2012 Milwaukee IndyFest

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United States 2012 Milwaukee IndyFest
Race details
8th round of the 2012 IndyCar Series season
Date June 16, 2012
Official name Milwaukee IndyFest
Location The Milwaukee Mile
Course Permanent racing facility
1.015 mi / 1.633 km
Distance 225 laps
228.38 mi / 367.542 km
Weather Temperatures reaching up to 84.2 °F (29.0 °C); wind speeds approaching 14 miles per hour (23 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver Dario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time 43.3100 sec (2-lap)
Fastest lap
Driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport)
Time 159.293 mph (256.357 km/h) (on lap 205 of 225)
Podium
First Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport)
Second Tony Kanaan (KV Racing Technology)
Third James Hinchcliffe (Andretti Autosport)

The 2012 Milwaukee IndyFest Presented by XYQ was the eighth round of the 2012 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the 1.015-mile (1.633 km) Milwaukee Mile, in West Allis, Wisconsin.

Classification[edit]

Starting grid[edit]

Row Inside Outside
1 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay
2 8 Brazil Rubens Barrichello 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves
3 5 Venezuela E.J. Viso 11 Brazil Tony Kanaan
4 77 France Simon Pagenaud (R) 27 Canada James Hinchcliffe
5 26 United States Marco Andretti 4 United States J.R. Hildebrand
6 38 United States Graham Rahal 18 United Kingdom Justin Wilson
7 98 Canada Alex Tagliani 12 Australia Will Power
8 6 United Kingdom Katherine Legge (R) 19 United Kingdom James Jakes
9 67 United States Josef Newgarden (R) 83 United States Charlie Kimball
10 2 Australia Ryan Briscoe 22 Spain Oriol Servià
11 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon 20 United States Ed Carpenter
12 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro 15 Japan Takuma Sato
13 14 United Kingdom Mike Conway
Wilson, Power, Newgarden, Briscoe, Dixon, Sato and Conway penalised 10 places for changing engine

Race results[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Engine Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points1
1 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 225 1:52:17.8119 2 84 52
2 11 Brazil Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 225 + 5.1029 6 0 40
3 27 Canada James Hinchcliffe Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 225 + 7.2715 8 1 35
4 22 Spain Oriol Servià Panther/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet 225 + 9.8940 20 0 32
5 5 Venezuela E.J. Viso KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 225 + 10.0782 5 27 30
6 3 Brazil Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Chevrolet 225 + 12.1105 4 50 28
7 98 Canada Alex Tagliani Team Barracuda – BHA Honda 225 + 12.3440 13 0 26
8 20 United States Ed Carpenter Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 225 + 12.7396 22 0 24
9 38 United States Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 225 + 13.3395 11 0 22
10 8 Brazil Rubens Barrichello KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 225 + 13.8178 3 0 20
11 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 225 + 14.3764 21 0 19
12 12 Australia Will Power Team Penske Chevrolet 225 + 24.2642 14 0 18
13 77 France Simon Pagenaud (R) Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports Honda 224 + 1 lap 7 0 17
14 2 Australia Ryan Briscoe Team Penske Chevrolet 224 + 1 lap 19 0 16
15 26 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 224 + 1 lap 9 0 15
16 14 United Kingdom Mike Conway A.J. Foyt Enterprises Honda 224 + 1 lap 25 0 14
17 83 United States Charlie Kimball Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 224 + 1 lap 18 0 13
18 6 United Kingdom Katherine Legge (R) Dragon Racing Chevrolet 220 +5 laps 15 0 12
19 10 United Kingdom Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 193 Contact 1 63 13
20 15 Japan Takuma Sato Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 107 Contact 24 0 12
21 19 United Kingdom James Jakes Dale Coyne Racing Honda 106 Contact 16 0 12
22 4 United States J.R. Hildebrand Panther Racing Chevrolet 105 Mechanical 10 0 12
23 18 United Kingdom Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing Honda 93 Engine failure 12 0 12
24 78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing Lotus 62 Contact 23 0 12
25 67 United States Josef Newgarden (R) Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing Honda 48 Mechanical 17 0 10
Notes

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

Standings after the race[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Milwaukee IndyFest weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-07-12. 

External links[edit]

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