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2008 Detroit Indy Grand Prix Presented by Firestone


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IndyCar Series race number 17 of 18
Sunday, August 31, 2008 at The Raceway at Belle Isle, Belle Isle, MI
90 laps* on a 2.096 mile street course (188.6 miles)

Time of race: 2:00:11
Average Speed: 89.911 mph
Pole Speed: 103.09 mph
Cautions: 4 for 11 laps
Margin of Victory: 4.406 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    2008 IndyCar Series results   /   2008 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
181326   Marco Andretti Meijer   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8160,000gearbox012
9 56   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F8760,000running022
252234   Jaime Camara Sangari   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F1660,000crash010
142020   Ed Carpenter Menards / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F8760,000running016
2 23   Helio Castroneves Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F8785,000running5343
5 19   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F8770,000running1830
232323   Milka Duno CITGO   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F4660,000handling012
10172   A.J. Foyt IV Lilly Diabetes / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F8760,000running020
6 717   Ryan Hunter-Reay Team Ethanol   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F8760,000running028
72418   Bruno Junqueira Z-Line Designs   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F8760,000running026
3 811   Tony Kanaan Frank's Energy Drink / Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8780,000running035
121514   Darren Manning ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F8760,000running018
17144   Vitor Meira National Guard / Delphi   (Panther Racing)D/H/F8360,000running013
151919   Mario Moraes Sonny's Bar-B-Q   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F8660,000running015
111627   Hideki Mutoh Formula Dream   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8760,000running019
16107   Danica Patrick Motorola   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F8660,000running014
8128   Will Power Aussie Vinyards / Team Australia   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F8760,000running024
13 606   Graham Rahal Hole in the Wall Camps / McDonald's   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F8760,000running017
191815   Buddy Rice Alloy Metals   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F7660,000suspension012
262625   Marty Roth Roth Racing   (Marty Roth)D/H/F060,000did not start05
212512   Tomas Scheckter Symantec / Luczo-Dragon Racing   (Stephen Luczo / Jay Penske)D/H/F5660,000running012
4 35   Oriol Servia KV Racing Technology   (KV Racing Technology)D/H/F8775,000running132
222136   Alex Tagliani Sangari / Conquest Racing   (Eric Bachelart)D/H/F5460,000gearbox012
24 933   E.J. Viso PDVSA / HVM Racing   (Keith Wiggins)D/H/F3260,000crash012
201110   Dan Wheldon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F6460,000crash012
1 402   Justin Wilson McDonald's Racing Team   (Newman-Haas-Lanigan Racing)D/H/F8795,000running1550
* Race shortened to 87 laps due to time limit.

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

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122   #23 accident turn 4 
31715  
18192   #10,34 accident turn 9 
203314  
34374   #4,7,33 accident 
386528  
66683   #10 accident turn 7 
698719  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.6%             Average green flag run: 19.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Scott Dixon11818
  Helio Castroneves195840
  Oriol Servia59591
  Helio Castroneves607213
  Justin Wilson738715

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Scott Dixon 606    
2   Helio Castroneves 576   -30  
3   Tony Kanaan 481   -125  
4   Dan Wheldon 464   -142  
5   Ryan Briscoe 412   -194  
6   Danica Patrick 359   -247  
7   Oriol Servia 345   -261  
8   Marco Andretti 339   -267  
9   Ryan Hunter-Reay 338   -268  
10   Hideki Mutoh 334   -272  
11   Justin Wilson 321   -285  
12   Vitor Meira 314   -292  
13   Ed Carpenter 310   -296  
14   Will Power 301   -305  
15   Darren Manning 297   -309  
16   Buddy Rice 296   -310  
17   Graham Rahal 276   -330  
18   E.J. Viso 274   -332  
19   A.J. Foyt IV 263   -343  
20   Bruno Junqueira 244   -362