2011 Firestone Twin 275s

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The Firestone Twin 275s was the sixth race of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season. The races took place on June 11, on the 1.455-mile (2.342 km) permanent speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, and was telecasted by Versus in the United States.

Report[edit]

Background[edit]

Practice and qualifying[edit]

Race[edit]

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Lap 1 Lap 2 Total[1]
1 77 Canada Alex Tagliani Sam Schmidt Motorsports 24.3530 24.3304 48.6834
2 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 24.3941 24.3767 48.7708
3 12 Australia Will Power Team Penske 24.3788 24.4113 48.7901
4 5 Japan Takuma Sato KV Racing Technology - Lotus 24.4196 24.4265 48.8461
5 67 United States Ed Carpenter Chip Ganassi Racing 24.4565 24.4116 48.8681
6 82 Brazil Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology - Lotus 24.4203 24.4754 48.8957
7 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 24.4852 24.4632 48.9484
8 99 New Zealand Wade Cunningham (R) Sam Schmidt Motorsports 24.4686 24.4818 48.9504
9 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 24.4829 24.4953 48.9782
10 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 24.5077 24.4800 48.9877
11 4 United States J.R. Hildebrand (R) Panther Racing 24.5249 24.5527 49.0776
12 14 Brazil Vitor Meira A.J. Foyt Enterprises 24.5183 24.5660 49.0843
13 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 24.5566 24.5730 49.1296
14 2 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 24.6079 24.5698 49.1777
15 06 Canada James Hinchcliffe (R) Newman/Haas Racing 24.5673 24.6228 49.1901
16 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 24.5964 24.6010 49.1074
17 83 United States Charlie Kimball (R) Chip Ganassi Racing 24.6140 24.6161 49.2301
18 11 United States Davey Hamilton Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 24.6273 24.6587 49.2860
19 59 Venezuela E.J. Viso KV Racing Technology - Lotus 24.6509 24.6493 49.3002
20 38 United States Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing 24.6595 24.6616 49.3211
21 8 Canada Paul Tracy Dragon Racing 24.6621 24.6820 49.3441
22 27 United Kingdom Mike Conway Andretti Autosport 24.6814 24.6732 49.3546
23 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 24.7036 24.6595 49.3631
24 24 Brazil Ana Beatriz Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 24.6955 24.6682 49.3637
25 19 United Kingdom Alex Lloyd Dale Coyne Racing 24.7081 24.6859 49.3940
26 34 Colombia Sebastian Saavedra (R) Conquest Racing 24.6980 24.7185 49.4075
27 22 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 24.7514 24.7193 49.4707
28 88 United Kingdom Jay Howard (R) Sam Schmidt Motorsports 24.7380 24.7492 49.4872
29 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing 24.8638 24.8197 49.6835
30 18 United Kingdom James Jakes (R) Dale Coyne Racing No Time

Race One[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 114 54:47.2787 2 110 27
2 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 114 + 0.0527 7 1 20
3 12 Australia Will Power Team Penske 114 + 0.2064 3 0 18
4 77 Canada Alex Tagliani Sam Schmidt Motorsports 114 + 0.4109 1 1 17
5 5 Japan Takuma Sato KV Racing Technology - Lotus 114 + 1.4174 4 0 15
6 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 114 + 1.4337 9 0 14
7 59 Venezuela E.J. Viso KV Racing Technology - Lotus 114 + 2.1127 19 0 13
8 14 Brazil Vitor Meira A.J. Foyt Enterprises 114 + 2.5355 12 1 12
9 38 United States Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing 114 + 2.8146 20 0 11
10 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 114 + 4.3388 13 1 10
11 82 Brazil Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology - Lotus 114 + 4.7842 6 0 9
12 8 Canada Paul Tracy Dragon Racing 114 + 7.0114 21 0 9
13 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 113 + 1 Lap 23 0 8
14 19 United Kingdom Alex Lloyd Dale Coyne Racing 113 + 1 Lap 25 0 8
15 88 United Kingdom Jay Howard (R) Sam Schmidt Motorsports 113 + 1 Lap 28 0 7
16 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 113 + 1 Lap 10 0 7
17 22 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 113 + 1 Lap 27 0 6
18 67 United States Ed Carpenter Chip Ganassi Racing 113 + 1 Lap 5 0 6
19 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 113 + 1 Lap 16 0 6
20 06 Canada James Hinchcliffe (R) Newman/Haas Racing 113 + 1 Lap 15 0 6
21 2 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 112 + 2 Laps 14 0 6
22 24 Brazil Ana Beatriz Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 112 + 2 Laps 24 0 6
23 4 United States J.R. Hildebrand (R) Panther Racing 112 + 2 Laps 11 0 6
24 27 United Kingdom Mike Conway Andretti Autosport 112 + 2 Laps 22 0 6
25 18 United Kingdom James Jakes (R) Dale Coyne Racing 112 + 2 Laps 30 0 5
26 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing 111 + 3 Laps 29 0 5
27 11 United States Davey Hamilton Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 109 + 5 Laps 18 0 5
28 34 Colombia Sebastian Saavedra (R) Conquest Racing 97 + 17 Laps 26 0 5
29 99 New Zealand Wade Cunningham (R) Sam Schmidt Motorsports 92 Contact 8 0 5
30 83 United States Charlie Kimball (R) Chip Ganassi Racing 91 Contact 17 0 5
OFFICIAL RACE REPORT

Race Two[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 12 Australia Will Power Team Penske 114 48:08.9739 3 68 27
2 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 114 + 0.9466 18 1 20
3 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 114 + 4.6524 12 3 18
4 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 114 + 9.5738 6 1 16
5 82 Brazil Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology - Lotus 114 + 14.3723 1 39 15
6 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 114 + 16.9488 27 0 14
7 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 114 + 18.4374 28 0 13
8 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 114 + 18.5558 20 0 12
9 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 114 + 21.7976 5 0 11
10 59 Venezuela E.J. Viso KV Racing Technology - Lotus 114 + 24.0923 29 2 10
11 14 Brazil Vitor Meira A.J. Foyt Enterprises 114 + 24.6397 7 0 9
12 5 Japan Takuma Sato KV Racing Technology - Lotus 113 + 1 Lap 25 0 9
13 8 Canada Paul Tracy Dragon Racing 113 + 1 Lap 14 0 8
14 77 Canada Alex Tagliani Sam Schmidt Motorsports 113 + 1 Lap 16 0 8
15 2 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 113 + 1 Lap 17 0 7
16 67 United States Ed Carpenter Chip Ganassi Racing 113 + 1 Lap 10 0 7
17 27 United Kingdom Mike Conway Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 113 + 1 Lap 26 0 6
18 4 United States J.R. Hildebrand (R) Panther Racing 113 + 1 Lap 21 0 6
19 06 Canada James Hinchcliffe (R) Newman/Haas Racing 113 + 1 Lap 9 0 6
20 88 United Kingdom Jay Howard (R) Sam Schmidt Motorsports 113 + 1 Lap 13 0 6
21 22 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 113 + 1 Lap 30 0 6
22 24 Brazil Ana Beatriz Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 113 + 1 Lap 15 0 6
23 83 United States Charlie Kimball (R) Chip Ganassi Racing 112 + 2 Laps 8 0 6
24 19 United Kingdom Alex Lloyd Dale Coyne Racing 112 + 2 Laps 19 0 6
25 11 United States Davey Hamilton Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 112 + 2 Laps 24 0 5
26 98 New Zealand Wade Cunningham (R) Sam Schmidt Motorsports 112 + 2 Laps 2 0 5
27 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing 111 + 3 Laps 22 0 5
28 18 United Kingdom James Jakes (R) Dale Coyne Racing 111 + 3 Laps 23 0 5
29 34 Colombia Sebastian Saavedra (R) Conquest Racing 111 + 3 Laps 11 0 5
30 38 United States Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing 104 + 10 Laps 4 0 5
OFFICIAL RACE REPORT

Championship standings after the race[edit]