EVENT SUMMARY: 2014 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

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Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Sunday, March 30, 2014

Winner: Will Power
Official box score – View PDF

Go to 2013 Event Summary
Go to 2012 Event Summary

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

Box score: View PDF
Lap chart: View PDF
Tire use chart: View PDF
Leader lap summary: View PDF
Pit stop summary: View PDF
Top section times: View PDF

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POST-RACE POINT STANDINGS

Driver standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 12 Will Power 53
2 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 40
3 3 Helio Castroneves 36
4 9 Scott Dixon 32
5 77 Simon Pagenaud 30
6 10 Tony Kanaan 28
6 14 Takuma Sato 28
8 19 Justin Wilson 24
9 67 Josef Newgarden 22
10 8 Ryan Briscoe 20
11 17 Sebastian Saavedra 19
12 7 Mikhail Aleshin 18
13 11 Sebastien Bourdais 17
14 15 Graham Rahal 16
15 2 Juan Montoya 15
15 20 Mike Conway 15
17 34 Carlos Munoz 13
18 18 Carlos Huertas 12
19 27 James Hinchcliffe 11
20 83 Charlie Kimball 10
21 98 Jack Hawksworth 9
22 25 Marco Andretti 8

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Entrant standings:

Rank Car Entrant Points
1 12 Verizon Team Penske 53
2 28 DHL Andretti Autosport 40
3 3 Hitachi Team Penske 36
4 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 32
5 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports 30
6 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 28
6 14 ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing 28
8 19 Dale Coyne Racing 24
9 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 22
10 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing 20
11 17 KV-AFS Racing 19
12 7 SMP Racing 18
13 11 KVSH Racing 17
14 15 National Guard RLL Racing 16
15 2 Verizon Penske Motorsports 15
15 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing 15
17 34 Cinsay AndrettiTV.com HVM Racing 13
18 18 Dale Coyne Racing 12
19 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport 11
20 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 10
21 98 Bryan Herta Autosport 9
22 25 Snapple Andretti Autosport 8

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Manufacturer standings:

Rank Manufacturer Points
1 Chevrolet 117
2 Honda 70

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Bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Points
1 12 Will Power $30,000
2 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay $20,000
3 3 Helio Castroneves $15,000
4 9 Scott Dixon $10,000
5 77 Simon Pagenaud $9,000
6 10 Tony Kanaan $8,000
7 14 Takuma Sato $7,000
8 19 Justin Wilson $5,000
9 67 Josef Newgarden $4,000
10 8 Ryan Briscoe $2,000

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Non-Leaders Circle entry winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Points
1 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing $20,000

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IMPORTANT TIMES

Green flag: 3:20 PM EDT*
Race broadcast: 3:00 PM EDT on ABC
Qualifying: 5:20-6:30 PM EDT Saturday
(REVISED due to rain delay)
(No broadcast)
Practice sessions: 10:00-10:45 AM EDT Friday
2:00-2:45 PM EDT Friday
10:00-10:45 AM EDT Saturday
9:45-10:15 AM EDT Sunday
Drivers Meeting: 2:00-3:00 PM EDT Sunday
(Live stream on INDYCAR 14)
Full weekend schedule: View PDF
Radio/live timing and scoring: INDYCAR Race Control

*2:20 PM CDT, 1:20 PM MDT, 12:20 PM PDT, 4:20 PM BRT, 7:20 PM GMT, 8:20 AM Mon NZDT, 6:20 AM Mon AEDT, 4:20 AM Mon JST

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TRACK FACTS

Track type: Temporary street circuit
Length: 1.8 miles
Race distance: 110 laps (198 miles)
Number of turns: 14
Track map: View PDF
Start: Rolling
Restarts: Single-file
Last lap for race re-entry: 100
Event Twitter account and hashtag: @GPSTPETE, #firestonegp
Weather forecast: Disabled

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ENTRANT FACTS

Entry list: View PDF
Past driver performance: View PDF
Spotter guide: View PDF
Pit assignments: View PDF
Engineer and race strategist list: Visit thesetupsheet.com
Wing configuration: Road/street
Boost specs: 150 kPa; increase to 160 kPa for push-to-pass
Push-to-pass specs: 10 pushes; 15 seconds per push; no activation delay
Tires available per entry: Primary: 6 sets per entry; used at team testing since December 2013; no change to tread compound from 2013Alternate: 3 sets per entry; will be used at all 2014 street courses; no change to tread compound from 2013

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HISTORY

Last five wins: 2013 – James Hinchcliffe, Andretti Autosport
2012 – Helio Castroneves, Team Penske
2011 – Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing
2010 – Will Power, Team Penske
2009 – Ryan Briscoe, Team Penske
Last five poles: 2013 – Will Power, Team Penske (1:01.2070)
2012 – Will Power, Team Penske (1:01.3721)
2011 – Will Power, Team Penske (1:01.9625)
2010 – Will Power, Team Penske (1:01.6026)
2009 – Graham Rahal, Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing (1:02.4110)
Track lap record: 1:00.928 (2003, Sebastien Bourdais)

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SESSION TIMES

Race – Official results

Rank Start Car Driver Engine Laps Comment
1 4 12 Will Power C 110
2 3 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay H 110
3 10 3 Helio Castroneves C 110
4 5 9 Scott Dixon C 110
5 14 77 Simon Pagenaud H 110
6 2 10 Tony Kanaan H 110
7 1 14 Takuma Sato H 110
8 16 19 Justin Wilson H 110
9 22 67 Josef Newgarden H 110
10 9 8 Ryan Briscoe C 110
11 11 17 Sebastian Saavedra C 110
12 15 7 Mikhail Aleshin (R) H 110
13 13 11 Sebastien Bourdais C 110
14 21 15 Graham Rahal H 110
15 18 2 Juan Pablo Montoya C 110
16 12 20 Mike Conway C 110
17 7 34 Carlos Munoz (R) H 110
18 17 18 Carlos Huertas (R) H 110
19 19 27 James Hinchcliffe H 109
20 20 83 Charlie Kimball C 108
21 8 98 Jack Hawksworth (R) H 83 Contact
22 6 25 Marco Andretti H 82 Contact

Red=Non-Leaders Circle entry

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Official starting grid

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Practice 4 – Sunday morning warm-up
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Notes:
8:00: Red flag for 2-Montoya, who cont