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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
IndyCar gives update on 2012 car/engine

by Mark J. Cipolloni
Friday, May 27, 2011

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Tony Cotman and Will Phillips gave an update on the 2012 car and engines for 2012 Friday morning at the Indy Motor Speedway.  Some new information was revealed today including what parts of the car will be off limits and what parts can be modified. Tony Cotman and Will Phillips gave an update on the 2012 car and engines for 2012 Friday morning at the Indy Motor Speedway.  Presented here is an outline summary of the update.

Prototype Chassis Evaluation

Goals

  • Provide teams with a proven reliable product
  • Prove it meets performance targets
  • Evaluate on all types of circuits prior to team distribution

Method

  • Chassis based at the Dallara facility in Speedway, IN
  • 1st Prototype testing August 1st to September 30th
  • Honda engine will be in first Prototype chassis until another prototype is ready

Engine Manufacturer Testing

  • All manufacturers will buy their own test chassis
  • Those test chassis will be serviced out of the Dallara facility through December 15th
  • Manufacturers must adhere to a common test schedule through Dec. 15th
  • Manufacturer test days will be unlimited prior to the start of the season.  This gives manufacturers 5 months to perfect their product
  • Manufacturers may use drivers from teams they have signed contracts with

Timeline Summary

  • August 1 to September 30 IndyCar/Dallara chassis testing
  • August 15 - Manufacturers given opportunity to purchase their test chassis
  • October 1 - Manufacturer testing begins barring any major issues found
  • December 15 - Teams get their first car
  • January 15th - Teams get their second car

Engine Allocation Program

  • Each manufacturer shall be given the opportunity to pair up with an anchor team
  • Pairings between the Manufacturers and Teams shall be made on an annual basis (This does not preclude multiyear agreements, but IndyCar, at AR1's urging, is considering making only the Anchor Team deals multi-year and all others one-year deals so if new manufacturers come onboard in 2013 and beyond they won't find all the best teams tied up with multi-year agreements and, therefore, would have no chance of landing a good team
  • Teams running additional cars at one-off events including the Indy 500 shall automatically be assigned to the manufacturer they are partnered with already
  • Teams can only partner with one manufacturer per season
  • Manufacturers must be prepared to supply up to 40% of the field

Concept Cars

  • Appearance - why are they different?  One is a low downforce oval kit and one a high downforce road course kit to show how different the cars can look
  • Are these what the 2012 will look like?  No, but Dallara's probably won't look terribly different
  • Why is there an airbox on a turbocharged car?  That is where the input air will feed from into the turbo for everyone.  It also means the airbox will provide more real estate for sponsor logos.

The colored areas are portions of the car the aero kit makers can play with
Aero Kits

  • Intention is Aero Kits will be introduced at the Indianapolis 500 in 2012
  • Teams will be able to choose between the Dallara kit and one additional kit
  • What components can we expect in an aero kit?

Aero Kit Timeline

  • September 1 - CAD interface information available - TBD by IndyCar pending testing
  • October 1 - Confirmation of aero regulations and only subject to change due to critical issues in running of the car
  • October 15 - List of approved aero kit suppliers announced by IndyCar
  • April 2012 - First official Indy Aero Kit test

Engine Comparisons

Item Current 2012
Architecture Aspirated Turbocharged
Displacement 3.5L 2,2L
Direct Injection No Yes
RPM 10,300 12,000
Power 630 550-700 before Push to Pass

Chassis Comparisons

Item

Current 2012
Wheelbase 122" 120"
Track Width 78" 76"
Length 202" 202"
Height 38" 40.5"
Dry Weight 1575 1450
Suspension Pullrod (Front) Pushrod
Pedals 3 2
Brakes Steel/Carbon Carbon Only
Fuel Type E98 E85

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