EVENT SUMMARY: 2014 Indianapolis 500

2014 Season, Event Summaries — By on May 12, 2014 11:15 pm
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98th Indianapolis 500
Sunday, May 25, 2014

Winner: Ryan Hunter-Reay
Official box score – View PDF

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POST-RACE ANALYSIS

Box score: View PDF
Lap 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 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 274
2 12 Will Power 234
3 3 Helio Castroneves 220
4 77 Simon Pagenaud 211
5 25 Marco Andretti 192
6 34 Carlos Munoz (R) 160
7 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 152
8 11 Sebastien Bourdais 143
9 9 Scott Dixon 132
10 19 Justin Wilson 123
11 8 Ryan Briscoe 121
12 14 Takuma Sato 113
12 98 Jack Hawksworth (R) 113
14 67 Josef Newgarden 109
15 27 James Hinchcliffe 105
16 10 Tony Kanaan 104
17 17 Sebastian Saavedra 101
18 7 Mikhail Aleshin (R) 96
19 18 Carlos Huertas (R) 93
19 20 Mike Conway 93
21 83 Charlie Kimball 92
22 16 Oriol Servia 88
23 26 Kurt Busch (R) 80
24 15 Graham Rahal 79
25 21 JR Hildebrand 66
26 22 Sage Karam 57
27 20 Ed Carpenter 53
28 33 James Davison (R) 34
29 5 Jacques Villeneuve 29
30 68 Alex Tagliani 28
31 6 Townsend Bell 22
32 63 Pippa Mann 21
33 41 Martin Plowman (R) 18
34 91 Buddy Lazier 11
35 26 Franck Montagny 8

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Entrant standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 28 DHL Andretti Autosport 274
2 12 Verizon Team Penske 234
3 3 Team Penske 220
4 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Racing 211
5 25 Snapple Andretti Autosport 192
6 34 Cinsay AndrettiTV.com HVM Racing 160
7 2 Penske Motorsports 152
8 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing 146
9 11 KVSH Racing 143
10 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 132
11 19 Dale Coyne Racing 123
12 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing 121
13 14 ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing 113
13 98 Bryan Herta Autosport 113
15 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 109
16 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport 105
17 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 104
18 17 KV-AFS Racing 101
19 7 SMP Racing 96
20 18 Dale Coyne Racing 93
21 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 92
22 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 88
22 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport 88
24 15 National Guard RLL Racing 79
25 21 Preferred Freezer Ed Carpenter Racing 66
26 22 Dreyer and Reinbold – Kingdom Racing 57
27 33 Always Evolving KV Racing Technology 34
28 5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 29
29 68 SFHR/RW Motorsports 28
30 6 Robert Graham KV Racing Technology 22
31 63 Dale Coyne Racing 21
32 41 Alfe AJ Foyt Racing 18
33 91 Lazier Partners Racing 11

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Manufacturer standings:

Rank Manufacturer Points
1 Chevrolet 657
2 Honda 602

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Bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Points
1 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay $70,000
2 12 Will Power $64,000
3 77 Simon Pagenaud $58,000
4 3 Helio Castroneves $30,000
4 20 Mike Conway $30,000
6 9 Scott Dixon $25,000
6 25 Marco Andretti $25,000
8 34 Carlos Munoz $15,000
9 10 Tony Kanaan $14,000
10 19 Justin Wilson $13,000
11 14 Takuma Sato $11,000
11 83 Charlie Kimball $11,000
13 2 Juan Pablo Montoya $10,000
13 8 Ryan Briscoe $10,000
13 11 Sebastien Bourdais $10,000
16 67 Josef Newgarden $9,000
17 7 Mikhail Aleshin $8,000
18 16 Oriol Servia $7,000
18 27 James Hinchcliffe $7,000
18 98 Jack Hawksworth $7,000
21 17 Sebastian Saavedra $4,000
22 18 Carlos Huertas $2,000

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Non-Leaders Circle entry winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team
1 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing $75,000
2 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $50,000
3 41 Alfe A.J. Foyt Racing $10,000
4 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport $5,000

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Firestone Pit Performance Award winners:

Race Car Team
Grand Prix of Indianapolis 28 DHL Andretti Autosport
Barber 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing
Long Beach 12 Verizon Team Penske
St. Petersburg 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing

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IMPORTANT TIMES

Green flag: 12:00 PM EDT*
Race broadcast: 11:00 AM EDT on ABC
Qualifying: Day 1: 11:00 AM-5:50 PM EDT Saturday, May 17
(Live on ABC 4:00-6:00 PM EDT)
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Day 2: 10:15-2:45 PM EDT Sunday, May 18
(Live on ABC 1:00-3:00 PM EDT)
Practice sessions: 12:00-6:00 PM EDT Sunday, May 11
12:00-6:00 PM EDT Monday, May 12
12:00-6:00 PM EDT Tuesday, May 13
12:00-6:00 PM EDT Wednesday, May 14
12:00-6:00 PM EDT Thursday, May 15
12:00-6:00 PM EDT Friday, May 16 (Fast Friday)
12:00-5:00 PM EDT Monday, May 19
All above track activity will be streamed at INDYCAR Race Control
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11:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT Friday, May 23 (Carb Day)
(Live on NBC Sports Network 11:00 AM-4:00 PM EDT (including Firestone Freedom 100 and Indy 500 Pit Stop Challenge))*
Full month schedule: View PDF
Radio/live timing and scoring: INDYCAR Race Control

*11:00 AM CDT , 10:00 AM MDT, 9:00 AM PDT, 1:00 PM BRT, 4:00 PM GMT, 4:00 AM Mon NZST, 2:00 AM Mon AEST, 1:00 AM Mon JST

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TRACK FACTS

Track type: Oval
Length: 2.5 miles
Race distance: 200 laps (500 miles)
Number of turns: 4
Track map: View image
Start: Rolling
Restarts: Single-file
Event Twitter account and hashtag: @IMS, #Indy500
Weather forecast: Disabled

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ENTRANT FACTS

Entry list: View PDF
Past driver performance: View PDF
Spotter guide: View PDF
Pit assignments: Practice: View PDF
Race: View PDF
Wing configuration: Superspeedway
Boost level: 130 kPa (practice and race); 140 kPa (qualifying)
Tires available per entry: Sets: 33 per team
A total of 4,448 tires was supplied to teams for this year’s 500.
For 2014, Firestone is using a new specification. The left rear construction has been modified, and both left and right side tread compounds have been updated to increase grip.

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HISTORY

Last five wins: 2013 – Tony Kanaan, KV Racing
2012 – Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing
2011 – Dan Wheldon, Bryan Herta Autosport
2010 – Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing
2009 – Helio Castroneves, Marlboro Team Penske
Last five poles: 2013 – Ed Carpenter, Ed Carpenter Racing (228.762 MPH)
2012 – Ryan Briscoe, Team Penske (226.484 MPH)
2011 – Alex Tagliani, Sam Schmidt Motorsports (227.472 MPH)
2010 – Helio Castroneves, Team Penske (227.970 MPH)
2009 – Helio Castroneves, Marlboro Team Penske (224.864 MPH)
Track record: 237.498 MPH / 37.895 seconds (1996, Arie Luyendyk)

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SESSION TIMES

Race – Official results

Rank Start Car Driver Engine Laps Comment
1  19  28 Ryan Hunter-Reay H 200
2 4 3 Helio Castroneves C 200
3 6 25 Marco Andretti H 200
4 7 34 Carlos Munoz H 200
5 10 2 Juan Pablo Montoya C 200
6 12 26 Kurt Busch (R) H 200
7 17 11 Sebastien Bourdais C 200
8 3 12 Will Power C 200
9 31 22 Sage Karam (R) C 200
10 9 21 JR Hildebrand C 200
11 18 16 Oriol Servia H 200
12 5 77 Simon Pagenaud H 200
13 24 68 Alex Tagliani H 200
14 27 5 Jacques Villeneuve H 200
15 32 17 Sebastian Saavedra C 200
16 28 33 James Davison (R) C 200
17 21 18 Carlos Huertas (R) H 200
18 30 8 Ryan Briscoe C 200
19 23 14 Takuma Sato H 200
20 13 98 Jack Hawksworth (R) H 200
21 15 7 Mikhail Aleshin (R) H 198
22 14 19 Justin Wilson H 198
23 29 41 Martin Plowman (R) H 196
24 22 63 Pippa Mann H 193
25 25 6 Townsend Bell C 190 Contact
26 16 10 Tony Kanaan C 177
27 1 20 Ed Carpenter C 175 Contact
28 2 27 James Hinchcliffe H 175 Contact
29 11 9 Scott Dixon C 167 Contact
30 8 67 Josef Newgarden H 156 Contact
31 26 83 Charlie Kimball C 149 Contact
32 33 91 Buddy Lazier C 87 Mechanical
33 20 15 Graham Rahal H 44 Electrical

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Practice – Friday, May 23 (Carburetion Day)

Practice time sheet for May 23 Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Combined times to May 23: View PDF
Notes:
11:34 AM: Yellow flag for 22-Karam, who gets loose and makes light contact with outside retaining wall in turn 4 with right rear. Car continues on course and returns to pit lane under own power.

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Practice – Monday, May 19

Practice times from May 19 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Combined times to May 19: View PDF
Notes:
1:34 p.m.: Yellow flag for 26-Busch, who gets loose entering turn 2 and makes hard right-side contact with the SAFER Barrier. Small fire, does a half spin, and comes to rest in the grass at the exit turn 2. Busch climbs from the car without assistance from the Holmatro Safety Team..

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Post-qualifying driver standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 12 Will Power 185
2 77 Simon Pagenaud 175
3 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 171
4 3 Helio Castroneves 139
5 9 Scott Dixon 121
5 25 Marco Andretti 121
7 19 Justin Wilson 107
8 67 Josef Newgarden 99
9 8 Ryan Briscoe 97
10 34 Carlos Munoz (R) 96
11 27 James Hinchcliffe 94
12 10 Tony Kanaan 93
12 20 Mike Conway 93
12 98 Jack Hawksworth (R) 93
15 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 91
15 14 Takuma Sato 91
15 11 Sebastien Bourdais 91
18 83 Charlie Kimball 82
19 7 Mikhail Aleshin 77
20 17 Sebastian Saavedra 71
21 15 Graham Rahal 69
22 18 Carlos Huertas 67
23 16 Oriol Servia 60
24 20 Ed Carpenter 42
25 21 JR Hildebrand 26
26 26 Kurt Busch (R) 24
27 41 Martin Plowman (R) 14
28 22 Sage Karam (R) 13
29 6 Townsend Bell 12
30 63 Pippa Mann 9
31 26 Franck Montagny 8
32 5 Jacques Villeneuve 7
33 33 James Davison (R) 6
34 68 Alex Tagliani 3
35 91 Buddy Lazier 1

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Post-qualifying entrant standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 12 Verizon Team Penske 185
2 77 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 175
3 28 DHL Andretti Autosport 171
4 3 Team Penske 139
5 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing 135
6 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 121
6 25 Snapple Andretti Autosport 121
8 19 Dale Coyne Racing 107
9 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 99
10 8 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing 97
11 34 Cinsay AndrettiTV.com HVM Racing 96
12 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport 94
13 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 93
13 98 Bryan Herta Autosport 93
15 2 Penske Motorsports 91
15 14 ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing 91
15 11 KVSH Racing 91
18 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 82
19 7 SMP Racing 77
20 17 KV-AFS Racing 71
21 15 National Guard RLL Racing 69
22 18 Dale Coyne Racing 67
23 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 60
24 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport 32
25 21 Preferred Freezer Ed Carpenter Racing 26
26 41 Alfe AJ Foyt Racing 14
27 22 Dreyer and Reinbold – Kingdom Racing 13
28 6 Robert Graham KV Racing Technology 12
29 63 Dale Coyne Racing 9
30 5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 7
31 33 Always Evolving KV Racing Technology 6
32 68 SFHR/RW Motorsports 3
33 91 Lazier Partners Racing 1

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Bump Day qualifying results:

Qualifying results for the 2014 Indianapolis 500

Full results: View PDF

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Saturday qualifying results:
(Times are not carried to Sunday; top 9 move on to Fast 9 Shootout)

1. (20) Ed Carpenter, Dallara-Chevy, 02:36.0735 (230.661)

2. (34) Carlos Munoz, Dallara-Honda, 02:36.2090 (230.460)

3. (3) Helio Castroneves, Dallara-Chevy, 02:36.2286 (230.432)

4. (27) James Hinchcliffe, Dallara-Honda, 02:36.2452 (230.407)

5. (12) Will Power, Dallara-Chevy, 02:36.3022 (230.323)

6. (25) Marco Andretti, Dallara-Honda, 02:36.4306 (230.134)

7. (77) Simon Pagenaud, Dallara-Honda, 02:36.4741 (230.070)

8. (67) Josef Newgarden, Dallara-Honda, 02:36.4993 (230.033)

9. (21) JR Hildebrand, Dallara-Chevy, 02:36.5032 (230.027)

10. (26) Kurt Busch, Dallara-Honda, 02:36.5493 (229.960)

11. (28) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Dallara-Honda, 02:36.5904 (229.899)

12. (98) Jack Hawksworth, Dallara-Honda, 02:36.6471 (229.816)

13. (2) Juan Pablo Montoya, Dallara-Chevy, 02:36.6681 (229.785)

14. (19) Justin Wilson, Dallara-Honda, 02:36.7821 (229.618)

15. (9) Scott Dixon, Dallara-Chevy, 02:37.0111 (229.283)

16. (7) Mikhail Aleshin, Dallara-Honda, 02:37.1426 (229.091)

17. (8) Ryan Briscoe, Dallara-Chevy, 02:37.3252 (228.825)

18. (14) Takuma Sato, Dallara-Honda, 02:37.3522 (228.786)

19. (83) Charlie Kimball, Dallara-Chevy, 02:37.4043 (228.710)

20. (15) Graham Rahal, Dallara-Honda, 02:37.4364 (228.664)

21. (22) Sage Karam, Dallara-Chevy, 02:37.4460 (228.650)

22. (6) Townsend Bell, Dallara-Chevy, 02:37.5435 (228.508)

23. (10) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Chevy, 02:37.5944 (228.435)

24. (11) Sebastien Bourdais, Dallara-Chevy, 02:37.6265 (228.388)

25. (63) Pippa Mann, Dallara-Honda, 02:37.6474 (228.358)

26. (17) Sebastian Saavedra, Dallara-Chevy, 02:37.6917 (228.294)

27. (5) Jacques Villeneuve, Dallara-Honda, 02:37.7766 (228.171)

28. (33) James Davison, Dallara-Chevy, 02:37.7912 (228.150)

29. (16) Oriol Servia, Dallara-Honda, 02:37.8713 (228.034)

30. (18) Carlos Huertas, Dallara-Honda, 02:37.9011 (227.991)

31. (68) Alex Tagliani, Dallara-Honda, 02:38.0246 (227.813)

32. (41) Martin Plowman, Dallara-Honda, 02:38.5601 (227.043)

33. (91) Buddy Lazier, Dallara-Chevy, 02:38.9102 (226.543)

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Qualifying order (Saturday):

Qualifying order for May 17 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Practice – Friday, May 16 (Fast Friday)

Practice times from May 16 Fast Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Ed Carpenter tops 230 MPH

Combined times to May 16: View PDF
Notes:
Due to weather, total running time on Fast Friday at 18 minutes, 56 seconds.

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Practice – Thursday, May 15

Practice times from May 15 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Combined times to May 15: View PDF
Notes:
Roughly 45 minutes of track time plus an 11 AM Rookie Orientation Program time slot were lost due to rain.
Track was closed periodically to allow James Davison to complete phases 1 and 2 of his Rookie Orientation Program and Buddy Lazier to complete his Refresher Program.
1:12 PM: Yellow flag for 63-Mann, who slowed on course on the backstretch. Car is towed to pit lane without power.
2:08 PM: Yellow flag for 27-Viso, who has smoke trailing from the car. Driver pulls off course in Turn 1 and climbs out.
3:02 PM: Yellow flag for 63-Mann, who has pulled off course in the Turn 1 warmup lane and requires a tow.
4:38 PM: Yellow flag for 7-Aleshin, who is stopped on course at pit in with smoke and fire under the engine cover.

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Practice – Wednesday, May 14

Practice times from May 14 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indianapolis 500

Combined times to May 14: View PDF
Notes:
Session began at 5:00 PM ET due to rain and was scheduled to be extended to 7:00 PM.
6:00 PM: 98-Hawksworth makes hard contact in turn 3 and comes to rest in the grass between turns 3 and 4. Car has moderate damage to left side. Driver climbs from the car without assistance.
Session is stopped at 6:24 PM and called at 6:29 PM due to rain.

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Practice – Tuesday, May 13

Indianapolis 500 Practice times from May 13 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Combined times to May 13: View PDF
Notes:
Practice stopped at 1:31 PM and called at 2:47 PM due to rain.
1:14 PM: Yellow flag for 2-Montoya, who has pulled off the course in Turn 4 and requires a tow. Driver reports an electrical problem.

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Practice – Monday, May 12

Practice times for May 12, 2014 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Combined times to May 12: View PDF
Notes:
Intermittent rain interrupted practice off and on for roughly one hour around 1:00 PM.
4:48 PM: Yellow flag for 20-Carpenter, who has smoke trailing from the car on the backstretch.

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Practice – Sunday, May 11

Practice times for May 11 Opening Day for the Indianapolis 500

Notes:
22-Karam completed all phases of the Rookie Orientation Program between roughly 12:30 and 1:00 PM.

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PRE-RACE POINT STANDINGS

Driver standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 12 Will Power 149
2 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 148
3 77 Simon Pagenaud 143
4 3 Helio Castroneves 102
4 9 Scott Dixon 102
6 20 Mike Conway 93
7 25 Marco Andretti 89
8 19 Justin Wilson 87
9 10 Tony Kanaan 82
10 11 Sebastien Bourdais 81
11 8 Ryan Briscoe 80
12 14 Takuma Sato 75
13 67 Josef Newgarden 71
13 98 Jack Hawksworth (R) 71
15 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 70
16 83 Charlie Kimball 67
17 17 Sebastian Saavedra 63
17 18 Carlos Huertas (R) 63
19 34 Carlos Munoz (R) 61
20 7 Mikhail Aleshin (R) 59
21 27 James Hinchcliffe 56
22 15 Graham Rahal 55
22 16 Oriol Servia 55
24 41 Martin Plowman 12
25 26 Franck Montagny 8

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Entrant standings:

Rank Car Entrant Points
1 12 Verizon Team Penske 149
2 28 DHL Andretti Autosport 148
3 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports 143
4 3 Team Penske 102
4 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 102
6 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing 93
7 25 Snapple Andretti Autosport 89
8 19 Dale Coyne Racing 87
9 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 82
10 11 KVSH Racing 81
11 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing 80
12 14 ABC Supply A.J. Foyt Racing 75
13 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 71
13 98 Bryan Herta Autosport 71
15 2 Penske Motorsports 70
16 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 67
17 17 KV-AFS Racing 63
17 18 Dale Coyne Racing 63
19 34 Cinsay AndrettiTV.com HVM Racing 61
20 7 SMP Racing 59
21 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport 56
22 15 National Guard RLL Racing 55
22 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 55
24 41 Alfe AJ Foyt Racing 12
25 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport 8

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Manufacturer standings:

Rank Manufacturer Points
1 Chevrolet 366
2 Honda 326

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Bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Points
1 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay $70,000
2 12 Will Power $64,000
3 77 Simon Pagenaud $58,000
4 3 Helio Castroneves $30,000
4 20 Mike Conway $30,000
6 9 Scott Dixon $25,000
6 25 Marco Andretti $25,000
8 34 Carlos Munoz $15,000
9 10 Tony Kanaan $14,000
10 19 Justin Wilson $13,000
11 14 Takuma Sato $11,000
11 83 Charlie Kimball $11,000
13 2 Juan Pablo Montoya $10,000
13 8 Ryan Briscoe $10,000
13 11 Sebastien Bourdais $10,000
16 67 Josef Newgarden $9,000
17 7 Mikhail Aleshin $8,000
18 16 Oriol Servia $7,000
18 27 James Hinchcliffe $7,000
18 98 Jack Hawksworth $7,000
21 17 Sebastian Saavedra $4,000
22 18 Carlos Huertas $2,000

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Non-Leaders Circle entry winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team
1 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing $75,000
2 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $50,000
3 41 Alfe A.J. Foyt Racing $10,000
4 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport $5,000

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Firestone Pit Performance Award winners:

Race Car Team
Grand Prix of Indianapolis 28 DHL Andretti Autosport
Barber 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing
Long Beach 12 Verizon Team Penske
St. Petersburg 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing
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