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2002 Delphi Indy 300


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Firestone Indy Racing League race number 14 of 15
Sunday, September 8, 2002 at Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, IL
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:04:40
Average Speed: 146.319 mph
Pole Speed: 222.867 mph
Cautions: 5 for 57 laps
Margin of Victory: .002 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    2002 Firestone Indy Racing League results   /   2002 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
1 14   Sam Hornish, Jr. Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/C/F200126,600running10252
2 37   Al Unser, Jr. Corteco / Bryant   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F20095,150running3440
32291   Buddy Lazier Coors Light / Life Fitness / Tae-Bo / Delta   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/C/F20069,550running035
61021   Felipe Giaffone Hollywood Cigarettes   (Mo Nunn)G/C/F20056,450running028
4213   Helio Castroneves Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/C/F20056,400running832
5 651   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F20052,050running030
7168   Scott Sharp Delphi   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F20045,200running3426
9 252   Buddy Rice Red Bull   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/I/F20044,100running2222
8 52   Vitor Meira Johns Manville / Menards / Pittsburgh Paints   (John Menard)D/C/F20044,100running024
111912   Raul Boesel Bradley Motorsports   (Brad Calkins)D/I/F20041,800running019
121844   Alex Barron Rayovac   (Blair Racing)D/C/F19940,500running018
142431   George Mack 310 Racing   (310 Racing)G/C/F18038,200running016
161514   Airton Dare Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F15336,000crash014
181411   Eliseo Salazar Harrah's / Banco Chile   (A.J. Foyt)D/C/F13134,800engine012
172020   Greg Ray Grill 2 Go / Empress Casino   (Sam Schmidt)D/C/F14034,800running013
19 498   Billy Boat Curb Records   (Greg Beck / Curb-Agajanian)D/I/F12033,700engine011
20 924   Robbie Buhl Team Purex / Aventis   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/I/F11332,600engine010
21139   Jeff Ward Target   (Chip Ganassi)G/C/F10632,600engine09
23116   Gil de Ferran Marlboro   (Roger Penske)D/C/F5132,600crash07
25 834   Laurent Redon Mi-Jack   (Eric Bachelart)D/I/F1432,600engine05
10 715   Dan Wheldon Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)D/C/F20020,800running020
132355   Will Langhorne Grill 2 Go / Sam Schmidt Motorsports   (Fred Treadway)G/C/F18017,600mechanical017
151778   Tony Renna Kruse Special   (Tom Kelley)D/C/F15315,100crash015
221223   Sarah Fisher Team Smart Blade   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)G/I/F6110,600engine08
242528   Hideki Noda Nimo Corporation / Tomoe   (Sal Incandela)G/C/F4510,600handling06
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; G - G Force
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; I - Nissan Infiniti
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
11313  
142411   #34 engine turn 1 
255127  
527322   #6 accident turn 2 
748613  
87937   #11 spun backstretch 
9411421  
1151195   debris turn 2 
12015334  
15416512   #14,78 accident backstretch 
16620035  
  Percent of race run under caution: 28.5%             Average green flag run: 23.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Sam Hornish, Jr.12525
  Buddy Rice264722
  Al Unser, Jr.48558
  Sam Hornish, Jr.56561
  Al Unser, Jr.577418
  Sam Hornish, Jr.7511642
  Scott Sharp11715034
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1511588
  Helio Castroneves1591668
  Al Unser, Jr.1671682
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1691779
  Al Unser, Jr.1781781
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1791857
  Al Unser, Jr.1861861
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1871893
  Al Unser, Jr.1901912
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1921921
  Al Unser, Jr.1931942
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1952006

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sam Hornish, Jr. 481    
2   Helio Castroneves 469   -12  
3   Gil de Ferran 443   -38  
4   Felipe Giaffone 419   -62  
5   Alex Barron 336   -145  
6   Al Unser, Jr. 301   -180  
7   Scott Sharp 300   -181  
8   Airton Dare 286   -195  
9   Buddy Lazier 279   -202  
10   Jeff Ward 263   -218  
11   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 256   -225  
12   Billy Boat 219   -262  
13   Tomas Scheckter 210   -271  
14   Laurent Redon 209   -272  
15   Richie Hearn 204   -277  
16   George Mack 182   -299  
17   Robbie Buhl 165   -316  
18   Raul Boesel 150   -331  
19   Eliseo Salazar 143   -338  
20   Sarah Fisher 142   -339