Thursday, November 15, 2018

Race Report: 2018 Iowa Corn 300

Iowa Corn 300
Iowa Speedway
July 8, 2018

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 LedStatusPointsAvg. SpeedPit Stops
1James Hinchcliffe51130001:47:32.466645Running51149.6363
2Spencer Pigot211830001:47:35.1157-Running40149.5743
3Takuma Sato301030001:47:35.71723Running36149.5603
4Josef Newgarden1230001:47:36.9962229Running35149.5314
5Robert Wickens6730001:47:38.7880-Running30149.4894
6Will Power12129901:47:34.462423Running30149.0913
7Graham Rahal151229901:47:37.7444-Running26149.0154
8Simon Pagenaud22429901:47:38.3232-Running24149.0024
9Alexander Rossi27529801:47:43.3658-Running22148.3884
10Ed Carpenter20929801:47:43.4200-Running20148.4814
11Sebastien Bourdais181529701:47:36.0148-Running19148.0583
12Scott Dixon9629601:47:32.7638-Running18147.6344
13Ed Jones10829501:47:33.4840-Running17147.1195
14Charlie Kimball231729501:47:41.0123-Running16146.9473
15Max Chilton592129401:47:44.9692-Running15146.3595
16Marco Andretti981929301:47:42.3935-Running14145.9204
17Tony Kanaan141329201:47:41.7099-Running13145.4374
18Zachary Claman De Melo192029101:47:42.9800-Running12144.9116
19Ryan Hunter-Reay28328301:46:03.1734-Mechanical11143.1376
20Zach Veach261427901:47:40.2056-Running10138.9955
21Gabby Chaves88169900:36:36.6213-Handling9145.0511
22Matheus Leist4224000:16:18.1808-Mechanical8131.6080
— Race: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Practice 2

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeOn LapBest SpeedTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Josef Newgarden100:18.206537176.77285--.------.----
2Alexander Rossi2700:18.258350176.271800.05180.0518
3Ryan Hunter-Reay2800:18.428456174.643620.22190.1701
4Scott Dixon900:18.48248174.13730.27590.0540
5Will Power1200:18.524265173.7401020.31770.0418
6Ed Jones1000:18.564447173.364700.35790.0402
7Simon Pagenaud2200:18.608861172.950760.40230.0444
8Takuma Sato3000:18.62237172.825770.4160.0135
9Tony Kanaan1400:18.746424171.681500.53990.1241
10Zach Veach2600:18.822175170.990830.61560.0757
11James Hinchcliffe500:18.863244170.618680.65670.0411
12Robert Wickens600:18.893125170.35780.68660.0299
13Matheus Leist400:18.904833170.242490.69830.0117
14Graham Rahal1500:18.922357170.085700.71580.0175
15Charlie Kimball2300:18.957728169.767620.75120.0354
16Gabby Chaves8800:19.023225169.183450.81670.0655
17Zachary Claman De Melo1900:19.026335169.155350.81980.0031
18Max Chilton5900:19.132334168.218730.9260.1060
19Sebastien Bourdais1800:19.175630167.838720.96910.0433
20Spencer Pigot2100:19.210864167.531701.00430.0352
21Ed Carpenter2000:19.225922167.399481.01940.0151
22Marco Andretti9800:19.237736167.297441.030.0118
— Practice 2: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Qualifying

RankDriverCar No.Lap 1 TimeLap 2 TimeTotal TimeAvg. Speed
1Will Power1217.680117.611200:35.2913182.391
2Josef Newgarden117.725217.805800:35.5310181.160
3Ryan Hunter-Reay2817.803417.821900:35.6253180.681
4Simon Pagenaud2217.861617.836400:35.6980180.313
5Alexander Rossi2717.918817.880800:35.7996179.801
6Scott Dixon917.987317.867200:35.8545179.526
7Robert Wickens617.976018.007300:35.9833178.883
8Ed Jones1018.015018.001100:36.0161178.720
9Ed Carpenter2018.098517.918300:36.0168178.717
10Takuma Sato3018.067817.950700:36.0185178.708
11James Hinchcliffe518.028918.036100:36.0650178.478
12Graham Rahal1518.032318.046300:36.0786178.410
13Tony Kanaan1418.034118.126000:36.1601178.008
14Zach Veach2618.086718.113900:36.2006177.809
15Sebastien Bourdais1818.043818.183000:36.2268177.681
16Gabby Chaves8818.163718.312500:36.4762176.466
17Charlie Kimball2318.193418.328400:36.5218176.245
18Spencer Pigot2118.234918.502700:36.7376175.210
19Marco Andretti9818.237418.639600:36.8770174.548
20Zachary Claman De Melo1918.400218.520900:36.9211174.339
21Max Chilton5918.602118.508600:37.1107173.449
22Matheus Leist419.028419.121400:38.1498168.724
— Qualifying: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Practice 1

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeOn LapBest SpeedTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Josef Newgarden100:17.51886183.71145--.------.----
2Will Power1200:17.54474183.440540.02590.0259
3Ryan Hunter-Reay2800:17.568130183.196370.04930.0234
4Alexander Rossi2700:17.66195182.223360.14310.0938
5Zach Veach2600:17.689538181.938450.17070.0276
6Spencer Pigot2100:17.773127181.083400.25430.0836
7James Hinchcliffe500:17.777538181.038500.25870.0044
8Simon Pagenaud2200:17.77756181.038570.25870.0000
9Marco Andretti9800:17.786424180.947250.26760.0089
10Ed Jones1000:17.808258180.726640.28940.0218
11Scott Dixon900:17.834550180.459500.31570.0263
12Graham Rahal1500:17.896558179.834600.37770.0620
13Robert Wickens600:17.896643179.833520.37780.0001
14Ed Carpenter2000:17.901012179.789470.38220.0044
15Gabby Chaves8800:17.926444179.534450.40760.0254
16Takuma Sato3000:17.982549178.974580.46370.0561
17Zachary Claman De Melo1900:18.059637178.210420.54080.0771
18Tony Kanaan1400:18.087129177.939360.56830.0275
19Sebastien Bourdais1800:18.115256177.663570.59640.0281
20Charlie Kimball2300:18.341955175.467560.82310.2267
21Max Chilton5900:18.358652175.307620.83980.0167
22Matheus Leist400:18.69017172.198151.17130.3315
— Practice 1: Recap | Results (PDF) | Back to the top

Important Times

Green Flag1:40 p.m. CDT *
Drivers Start Your Engines1:35 p.m.
Race Broadcast2 p.m. EDT on NBCSN
Qualifying2:30 p.m. Saturday
Qualifying Broadcast3:30 p.m. EDT on NBCSN
Practice Sessions10:15–11:15 a.m. Saturday
5:45–6:45 p.m. Saturday
Drivers Meeting9:45 a.m. Sunday
Full Weekend ScheduleView PDF
Live Timing and ScoringINDYCAR Race Control and INDYCAR Mobile app (iOS, Android).
Radio BroadcastAdvance Auto Parts INDYCAR Radio Network, Sirius 217, XM 209, IndyCar.com, indycarradio.com and on the INDYCAR Mobile app (iOS, Android).
Video StreamingAll practice sessions for the Iowa Corn 300 will stream live on the INDYCAR YouTube channel and INDYCAR Race Control.
* All times are in Central Daylight Time unless otherwise noted. View the green-flag time in all time zones.

Entrant Facts

Starting LineupView Table
Qualification OrderView PDF
Entry ListView Table
Spotter Guide
2018 Iowa Corn 300 spotter guide
View PDF
Pit AssignmentsView PDF
Tires Available per EntryEleven sets for use through the weekend.

Starting Lineup

SPCar No.DriverEngine
(R) Rookie
112Will PowerChevrolet
21Josef NewgardenChevrolet
328Ryan Hunter-ReayHonda
422Simon PagenaudChevrolet
527Alexander RossiHonda
69Scott DixonHonda
76Robert Wickens (R)Honda
810Ed JonesHonda
920Ed CarpenterChevrolet
1030Takuma SatoHonda
115James HinchcliffeHonda
1215Graham RahalHonda
1314Tony KanaanChevrolet
1426Zach Veach (R)Honda
1518Sebastien BourdaisHonda
1688Gabby ChavesChevrolet
1723Charlie KimballChevrolet
1821Spencer PigotChevrolet
1998Marco AndrettiHonda
2019Zachary Claman De Melo (R)Honda
2159Max ChiltonChevrolet
224Matheus Leist (R)Chevrolet
— Starting Lineup: PDF

Entry List

Car No.DriverHometownSponsorTeamEngine
(R) – Denotes Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate
1Josef NewgardenNashville, Tennessee, USAHitachiTeam PenskeChevrolet
4Matheus "Matt" Leist (R)Novo Hamburgo, BrazilABC SupplyA.J. Foyt EnterprisesChevrolet
5James HinchcliffeToronto, CanadaArrow ElectronicsSchmidt Peterson MotorsportsHonda
6Robert Wickens (R)Guelph, CanadaLucas OilSchmidt Peterson MotorsportsHonda
9Scott DixonAuckland, New ZealandPNC BankChip Ganassi RacingHonda
10Ed JonesDubai, United Arab EmiratesDC SolarChip Ganassi RacingHonda
12Will PowerToowoomba, AustraliaVerizonTeam PenskeChevrolet
14Tony KanaanSalvador, BrazilABC SupplyA.J. Foyt EnterprisesChevrolet
15Graham RahalNew Albany, Ohio, USALuther Automotive GroupRahal Letterman Lanigan RacingHonda
18Sebastien BourdaisLe Mans, FranceSealmasterDale Coyne RacingHonda
19Zachary Claman De Melo (R)Montreal, CanadaPaysafeDale Coyne RacingHonda
20Ed CarpenterIndianapolis, Indiana, USAFuzzy’s VodkaEd Carpenter RacingChevrolet
21Spencer PigotOrlando, Florida, USAFuzzy’s VodkaEd Carpenter RacingChevrolet
22Simon PagenaudMontmorillon, FranceMenardsTeam PenskeChevrolet
23Charlie KimballCamarillo, California, USATresibaCarlinChevrolet
26Zach Veach (R)Stockdale, Ohio, USARelay Group 1001Andretti AutosportHonda
27Alexander RossiNevada City, California, USANAPA Auto PartsAndretti AutosportHonda
28Ryan Hunter-ReayFort Lauderdale, Florida, USADHLAndretti AutosportHonda
30Takuma SatoTokyo, JapanMi-Jack / PanasonicRahal Letterman Lanigan RacingHonda
59Max ChiltonReigate, EnglandGallagherCarlinChevrolet
88Gabby ChavesBogota, ColombiaHarding GroupHarding RacingChevrolet
98Marco AndrettiNazereth, Pennsylvania, USAU.S. ConcreteAndretti AutosportHonda
— Entry List: PDF

Weather Forecast

Track Facts

Track TypeOval
Length0.894 mile
Race Distance300 laps (268.2 miles)
Turns4
DirectionCounter-clockwise
Track Map
2018 Iowa Corn 300 track map
Photo: INDYCAR
Event Twitter Account & Hashtag@iowaspeedway, #IowaCorn300

History

Past Driver PerformanceView PDF
Last Five Wins— 2017: Helio Castroneves, Team Penske
— 2016: Josef Newgarden, Ed Carpenter Racing
— 2015: Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport
— 2014: Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport
— 2013: James Hinchcliffe, Andretti Autosport
Last Five Poles— 2017: Will Power, Team Penske (185.210 mph)
— 2016: Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske (185.855 mph)
— 2015: Helio Castroneves, Team Penske (183.480 mph)
— 2014: Scott Dixon, Target Chip Ganassi Racing (186.256 mph)
— 2013: Helio Castroneves, Team Penske (Won Heat 3)
Qualifying Lap Record— One Lap: 186.809 mph (Helio Castroneves of Team Penske July 11, 2014)
— Two Laps: 186.256 mph (Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing on July 11, 2014)

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