2009 RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300

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United States   2009 Kansas
Race details
3rd round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season
Date April 26, 2009
Official name RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300
Location Kansas Speedway
Course Permanent racing facility
1.520 mi / 2.446 km
Distance 200 laps, 304.000 mi / 489.241 km
Weather 78°F, Overcast
Pole position
Driver United States Graham Rahal N/H/L Racing
Time 25.8819
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing
Time 25.9367 (on lap 162 of 200)
Podium
First New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing
Second Brazil Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing
Third Brazil Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing

The 2009 RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300 was the third round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season, held on April 26, 2009 at the 1.520-mile (2.446 km) Kansas Speedway. The race was won by Scott Dixon, who led 134 of the 200 laps to move up into fourth place in the championship standings. Championship leader Dario Franchitti made contact with the wall, and was classified eighteenth, which dropped him to third overall. Tony Kanaan's third place was enough to give him the championship lead, by a point from Ryan Briscoe, who finished fourth.

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 1:43:21.0035 4 134 52
2 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 200 + 0.7104 22 3 40
3 11 Brazil Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 200 + 1.5022 8 0 35
4 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 200 + 1.8872 7 53 32
5 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 200 + 2.6502 3 0 30
6 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 200 + 3.8013 5 0 28
7 02 United States Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 200 + 7.8233 1 8 27
8 27 Japan Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 200 + 8.5430 13 0 24
9 20 United States Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 200 + 8.9871 10 0 22
10 4 United Kingdom Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 200 + 9.7681 9 0 20
11 5 Brazil Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 200 + 20.9048 6 0 19
12 06 Netherlands Robert Doornbos (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 199 + 1 Lap 2 2 18
13 67 United States Sarah Fisher Sarah Fisher Racing 199 + 1 Lap 11 0 17
14 18 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 199 + 1 Lap 17 0 16
15 21 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Vision Racing 196 + 4 Laps 20 0 15
16 23 Venezuela Milka Duno CITGO 195 + 5 Laps 12 0 14
17 98 United States Stanton Barrett (R) Team 3G 181 + 19 Laps 19 0 13
18 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 151 Contact 21 0 12
19 24 United Kingdom Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 109 Mechanical 16 0 12
20 2 Brazil Raphael Matos (R) Luczo Dragon Racing 95 Contact 15 0 12
21 13 Venezuela E. J. Viso HVM Racing 37 Mechanical 18 0 12
22 14 Brazil Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 14 Contact 14 0 12

Standings after the race[edit]