2011 Baltimore Grand Prix (IndyCar)

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United States   2011 Baltimore Grand Prix
Race details
15th round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season
Baltimore Grand Prix circuit.png
Date September 4, 2011
Official name Baltimore Grand Prix
Location Streets of Baltimore
Course Temporary street circuit
2.040 mi / 3.283 km
Distance 75 laps, 153.000 mi / 246.230 km
Weather 85 °F (29 °C), scattered clouds
Pole position
Driver Australia Will Power Team Penske
Time 01:20.2447
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Will Power Team Penske
Time 01:21.5992 (on lap 9 of 75)
Podium
First Australia Will Power Team Penske
Second Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing
Third Brazil Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology

The 2011 Baltimore Grand Prix was the first running of the Baltimore Grand Prix and the fifteenth round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Sunday, September 4, 2011. The race contested over 75 laps at the 2.040-mile (3.283 km) Inner Harbor temporary street circuit in Baltimore, Maryland.

The race had originally been scheduled to take place on the first weekend of August, but was moved to Labor Day weekend to allow for better logistical and fan opportunities.[1]

Will Power led 70 of 75 laps, on his way to score his last win of 2011. He shared the podium with Oriol Servià and Tony Kanaan, who finished third, after having started 27th.[2]

Results[edit]

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points1
1 12 Australia Will Power Team Penske 75 2:02:19.4998 1 70 53
2 2 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 75 + 10.2096 14 0 40
3 82 Brazil Tony Kanaan KV Racing TechnologyLotus 75 + 10.8557 27 0 35
4 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 75 + 11.0831 4 2 32
5 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 75 + 11.5032 9 0 30
6 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 75 + 18.5661 23 0 28
7 77 Canada Alex Tagliani Sam Schmidt Motorsports 75 + 18.5671 19 0 26
8 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 75 + 18.9269 6 1 24
9 14 Brazil Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 75 + 22.3096 12 0 22
10 38 United States Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing 75 + 22.6977 2 0 20
11 17 United Kingdom Martin Plowman AFS Racing 75 + 23.7405 18 0 19
12 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing 75 + 24.7568 10 1 18
13 34 Colombia Sebastian Saavedra (R) Conquest Racing 75 + 29.6042 24 0 17
14 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 75 + 30.9855 3 1 16
15 59 Venezuela E. J. Viso KV Racing TechnologyLotus 75 + 50.6756 8 0 15
16 24 Brazil Ana Beatriz (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 75 + 1:00.5667 20 0 14
17 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 74 + 1 lap 28 0 13
18 5 Japan Takuma Sato KV Racing TechnologyLotus 73 + 2 laps 26 0 12
19 4 United States J. R. Hildebrand (R) Panther Racing 73 Contact 17 0 12
20 67 United States Ed Carpenter Sarah Fisher Racing 73 + 2 laps 25 0 12
21 83 United States Charlie Kimball (R) Chip Ganassi Racing 73 + 2 laps 16 0 12
22 07 South Africa Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 71 + 4 laps 22 0 12
23 27 United Kingdom Mike Conway Andretti Autosport 64 Mechanical 7 0 12
24 06 Canada James Hinchcliffe (R) Newman/Haas Racing 54 Handling 15 0 12
25 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 40 Mechanical 21 0 10
26 22 Italy Giorgio Pantano Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 39 Contact 13 0 10
27 18 United Kingdom James Jakes (R) Dale Coyne Racing 37 Contact 11 0 10
28 19 France Sébastien Bourdais Dale Coyne Racing 9 Electrical 5 0 10
[3]
Notes

^1 Points include 1 point for pole position and 2 points for most laps led.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sharrow, Ryan (August 16, 2010). "Baltimore Grand Prix moved to Labor Day weekend 2011". Baltimore Business Journal. Baltimore, MD. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ Schultz, Jonathan (September 6, 2011). "Motorsports: Power Surges at Inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix". The New York Times. New York. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Baltimore Grand Prix". Ultimate Racing History. Archived from the original on August 31, 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012.