2011 Honda Indy Toronto

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Canada   2011 Honda Indy Toronto
Race details
9th round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season
Toronto, Ontario street circuit track map.svg
Date July 10, 2011
Official name Honda Indy Toronto
Location Streets of Toronto
Course Temporary street circuit
1.755 mi / 2.824 km
Distance 85 laps, 149.175 mi / 240.074 km
Pole position
Driver Australia Will Power Team Penske
Time 59.5771
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing
Time 1:00.6386 (on lap 83 of 85)
Podium
First United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing
Second New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing
Third United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport

The 2011 Honda Indy Toronto was the ninth round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season and took place on July 10, 2011, at the 1.755-mile (2.824 km) Exhibition Place temporary street circuit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dario Franchitti won the race, second was his teammate Scott Dixon, and Ryan Hunter-Reay came in third. Will Power took the 3 bonus points for winning pole and leading the most laps, but finished 24th after contact with championship rival Franchitti and Alex Tagliani.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

  • All cars were split into two groups of twelve, with the fastest six from each group going through to the "top 12" session. In this session, the fastest six cars progressed to the "Firestone Fast Six." The fastest driver in the final session claimed pole, with the rest of the cars lining up in session order, regardless of qualifying times. (fast six from 1–6, top 12 from 7–12 and round 1 from 13–24, with group 1 drivers occupying the odd-numbered grid positions, and group 2 drivers occupying the even-numbered grid positions.
Pos No. Driver Team Group 1[1] Group 2[2] Top 12[3] Fast 6[4]
1 12 Australia Will Power Team Penske 59.3535 59.4191 59.5771
2 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 59.3859 59.3779 59.6646
3 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 59.6454 59.5997 59.9000
4 27 United Kingdom Mike Conway Andretti Autosport 59.6286 59.4130 59.9326
5 38 United States Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing 59.7652 59.6519 1:00.0463
6 2 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 59.8327 59.6704 1:00.3341
7 19 France Sébastien Bourdais Dale Coyne Racing 59.8988 59.8239
8 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 59.4830 59.8715
9 77 Canada Alex Tagliani Sam Schmidt Motorsports 59.8096 59.8901
10 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 59.5159 59.9020
11 22 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 59.5196 59.9636
12 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 59.7769 1:00.0115
13 06 Canada James Hinchcliffe Newman/Haas Racing 59.8346
14 14 Brazil Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 59.9869
15 34 Colombia Sebastian Saavedra (R) Conquest Racing 59.9389
16 82 Brazil Tony Kanaan KV Racing TechnologyLotus 1:00.0149
17 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing 1:00.0806
18 59 Venezuela E. J. Viso KV Racing TechnologyLotus 1:00.1191
19 5 Japan Takuma Sato KV Racing TechnologyLotus 1:00.1003
20 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 1:00.1542
21 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 1:00.3438
22 4 United States J. R. Hildebrand (R) Panther Racing 1:00.4472
23 18 United Kingdom James Jakes (R) Dale Coyne Racing 1:00.6226
24 8 Canada Paul Tracy Dragon Racing 1:00.4524
25 83 United States Charlie Kimball (R) Chip Ganassi Racing 1:00.6463
26 24 Brazil Ana Beatriz (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 1:00.7917

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 85 1:56:32.1501 3 30 50
2 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 85 + 0.7345 2 0 40
3 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 85 + 6.0144 8 0 35
4 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 85 + 7.5671 20 0 32
5 14 Brazil Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 85 + 9.0117 14 0 30
6 19 France Sébastien Bourdais Dale Coyne Racing 85 + 9.3114 7 0 28
7 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 85 + 9.8735 10 0 26
8 4 United States J. R. Hildebrand (R) Panther Racing 85 + 14.1750 22 0 24
9 59 Venezuela E. J. Viso KV Racing TechnologyLotus 85 + 14.7843 18 0 22
10 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing 85 + 15.7603 17 0 20
11 24 Brazil Ana Beatriz (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 85 + 16.8992 26 0 19
12 2 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 85 + 19.8736 6 0 18
13 38 United States Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing 85 + 21.3123 5 23 17
14 06 Canada James Hinchcliffe (R) Newman/Haas Racing 84 + 1 lap 13 0 16
15 22 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 83 + 2 laps 11 0 15
16 8 Canada Paul Tracy Dragon Racing 82 + 3 laps 24 0 14
17 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 81 + 4 Laps 12 0 13
18 18 United Kingdom James Jakes (R) Dale Coyne Racing 81 + 4 Laps 23 0 12
19 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 79 + 6 laps 21 0 12
20 5 Japan Takuma Sato KV Racing TechnologyLotus 79 + 6 laps 19 0 12
21 83 United States Charlie Kimball (R) Chip Ganassi Racing 77 Contact 25 0 12
22 27 United Kingdom Mike Conway Andretti Autosport 76 Contact 4 0 12
23 77 Canada Alex Tagliani Sam Schmidt Motorsports 71 Contact 9 0 12
24 12 Australia Will Power Team Penske 66 Contact 1 32 15
25 34 Colombia Sebastian Saavedra (R) Conquest Racing 43 Contact 15 0 10
26 82 Brazil Tony Kanaan KV Racing TechnologyLotus 2 Contact 16 0 10
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Honda Indy Toronto: Qualifying, Round 1 – Group 1" (PDF). INDYCAR. July 9, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Honda Indy Toronto: Qualifying, Round 1 – Group 2" (PDF). INDYCAR. July 9, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Honda Indy Toronto: Qualifying – Top 12" (PDF). INDYCAR. July 9, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Honda Indy Toronto: Qualifying – Fast 6" (PDF). INDYCAR. July 9, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Honda Indy Toronto: Unofficial Lap Report". INDYCAR. July 10, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012.