2009 Iowa Corn Indy 250

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United States   2009 Iowa
Race details
7th round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season
Date June 21, 2009
Official name Iowa Corn Indy 250
Location Iowa Speedway
Newton, Iowa
Course Permanent racing facility
0.894 mi / 1.439 km
Distance 250 laps, 223.500 mi / 359.688 km
Weather 75°F, overcast
Pole position
Driver Brazil Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing
Time set by owner points
Fastest lap
Driver Japan Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing
Time 18.0128 (on lap 32 of 250)
Podium
First United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing
Second Australia Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing
Third Japan Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing

The 2009 Iowa Corn Indy 250 was the seventh round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season. The race was held on June 21, 2009 at the 0.894-mile (1.439 km) Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. The race was broadcast on ABC. It received a 0.8 rating on the Nielsen ratings scale, down from a 1.1 rating from the 2008 Iowa Corn Indy 250.[1]

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 250 1:39:47.9077 4 68 50
2 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 250 + 5.0132 2 85 42
3 27 Japan Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 250 + 10.9769 11 0 35
4 4 United Kingdom Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 250 + 17.5807 6 8 32
5 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 249 + 1 Lap 3 1 30
6 23 South Africa Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 249 + 1 Lap 16 0 28
7 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 249 + 1 Lap 1 16 26
8 24 United Kingdom Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 249 + 1 Lap 19 0 24
9 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 249 + 1 Lap 5 24 22
10 20 United States Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 248 + 2 Laps 13 0 20
11 02 United States Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 245 + 5 Laps 9 0 19
12 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 244 + 6 Laps 8 0 18
13 98 United States Jaques Lazier Team 3G 237 + 13 Laps 20 0 17
14 11 Brazil Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 108 Contact 7 48 16
15 06 Netherlands Robert Doornbos (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 58 Handling 14 0 15
16 2 Brazil Raphael Matos (R) Luczo-Dragon Racing 53 Contact 12 0 14
17 5 Brazil Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 52 Contact 15 0 13
18 18 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 33 Contact 10 0 12
19 14 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay ABC Supply Company 2 Contact 17 0 12
20 13 Venezuela E. J. Viso HVM Racing 0 Contact 18 0 12
OFFICIAL IRL REPORT

Standings after the race[edit]