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After Pocono
Driver Standings

1 Will Power 446
2 Helio Castroneves 446
3 Simon Pagenaud 402
4 Juan Pablo Montoya 391
5 Ryan Hunter-Reay 388
6 Carlos Munoz (R) 340
7 Marco Andretti 325
8 Scott Dixon 297
9 Ryan Briscoe 285
10 Sebastien Bourdais 271
11 Tony Kanaan 267
12 James Hinchcliffe 266
13 Mikhail Aleshin 263
14 Justin Wilson 253
15 Charlie Kimball 239
16 Jack Hawksworth 227
17 Carlos Huertas (R) 224
18 Josef Newgarden 220
19 Graham Rahal 202
20 Sebastian Saavedra 196
21 Takuma Sato 189
22 Mike Conway 152
23 Ed Carpenter 138
24 Oriol Servia 88
25 Kurt Busch (R) 80
26 JR Hildebrand 66
27 Sage Karam (R) 57
28 James Davison (R) 34
29 Jacques Villeneuve 29
30 Alex Tagliani 28
31 Luca Filippi 24
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 340
2 Mikhail Aleshin 263
3 Jack Hawksworth 217
4 Carlos Huertas 204
5 Kurt Busch 80
6 Sage Karam 57
7 James Davison 34
8 Martin Plowman 18

Wins
T1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 2
T1 Will Power 2
T1 Simon Pagenaud 2
T4 Mike Conway 1
T4 Helio Castroneves 1
T4 Carlos Huertas 1
T4 Ed Carpenter 1
T4 Juan Pablo Montoya 1

Podium Finishes
T1 Will Power 5
T1 Helio Castroneves 5
2 Ryan Hunter-Reay 4
T3 Carlos Munoz 3
T3 Juan Pablo Montoya 3
T6 Marco Andretti 2
T6 Simon Pagenaud 2
T8 Mike Conway 1
T8 Carlos Huertas 1
T8 Scott Dixon 1
T8 Tony Kanaan 1
T8 Graham Rahal 1
T8 Charlie Kimball 1
T8 Ed Carpenter 1
T8 Jack Hawksworth 1
T8 Mikhail Aleshin 1

Lap Leaders:
1 Will Power 348
2 Helio Castroneves 174
3 Ryan Hunter-Reay 165
4 Ed Carpenter 116
5 Tony Kanaan 79
6 Juan Pablo Montoya 74
7 Takuma Sato 67
8 James Hinchcliffe 56
9 Simon Pagenaud 53
10 Jack Hawksworth 32
11 Scott Dixon 27
12 Marco Andretti 22
13 Justin Wilson 20
14 Sebastian Saavedra 14
15 Graham Rahal 10
16 Mike Conway 8
17 Josef Newgarden 8
T18 Oriol Servia 7
T18 Carlos Huertas 7
19 Ryan Briscoe 5
20 Mikhail Aleshin 4
21 Alex Tagliani 3
22 Sebastien Bourdais 2

Entrant Points
Pos. # Entrant Points
1 12 Team Penske 446
2 3 Team Penske 446
3 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports 402
4 2 Team Penske 391
5 28 Andretti Autosport 388
6 34 Andretti Autosport/HVM 340
7 25 Andretti Autosport 325
8 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 297
9 20 Ed Carpenter Racing 290
10 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing 285
11 11 KVSH Racing 271
12 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 267
13 27 Andretti Autosport 266
14 7 SMP Racing 263
15 19 Dale Coyne Racing 253
16 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 239
17 98 BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian 227
18 18 Dale Coyne Racing 224
19 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 220
20 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 202
21 17 KV/AFS Racing 196
22 14 A.J. Foyt Racing 189
23 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 112
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 5.81
2 Kurt Busch 6.00
3 Will Power 6.09
4 Simon Pagenaud 6.72
5 Sage Karam 9.00
6 J.R. Hildebrand 10.00
T7 Scott Dixon 10.18
T7 Carlos Munoz 10.18
9 Juan Pablo Montoya 10.45
10 Ryan Hunter-Reay 10.72
11 Ryan Briscoe 11.75
12 Marco Andretti 12.125
13 Carlos Munoz 12.375
T14 Oriol Servia 12.5
T14 Justin Wilson 12.5
16 Alex Tagliani 13.0
17 Sebastien Bourdais 13.25
18 Charlie Kimball 13.625
19 Mike Conway 13.66
T20 Jacques Villeneuve 14.0
T20 Ed Carpenter 14.0
22 Carlos Huertas 14.25
23 Mikhail Aleshin 14.875
24 James Hinchcliffe 15.125
T25 Takuma Sato 15.5
T25 Jack Hawksworth 15.5
27 Sebastian Saavedra 15.75
28 James Davison 16.00
29 Josef Newgarden 16.375
30 Graham Rahal 16.625
31 Martin Plowman 20.5
32 Franck Montagny 22.0
33 Pippa Mann 24.0
34 Townsend Bell 25.0
35 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

Appearances in the Firestone Fast Six
1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 4
T2 Scott Dixon 3
T2 Will Power 3
T2 James Hinchcliffe 3
T2 Helio Castroneves 3
T2 Jack Hawksworth 3
T7 Simon Pagenaud 2
T7 Josef Newgarden 2
T9 Takuma Sato 1
T9 Marco Andretti 1
T9 Sebastien Bourdais 1
T9 Tony Kanaan 1
T9 Sebastian Saavedra 1
T9 Mike Conway 1
T9 Juan Pablo Montoya 1
T9 Ryan Briscoe 1
Scenes from Sonoma IndyCar race

by Bob Heathcote
Monday, August 27, 2012

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Driver introduction stage
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Fuzzy Girls
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Race Sonoma Girls
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Mario Andretti always in demand
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Pretty World Touring Car Championship promotion
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Olympians welcomed as grand marshals
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Katherine Legge
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EJ Viso
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Ryan Briscoe
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Sebastien Bourdais
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Helio Castroneves goofing around during driver introductions
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Scott Dixon
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Will Power
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Ryan Hunter-Reay and Will Power
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Marco Andretti
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Cute little fan on the grid
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car of Helio Castroneves
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Ryan Briscoe and Roger Penske
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Pre-race ceremony
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Dario Franchitti
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Scott Dixon
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Pre-race flyover
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Skydivers
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Bean-bags for fans to kick back and relax in the GoPro hospitality area
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Race start viewed on the big screen for the fans in Turn 2 terrace seating
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Race start
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Race start
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Race start
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Race start
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Race start
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Race start
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Mayhem at Turn 7, lap 1
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Race action at turn 2
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Marco Andretti
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Fans
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Rubens Barrichello
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Ryan Briscoe
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Justin Wilson
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Rubens Barrichello
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Sebastian Saavedra
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Will Power had a bid lead early in the race
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Over the hump to Turn 4
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Katherine Legge
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Helio Castroneves
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Ryan Hunter-Reay
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Simon Pagenaud chases Tony Kanaan
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Sebastien Bourdais
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EJ Viso
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Oriol Servia
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James Hinchcliffe
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Ryan Briscoe
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Ryan Briscoe
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Sebastien Bourdais
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Tony Kanaan held up a train of cars for many laps
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Tony Kanaan held up a train of cars for many laps
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Simona de Silvestro
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Tony Kanaan
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Sebastien Bourdais
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Turn 7 action: Charlie Kimball chases Servia and Saavedra
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Ed Carpenter
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IndyCars race on the new configuration at Turn 7
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Justin Wilson making a move at Turn 7
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Will Power mid-race was still way ahead of everyone
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Ed Carpenter spun fighting with Rubens Barrichello
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Ed Carpenter rejoins
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IndyCars in the esses
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Turn 1 and the beautiful Sonoma countryside
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Over Sonoma Raceway
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Josef Newgarden
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EJ Viso
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Yellows for full course caution late in the race
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Ryan Briscoe took a splash of fuel under yellow
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Splash and go stop for Scott Dixon
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Josef Newgarden hit the wall hard late in the race
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IndyCar field behind the pace car
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Race control review the incident between Josef Newgarden and Sebastien Bourdais
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NBC Sports television Studio for Sonoma
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Penske team of Will Power
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Chip Ganassi on the pit stand
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Race engineers for Simon Pagenaud
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Dan Wheldon remembered by crewman
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Jay Penske
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Boy Scouts of America crew follow the race on a TV monitor
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Crew preparing a new Firestone Firehawk racing tire
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Ryan Briscoe under the checkered flag followed by teammate Will Power
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Race winning team-owner Roger Penske in demand after the race
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Scott Dixon after the race
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Alex Tagliani after the race
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Alex Tagliani after the race
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Alex Tagliani
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Ryan Hunter-Reay was not happy after the race
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Car of Josef Newgarden returned to the paddock
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JR Hildebrand
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Car of Ryan Briscoe on victory circle
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Dario Franchitti welcomes Will Power to victory circle
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Will Power with his IndyCar Series Mario Andretti Road Course Champion trophy
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Race-winner Ryan Briscoe waves to the fans and raises the tradition glass of wine
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IndyCar Series Mario Andretti Road Course Champion trophy of Will Power
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Will Power, Ryan Briscoe, and Dario Franchitti
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Will Power, Ryan Briscoe, and Dario Franchitti

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