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Race Report: 2017 INDYCAR Grand Prix

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INDYCAR Grand Prix
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
May 13, 2017

Use the drop-down menus or the links that follow to view post-race informationsession results, important times, entrant facts, weather forecast, track facts and history.

Post-Race

Box ScoreView PDF
Event SummaryView PDF
Lap ChartView PDF
Leader Lap SummaryView PDF
Pit Stop SummaryView PDF
Top Section TimesView PDF
Section ResultsView PDF

Session Results

Race

RankDriverCar No.StartLapsTotal TimeLaps LedStatusPontsAvg. SpeedPit Stops
1Will Power1218501:42:57.610861Running54120.8133
2Scott Dixon948501:43:02.8938-Running40120.7093
3Ryan Hunter-Reay2888501:43:09.6404-Running35120.5783
4Simon Pagenaud178501:43:14.6776-Running32120.483
5Helio Castroneves328501:43:18.218024Running31120.4113
6Graham Rahal15208501:43:22.7147-Running28120.3243
7Max Chilton8148501:43:23.3162-Running26120.3123
8Alexander Rossi9898501:43:26.9322-Running24120.2423
9Spencer Pigot20168501:43:34.1986-Running22120.1013
10Juan Pablo Montoya2258501:43:39.4346-Running201203
11Josef Newgarden238501:43:45.9954-Running19119.8745
12Takuma Sato26228501:43:53.8320-Running18119.7233
13James Hinchcliffe5108501:44:00.2913-Running17119.5993
14JR Hildebrand21218401:43:04.1793-Running16119.2653
15Carlos Munoz14188401:43:17.0360-Running15119.0173
16Marco Andretti27118401:43:24.3250-Running14118.8774
17Conor Daly4158401:43:25.8970-Running13118.8473
18Mikhail Aleshin7178401:43:32.6904-Running12118.7174
19Ed Jones19138401:43:39.1267-Running11118.5944
20Tony Kanaan10128301:43:00.1030-Running10117.9235
21Charlie Kimball83193200:39:46.7545-Off Course9117.7222
22Sebastien Bourdais186300:03:38.0338-Off Course8120.8120
— Race: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Warm-Up

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeOn LapBest SpeedTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Will Power1201:10.201416125.07419--.------.----
2Josef Newgarden201:10.257520124.975210.05610.0561
3Scott Dixon901:10.430616124.667200.22920.1731
4Graham Rahal1501:10.485113124.571210.28370.0545
5Marco Andretti2701:10.491111124.56180.28970.0060
6Simon Pagenaud101:10.518111124.513170.31670.0270
7Sebastien Bourdais1801:10.609815124.351190.40840.0917
8Helio Castroneves301:10.63514124.306180.43370.0253
9Ryan Hunter-Reay2801:10.695012124.201120.49360.0599
10Takuma Sato2601:10.758911124.089150.55750.0639
11Juan Pablo Montoya2201:10.838618123.949180.63720.0797
12Conor Daly401:10.868414123.897180.66700.0298
13Charlie Kimball8301:10.901413123.84180.70000.0330
14James Hinchcliffe501:11.080712123.527140.87930.1793
15Alexander Rossi9801:11.093312123.505180.89190.0126
16Carlos Munoz1401:11.10886123.478160.90740.0155
17Max Chilton801:11.13696123.43180.93550.0281
18Tony Kanaan1001:11.205313123.311171.00390.0684
19Spencer Pigot2001:11.29227123.161211.09080.0869
20Ed Jones1901:11.44308122.901121.24160.1508
21Mikhail Aleshin701:11.665210122.52171.46380.2222
22JR Hildebrand2101:12.074112121.825171.87270.4089
— Warm-Up: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Qualifying

Firestone Fast 6

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeBest SpeedBest LapTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Will Power1201:07.7044129.68713--.------.----
2Helio Castroneves301:08.1169128.902130.41250.4125
3Josef Newgarden201:08.1622128.816140.45780.0453
4Scott Dixon901:08.2454128.659120.54100.0832
5Juan Pablo Montoya2201:08.2478128.655120.54340.0024
6Sebastien Bourdais1801:08.3973128.373110.69290.1495
— Firestone Fast 6: Recap | Results (PDF) | Combined Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Round 2

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeBest SpeedBest LapTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Will Power1201:07.9823129.15744--.------.----
2Juan Pablo Montoya2201:08.0158129.094440.03350.0335
3Helio Castroneves301:08.1428128.853220.16050.1270
4Josef Newgarden201:08.1526128.834550.17030.0098
5Scott Dixon901:08.3560128.451560.37370.2034
6Sebastien Bourdais1801:08.3921128.383550.40980.0361
7Simon Pagenaud101:08.4461128.282450.46380.0540
8Ryan Hunter-Reay2801:08.5735128.044450.59120.1274
9Alexander Rossi9801:08.5824128.027450.60010.0089
10James Hinchcliffe501:08.8668127.498450.88450.2844
11Marco Andretti2701:08.9151127.409130.93280.0483
12Tony Kanaan1001:08.9853127.279561.00300.0702
— Round 2: Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Round 1 Group 2

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeBest SpeedBest LapTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Will Power1201:08.1894128.76544--.------.----
2Helio Castroneves301:08.2619128.628240.07250.0725
3Sebastien Bourdais1801:08.3497128.463450.16030.0878
4Scott Dixon901:08.3653128.434550.17590.0156
5Juan Pablo Montoya2201:08.4167128.337550.22730.0514
6Ryan Hunter-Reay2801:08.4490128.277560.25960.0323
7Max Chilton801:08.6675127.868450.47810.2185
8Spencer Pigot2001:08.9484127.347560.75900.2809
9Carlos Munoz1401:08.9937127.264560.80430.0453
10Graham Rahal1501:09.0985127.071560.90910.1048
11Takuma Sato2601:09.3134126.677451.12400.2149
— Round 1 Group 2: Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Round 1 Group 1

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeBest SpeedBest LapTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Josef Newgarden201:08.1223128.89256--.------.----
2Simon Pagenaud101:08.3435128.475450.22120.2212
3Alexander Rossi9801:08.6134127.969450.49110.2699
4Marco Andretti2701:08.6686127.866140.54630.0552
5Tony Kanaan1001:08.9358127.371460.81350.2672
6James Hinchcliffe501:08.9403127.362440.81800.0045
7Ed Jones1901:09.0025127.248440.88020.0622
8Conor Daly401:09.0557127.15560.93340.0532
9Mikhail Aleshin701:09.1777126.925561.05540.1220
10Charlie Kimball8301:09.1796126.922561.05730.0019
11JR Hildebrand2101:09.6123126.133771.49000.4327
— Round 1 Group 1: Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Practice 2

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeOn LapBest SpeedTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Will Power1201:07.768414129.56522--.------.----
2Josef Newgarden201:08.063214129.004210.29480.2948
3Juan Pablo Montoya2201:08.189713128.764180.42130.1265
4Alexander Rossi9801:08.229016128.69210.46060.0393
5Helio Castroneves301:08.378016128.41200.60960.1490
6James Hinchcliffe501:08.639115127.921200.87070.2611
7Max Chilton801:08.720811127.769180.95240.0817
8Simon Pagenaud101:08.743911127.726200.97550.0231
9Sebastien Bourdais1801:08.783617127.653221.01520.0397
10Conor Daly401:08.982016127.285211.21360.1984
11Graham Rahal1501:08.986610127.277101.21820.0046
12Tony Kanaan1001:09.056718127.148231.28830.0701
13Scott Dixon901:09.07633127.112181.30790.0196
14Mikhail Aleshin701:09.098812127.07171.33040.0225
15Takuma Sato2601:09.144614126.986181.37620.0458
16JR Hildebrand2101:09.214416126.858201.44600.0698
17Spencer Pigot2001:09.253214126.787191.48480.0388
18Charlie Kimball8301:09.466617126.397211.69820.2134
19Ryan Hunter-Reay2801:09.58939126.175181.82090.1227
20Marco Andretti2701:09.777715125.834192.00930.1884
21Carlos Munoz1401:09.96179125.503152.19330.1840
— Practice 2: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Practice 1

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeOn LapBest SpeedTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Will Power1201:09.317219126.6719--.------.----
2Scott Dixon901:09.409612126.501160.09240.0924
3Josef Newgarden201:09.427913126.468130.11070.0183
4Simon Pagenaud101:09.460719126.408190.14350.0328
5Spencer Pigot2001:09.462816126.404170.14560.0021
6Graham Rahal1501:09.556117126.235190.23890.0933
7Juan Pablo Montoya2201:09.707413125.961140.39020.1513
8Max Chilton801:09.773213125.842140.45600.0658
9Carlos Munoz1401:09.777014125.835140.45980.0038
10James Hinchcliffe501:09.784916125.821160.46770.0079
11Alexander Rossi9801:09.821413125.755170.50420.0365
12Helio Castroneves301:09.824615125.749150.50740.0032
13Tony Kanaan1001:09.916816125.584160.59960.0922
14Sebastien Bourdais1801:09.919418125.579190.60220.0026
15Takuma Sato2601:09.939517125.543180.62230.0201
16Ryan Hunter-Reay2801:10.00906125.418150.69180.0695
17Mikhail Aleshin701:10.133616125.195180.81640.1246
18JR Hildebrand2101:10.187112125.1170.86990.0535
19Ed Jones1901:10.206313125.066130.88910.0192
20Charlie Kimball8301:10.222119125.038200.90490.0158
21Marco Andretti2701:10.32105124.862161.00380.0989
22Conor Daly401:10.647913124.284141.33070.3269
— Practice 1: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Important Times

Green Flag3:50 p.m. EDT *
Drivers Start Your Engines3:43 p.m.
Race Broadcast3:30 p.m. on ABC
Qualifying4:20 p.m. Friday
Practice Sessions9:15–10 a.m. Friday
12:25–1:10 p.m. Friday
1:15–1:30 p.m. Friday (pit stops)
11–11:30 a.m. Saturday (warm-up)
Drivers Meeting10:15 a.m. Saturday
Full Weekend ScheduleView PDF
Live Timing and ScoringINDYCAR Race Control and INDYCAR Mobile app (iOS, Android).
Radio BroadcastAdvance Auto Parts INDYCAR Radio Network, Sirius 212, XM 209, IndyCar.com, indycarradio.com and on the INDYCAR Mobile app (iOS, Android).
Video StreamingAll practice sessions and qualifying will be available on the INDYCAR YouTube channel and INDYCAR Race Control.
* All times are in Eastern Daylight Time. View the green-flag time in all time zones.

Entrant Facts

Starting LineupView Table
Qualification GroupsView PDF
Entry ListView Table
Past Driver PerformanceView PDF
Spotter Guide
Spotter guide for 2017 INDYCAR Grand Prix
View PDF
Pit AssignmentsView PDF
Aero Kit ConfigurationRoad/street
Push-to-Pass Parameters200 seconds of total time with a maximum time of 20 seconds per activation
Tires Available per EntrySeven sets primary, four sets alternate (Note: An eighth set of primary tires is available to any car fielding a rookie driver or those outside the top 10 in entrant points.)

Starting Lineup

SPCar No.DriverAero kit / EngineTire
112Will PowerChevroletAlternate
23Helio CastronevesChevroletAlternate
32Josef NewgardenChevroletAlternate
49Scott DixonHondaAlternate
522Juan Pablo MontoyaChevroletAlternate
618Sebastien BourdaisHondaAlternate
71Simon PagenaudChevroletAlternate
828Ryan Hunter-ReayHondaAlternate
998Alexander RossiHondaAlternate
105James HinchcliffeHondaAlternate
1127Marco AndrettiHondaAlternate
1210Tony KanaanHondaPrimary
1319Ed JonesHondaPrimary
148Max ChiltonHondaPrimary
154Conor DalyChevroletAlternate
1620Spencer PigotChevroletAlternate
177Mikhail AleshinHondaAlternate
1814Carlos MunozChevroletPrimary
1983Charlie KimballHondaAlternate
2015Graham RahalHondaPrimary
2121JR HildebrandChevroletPrimary
2226Takuma SatoHondaPrimary
— Starting Lineup: PDF

Entry List

Car No.DriverHometownSponsorTeamAero Kit / Engine
(R) – Denotes Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate
1Simon PagenaudMontmorillon, FranceMenardsTeam PenskeChevrolet
2Josef NewgardenNashville, Tennessee, USAhum by VerizonTeam PenskeChevrolet
3Helio CastronevesSao Paulo, BrazilVerizonTeam PenskeChevrolet
4Conor DalyNoblesville, Indiana, USAABC SupplyA.J. Foyt EnterprisesChevrolet
5James HinchcliffeToronto, CanadaArrowSchmidt Peterson MotorsportsHonda
7Mikhail AleshinMoscow, RussiaSMP RacingSchmidt Peterson MotorsportsHonda
8Max ChiltonReigate, EnglandGallagherChip Ganassi RacingHonda
9Scott DixonAuckland, New ZealandNTT DataChip Ganassi RacingHonda
10Tony KanaanSalvador, BrazilNTT DataChip Ganassi RacingHonda
12Will PowerToowoomba, AustraliaVerizonTeam PenskeChevrolet
14Carlos MunozBogota, ColombiaABC SupplyA.J. Foyt EnterprisesChevrolet
15Graham RahalNew Albany, Ohio, USASoldier Strong/TurnsForTroops.comRahal Letterman Lanigan RacingHonda
18Sebastien BourdaisLe Mans, FranceSonny’s BBQDale Coyne RacingHonda
19Ed Jones (R)Dubai, United Arab EmiratesBoy Scouts of AmericaDale Coyne RacingHonda
20Spencer PigotOrlando, Florida, USAFuzzy’s VodkaEd Carpenter RacingChevrolet
21JR HildebrandSausalito, California, USAPreferred Freezer ServiceEd Carpenter RacingChevrolet
22Juan Pablo MontoyaBogota, ColombiaFitzgerald Glider KitsTeam PenskeChevrolet
26Takuma SatoTokyo, JapanAndretti AutosportAndretti AutosportHonda
27Marco AndrettiNazareth, Pennsylvania, USAUnited Fiber & DataAndretti AutosportHonda
28Ryan Hunter-ReayFort Lauderdale, Florida, USADHLAndretti AutosportHonda
83Charlie KimballCamarillo, California, USATresibaChip Ganassi RacingHonda
98Alexander RossiNevada City, California, USANAPA Auto Parts / CurbAndretti AutosportHonda
— Entry List: PDF

Weather Forecast

2017 INDYCAR Grand Prix weather forecast updated on May 9, 2017
Provided by Racecast Weather

Track Facts

Track TypeRoad course
Length2.439 miles
Race Distance85 laps (207.315 miles)
Number of Turns14
DirectionClockwise
Track Map
2017 INDYCAR Grand Prix track map
Photo: IndyCar
Event Twitter Account & Hashtag@IMS, #INDYCARGP

History

Last Three Wins— 2016: Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske
— 2015: Will Power, Team Penske
— 2014: Simon Pagenaud, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
Last Three Poles— 2016: Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske (1:08.6868)
— 2015: Will Power, Team Penske (1:09.4886)
— 2014: Sebastian Saavedra, KV Racing Technology (1:23.8822)
Qualifying Lap Record1:08.6746 (Will Power of Team Penske on May 13, 2016)

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