mo Nunn)G/T/F19546,400running026
81313   Greg Ray Trim Spa Racing   (Access Motorsports)G/H/F19543,900running024
221914   A.J. Foyt IV Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)G/T/F6231,300engine08
16 715   Kenny Brack Pioneer / Miller Lite   (Bobby Rahal)D/H/F18734,900crash014
212218   Ed Carpenter Metabolife Ultra   (Paul Diatlovich)D/C/F6931,300alternator09
4 62   Vitor Meira Menards / Johns Manville   (John Menard)D/C/F19563,500running032
19 421   Felipe Giaffone Hollywood Cigarettes   (Mo Nunn)G/T/F9832,400crash011
122123   Sarah Fisher GMAC / AOL   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/C/F19439,600running018
111024   Robbie Buhl Purex / Aventis   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/C/F19540,800running019
5 827   Bryan Herta Archipelago / Motorola   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F19551,600running030
13 53   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/T/F19438,500running017
91731   Al Unser, Jr. Corteco   (Tom Kelley)D/T/F19543,300running022
17124   Sam Hornish, Jr. Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/C/F17633,600spray1213
201452   Alex Barron Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/C/F9831,300crash010
101555   Roger Yasukawa Panasonic ARTA   (Adrian Fernandez)D/H/F19542,000running020
1 16   Gil de Ferran Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/T/F195126,400running6852
3167   Dan Wheldon 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F19594,600running135
6208   Scott Sharp Delphi   (Tom Kelley)D/T/F19547,600running528
2 29   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/T/F19596,650running5740
181891   Richie Hearn Metabolife / Delta Faucet / Life Fitness   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/C/F17233,600crash012
* Race shortened to 195 laps due to crash.

C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; G - G Force
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; H - Honda; T - Toyota
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
13030  
31366   debris 
375115  
52565   #18 tow-in 
578226  
83886   #18 tow-in 
899810  
991068   #52,21,6 accident frontstretch 
10717367  
1741785   #91 accident turn 3 
1791879  
1881958   #15,10 accident backstretch 
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.5%             Average green flag run: 26.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gil de Ferran111
  Scott Dixon243
  Gil de Ferran53531
  Tony Kanaan368550
  Scott Dixon8613752
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1381381
  Scott Dixon1391402
  Sam Hornish, Jr.14115111
  Tony Kanaan1521532
  Dan Wheldon1541541
  Scott Sharp1551595
  Gil de Ferran16019536

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Scott Dixon 507    
2   Gil de Ferran 489   -18  
3   Helio Castroneves 484   -23  
4   Tony Kanaan 476   -31  
5   Sam Hornish, Jr. 461   -46  
6   Al Unser, Jr. 374   -133  
7   Tomas Scheckter 356   -151  
8   Scott Sharp 351   -156  
9   Kenny Brack 342   -165  
10   Tora Takagi 317   -190  
11   Dan Wheldon 312   -195  
12   Roger Yasukawa 301   -206  
13   Bryan Herta 277   -230  
14   Robbie Buhl 261   -246  
15   Greg Ray 253   -254  
16   Buddy Rice 229   -278  
17   Alex Barron 216   -291  
18   Sarah Fisher 211   -296  
19   Buddy Lazier 201   -306  
20   Felipe Giaffone 199   -308