List of Indycar races

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2015 IndyCar season schedule[edit]

Rd. Date Race name Track City
1 March 29 United States Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Streets of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, Florida
2 April 12 United States Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana NOLA Motorsports Park Avondale, Louisiana
3 April 19 United States Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, California
4 April 26 United States Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Barber Motorsports Park Birmingham, Alabama
5 May 9 United States Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course Speedway, Indiana
6 May 24 United States 99th Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana
7 May 30 United States Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Belle Isle Detroit, Michigan
8 May 31
9 June 6 United States Firestone 600 Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas
10 June 14 Canada Honda Indy Toronto Exhibition Place Toronto, Ontario
11 June 27 United States MAVTV 500 Auto Club Speedway Fontana, California
12 July 12 United States ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 The Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin
13 July 18 United States Iowa Corn Indy 300 Iowa Speedway Newton, Iowa
14 August 2 United States Honda Indy 200 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio
15 August 23 United States Pocono IndyCar 500 fueled by Sunoco Pocono Raceway Long Pond, Pennsylvania
16 August 30 United States GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Sonoma Raceway Sonoma, California
  Oval/Speedway
  Road Course
  Temporary Street Circuit

Former IndyCar races and locations (1996-2014)[edit]

Event Track Years Active
United States Atlanta 500 Classic Atlanta Motor Speedway 1998-2001
United States VisionAire 500K Charlotte Motor Speedway 1997-1999
United States Peak Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 Chicagoland Speedway 2001-2010
United States MBNA Mid-Atlantic 200 Dover International Speedway 1998-1999
Canada Edmonton Indy Edmonton City Centre Airport 2008-2012
United States Emerson Indy 250 Gateway International Speedway 2001-2003
United States Homestead–Miami Indy 300 Homestead-Miami Speedway 2001-2010
United States RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300 Kansas Speedway 2001-2010
United States Kentucky Indy 300 Kentucky Speedway 2000-2011
United States IZOD IndyCar World Championships Las Vegas Motor Speedway 1996-2000, 2011
United States Firestone Indy 400 Michigan International Speedway 2002-2007
United States Firestone Indy 200 Nashville Speedway 2001-2008
United States Firestone Indy 225 Nazareth Speedway 2002-2004
United States New Hampshire Indy 225 New Hampshire Motor Speedway 1996-1998, 2011
United States XM Satellite Radio Indy 200 Phoenix International Raceway 1996-2005
United States Honda Indy 225 Pikes Peak International Raceway 1997-2005
United States Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Reliant Park 2013-2014
United States SunTrust Indy Challenge Richmond International Raceway 2001-2009
United States Grand Prix of Baltimore Streets of Baltimore 2011-2013
Brazil Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 Streets of São Paulo 2010-2013
Australia Nikon Indy 300 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit 2008 (Non Championship Event)
Japan Indy Japan 300 Twin Ring Motegi 2003-2011
United States Delphi Indy 200 Walt Disney World Speedway 1996-2000
United States Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen Watkins Glen International 2005-2010

Other Former Indycar races and locations[edit]

Some former Indycar events sanctioned by USAC and/or CART include the following:

Selected records[edit]

All-time fastest races[edit]

500-Mile Races[edit]

  • Races averaging 180 mph or greater
Date
Race
Track
Sanction
Winner
Distance
(miles)
Time
Speed
(mph)
7/6/2014 Pocono IndyCar 500 Pocono IndyCar Juan Pablo Montoya 500 2:28:13.1798 202.402
11/3/2002 The 500 Fontana CART Jimmy Vasser 507.25 2:33:42.960 197.995
8/30/2014 MAVTV 500 Fontana IndyCar Tony Kanaan 500 2:32:58.4659 196.111
8/5/1990 Marlboro 500 [1] Michigan CART Al Unser, Jr. 500 2:38:07.219 189.727
8/1/1993 Marlboro 500 [2] Michigan CART Nigel Mansell 500 2:39:24.131 188.203
5/26/2013 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis IndyCar Tony Kanaan 500 2:40:03.4181 187.433
5/25/2014 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis IndyCar Ryan Hunter-Reay 500 2:40:48.2305 186.563
7/25/1999 U.S. 500 [3] Michigan CART Tony Kanaan 500 2:41:12.362 186.097
5/27/1990 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis USAC Arie Luyendyk 500 2:41:18.414 185.981
8/7/1988 Marlboro 500 [4] Michigan CART Danny Sullivan 500 2:46:03.820 180.654

All Types and All Tracks[edit]

  • Races averaging 190 mph or greater
Date
Race
Track
Sanction
Winner
Distance
(miles)
Time
Speed
(mph)
9/21/2003 Toyota Indy 400 Fontana INDYCAR Sam Hornish, Jr. 400 1:55:51.451 207.151
6/12/2011 Firestone Twin 275s #2 Texas INDYCAR Will Power 165.87 0:48:08.9739 206.693
7/6/2014 Pocono IndyCar 500 Pocono INDYCAR Juan Pablo Montoya 500 2:28:13.1798 202.402
10/10/2009 Firestone Indy 300 Homestead INDYCAR Dario Franchitti 297 1:28:28.3117 201.420
8/01/2009 Meijer Indy 300 Kentucky INDYCAR Ryan Briscoe 296 1:28:24.3246 200.893
11/3/2002 The 500 Fontana CART Jimmy Vasser 507.25 2:33:42.977 197.995
8/17/2003 Belterra Casino Indy 300 Kentucky INDYCAR Sam Hornish, Jr. 296 1:29:44.6120 197.897
8/30/2014 MAVTV 500 Fontana INDYCAR Tony Kanaan 500 2:32:58.4659 196.111
9/10/2006 Peak Antifreeze Indy 300 Chicagoland INDYCAR Dan Wheldon 304 1:33:37.2662 194.828
7/30/2006 Firestone Indy 400 Michigan INDYCAR Helio Castroneves 400 2:03:43.7441 193.972
7/9/2013 Pocono IndyCar 400 Pocono INDYCAR Scott Dixon 400 2:04:26.4178 192.864

NOTE: Some discrepancy in track calculations used by INDYCAR and CART.

Closest finishes[edit]

All races[edit]

Date
Winner
Margin
(seconds)
Runner-up
Sanction
Race
Track
September 8, 2002 Sam Hornish, Jr. 0.0024 Al Unser, Jr. IRL Delphi Indy 300 Chicagoland
September 7, 2008 Hélio Castroneves 0.0033 Scott Dixon IRL Peak Antifreeze Indy 300 Chicagoland
July 4, 2004 Buddy Rice 0.0051 Vitor Meira IRL Argent Mortgage Indy 300 Kansas
August 29, 2009 Ryan Briscoe 0.0077 Scott Dixon IRL Peak Antifreeze Indy 300 Chicagoland
September 15, 2002 Sam Hornish, Jr. 0.0096 Hélio Castroneves IRL Chevy 500 Texas
October 2, 2011 Ed Carpenter 0.0098 Dario Franchitti IndyCar Kentucky Indy 300 Kentucky
September 7, 2003 Sam Hornish, Jr. 0.0099 Scott Dixon IRL Delphi Indy 300 Chicagoland

500 mile races[edit]

Date
Winner
Margin
(seconds)
Runner-up
Sanction
Race
Track
July 25, 1999 Tony Kanaan 0.032 Juan Pablo Montoya CART U.S. 500 by Toyota Michigan
July 23, 2000 Juan Pablo Montoya 0.040 Michael Andretti CART U.S. 500 by Toyota Michigan
May 24, 1992 Al Unser, Jr. 0.043 Scott Goodyear USAC Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis
July 30, 1995 Scott Pruett 0.056 Al Unser, Jr. CART Marlboro 500 Michigan
May 26, 2014 Ryan Hunter-Reay 0.0600 Helio Castroneves IndyCar Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis
May 28, 2006 Sam Hornish, Jr. 0.0635 Marco Andretti IRL Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis

Road Courses[edit]

Date
Winner
Margin
(seconds)
Runner-up
Sanction
Race
Track
June 27, 1997 Mark Blundell 0.027 Gil de Ferran CART Budweiser/G.I. Joe's 200 Portland
June 15, 1986 Mario Andretti 0.070 Michael Andretti CART Budweiser/G.I. Joe's 200 Portland

References[edit]