2018 Grand Prix of Portland

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United States 2018 Portland
Race details
16th round of the 2018 IndyCar Series season
Portland international raceway.svg
Portland International Raceway Track Layout
DateSeptember 2, 2018
Official nameGrand Prix of Portland
LocationPortland International Raceway
CoursePermanent Road Course
1.964 mi / 3.142 km
Distance105 laps
206.220 mi / 329.952 km
Pole position
DriverWill Power (Team Penske)
Time57.3467
Fastest lap
DriverCarlos Muñoz (Schmidt Peterson Motorsports)
Time58.7403 (on lap 19 of 105)
Podium
FirstTakuma Sato (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)
SecondRyan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport)
ThirdSébastien Bourdais (Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan)

The 2018 Grand Prix of Portland was the 16th round of the 2018 IndyCar Series season. The race was held on September 2 at Portland International Raceway, in Portland, Oregon. 2018 Indy 500 champion Will Power qualified on pole position,[1] while 2017 Indy 500 champion Takuma Sato took victory in the 105-lap race.[2]

Results[edit]

Key Meaning
R Rookie
W Past winner

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No. Name Grp. Round 1 Round 2 Firestone Fast 6
1 12 Australia Will Power 2 57.2143 57.3556 57.3467
2 1 United States Josef Newgarden 2 57.5911 57.6519 57.6877
3 27 United States Alexander Rossi 1 57.5718 57.4291 57.7361
4 18 France Sébastien Bourdais W 2 57.5534 57.4632 57.8881
5 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay 2 57.5851 57.4696 57.9699
6 26 United States Zach Veach R 1 57.6874 57.5371 58.1057
7 5 Canada James Hinchcliffe 2 57.5980 57.6429
8 10 United Arab Emirates Ed Jones 1 57.5698 57.6499
9 98 United States Marco Andretti 1 57.7480 57.7277
10 15 United States Graham Rahal 1 57.7349 57.7772
11 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon 2 57.5496 57.8554
12 20 United Kingdom Jordan King R 1 57.6326 57.9010
13 60 United Kingdom Jack Harvey R 1 57.9620
14 6 Colombia Carlos Muñoz 2 57.6748
15 59 United Kingdom Max Chilton 1 57.9865
16 19 Brazil Pietro Fittipaldi R 2 57.7321
17 21 United States Spencer Pigot 1 57.9939
18 39 United States Santino Ferrucci R 2 57.7735
19 4 Brazil Matheus Leist R 1 58.0036
20 30 Japan Takuma Sato 2 57.7848
21 88 Colombia Gabby Chaves 1 58.1635
22 22 France Simon Pagenaud 2 58.0983
23 32 Mexico Alfonso Celis Jr. R 1 58.2735
24 14 Brazil Tony Kanaan 2 58.2531
25 23 United States Charlie Kimball 2 58.3219
OFFICIAL BOX SCORE

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Engine Laps Time/Retired Pit Stops Grid Laps Led Pts.1
1 30 Japan Takuma Sato Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 105 2:00:09.7537 3 20 25 51
2 28 United States Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport Honda 105 +0.6084 2 5 19 41
3 18 France Sébastien Bourdais W Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan Honda 105 +1.8266 4 4 35
4 21 United States Spencer Pigot Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 105 +4.5557 3 17 32
5 9 New Zealand Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 105 +5.3215 4 11 30
6 22 France Simon Pagenaud Team Penske Chevrolet 105 +11.4605 4 22 28
7 23 United States Charlie Kimball Carlin Chevrolet 105 +12.0057 3 25 26
8 27 United States Alexander Rossi Andretti Autosport Honda 105 +13.3769 3 3 32 27
9 19 Brazil Pietro Fittipaldi R Dale Coyne Racing Honda 105 +18.3753 3 16 22
10 1 United States Josef Newgarden Team Penske Chevrolet 105 +19.8044 3 2 8 21
11 14 Brazil Tony Kanaan A. J. Foyt Enterprises Chevrolet 105 +22.1362 3 24 19
12 6 Colombia Carlos Muñoz Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda 105 +22.7069 3 14 18
13 88 Colombia Gabby Chaves Harding Racing Chevrolet 105 +23.7138 3 21 17
14 4 Brazil Matheus Leist R A. J. Foyt Enterprises Chevrolet 105 +29.7958 3 19 16
15 20 United Kingdom Jordan King R Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 105 +32.1352 3 12 15
16 60 United Kingdom Jack Harvey R Michael Shank Racing with Schmidt Peterson Honda 105 +32.4191 3 13 14
17 32 Mexico Alfonso Celis Jr. R Juncos Racing Chevrolet 105 +48.8038 4 23 13
18 59 United Kingdom Max Chilton Carlin Chevrolet 105 +55.2123 3 15 10 13
19 26 United States Zach Veach R Andretti Autosport Honda 104 +1 lap 3 6 11
20 39 United States Santino Ferrucci R Dale Coyne Racing Honda 101 +4 laps 3 18 10
21 12 Australia Will Power Team Penske Chevrolet 98 +7 laps 4 1 11 11
22 5 Canada James Hinchcliffe Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda 76 +29 laps 5 7 8
23 15 United States Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 4 Contact 2 10 7
24 10 United Arab Emirates Ed Jones Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 0 Contact 0 8 6
25 98 United States Marco Andretti Andretti Herta Autosport with Curb-Agajanian Honda 0 Contact 0 9 5
OFFICIAL BOX SCORE

Notes: 1 Points include 1 point for leading at least 1 lap during a race, an additional 2 points for leading the most race laps, and 1 point for Pole Position.

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Malsher, David (September 1, 2018). "Portland IndyCar: Power grabs pole, Dixon will start 11th". Motorsport.com. Motorsport Network. Retrieved September 16, 2018.
  2. ^ Malsher, David (September 2, 2018). "Portland IndyCar: Sato wins wild race, Dixon boosts points lead". Motorsport.com. Motorsport Network. Retrieved September 16, 2018.


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