EVENT SUMMARY: Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestlé

2013 Season, Event Summaries — By on April 30, 2013 12:36 pm
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Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestlé
Sunday, May 5, 2013

Winner: James Hinchcliffe
Official box score – View PDF

Go to 2012 Event Summary

Post-race analysis »
Post-race point standings »
Important times »
Track facts »
Entrant facts »
History »
Session times »
Pre-race point standings »
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POST-RACE ANALYSIS

Box score: View PDF
Lap chart: View PDF
Tire use chart: View JPG
Leader lap summary: View PDF
Pit stop summary: View PDF

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POST-RACE POINT STANDINGS

Driver standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 14 Takuma Sato 136
2 25 Marco Andretti 123
3 3 Helio Castroneves 116
4 27 James Hinchcliffe 112
5 9 Scott Dixon 101
6 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 94
7 19 Justin Wilson 91
8 22 Oriol Servia 89
9 78 Simona de Silvestro 86
10 83 Charlie Kimball 80
10 77 Simon Pagenaud 80
10 5 EJ Viso 80
13 67 Josef Newgarden 76
14 15 Graham Rahal 74
15 10 Dario Franchitti 70
15 4 JR Hildebrand 70
17 11 Tony Kanaan 69
18 12 Will Power 68
18 98 Alex Tagliani 68
20 7 Sebastien Bourdais 65
21 55 Tristan Vautier 56
22 16 James Jakes 53
23 20 Ed Carpenter 43
24 6 Sebastian Saavedra 36
25 18 Ana Beatriz 35
26 2 AJ Allmendinger 18
27 17 Mike Conway 5

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Manufacturer standings:

Rank Manufacturer Points
1 Chevrolet 33
2 Honda 27

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Top-five finisher bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Driver Points
1 27 James Hinchcliffe $70,000
2 14 Takuma Sato $60,000
3 3 Helio Castroneves $45,000
4 25 Marco Andretti $40,000
5 9 Scott Dixon $35,000
5 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay $35,000
7 15 Graham Rahal $25,000
8 19 Justin Wilson $20,000
9 10 Dario Franchitti $15,000
9 11 Tony Kanaan $15,000
9 83 Charlie Kimball $15,000
9 22 Oriol Servia $15,000
13 4 JR Hildebrand $10,000
13 67 Josef Newgarden $10,000
13 12 Will Power $10,000

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Non-Leaders Circle entry winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Points
1 55 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports $145,000
2 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $115,000
3 6 Dragon Racing $95,000
4 2 Penske Racing $65,000

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IMPORTANT TIMES

Green flag: 11:40 AM EDT* (revised from 11:30 AM EDT)
Race broadcast: 11:00 AM EDT on NBC Sports Network
Qualifying: 1:35-2:45 PM EDT Saturday
(Broadcast 1:00 AM EDT Sunday on NBC Sports Network)
Practice sessions: 7:30-8:45 AM EDT Saturday
11:05 AM-12:05 PM EDT Saturday
7:00-7:30 AM EDT Sunday
Full weekend schedule: View PDF
Radio/live timing and scoring: INDYCAR Race Control

*10:40 AM CDT , 9:40 AM MDT, 8:40 AM PDT, 12:40 PM BRT (local), 3:40 PM GMT, 3:40 AM Mon NZST, 1:40 AM Mon AEST, 12:40 AM Mon JST

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TRACK FACTS

Track type: Temporary street course
Length: 2.536 miles
Race distance: 75 laps (190.2 miles)
Number of turns: 11
Track map: View JPG
Start: Rolling
Restarts: Double-file
Event Twitter account and hashtag: @IndyemSaoPaulo, #indysaopaulo
Weather forecast:
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ENTRANT FACTS

Entry list: View PDF
Past entrant performance: View PDF
Spotter guide: TBA
Pit assignments: View PDF
Wing configuration: Road/street
Boost level: 160 kPa (up from 150 kPa) +200 RPM; 150 seconds total, 10 bursts available
(No activation delay in 2013)
Tires available per entry: Primary: 662, each entry receives five sets* (20 total tires — each entry must complete at least five laps during the opening practice session to earn the fifth set of primary tires from its weekend allotment; rookie drivers and those outside the top 10 in points receive a sixth set that must be returned after the first practice session)
Alternate: 342, each entry receives three sets (12 total tires);
Wet: 540, each entry receives five sets (20 total tires).
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The Firestone primary and alternate tire specifications for Brazil are the same that were used in last year’s São Paulo race.

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HISTORY

Last three wins: 2012 – Will Power, Team Penske
2011 – Will Power, Team Penske
2010 – Will Power, Team Penske
Last three poles: 2012 – Will Power, Team Penske (1:21.4045)
2011 – Will Power, Team Penske (1:21.8958)
2010 – Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing (1:27.7354)
Track record: 1:21.2781 (2012, Will Power)

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SESSION TIMES

Race – Official results

Rank Start Car Driver Engine Laps Comment
1 5 27 James Hinchcliffe C 75
2 12 14 Takuma Sato H 75
3 10 25 Marco Andretti C 75
4 13 22 Oriol Servia C 75
5 25 67 Josef Newgarden H 75
6 2 5 EJ Viso C 75
7 3 10 Dario Franchitti H 75
8 8 78 Simona de Silvestro C 75
9 23 77 Simon Pagenaud H 75
10 17 83 Charlie Kimball H 75
11 1 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay C 75
12 15 98 Alex Tagliani H 75
13 18 3 Helio Castroneves C 75
14 7 7 Sebastien Bourdais C 75
15 11 4 JR Hildebrand C 75
16 21 55 Tristan Vautier (R) H 75  
17 24 16 James Jakes H 75  
18 6 9 Scott Dixon H 75
19 20 6 Sebastian Saavedra C 75
20 9 19 Justin Wilson H 73
21 4 11 Tony Kanaan C 72
22 19 15 Graham Rahal H 71
23 14 20 Ed Carpenter C 71
24 22 12 Will Power C 17  Mechanical
25 16 18 Ana Beatriz H 6 Mechanical

Red=Non-Leaders Circle entry

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Official starting grid: View PDF
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Practice 4 – Sunday morning warm-up

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Qualifying

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Notes:
Round 1, Group 1:
67-Newgarden does not attempt to qualify due to an engine change.
2:00 left – 55-Vautier contacts wall in turn 2 and causes a red flag; heavy left front and side damage. Segment ends early.
Round 1, Group 2:
3:30 left – 16-Jakes pulls over with a smoking engine in turn 7 and causes a red flag. Segment ends early.

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Practice 2 – Saturday late

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Notes:
55:00 left – 55-Vautier into the tires in turn 5, brings out a red flag; front end damage.
46:00 left – 27-Hinchcliffe spins in turn 11, brings out a red flag; no damage.
33:00 left – 11-Kanaan contacts tires in turn 2, brings out a red flag; right