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2009 Indianapolis 500


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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 (500.0 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

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
253100   Nelson Philippe i drive green / HVM Racing   (Keith Wiggins)D/H/F130270,555crash010
31 402   Graham Rahal McDonald's   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F55305,805crash010
282306   Robert Doornbos Hole in the Wall Camps   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F85305,555crash010
7 310   Dario Franchitti Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F200386,305running5026
27 611   Tony Kanaan 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F97303,305crash010
5 912   Will Power Verizon Wireless   (Roger Penske)D/H/F200345,305running030
242913   E.J. Viso PDVSA / HVM Racing   (Keith Wiggins)D/H/F139300,305suspension012
211414   Vitor Meira ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F173300,305crash012
91315   Paul Tracy GEICO   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F200271,805running022
142016   Scott Sharp Tequila Patron   (Panther Racing)D/H/F200270,305running016
262517   Oriol Servia DAFCA   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F98271,805fuel pressure010
231518   Justin Wilson Z-Line Designs   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F160300,305crash012
122619   Tomas Scheckter Mona Vie   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F200280,305running018
22122   Raphael Matos U.S. Air Force   (Stephen Luczo / Jay Penske)D/H/F173308,305crash012
81720   Ed Carpenter Menards / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F200302,805running024
323221   Ryan Hunter-Reay Izod / William Rast / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F19353,305crash010
203023   Milka Duno Citgo   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F199301,805running012
182724   Mike Conway Purex   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F200300,555running012
30 826   Marco Andretti Venom Energy   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F56315,305handling010
101627   Hideki Mutoh Formula Dream   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F200301,805running020
1 13   Helio Castroneves Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F2003,048,005running6651
113336   Alex Tagliani All Sport Body Quencher   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F200295,305running019
2184   Dan Wheldon National Guard   (Panther Racing)D/H/F2001,258,805running040
161941   A.J. Foyt IV ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F200271,805running014
192843   John Andretti Window World   (Richard Petty Motorsports)D/H/F200276,805running012
292244   Davey Hamilton Hewlett-Packard   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F79271,805crash010
33 75   Mario Moraes Azul Tequila / Votorantim   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F0301,805crash010
15 26   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F200349,755running1115
172167   Sarah Fisher Dollar General   (Sarah Fisher)D/H/F200270,305running013
3107   Danica Patrick Boost Mobile / Motorola   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F200763,305running035
4248   Townsend Bell Herbalife   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F200445,305running032
6 59   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F200374,155running7330
131199   Alex Lloyd Her CGR / SSM Racing   (Chip Ganassi / Sam Schmidt)D/H/F200270,305running017
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: H - Honda
  Tires: F - Firestone

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Alex Tagliani34Rexall Edmonton Indy / King TutEric Bachelart
Buddy Lazier91Great Lakes LeasingRon Hemelgarn
Stanton Barrett98Curb RecordsCurb-Agajanian / 3G Racing

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