2009 Rexall Edmonton Indy

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Canada   2009 Edmonton
Race details
11th round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season
Edmonton Grand Prix racing track.svg
Date July 26, 2009
Official name Rexall Edmonton Indy
Location Rexall Speedway, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Course Temporary Airport Course
1.973 mi / 3.175 km
Distance 95 laps, 179.543 mi / 288.925 km
Weather Mainly Sunny (25.5°C / 77.9°F)
Pole position
Driver Australia Will Power Penske Racing
Time 1:01.0133
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Mike Conway Dreyer & Reinbold
Time 1:02.4340 (on lap 39 of 95)
Podium
First Australia Will Power Penske Racing
Second Brazil Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing
Third New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing

The 2009 Rexall Edmonton Indy was the eleventh round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season, and was held on July 26, 2009 at the 1.973-mile (3.175 km) Rexall Speedway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Qualifying results[edit]

  • All cars are split into two groups; one of eleven and one of twelve, with the fastest six from each group going through to the "Top 12" session. In this session, the fastest six runners will progress to the "Firestone Fast Six". The fastest driver in this final session will claim pole, with the rest of the runners lining up in session order, regardless of qualifying times. (Fast Six from 1-6, Top 12 from 7-12 and Round 1 from 13-23) Drivers can use as many laps as they want in the timed sessions.
Pos Nat Name Team Group 1[1] Group 2[2] Top 12[3] Fast Six[4]
1 Australia Will Power Penske Racing 1:01.4992 1:01.2063 1:01.0133
2 Australia Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 1:01.5795 1:01.0667 1:01.1232
3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 1:01.2372 1:01.2731 1:01.2033
4 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 1:01.7204 1:01.3809 1:01.2046
5 United States Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 1:01.7521 1:01.5114 1:01.6952
6 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 1:01.7534 1:01.4302 1:01.8344
7 Brazil Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 1:01.4862 1:01.5337
8 Brazil Raphael Matos (R) Luczo-Dragon Racing 1:01.8379 1:01.5685
9 Canada Paul Tracy KV Racing Technology 1:01.5093 1:01.6768
10 Netherlands Robert Doornbos (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 1:01.6582 1:01.6844
11 United Kingdom Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 1:01.7366 1:01.9064
12 Japan Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 1:02.2305 1:02.1678
13 Brazil Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 1:02.2723
14 Venezuela E. J. Viso HVM Racing 1:02.4240
15 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 1:02.4009
16 South Africa Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 1:02.4280
17 Canada Alex Tagliani Conquest Racing 1:02.6459
18 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 1:02.5059
19 United States Richard Antinucci (R) Team 3G 1:02.8364
20 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 1:02.5184
21 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay A. J. Foyt Enterprises 1:02.9996
22 United Kingdom Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 1:02.8369
23 United States Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 1:03.4342

Grid[edit]

Row Inside Outside
1 12 Australia Will Power 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe
2 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon
3 02 United States Graham Rahal 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti
4 5 Brazil Mario Moraes 2 Brazil Raphael Matos (R)
5 15 Canada Paul Tracy 06 Netherlands Robert Doornbos (R)
6 24 United Kingdom Mike Conway (R) 27 Japan Hideki Mutoh
7 11 Brazil Tony Kanaan 13 Venezuela E. J. Viso
8 18 United Kingdom Justin Wilson 23 South Africa Tomas Scheckter
9 34 Canada Alex Tagliani 26 United States Marco Andretti
10 98 United States Richard Antinucci (R) 7 United States Danica Patrick
11 14 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay 4 United Kingdom Dan Wheldon
12 20 United States Ed Carpenter

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 12 Australia Will Power Penske Racing 95 1:42:42.3773 1 90 53
2 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 95 + 1.0936* 3 2 40
3 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 95 + 1.3213 4 2 35
4 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 95 + 1.8266 2 1 32
5 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 95 + 4.4652 6 0 30
6 15 Canada Paul Tracy KV Racing Technology 95 + 6.3941 9 0 28
7 02 United States Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 95 + 26.5700 5 0 26
8 18 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 95 + 26.9169 15 0 24
9 06 Netherlands Robert Doornbos (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 94 + 1 Lap 10 0 22
10 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 94 + 1 Lap 18 0 20
11 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 94 + 1 Lap 20 0 19
12 13 Venezuela E. J. Viso HVM Racing 94 + 1 Lap 14 0 18
13 34 Canada Alex Tagliani Conquest Racing 94 + 1 Lap 17 0 17
14 27 Japan Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 94 + 1 Lap 12 0 16
15 4 United Kingdom Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 94 + 1 Lap 22 0 15
16 20 United States Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 93 + 2 Laps 23 0 14
17 14 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay A. J. Foyt Enterprises 87 + 8 Laps 21 0 13
18 2 Brazil Raphael Matos (R) Luczo-Dragon Racing 85 + 10 Laps 8 0 12
19 23 South Africa Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 73 Contact 16 0 12
20 24 United Kingdom Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 63 + 32 Laps 11 0 12
21 11 Brazil Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 34 Pit Fire 13 0 12
22 98 United States Richard Antinucci (R) Team 3G 20 Mechanical 19 0 12
23 5 Brazil Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 0 Contact 7 0 12
OFFICIAL IRL REPORT
  • * Race finished under caution.

Standings after the race[edit]