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08/22/12
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IndyCar fresh engine update for 2012
INDYCAR provided an update today regarding the status of fresh engines remaining for each team for the remaining three races of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season.

Officials also announced 10 grid spot penalties for the following cars for this weekend's event at the raceway at Sonoma: #15 Sato (will be using sixth engine at Sonoma); #17 Saavedra (unapproved engine change at Indianapolis); #18 Wilson (unapproved engine change between Mid-Ohio and Sonoma); #78 De Silvestro (using seventh engine at Sonoma).

CAR ENTRANT DRIVER FRESH ENGINE STATUS
No. 2 Team Penske Ryan Briscoe Will use Engine 5 at Sonoma
No. 3 Team Penske Helio Castroneves On Engine 5
No. 4 Panther Racing JR Hildebrand On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 5 KV Racing Technology E.J. Viso On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 6/7 Dragon Racing Katherine Legge/Sebastien Bourdais On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 8 KV Racing Technology Rubens Barrichello On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Scott Dixon On Engine 6
No. 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dario Franchitti On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 11 KV Racing Technology w/SH Tony Kanaan On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 12 Team Penske Will Power On Engine 5
No. 14 A.J. Foyt Enterprises Mike Conway On Engine 5
No. 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Takuma Sato Will use Engine 6 at Sonoma
No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Justin Wilson Will use Engine 5 at Sonoma
No. 19 Dale Coyne Racing James Jakes On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing Ed Carpenter On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 22 Panther/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Oriol Servia On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 26 Andretti Autosport Marco Andretti On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 27 Andretti Autosport James Hinchcliffe On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 28 Andretti Autosport Ryan Hunter-Reay On Engine 5
No. 38 Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing Graham Rahal On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining
No. 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing Josef Newgarden On Engine 5
No. 77 Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports Simon Pagenaud On Engine 5
No. 78 Lotus-HVM Racing Simona de Silvestro Will use Engine 7 at Sonoma
No. 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing Charlie Kimball Will use Engine 5 at Sonoma
No. 98 Bryan Herta Autosport w/ Curb-Agajanian Alex Tagliani On Engine 5


Pursuant to Rule 15.1.4, Each Full-Season Entrant will be provided with no more than five fresh built Engines throughout each year covered by an engine service agreement.  Using more than five fresh Engines in a season will result in a penalty.  Engines beyond the fifth fresh Engine may be fresh or part-used.

Pursuant to Rule 15.6.2, Using more than five fresh Engines in a season will be considered Unapproved Engine Change-Outs.
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