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2008 Indy Japan 300


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IndyCar Series race number 3 of 18
Sunday, April 20, 2008 at Twin Ring Motegi Superspeedway, Motegi City, Japan
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:51:03
Average Speed: 164.258 mph
Pole Speed: n/a
Cautions: 4 for 29 laps
Margin of Victory: 5.859 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    2008 IndyCar Series results   /   2008 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
141877   Roger Yasukawa Interush / Wellman Racing   (Cary Agajanian / Greg Beck)D/H/F13460,000brakes016
15 82   A.J. Foyt IV Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F10360,000crash015
16134   Vitor Meira National Guard / Delphi   (Panther Racing)D/H/F9260,000crash014
171725   Marty Roth Cirrus Aircraft   (Marty Roth)D/H/F4460,000crash013
18 426   Marco Andretti Alpine   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F060,000crash012
1 67   Danica Patrick Motorola   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20095,000running350
2 13   Helio Castroneves Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F20085,000running9440
3 29   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F20080,000running10138
4 510   Dan Wheldon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F20075,000running232
5 311   Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F20070,000running030
6 720   Ed Carpenter Menards / Vision Racing   (Tony George)D/H/F20060,000running028
71017   Ryan Hunter-Reay Team Ethanol   (Bobby Rahal / David Letterman)D/H/F20060,000running026
81214   Darren Manning ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F19960,000running024
9156   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske   (Roger Penske)D/H/F19960,000running022
101623   Townsend Bell William Rast   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F19960,000running020
11 927   Hideki Mutoh Formula Dream   (Andretti Green Racing)D/H/F19960,000running019
121115   Buddy Rice Dreyer & Reinbold Racing   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/H/F19860,000running018
131424   Jay Howard Roth Racing   (Marty Roth)D/H/F19260,000running017
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
166   #26 accident turn 1 
74741  
48558   #25 accident turn 4 
569035  
91966   #4 accident turn 4 
9714044  
1411499   #77 tow-in frontstretch 
15020051  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.5%             Average green flag run: 42.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Helio Castroneves19393
  Scott Dixon94194101
  Dan Wheldon1951962
  Helio Castroneves1971971
  Danica Patrick1982003

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Helio Castroneves 112    
2   Scott Dixon 100   -12  
3   Danica Patrick 98   -14  
4   Tony Kanaan 89   -23  
5   Dan Wheldon 85   -27  
6   Ed Carpenter 70   -42  
7   Ryan Hunter-Reay 65   -47  
8   Marco Andretti 65   -47  
9   Hideki Mutoh 59   -53  
10   Darren Manning 58   -54  
11   A.J. Foyt IV 56   -56  
12   Graham Rahal 53   -59  
13   Buddy Rice 52   -60  
14   Vitor Meira 46   -66  
15   Ryan Briscoe 46   -66  
16   Jay Howard 45   -67  
17   E.J. Viso 45   -67  
18   Oriol Servia 44   -68  
19   Enrique Bernoldi 42   -70  
20   Justin Wilson 37   -75