EVENT SUMMARY: 2013 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

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2013 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma
Sunday, August 25, 2013

Race Winner: Will Power Official box score – View PDF

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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 3 Helio Castroneves 479
2 9 Scott Dixon 440
3 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 417
4 25 Marco Andretti 409
5 77 Simon Pagenaud 380
6 10 Dario Franchitti 379
7 19 Justin Wilson 361
8 12 Will Power 356
9 27 James Hinchcliffe 350
10 83 Charlie Kimball 335
11 11 Tony Kanaan 331
12 5 EJ Viso 287
13 14 Takuma Sato 272
14 7 Sebastien Bourdais 261
14 20 Ed Carpenter 261
16 15 Graham Rahal 252
17 67 Josef Newgarden 251
18 78 Simona de Silvestro 248
19 16 James Jakes 237
20 55 Tristan Vautier 210
21 6 Sebastian Saavedra 172
22 22/4 Oriol Servia 167
23 98 Alex Tagliani 163
24 17/18 Mike Conway 149
25 8/4 Ryan Briscoe 100
26 4/98 JR Hildebrand 93
27 18 Ana Beatriz 72
28 26 Carlos Muñoz 67
29 2 AJ Allmendinger 65
30 63/18 Pippa Mann 29
31 18 James Davison 27
32 98 Luca Filippi 14
33 41 Conor Daly 11
34 60 Townsend Bell 10
35 91 Buddy Lazier 8
35 81 Katherine Legge 8
35 97 Lucas Luhr 8

* Manufacturer standings:

Rank Manufacturer Points
1 Chevrolet 114
2 Honda 111

* Top-five finisher bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Driver Payout
1 9 Scott Dixon $170,000
2 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay $155,000
3 3 Helio Castroneves $140,000
4 10 Dario Franchitti $120,000
5 27 James Hinchcliffe $115,000
6 12 Will Power $95,000
7 25 Marco Andretti $80,000
8 83 Charlie Kimball $75,000
9 77 Simon Pagenaud $70,000
10 11 Tony Kanaan $65,000
10 19 Justin Wilson $65,000
12 14 Takuma Sato $60,000
13 18 Mike Conway $55,000
14 7 Sebastien Bourdais $45,000
15 15 Graham Rahal $35,000
16 20 Ed Carpenter $30,000
17 16 James Jakes $25,000
17 5 EJ Viso $25,000
19 67 Josef Newgarden $20,000
20 22 Oriol Servia $15,000
21 4 JR Hildebrand $10,000

* Non-Leaders Circle entry winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Payout
1 55 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports $480,000
2 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $455,000
3 6 Dragon Racing $440,000
4 2 Penske Racing $65,000
5 97 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing $30,000
6 26 Andretti Autosport $25,000

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IMPORTANT TIMES

Green flag: 4:40 PM EDT*
Race broadcast: 4:00 PM EDT on NBC Sports Network
Qualifying: 5:30-6:40 PM EDT Saturday (Broadcast 9:00 PM EDT Saturday on NBC Sports Network)
Practice sessions: 2:00-2:45 PM EDT Friday 5:00-5:45 PM EDT Friday 2:00-2:45 PM EDT Saturday 1:05-1:35 PM EDT Sunday
Drivers meeting: 2:30-3:30 PM EDT Sunday Live stream on INDYCAR ’13
Full weekend schedule: View PDF
Radio/live timing and scoring: INDYCAR Race Control

*3:40 PM CDT , 2:40 PM MDT, 1:40 PM PDT (local), 5:40 PM BRT, 8:40 PM GMT, 8:40 AM Mon NZST, 6:40 AM Mon AEST, 5:40 AM Mon JST *

TRACK FACTS

Track type: Permanent road course
Length: 2.385 miles
Race distance: 85 laps (202.73 miles)
Number of turns: 12
Track map: View Image
Start: Rolling
Restarts: Double-file
Event Twitter account and hashtag: @RaceSonoma, #GoProGrandPrix
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ENTRANT FACTS

Entry list: View PDF
Spotter guide: View PDF
Pit assignments: View PDF
Driver performance: 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: From Firestone: The dry-condition (slick) tire specifications for Sonoma are the same as those used in the April 2013 race at Barber Motorsports Park. Wet-condition (grooved) spec is the same that debuted June 2012.Primary: Each entry receives three sets for the Wednesday open test and five sets* for the race weekend; one set may be carried over from the open test to the race weekend (*-each entry must complete at least five laps during the first race-weekend practice session to earn the fifth set of primary tires from its weekend allotment).Alternate: The alternates pair the same tire construction as the primary with a softer tread compound to provide more grip and faster lap times, while trading off some compound durability. Each entry receives three sets for the race weekend; none will be supplied during the open test. Wets:  Each entry has two sets for the open test and five sets for race weekend.

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HISTORY

Last five wins: 2012 – Ryan Briscoe, Penske Racing 2011 – Will Power, Penske Racing 2010 – Will Power, Penske Racing 2009 – Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing 2008 – Helio Castroneves, Team Penske
Last five poles: 2012 – Will Power, Penske Racing (111.116) 2011 – Will Power, Penske Racing (105.479) 2010 – Will Power, Penske Racing (108.337) 2009 – Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing (107.955) 2008 – Helio Castroneves, Team Penske (107.809)
Track pole record: 1:17.2709 (111.116) (2012, Will Power)

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SESSION TIMES

Race – Official results

Rank Start Car Driver Engine Laps Comment
1 3 12 Will Power C 85
2 7 19 Justin Wilson H 85
3 1 10 Dario Franchitti H 85
4 11 25 Marco Andretti C 85
5 10 77 Simon Pagenaud H 85
6 4 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay C 85
7 5 3 Helio Castroneves C 85
8 9 27 James Hinchcliffe C 85
9 22 78 Simona de Silvestro C 85
10 12 7 Sebastien Bourdais C 85
11 8 15 Graham Rahal H 85
12 14 55 Tristan Vautier (R) H 85
13 16 11 Tony Kanaan C 85  
14 15 5 EJ Viso C 85
15 2 9 Scott Dixon H 85
16 18 98 JR Hildebrand H 85
17 21 4 Ryan Briscoe C 85
18 25 18 James Davison (R) H 85
19 23 20 Ed Carpenter C 84
20 6  83 Charlie Kimball H 83
21 20 6 Sebastian Saavedra C 81 Contact
22 24 97 Lucas Luhr (R) H 81 Mechanical
23 13 14 Takuma Sato H 67 Mechanical
24 17 67 Josef Newgarden H 56 Mechanical
25 19 16 James Jakes H 28 Mechanical

Red=Non-Leaders Circle entry * Starting line-up: View PDF Serving a 10-spot engine change grid penalty: 18-Davison. * Practice 4 – Sunday morning 2013-15-SON-Practice4 * Qualifying results: View PDF * Practice 3 – Saturday morning 2013-15-SON-Practice3 * Qualifying groups: Group 1: 3-Castroneves, 5-Viso, 12-Power, 14-Sato, 15-Rahal, 16-Jakes, 18-Davison, 19-Wilson, 27-Hinchcliffe, 67-Newgarden, 77-Pagenaud, 78-de Silvestro. Group 2: 1-Hunter-Reay, 4-Briscoe, 6-Saavedra, 7-Bourdais, 9-Dixon, 10-Franchitti, 11-Kanaan, 20-Carpenter, 25-Andretti, 55-Vautier, 83-Kimball, 97-Luhr, 98-Hildebrand. * Practice 2 – Friday late 2013-15-SON-Practice2 Notes: 32:00 left: red flag for 11-Kanaan, wh0 spins at turn 6. No apparent damage. 17:00 left: red flag for 4-Briscoe, who spins at turn 6. No apparent damage. * Practice 1 – Friday early 2013-15-SON-Practice1 Notes: 20:00 left: Red flag for debris on course at turn 9. *

PRE-RACE POINT STANDINGS

Driver standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 3 Helio Castroneves 453
2 9 Scott Dixon 422
3 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 388
4 25 Marco Andretti 377
5 77 Simon Pagenaud 350
6 10 Dario Franchitti 342
7 27 James Hinchcliffe 325
7 83 Charlie Kimball 325
9 19 Justin Wilson 320
10 11 Tony Kanaan 313
11 12 Will Power 305
12 5 EJ Viso 271
13 14 Takuma Sato 265
14 20 Ed Carpenter 250
15 67 Josef Newgarden 245
16 7 Sebastien Bourdais 241
17 15 Graham Rahal 233
18 16 James Jakes 232
19 78 Simona de Silvestro 226
20 55 Tristan Vautier 192
21 22/4 Oriol Servia 167
22 6 Sebastian Saavedra 163
22 98 Alex Tagliani 163
24 17/18 Mike Conway 149
25 8/4 Ryan Briscoe 87
26 4 JR Hildebrand 79
27 18 Ana Beatriz 72
28 26 Carlos Muñoz 67
29 2 AJ Allmendinger 65
30 63/18 Pippa Mann 29
31 18 James Davison 15
32 98 Luca Filippi 14
33 41 Conor Daly 11
34 60 Townsend Bell 10
35 91 Buddy Lazier 8
36 81 Katherine Legge 8

* Manufacturer standings:

Rank Manufacturer Points
1 Chevrolet 105
2 Honda 105

* Top-five finisher bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Driver Payout
1 9 Scott Dixon $170,000
2 1 Ryan Hunter-Reay $155,000
3 3 Helio Castroneves $140,000
4 27 James Hinchcliffe $115,000
5 10 Dario Franchitti $100,000
6 83 Charlie Kimball $75,000
7 25 Marco Andretti $65,000
7 11 Tony Kanaan $65,000
9 77 Simon Pagenaud $60,000
9 12 Will Power $60,000
9 14 Takuma Sato $60,000
12 18 Mike Conway $55,000
13 7 Sebastien Bourdais $45,000
14 19 Justin Wilson $40,000
15 15 Graham Rahal $35,000
16 20 Ed Carpenter $30,000
17 16 James Jakes $25,000
17 5 EJ Viso $25,000
19 67 Josef Newgarden $20,000
20 22 Oriol Servia $15,000
21 4 JR Hildebrand $10,000

* Non-Leaders Circle entry winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Payout
1 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $455,000
2 55 Schmidt Peterson Motosports $440,000
3 6 Dragon Racing $405,000
4 2 Penske Racing $65,000
5 26 Andretti Autosport $25,000
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