2011 Edmonton Indy

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2011 Edmonton Indy
Race details
10th round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season
Date July 24, 2011
Official name Edmonton Indy
Location Edmonton City Centre Airport
Course Temporary street circuit
2.224 mi / 3.579 km
Distance 80 laps
4183.34 mi / 6730.99 km
Weather Temperatures reaching up to 24 °C (75 °F); with wind speeds up to 9.9 kilometres per hour (6.2 mph)[1]
Pole position
Driver Takuma Sato (KV Racing Technology - Lotus)
Time 1:18.5165
Fastest lap
Driver Sébastien Bourdais (Dale Coyne Racing)
Time 1:18.9590 (on lap 80 of 80)
Podium
First Will Power (Team Penske)
Second Helio Castroneves (Team Penske)
Third Dario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)

The 2011 Edmonton Indy was the fourth running of the Edmonton Indy and the tenth round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Sunday, July 24, 2010. The race contested over 80 laps at the 2.224-mile (3.579 km) Edmonton City Centre Airport in Edmonton, Alberta. The circuit was modified to facilitate overtaking.

Grid[edit]

Row Inside Outside
1 5 Japan Takuma Sato 12 Australia Will Power
2 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon 10 Scotland Dario Franchitti
3 59 Venezuela E.J. Viso 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe
4 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay 2 Spain Oriol Servià
5 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves 06 Canada James Hinchcliffe (R)
6 82 Brazil Tony Kanaan 19 France Sébastien Bourdais
7 38 United States Graham Rahal 14 Brazil Vitor Meira
8 22 United Kingdom Justin Wilson 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro
9 77 Canada Alex Tagliani 18 United Kingdom James Jakes (R)
10 26 United States Marco Andretti 27 United Kingdom Mike Conway
11 83 United States Charlie Kimball (R) 7 United States Danica Patrick
12 24 Brazil Ana Beatriz (R) 4 United States J.R. Hildebrand (R)
13 8 Canada Paul Tracy 34 Colombia Sebastian Saavedra (R)

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Points
1 12 Australia Will Power Team Penske 80 01:57:22.5177 52
2 3 Brazil Helio Castroneves Team Penske 80 01:57:23.3266 40
3 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 80 01:57:23.6912 35
4 82 Brazil Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology - Lotus 80 01:57:33.6684 32
5 22 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 80 01:57:34.3012 30
6 19 France Sébastien Bourdais Dale Coyne Racing 80 01:57:35.1858 28
7 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 80 01:57:40.5436 26
8 27 United Kingdom Mike Conway Andretti Autosport 80 01:57:40.8740 24
9 7 United States Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 80 01:57:53.6755 22
10 6 Australia Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 80 01:57:53.6755 20
11 4 United States J.R. Hildebrand (R) Panther Racing 80 01:57:58.0581 19
12 14 Brazil Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Racing 80 01:58:00.0749 18
13 24 Brazil Ana Beatriz (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 80 01:58:29.7632 17
14 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 80 01:58:32.7190 16
15 06 Canada James Hinchcliffe (R) Newman/Haas Racing 80 01:58:33.6356 15
16 34 Colombia Sebastian Saavedra (R) Conquest Racing 80 01:58:38.2988 14
17 77 Canada Alex Tagliani Sam Schmidt Motorsports 80 01:58:38.4043 13
18 18 United Kingdom James Jakes (R) Dale Coyne Racing 80 01:58:38.7070 12
19 83 United States Charlie Kimball (R) Chip Ganassi Racing 79 +1 lap 12
20 59 Venezuela E.J. Viso KV Racing Technology - Lotus 79 +1 lap 12
21 5 Japan Takuma Sato KV Racing Technology - Lotus 79 +1 lap 13
22 2 Spain Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 76 + 4 Laps 12
23 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 74 + 6 Laps 12
24 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing 54 Mechanical 12
25 38 United States Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing 0 Contact 10
26 8 Canada Paul Tracy Dragon Racing 0 Contact 10
OFFICIAL RACE REPORT

Standings after the race[edit]

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Scotland Dario Franchitti 271
2 Australia Will Power -38
3 New Zealand Scott Dixon -106
4 Brazil Tony Kanaan -135
5 Spain Oriol Servià -144

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Edmonton Indy weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2015-01-25. 


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