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2012 GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma


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IZOD IndyCar Series race number 13 of 15
Sunday, August 26, 2012 at Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA
85 laps on a 2.303 mile road course (195.8 miles)

Time of race: 2:07:03
Average Speed: 95.74 mph
Pole Speed: 111.116 mph
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps
Margin of Victory: .441 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    2012 IZOD IndyCar Series results   /   2012 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner C/E/T Laps Money Status Led Points
2 112   Will Power Verizon   (Roger Penske)D/C/F8525,000running5743
1 22   Ryan Briscoe Hitachi   (Roger Penske)D/C/F8535,000running2750
18 728   Ryan Hunter-Reay DHL / Sun Drop Citrus Soda / Circle K   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F84 running112
3 610   Dario Franchitti Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F8520,000running035
4118   Rubens Barrichello BMC / Embrase   (KV Racing Technology)D/C/F8515,000running032
51338   Graham Rahal Big O Tires / Service Central   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F8510,000running030
6 43   Helio Castroneves Penske Truck Rental   (Roger Penske)D/C/F85 running028
7 977   Simon Pagenaud HP   (Schmidt-Hamilton Motorsports)D/H/F85 running026
8154   J.R. Hildebrand National Guard / San Francisco 49ers   (Panther Racing)D/C/F85 running024
9 898   Alex Tagliani Barracuda Networks   (BHA / Curb-Agajanian)D/H/F85 running022
101611   Tony Kanaan Mouser Electronics / GEICO   (KV Racing Technology)D/C/F84 running020
112018   Justin Wilson Sonny's Real Pit BBQ   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F84 running019
122419   James Jakes Boy Scouts of America   (Dale Coyne)D/H/F84 running018
13 59   Scott Dixon Target   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F84 running017
141414   Mike Conway ABC Supply Co.   (A.J. Foyt)D/H/F84 running016
152317   Sebastian Saavedra Automatic Fire Sprinklers   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F84 running015
16175   E.J. Viso PDVSA / CITGO   (KV Racing Technology)D/C/F84 running014
172778   Simona de Silvestro Nuclear Clean Air Energy   (Keith Wiggins)D/L/F84 running013
191822   Oriol Servia TranSystems   (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)D/C/F84 running012
202520   Ed Carpenter Fuzzy's Vodka   (Ed Carpenter)D/C/F84 running012
212183   Charlie Kimball NovoLog FlexPen   (Chip Ganassi)D/H/F82 running012
22 37   Sebastien Bourdais Bing / McAfee / TrueCar   (Dragon Racing)D/C/F63 crash012
232267   Josef Newgarden Angie's List   (Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing)D/H/F62 crash012
24196   Katherine Legge Bing / TrueCar   (Dragon Racing)D/C/F48 transmission012
251226   Marco Andretti RC Cola   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F46 engine010
261027   James Hinchcliffe GoDaddy.com   (Andretti Autosport)D/C/F35 oil pressure010
272615   Takuma Sato Bigge   (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)D/H/F2 engine010
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara
  Engine: C - Chevrolet; H - Honda; L - Lotus
  Tires: F - Firestone

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
16464  
65739   #7,67 accident turn 8 
74741  
75762   #28,98 accident turn 7 
77859  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.9%             Average green flag run: 24.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Will Power11717
  Ryan Briscoe18192
  Ryan Hunter-Reay20201
  Will Power214020
  Ryan Briscoe41433
  Will Power446320
  Ryan Briscoe648522

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Will Power 422    
2   Ryan Hunter-Reay 386   -36  
3   Helio Castroneves 381   -41  
4   Scott Dixon 368   -54  
5   Simon Pagenaud 337   -85  
6   Tony Kanaan 327   -95  
7   James Hinchcliffe 326   -96  
8   Ryan Briscoe 317   -105  
9   Dario Franchitti 306   -116  
10   Graham Rahal 286   -136  
11   J.R. Hildebrand 257   -165  
12   Justin Wilson 253   -169  
13   Oriol Servia 249   -173  
14   Rubens Barrichello 247   -175  
15   Takuma Sato 243   -179  
16   Marco Andretti 237   -185  
17   Alex Tagliani 236   -186  
18   Charlie Kimball 228   -194  
19   Mike Conway 219   -203  
20   E.J. Viso 212   -210