[Source: INDYCAR press release]
IZOD INDYCAR SERIES TEAM FRESH ENGINE STATUS UPDATE
INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012) - INDYCAR provided an update today regarding the status of fresh engines remaining for each team for the remaining three races of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season.
Officials also announced 10 grid spot penalties for the following cars for this weekend’s event at the raceway at Sonoma: #15 Sato (will be using sixth engine at Sonoma); #17 Saavedra (unapproved engine change at Indianapolis); #18 Wilson (unapproved engine change between Mid-Ohio and Sonoma); #78 De Silvestro (using seventh engine at Sonoma).
|CAR||ENTRANT||DRIVER||FRESH ENGINE STATUS|
|No. 2||Team Penske||Ryan Briscoe||Will use Engine 5 at Sonoma|
|No. 3||Team Penske||Helio Castroneves||On Engine 5|
|No. 4||Panther Racing||JR Hildebrand||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 5||KV Racing Technology||E.J. Viso||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 6/7||Dragon Racing||Katherine Legge/Sebastien Bourdais||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 8||KV Racing Technology||Rubens Barrichello||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 9||Target Chip Ganassi Racing||Scott Dixon||On Engine 6|
|No. 10||Target Chip Ganassi Racing||Dario Franchitti||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 11||KV Racing Technology w/SH||Tony Kanaan||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 12||Team Penske||Will Power||On Engine 5|
|No. 14||A.J. Foyt Enterprises||Mike Conway||On Engine 5|
|No. 15||Rahal Letterman Lanigan||Takuma Sato||Will use Engine 6 at Sonoma|
|No. 18||Dale Coyne Racing||Justin Wilson||Will use Engine 5 at Sonoma|
|No. 19||Dale Coyne Racing||James Jakes||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 20||Ed Carpenter Racing||Ed Carpenter||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 22||Panther/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing||Oriol Servia||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 26||Andretti Autosport||Marco Andretti||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 27||Andretti Autosport||James Hinchcliffe||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 28||Andretti Autosport||Ryan Hunter-Reay||On Engine 5|
|No. 38||Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing||Graham Rahal||On Engine 4 – 1 Engine Remaining|
|No. 67||Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing||Josef Newgarden||On Engine 5|
|No. 77||Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports||Simon Pagenaud||On Engine 5|
|No. 78||Lotus-HVM Racing||Simona de Silvestro||Will use Engine 7 at Sonoma|
|No. 83||Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing||Charlie Kimball||Will use Engine 5 at Sonoma|
|No. 98||Bryan Herta Autosport w/ Curb-Agajanian||Alex Tagliani||On Engine 5|
Pursuant to Rule 15.1.4, Each Full-Season Entrant will be provided with no more than five fresh built Engines throughout each year covered by an engine service agreement. Using more than five fresh Engines in a season will result in a penalty. Engines beyond the fifth fresh Engine may be fresh or part-used.
Pursuant to Rule 15.6.2, Using more than five fresh Engines in a season will be considered Unapproved Engine Change-Outs.