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2014 Standings
After Toronto
Driver Standings

Driver Standings
1 Helio Castroneves 533
2 Will Power 520
3 Ryan Hunter-Reay 464
4 Simon Pagenaud 462
5 Juan Pablo Montoya 428
6 Scott Dixon 387
7 Carlos Munoz (R) 384
8 Tony Kanaan 380
9 Marco Andretti 375
10 Sebastien Bourdais 358
11 Ryan Briscoe 344
12 James Hinchcliffe 330
13 Charlie Kimball 317
14 Justin Wilson 311
15 Mikhail Aleshin 298
16 Josef Newgarden 288
17 Jack Hawksworth (R) 287
18 Graham Rahal 266
19 Carlos Huertas (R) 265
20 Takuma Sato 234
21 Sebastian Saavedra 229
22 Mike Conway 218
23 Ed Carpenter 168
24 Oriol Servia 88
25 Kurt Busch (R) 80
26 JR Hildebrand 66
27 Sage Karam (R) 57
28 Luca Filippi 46
29 James Davison (R) 34
30 Jacques Villeneuve 29
31 Alex Tagliani 28
32 Townsend Bell 22
33 Pippa Mann 21
34 Martin Plowman (R) 18
35 Buddy Lazier 11
36 Franck Montagny 8

Rookie of the Year
1 Carlos Munoz 384
2 Mikhail Aleshin 298
3 Jack Hawksworth 287
4 Carlos Huertas 265
5 Kurt Busch 80
6 Sage Karam 57
7 James Davison 34
8 Martin Plowman 18

Wins
T1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 3
T2 Will Power 2
T2 Simon Pagenaud 2
T2 Mike Conway 2
T5 Helio Castroneves 1
T5 Carlos Huertas 1
T5 Ed Carpenter 1
T5 Juan Pablo Montoya 1
T5 Sebastien Bourdais 1

Podium Finishes
T1 Will Power 6
T1 Helio Castroneves 6
3 Ryan Hunter-Reay 5
4 Tony Kanaan 4
T5 Carlos Munoz 3
T5 Juan Pablo Montoya 3
T7 Marco Andretti 2
T7 Simon Pagenaud 2
T7 Mike Conway 2
T10 Carlos Huertas 1
T10 Scott Dixon 1
T10 Josef Newgarden 1
T10 Graham Rahal 1
T10 Charlie Kimball 1
T10 Ed Carpenter 1
T10 Jack Hawksworth 1
T10 Mikhail Aleshin 1
T10 Sebastien Bourdais 1
Manufacturer Standings:
1 Chevrolet 2056
2 Honda 1042

Lap Leaders:
1 Will Power 353
2 Tony Kanaan 326
3 Helio Castroneves 241
4 Ryan Hunter-Reay 167
5 Ed Carpenter 116
6 Juan Pablo Montoya 74
7 Takuma Sato 67
8 Sebastien Bourdais 60
9 Simon Pagenaud 59
10 James Hinchcliffe 56
11 Scott Dixon 44
12 Jack Hawksworth 32
13 Justin Wilson 25
14 Marco Andretti 22
T15 Mike Conway 15
T15 Josef Newgarden 15
17 Sebastian Saavedra 14
18 Graham Rahal 10
T19 Oriol Servia 7
T19 Carlos Huertas 7
21 Ryan Briscoe 5
22 Mikhail Aleshin 4
23 Alex Tagliani 3

Entrant Points
Pos. # Entrant Points
1 3 Team Penske 533
2 12 Team Penske 520
3 28 Andretti Autosport 464
4 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports 462
5 2 Penske Motorsports 428
6 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 387
7 20 Ed Carpenter Racing 386
8 34 Andretti Autosport/HVM 384
9 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 380
10 25 Andretti Autosport 375
11 11 KVSH Racing 358
12 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing 344
13 27 Andretti Autosport 330
14 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 317
15 19 Dale Coyne Racing 311
16 7 Schmidt PetersonMotorsports 298
17 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 288
18 98 BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian 287
19 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 266
20 18 Dale Coyne Racing 265
21 14 A.J. Foyt Racing 234
22 17 KV/AFS Racing 229
23 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 134
24 26 Andretti Autosport 88
25 21 Ed Carpenter Racing 66
26 22 Dreyer and Reinbold 57
27 33 KV Racing Technology 34
28 5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 29
29 68 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 28
30 6 KV Racing Technology 22
31 63 Dale Coyne Racing 21
32 41 A.J. Foyt Racing 18
33 91 Lazier Partners Racing 11

Finishing Average
1 Helio Castroneves 5.38
T2 Kurt Busch 6.00
T2 Will Power 6.00
4 Simon Pagenaud 6.92
5 Sage Karam 9.00
6 Scott Dixon 9.61
7 J.R. Hildebrand 10.00
8 Tony Kanaan 10.23
9 Ryan Hunter-Reay 10.38
T10 Juan Pablo Montoya 11.15
T10 Sebastien Bourdais 11.15
12 Ryan Briscoe 11.38
13 Justin Wilson 11.92
14 Carlos Munoz 12.00
15 James Hinchcliffe 12.46
16 Oriol Servia 12.5
17 Marco Andretti 12.69
18 Ed Carpenter 12.75
19 Alex Tagliani 13.0
20 Charlie Kimball 13.23
21 Takuma Sato 13.46
22 Mikhail Aleshin 13.61
23 Jacques Villeneuve 14.0
24 Mike Conway 14.66
25 Graham Rahal 15.0
26 James Davison 16.0
27 Carlos Huertas 16.07
28 Josef Newgarden 16.92
29 Sebastian Saavedra 17.0
30 Jack Hawksworth 17.16
31 Luca Filippi 18.50
32 Martin Plowman 20.5
33 Franck Montagny 22.0
34 Pippa Mann 24.0
35 Townsend Bell 25.0
36 Buddy Lazier 32.0


Pole Positions
T1 Takuma Sato 2
T1 Will Power 2
T1 Helio Castroneves 2
T4 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1
T4 Sebastian Saavedra 1
T4 Ed Carpenter 1
T4 Simon Pagenaud 1
T4 Juan Pablo Montoya 1
T4 Scott Dixon 1
T4 Sebastien Bourdais 1

Appearances in the Firestone Fast Six
1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 5
T2 Helio Castroneves 4
T2 Will Power 4
T3 James Hinchcliffe 3
T3 Scott Dixon 3
T3 Jack Hawksworth 3
T7 Simon Pagenaud 2
T7 Josef Newgarden 2
T7 Tony Kanaan 2
T7 Sebastien Bourdais 2
T11 Takuma Sato 1
T11 Marco Andretti 1
T11 Sebastian Saavedra 1
T11 Mike Conway 1
T11 Juan Pablo Montoya 1
T11 Ryan Briscoe 1
T11 Luca Filippi 1

Qualifying Average
1 Helio Castroneves 5.53
2 James Hinchcliffe 6.90
3 Ed Carpenter 7.00
4 Luca Filippi 7.66
5 Simon Pagenaud 7.69
6 Will Power 7.76
7 Scott Dixon 8.84
8 J.R. Hildebrand 9.00
9 Sebastien Bourdais 9.76
10 Carlos Munoz 10.3
11 Tony Kanaan 10.53
12 Ryan Hunter-Reay 10.61
13 Juan Pablo Montoya 10.84
14 Takuma Sato 11.69
15 Kurt Busch 12.0
16 Marco Andretti 12.61
T17 Josef Newgarden 12.92
T17 Ryan Briscoe 12.92
19 Justin Wilson 13.0
20 Jack Hawksworth 14.5
21 Mike Conway 14.66
22 Mikhail Aleshin 14.84
23 Graham Rahal 15.38
24 Sebastian Saavedra 16.53
25 Charlie Kimball 17.15
26 Carlos Huertas 17.84
27 Franck Montagny 21.0
28 Pippa Mann 22.0
29 Alex Tagliani 24.0
30 Martin Plowman 24.5
31 Townsend Bell 25.0
32 Jacques Villeneuve 27.0
33 James Davison 28.0
34 Sage Karam 31.0
35 Buddy Lazier 33.0
Will Power dominates in Edmonton

IndyCar north of the border
Sunday, July 26, 2009

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Will Power powers to a dominating win
Steve Snoddy/IRL
Early on, the Rexall Edmonton Indy was reminiscent of the October race in Australia -- Will Power leading Ryan Briscoe. Nine months later, different race, different result … and some might say a different driver.

Power recorded his first IndyCar Series victory, holding off a quick and competitive field to win the 95-lap race under caution over Helio Castroneves. Scott Dixon, the 2008 race winner, finished third to retake the series championship points lead and Team Penske's Ryan Briscoe was fourth. Dario Franchitti finished fifth and fan favorite Paul Tracy wound up sixth after starting ninth.

"It caps a perfect weekend," said Power, who has finished 1-2-3-5-6 this season in part-time duty for Penske Racing.

The race was headed for the first without a caution in IndyCar Series history until Tomas Scheckter's No. 23 MonaVie car for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing made contact with the concrete barrier in Turn 10 of the 1.973-mile, 14-turn circuit on Lap 94. The previous low was one yellow flag for two laps at Infineon Raceway last August.

A scary situation developed during what was supposed to be a routine Lap 34 pit stop when the fueling hose remained open after the stop, splashing 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol onto the side of the car and on driver Tony Kanaan. The fuel ignited, with Kanaan scrambling to extricate himself from the car as Team Penske and Panther Racing crew members doused the car to retard the flames.

Kanaan suffered burns on his thumbs and face and will be re-evaluated by Indy Racing League medical personnel this week.

Graham Rahal finished seventh, Justin Wilson was eighth and Robert Doornbos tied his season high with a ninth-place finish. Marco Andretti, who started 18th, finished 10th.

Dixon holds a 380-377 lead over Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Franchitti as the series heads to Kentucky Speedway on Aug. 1 -- an oval slice in a five-race slice of road/street courses. Briscoe is third, 14 points arrears. It was the eighth top-five finish of the season -- and seventh in a row -- for Dixon.

QUOTES:

WILL POWER (No. 12 Penske Truck Rentals): "I'm very happy. The Penske Racing crew did an incredible job. I'm really enjoying being a part of Penske Racing. I'm not stressed, I'm just taking it one race at a time and doing my best. I've got to thank Roger (Penske) for the opportunity. Today was a great day."

HELIO CASTRONEVES (No. 3 Team Penske, finished second): "I feel great. It's a shame that a one, two, three team finish slipped away, but our goal was to stop the Ganassi guys, and we were able to do that with Will (Power)'s win. When Will came on board, we never had a doubt that he would be a top race contender, and it's great that his win keeps championship points from our opponents. It was a well-deserved win. Penske Racing did an incredible job."

SCOTT DIXON (No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing, finished third): "It was one of the toughest races we've ever run. It's definitely a tough circuit, and it gets a lot tougher when you don't have the best car. We were definitely hanging on. We seemed to be pretty good for about half the stint on the Firestone tires, but we just abused them too much. After that it was just so slippery I just had to hang on. But it was a great day for Team Target. We gained some valuable points; I think we're in the points lead so we've switched with Dario (Franchitti). It was just a very tough day."

RYAN BRISCOE (No. 6 Team Penske, finished fourth): "It was a tough race without any yellow flags. It was tough out there. Luckily I'd taken my fluids before the race. That's probably one of the tougher races I've done but the Team Penske guys did a great job."

DARIO FRANCHITTI (No. 10 Vaseline, finished fifth): "It was a pretty average day for the Vaseline car. I didn't get much help from Marco when I was coming up to lap him. I helped him when I was a lap down at Watkins Glen, and he totally screwed me for 10 laps. I'll remember that one. Otherwise Will did a hell of a job. He was fabulous all weekend. Congratulations to those guys. We'll come back and get them next week."

PAUL TRACY (No. 15 Edmonton Honda Dealers/woundedwarriors.ca, finished sixth): "I have mixed emotions about the race today.  It was obviously a good race for the Edmonton Honda Dealers - Wounded Warriors.ca - KV Racing Technology car, but I have a bit of a heavy heart with Mario (Moraes) and myself touching on the first lap, which sent him spinning, and I didn't realize it had put him out of the race.  I feel terrible for that and it has kind of put a damper on the rest of the weekend. Other than that, we had a little bit of a tire issue on the first stint and once we had the pressures right, the second and third stint the #15 car was pretty good and we just ran around, pretty much alone for the whole race."

GRAHAM RAHAL (No. 02 McDonald's Racing Team, finished seventh) "At the start, I saw (Mario) Moraes coming, and I said 'Forget it, I'm just going to let him go around rather than get hit.' He and his teammate collected each other anyway so that helped. I really just wanted to make it through the first lap so I thought losing a position or two was better than getting taken out again. I saw Moraes really early pull to the inside, and he wasn't on me, but I didn't want to see last year happen again. Then after that I was just conserving fuel, and I felt like we were one of the guys that went the longest. And then we pitted a little bit early on the second stop to try and get out from behind Wheldon. Then we put the blacks on at the end and the car felt diabolical for the first 15 or 20 laps. We started to get it cured a little bit by using my bars and with the tires wearing it helped out a little bit, but I just never quite had the pace that I did on the reds. I wish I had the reds there at the end to try and challenge PT (Paul Tracy) because he didn't look too strong at the end either."

ROBERT DOORNBOS (No. 06 Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, finished ninth): "We had a good start. Coming out of the chicane, I had good momentum building up, and I was in the middle of a sandwich between PT (Paul Tracy) and (Raphael) Matos, I think, and I managed to out-brake two cars, so that was good and I just slotted in line and had a good first lap. I was following Graham (Rahal) and saving fuel and trying to think of some strategy, hoping for some yellows but nothing happened, so we just started running on higher fuel maps and pushing to try to keep the position. We had a good first stint and we were pushing with both cars and at the pit stop everything went well, and I got out I got held up a bit and that's when I lost track position with the train of cars in front of me. There wasn't much action going on because there was no one for me to race nearby. It was fun. It was a hard race for P9, but we brought both cars back home in the top-10 which is good for now. We'll just work harder to close the gap to the top teams. Near the end, I had to let Power by but it was good to see the Penske pace and to see that we could follow them and drive the same lap times and that was quite positive." 

TONY KANAAN (No. 11 Team 7-Eleven): "I have burns on my hands and face. In the next couple of days we will know the extent. I could be uglier than I am now. I am glad we are ok, it was a scary moment. I have to thank all the other teams, Penske, the Panther boys and everybody who came to rescue me. It's pretty remarkable and its shows the strength of the IndyCar family. We are competitors over the weekend but when somebody needed help I got it. I am glad I am OK. The fuel probe stayed open, it was open all the way even when the fueler pulled out. When he pulled out there was nothing we could do. It seems like nothing can go right this year."

MARCO ANDRETTI (No. 26 Mott's Clamato Caesar, finished 10th): "The No. 26 definitely wasn't perfect today, but that's racing. The perfect car isn't possible. We went out and kept pushing but just got caught behind a couple of slower cars and the leaders were able to increase their gap on us. The Mott's boys worked hard all day and we'll take the top-10 finish. It put us up one position in points, and we're closing the gap on fifth. Hopefully we'll find the points we need in Kentucky next week."

Results

Pos.

Driver/Car Sponsor No S Laps Led Status
1 Will Power Penske Truck Rental 12 1 95 90 Running
2 Helio Castroneves Team Penske 3 3 95 2 Running
3 Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing 9 4 95 2 Running
4 Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 6 2 95 1 Running
5 Dario Franchitti Vaseline 10 6 95 0 Running
6 Paul Tracy Edmonton Honda Dealers-woundedwarriors.ca 15 9 95 0 Running
7 Graham Rahal McDonald's Racing Team 02 5 95 0 Running
8 Justin Wilson Z-Line Designs 18 15 95 0 Running
9 Robert Doornbos Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 06 10 94 0 Running
10 Marco Andretti Mott’s Clamato Caesar 26 18 94 0 Running
11 Danica Patrick Boost Mobile/Motorola 7 20 94 0 Running
12 E.J. Viso PDVSA HVM Racing 13 14 94 0 Running
13 Alex Tagliani Rexall Edmonton Indy/Conquest Racing 34 17 94 0 Running
14 Hideki Mutoh Formula Dream 27 12 94 0 Running
15 Dan Wheldon National Guard Panther Racing 4 22 94 0 Running
16 Ed Carpenter Vision/William Rast/Lilly Racing 20 23 93 0 Running
17 Ryan Hunter-Reay ABC Supply Co. AJ Foyt Racing 14 21 87 0 Running
18 Raphael Matos US Marines Luczo Dragon Racing 2 8 85 0 Running
19 Tomas Scheckter Mona Vie/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 23 16 73 0 Contact
20 Mike Conway Charter Media/Dreyer & Reinbold 24 11 63 0 Running
21 Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven 11 13 34 0 Pit Fire
22 Richard Antinucci Novicomm LED Lighting Technology 98 19 20 0 Mechanical
23 Mario Moraes 1800 Tequila/Votorantim/KVRT 5 7 0 0 Contact

Race Statistics

Winner's average speed: 109.497 mph
Time of race: 1:42:42.3773
Margin of victory: Under caution
Cautions: 1 caution flags for 2 laps
Lead changes: 5 among 4 drivers
Lap leaders: Power 1-32, Castroneves 33-34, Power 35-62, Briscoe 63, Dixon 64-65, Power 66-95.

Point standings: Dixon 380, Franchitti 377, Briscoe 366, Castroneves 309, Patrick 285, Andretti 259, Wheldon 255, Wilson 241, Kanaan 239, Rahal 235.

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