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After Long Beach
Pos. Driver Points

1 Will Power 93
2 Mike Conway 66
3 Simon Pagenaud 60
4 Helio Castroneves 55
5 Ryan Hunter-Reay 54
6 Scott Dixon 51
7 Carlos Munoz 48
8 Juan Pablo Montoya 47
9 Mikhail Aleshin 46
10 Sebastian Saavedra 42
11 Tony Kanaan 40
12 Justin Wilson 38
13 Takuma Sato 36
14 Josef Newgarden 34
15 Ryan Briscoe 33
16 Sebastien Bourdais 33
17 Graham Rahal 33
18 Marco Andretti 32
19 Carlos Huertas 32
20 Oriol Servia 26
21 Jack Hawksworth 24
22 James Hinchcliffe 20
23 Charlie Kimball 17

Wins
T1 Will Power 1
T1 Mike Conway 1

Podium Finishes
1 Will Power 2
T2 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1
T2 Helio Castroneves 1
T2 Mike Conway 1
T2 Carlos Munoz 1

Lap Leaders:
1 Will Power 74
2 Ryan Hunter-Reay 51
3 Takuma Sato 33
4 Scott Dixon 22
5 Mike Conway 4
6 Sebastian Saavedra 3
7 Helio Castroneves 2
8 Josef Newgarden 1


Prize Money
1 Will Power $50,000
T2 Mike Conway $30,000
T2 Ryan Hunter-Reay $30,000
4 Simon Pagenaud $18,000
5 Takuma Sato $17,000
T6 Helio Castroneves $15,000
T6 Carlos Munoz $15,000
T8 Juan Pablo Montoya $10,000
T8 Scott Dixon $10,000
T10 Mikhail Aleshin $8,000
T10 Tony Kanaan $8,000
12 Oriol Servia $7,000
T13 Justin Wilson $5,000
T13 Marco Andretti $5,000
T15 Sebastian Saavedra $4,000
T15 Josef Newgarden $4,000
T17 Ryan Briscoe $2,000
T17 Carlos Huertas $2,000

Entrant Points
Pos. # Entrant Points
1 12 Team Penske 93
2 20 Ed Carpenter Racing 66
3 77 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 60
4 3 Team Penske 55
5 28 Andretti Autosport 54
6 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 51
7 34 Andretti Autosport HVM Racing 48
8 2 Team Penske 47
9 7 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 46
10 17 KV AFS Racing 42
11 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 40
12 19 Dale Coyne Racing 38
13 14 A.J. Foyt Enterprises 36
14 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 34
15 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing 33
16 11 KVSH Racing 33
17 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 33
18 25 Andretti Autosport 32
19 18 Dale Coyne Racing 32
20 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 26
21 98 BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian 24
22 27 Andretti Autosport 20
23 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 17

Finishing Average
1 Will Power 1.5
2 Simon Pagenaud 5
T3 Helio Castroneves 7
T3 Oriol Servia 7
5 Scott Dixon 8
6 Mike Conway 8.5
7 Mikhail Aleshin 9
8 Juan Pablo Montoya 9.5
T9 Sebastian Saavedra 10
T9 Carlos Munoz 10
11 Ryan Hunter-Reay 11
T12 Tony Kanaan 12
T12 Justin Wilson 12
T14 Ryan Briscoe 13.5
T14 Sebastien Bourdais 13.5
T14 Graham Rahal 13.5
T17 Josef Newgarden 14
T17 Carlos Huertas 14
19 Takuma Sato 14.5
20 Marco Andretti 15
21 Jack Hawksworth 18
22 James Hinchcliffe 20
23 Charlie Kimball 21.5

Pole Positions
T1 Takuma Sato 1
T1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1

Appearances in the Firestone Fast Six
1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 2
T2 Scott Dixon 1
T2 Tony Kanaan 1
T2 Sebastien Bourdais 1
T2 Will Power 1
T2 Takuma Sato 1
T2 Marco Andretti 1
T2 James Hinchcliffe 1
T2 Josef Newgarden 1
T2 Simon Pagenaud 1
T2 Jack Hawksworth 1

Qualifying Average
1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 2
2 Scott Dixon 6
3 Jack Hawksworth 6.5
4 Marco Andretti 7
5 Tony Kanaan 7.5
T6 Takuma Sato 8
T6 Sebastien Bourdais 8
T8 Will Power 9
T8 Carlos Munoz 9
10 Helio Castroneves 9.5
11 Simon Pagenaud 10
12 James Hinchcliffe 10.5
13 Oriol Servia 12
T14 Josef Newgarden 13
T14 Justin Wilson 13
16 Ryan Briscoe 13.5
17 Mike Conway 14.5
18 Sebastian Saavedra 16.5
19 Juan Pablo Montoya 17
20 Mikhail Aleshin 17.5
21 Carlos Huertas 19
22 Charlie Kimball 19.5
23 Graham Rahal 22
Friends, fans celebrate Carnegie's wonderful life, legacy

"No one will ever be able to fill his shoes"
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Tom Carnegie in 1988
He had a voice larger than life and became as much a part of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the famed Yard of Bricks, but Tom Carnegie was one of us, a friendly, caring man of the people.

That was the common theme throughout a host of tributes paid Feb. 15 during a celebration of the life of Carnegie, the longtime IMS Public Address announcer who died Feb. 11 at age 91.

An overflow crowd packed the IMS Hall of Fame Museum for the ceremony honoring Carnegie, who served as the Public Address announcer at IMS for 61 consecutive years, from 1946-2006. He called 61 Indianapolis 500's, 12 Brickyard 400's and six United States Grands Prix for millions of fans at IMS.

Indianapolis television sports anchor Dave Calabro served as host of the ceremony. Calabro worked for many years on the public address at IMS with Carnegie and leads the announcing team today.

Dave Calabro talks about Carnegie
"Tom Carnegie, for him it wasn't about coming into this Museum and saying: 'Oh, that's the Maserati. That's the turbo BR858,'" Calabro said. "Tom Carnegie was about people. Tom was about the men and women who sacrificed their lives and worked on these machines and dreamed and had visions about how they would conquer the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

"That's what Tom Carnegie was about. He loved people."

Members of Carnegie's family, including two of his children, attended the ceremony.

Speakers sharing memories, anecdotes and laughs about Carnegie's wonderful life included Nancy and Josie George, Indianapolis Motor Speedway board members; Jeff Belskus, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation president and CEO; Donald Davidson, Indianapolis Motor Speedway historian, Charlie Walker, a longtime colleague and friend of Carnegie on the IMS Public Address staff; and Indianapolis 500 veteran drivers Johnny Parsons, Sarah Fisher and Ed Carpenter. Bob Hills, chaplain and director of INDYCAR Ministry, began the service with a prayer.

One of the most poignant moments of the 35-minute ceremony came when Walker led the crowd to recite one of the most famous phrases carried across the IMS Public Address by Carnegie's rich, instantly recognizable baritone: "IT'S A NEW . TRACK . RECORD!"

Davidson, who worked with Carnegie for more than 40 years, also shared his memories of many of Carnegie's famous calls.

"All the phrases we've come to know and love, they weren't scripted," Davidson said. "He developed them himself. It was just off the top of his head.

"I thought how amazing it was that this voice that the people know and love and rely on year after year, that just on the first qualifying day, at around a quarter to eight, you'd hear a click and then a hum, and then you'd hear the voice say, 'TESTING, 1-2-3. GOOD MORNING, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,' and the place would just erupt! I thought, 'Carnegie could stir the place up with a sound check.'"

That voice, and the man behind it, left an indelible legacy on the Indianapolis 500, Davidson said.

"I think Tom Carnegie, more than any other single human being, is responsible for building up the qualification days, adding excitement to it for the race," Davidson said. "Thank you, Tom Carnegie."

Nancy George affectionately shared an anecdote about how she and her brother and sisters would ride their bikes around IMS as children, pretending they were race drivers. But one of the George children always played Carnegie's role as Public Address announcer.

"If there was ever a movie made, he would have to be God," Nancy George said. "He just had that presence that was coming out of the speakers around the track, and everyone would think of him as part of the family. And he was."

An area celebrating Carnegie's life will be available through Monday, Feb. 28 in the Museum for fans to leave cards, notes and other tributes.

"Tom was a wonderful man," Josie George said. "Sixty-one years: I think we can say today that was a new track record that will not be beat.

"I don't think that we'll ever be able to contribute to what he has contributed over the years. To think that he's the last of the 1940s group of men that came together and really branded this place. We still benefit from all of their contributions, but I don't think we would have gotten through the last couple of decades as well as we did without Tom being present and providing that continuity.

"No one will ever be able to fill his shoes."

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