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 front damage.
18:00 left – 77-Pagenaud stops on frontstretch after joining session late following repairs, brings out a red flag; towed back to pits.

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Qualifying groups:
Group 1:
5-Viso, 9-Dixon, 10-Franchitti, 11-Kanaan, 14-Sato, 15-Rahal, 22-Servia, 25-Andretti, 55-Vautier, 67-Newgarden, 83-Kimball, 98-Tagliani.
Group 2:
1-Hunter-Reay, 3-Castroneves, 4-Hildebrand, 6-Saavedra, 7-Bourdais, 12-Power, 16-Jakes, 18-Beatriz, 19-Wilson, 20-Carpenter, 27-Hinchcliffe, 77-Pagenaud, 78-de Silvestro.

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Practice 1 – Saturday early

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Notes:
At checkers – 77-Pagenaud makes heavy contact with wall at exit of turn 2; left front damage.

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PRE-RACE POINT STANDINGS

Driver standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 3 Helio Castroneves 99
2 14 Takuma Sato 93
3 9 Scott Dixon 89
4 25 Marco Andretti 87
5 19 Justin Wilson 81
6 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 73
7 15 Graham Rahal 66
8 78 Simona de Silvestro 62
8 12 Will Power 62
10 27 James Hinchcliffe 61
11 83 Charlie Kimball 60
12 11 Tony Kanaan 59
13 77 Simon Pagenaud 58
14 22 Oriol Servia 57
15 4 JR Hildebrand 54
16 5 EJ Viso 52
17 98 Alex Tagliani 50
18 7 Sebastien Bourdais 48
19 67 Josef Newgarden 46
20 10 Dario Franchitti 44
21 55 Tristan Vautier (R) 42
22 16 James Jakes 40
23 20 Ed Carpenter 36
24 18 Ana Beatriz 30
25 6 Sebastian Saavedra 25
26 2 AJ Allmendinger 18
27 17 Mike Conway 5

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Manufacturer standings:

Rank Manufacturer Points
1 Chevrolet 24
2 Honda 21

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Top-five finisher bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Driver Points
1 3 Helio Castroneves $45,000
2 9 Scott Dixon $35,000
2 27 James Hinchcliffe $35,000
2 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay $35,000
2 14 Takuma Sato $35,000
6 15 Graham Rahal $25,000
7 25 Marco Andretti $20,000
8 19 Justin Wilson $20,000
9 10 Dario Franchitti $15,000
9 11 Tony Kanaan $15,000
9 83 Charlie Kimball $15,000
12 4 JR Hildebrand $10,000
12 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 $105,000
2 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $80,000
3 6 Dragon Racing $65,000
4 2 Penske Racing $65,000
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