2009 Meijer Indy 300

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United States   2009 Kentucky
Race details
12th round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season
Date August 1, 2009
Official name Meijer Indy 300
Location Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Kentucky
Course Permanent racing facility
1.480 mi / 2.382 km
Distance 200 laps, 296 mi / 476.366 km
Weather 76°F, overcast
Pole position
Driver New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing
Time set by owner points[1]
Fastest lap
Driver United States Ed Carpenter Vision Racing
Time 24.3847 (on lap 8 of 200)
Podium
First Australia Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing
Second United States Ed Carpenter Vision Racing
Third Brazil Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing

The 2009 Meijer Indy 300 presented by Red Baron and Edy's was the twelfth round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season, and was held on August 1, 2009 at the 1.480-mile (2.382 km) Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.

Grid[edit]

Row Inside Outside
1 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti
2 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves
3 7 United States Danica Patrick 26 United States Marco Andretti
4 4 United Kingdom Dan Wheldon 18 United Kingdom Justin Wilson
5 11 Brazil Tony Kanaan 02 United States Graham Rahal
6 27 Japan Hideki Mutoh 06 Netherlands Robert Doornbos (R)
7 2 Brazil Raphael Matos (R) 20 United States Ed Carpenter
8 23 Venezuela Milka Duno 5 Brazil Mario Moraes
9 14 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay 13 Venezuela E. J. Viso
10 24 United Kingdom Mike Conway (R) 12 Australia Will Power
11 98 United States Jaques Lazier 67 United States Sarah Fisher
12 43 South Africa Tomas Scheckter

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 200 1:28:24:3246 3 38 50
2 20 United States Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 200 + 0.0162 14 35 40
3 11 Brazil Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 200 + 0.1614 9 1 35
4 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 200 + 0.2728 4 1 32
5 02 United States Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 200 + 0.6346 10 0 30
6 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 200 + 1.7670 2 0 28
7 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 + 3.2512 1 94 28
8 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 200 + 4.7231 5 1 24
9 12 Australia Will Power Penske Racing 200 + 6.1424 20 30 22
10 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 200 + 6.9963 6 0 20
11 4 United Kingdom Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 200 + 12.7597 7 0 19
12 67 United States Sarah Fisher Sarah Fisher Racing 200 + 15.9732 22 0 18
13 27 Japan Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 200 + 27.9705 11 0 17
14 14 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay A. J. Foyt Enterprises 197 + 3 Laps 17 0 16
15 13 Venezuela E. J. Viso HVM Racing 197 + 3 Laps 18 0 15
16 2 Brazil Raphael Matos (R) Luczo-Dragon Racing 196 + 4 Laps 13 0 14
17 24 United Kingdom Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 192 + 8 Laps 19 0 13
18 5 Brazil Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 188 + 12 Laps 16 0 12
19 06 Netherlands Robert Doornbos (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 185 + 15 Laps 12 0 12
20 23 Venezuela Milka Duno Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 165 + 35 Laps 15 0 12
21 18 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 120 Mechanical 8 0 12
22 43 South Africa Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 59 Mechanical 23 0 12
23 98 United States Jaques Lazier Team 3G 43 Mechanical 21 0 12
OFFICIAL IRL REPORT

Standings after the race[edit]