EVENT SUMMARY: 2014 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

2014 Season, Event Summaries — By on August 21, 2014 10:28 am
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2014 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma
Sunday, August 24, 2014

Race Winner: Scott Dixon
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 »
Pre-race point standings »
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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 626
2 3 Helio Castroneves 575
3 77 Simon Pagenaud 545
4 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 534
5 9 Scott Dixon 523
6 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 519
7 10 Tony Kanaan 443
8 11 Sebastien Bourdais 437
9 34 Carlos Munoz (R) 435
10 25 Marco Andretti 424
11 8 Ryan Briscoe 409
12 27 James Hinchcliffe 395
13 67 Josef Newgarden 366
13 83 Charlie Kimball 366
15 7 Mikhail Aleshin (R) 364
16 19 Justin Wilson 361
17 98 Jack Hawksworth (R) 336
18 15 Graham Rahal 323
19 18 Carlos Huertas (R) 296
20 14 Takuma Sato 294
21 17 Sebastian Saavedra 265
22 20 Mike Conway 252
23 20 Ed Carpenter 191
24 16 Oriol Servia 88
25 26 Kurt Busch (R) 80
26 21 JR Hildebrand 66
27 22 Sage Karam (R) 57
28 33 James Davison (R) 34
29 5 Jacques Villeneuve 29
30 68 Alex Tagliani 28
31 16 Luca Filippi 24
32 6 Townsend Bell 22
33 63 Pippa Mann 21
34 41 Martin Plowman (R) 18
35 91 Buddy Lazier 11
36 26 Franck Montagny 8

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Entrant standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 12 Verizon Team Penske 626
2 3 Helio Castroneves 575
3 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports 545
4 28 DHL Andretti Autosport 534
5 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 523
6 2 Penske Motorsports 519
7 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 443
8 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing 443
9 11 KVSH Racing 437
10 34 Cinsay AndrettiTV.com HVM Racing 435
11 25 Snapple Andretti Autosport 424
12 8 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing 409
13 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport 395
14 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 366
14 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 366
16 7 SMP Racing 364
17 19 Dale Coyne Racing 361
18 98 Bryan Herta Autosport 336
19 15 National Guard RLL Racing 323
20 18 Dale Coyne Racing 296
21 14 ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing 294
22 17 KV-AFS Racing 265
23 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 134
24 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport 88
25 21 Preferred Freezer Ed Carpenter Racing 66
26 22 Dreyer & 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 (unofficial):

Rank Manufacturer Points
1 Chevrolet 2413
2 Honda 1482

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Bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Points
1 12 Will Power $195,000
2 77 Simon Pagenaud $150,000
3 9 Scott Dixon $149,000
4 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay $137,000
5 3 Helio Castroneves $123,000
6 2 Juan Pablo Montoya $121,000
7 10 Tony Kanaan $108,000
8 11 Sebastien Bourdais $83,000
9 83 Charlie Kimball $68,000
10 34 Carlos Munoz $67,000
11 7 Mikhail Aleshin $61,000
11 27 James Hinchcliffe $61,000
13 20 Mike Conway $60,000
14 67 Josef Newgarden $51,000
15 25 Marco Andretti $50,000
16 8 Ryan Briscoe $48,000
17 15 Graham Rahal $44,000
17 20 Ed Carpenter $43,000
19 98 Jack Hawksworth $40,000
20 18 Carlos Huertas $37,000
21 19 Justin Wilson $33,000
22 14 Takuma Sato $30,000
23 16 Oriol Servia $7,000
24 17 Sebastian Saavedra $4,000

 

Non-Leaders Circle entry winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team
1 8 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing $385,000
2 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $110,000
3 41 Alfe AJ Foyt Racing $10,000
4 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport $5,000

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Firestone Pit Performance Award winners:

Race Car Team
Milwaukee 12 Verizon Team Penske
Mid-Ohio 34 Cinsay AndrettiTV.com HVM Racing
Toronto Race 2 18 Dale Coyne Racing
Toronto Race 1 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing
Iowa 12 Verizon Team Penske
Pocono 12 Verizon Team Penske
Houston Race 2 12 Verizon Team Penske
Houston Race 1 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport
Texas Motor Speedway 18 Dale Coyne Racing
Detroit Race 2 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport
Detroit Race 1 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport
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: 4:40 PM ET*
Race broadcast: US: 4:00 PM EDT on NBC Sports Network
Can: 4:00 PM EDT on Sportsnet
Qualifying: 7:35-8:45 PM EDT Saturday
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(Broadcast:
US: 7:30 PM EDT Saturday on NBC Sports Network
Can: 12:00 AM EDT Sunday on Sportsnet ONE)
Practice sessions: 1:00-1:45 PM EDT Saturday
4:15-5:00 PM EDT Saturday
1:00-1:30 PM EDT Sunday
Drivers meeting: Streamed on INDYCAR ’14
3:15-4:00 PM EDT Sunday
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, 9:40 PM BST, 8:40 AM Mon NZST, 6:40 AM Mon AEST, 5:40 AM Mon JST

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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: Single-file
Event Twitter account and hashtag: @RaceSonoma, #GoProGrandPrix
Weather forecast:
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ENTRANT FACTS

Entry list: View PDF
Past entrant 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
Firestone tires available per entry: Primary: 5 sets per team; extra set available for rookies and cars outside top 10; same spec used at Barber in 2014
Alternate: 3 sets per team; same spec used in 2013
Wets: 5 sets per team; same spec in use since introduction at Houston earlier this season

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HISTORY

Last five wins: 2013 – Will Power, Verizon Team Penske
2012 – Ryan Briscoe, Penske Racing
2011 – Will Power, Penske Racing
2010 – Will Power, Penske Racing
2009 – Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing
Last five poles: 2013 – Dario Franchitti, Target Chip Ganassi Racing (110.748)
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)
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 9 Scott Dixon C 85
2 10 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay H 85
3 15 77 Simon Pagenaud H 85
4 20 14 Takuma Sato H 85
5 19 2 Juan Pablo Montoya C 85
6 2 67 Josef Newgarden H 85
7 12 7 Mikhail Aleshin (R) H 85
8 13 25 Marco Andretti H 85
9 16 19 Justin Wilson H 85
10 1 12 Will Power C 85
11 7 11 Sebastien Bourdais C 85
12 4 27 James Hinchcliffe H 85
13 8 10 Tony Kanaan C 85
14 17 20 Mike Conway C 85
15 18 98 Jack Hawksworth (R) H 85
16 22 17 Sebastian Saavedra C 85
17 5 8 Ryan Briscoe C 85
18 6 3 Helio Castroneves C 85
19 9 34 Carlos Munoz (R) H 85
20 14 15 Graham Rahal H 85
21 11 83 Charlie Kimball C 84
22 21 18 Carlos Huertas (R) H 28 Mechanical

Red=Non-Leaders Circle entry

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Starting lineup:

Verizon IndyCar Series GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Starting Lineup

 

Practice 3 – Sunday morning

Practice 3 results for the Verizon IndyCar Series GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

 

Qualifying results:

Qualifying results for the Verizon IndyCar Series GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

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Qualifying groups:
Group 1:
2-Montoya, 3-Castroneves, 7-Aleshin, 8-Briscoe, 9-Dixon, 18-Huertas, 20-Conway, 25-Andretti, 34-Munoz, 67-Newgarden, 77-Pagenaud.
Group 2: 10-Kanaan, 11-Bourdais, 12-Power, 14-Sato, 15-Rahal, 17-Saavedra, 19-Wilson, 27-Hinchcliffe, 28-Hunter-Reay, 83-Kimball, 98-Hawksworth.

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Practice 2 – Saturday afternoon

Practice 2 results from the Verizon IndyCar Series GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

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Practice 1 – Saturday morning

Practice 1 Verizon IndyCar Series GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

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PRE-RACE POINT STANDINGS

Driver standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 12 Will Power 602
2 3 Helio Castroneves 563
3 77 Simon Pagenaud 510
4 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 494
5 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 488
6 9 Scott Dixon 472
7 10 Tony Kanaan 425
8 34 Carlos Munoz (R) 424
9 11 Sebastien Bourdais 418
10 25 Marco Andretti 400
11 8 Ryan Briscoe 396
12 27 James Hinchcliffe 377
13 83 Charlie Kimball 357
14 19 Justin Wilson 339
15 7 Mikhail Aleshin (R) 338
16 67 Josef Newgarden 337
17 98 Jack Hawksworth (R) 321
18 15 Graham Rahal 312
19 18 Carlos Huertas (R) 288
20 14 Takuma Sato 261
21 17 Sebastian Saavedra 251
22 20 Mike Conway 235
23 20 Ed Carpenter 191
24 16 Oriol Servia 88
25 26 Kurt Busch (R) 80
26 21 JR Hildebrand 66
27 22 Sage Karam (R) 57
28 33 James Davison (R) 34
29 5 Jacques Villeneuve 29
30 68 Alex Tagliani 28
31 16 Luca Filippi 24
32 6 Townsend Bell 22
33 63 Pippa Mann 21
34 41 Martin Plowman (R) 18
35 91 Buddy Lazier 11
36 26 Franck Montagny 8

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Entrant standings:

Rank Car Driver Points
1 12 Verizon Team Penske 602
2 3 Team Penske 563
3 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports 510
4 28 DHL Andretti Autosport 494
5 2 Penske Motorsports 488
6 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 472
7 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing 426
8 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 425
9 34 Cinsay AndrettiTV.com HVM Racing 424
10 11 KVSH Racing 418
11 25 Snapple Andretti Autosport 400
12 8 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing 396
13 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport 377
14 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 357
15 19 Dale Coyne Racing 339
16 7 SMP Racing 338
17 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 337
18 98 Bryan Herta Autosport 321
19 15 National Guard RLL Racing 312
20 18 Dale Coyne Racing 288
20 14 ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing 261
22 17 KV-AFS Racing 251
23 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 134
24 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport 88
25 21 Preferred Freezer Ed Carpenter Racing 66
26 22 Dreyer & 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 (unofficial):

Rank Manufacturer Points
1 Chevrolet 2325
2 Honda 1372

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Bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Points
1 12 Will Power $193,000
2 77 Simon Pagenaud $135,000
3 3 Helio Castroneves $123,000
4 9 Scott Dixon $119,000
5 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay $117,000
6 2 Juan Pablo Montoya $112,000
7 10 Tony Kanaan $108,000
8 11 Sebastien Bourdais $83,000
9 83 Charlie Kimball $68,000
10 34 Carlos Munoz $67,000
11 27 James Hinchcliffe $61,000
12 20 Mike Conway $60,000
13 7 Mikhail Aleshin $54,000
14 8 Ryan Briscoe $48,000
15 25 Marco Andretti $45,000
16 15 Graham Rahal $44,000
17 20 Ed Carpenter $43,000
17 67 Josef Newgarden $43,000
19 98 Jack Hawksworth $40,000
20 18 Carlos Huertas $37,000
21 19 Justin Wilson $29,000
22 14 Takuma Sato $20,000
23 16 Oriol Servia $7,000
24 17 Sebastian Saavedra $4,000

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Non-Leaders Circle entry winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team
1 8 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing $355,000
2 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $110,000
3 41 Alfe AJ Foyt Racing $10,000
4 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport $5,000

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Firestone Pit Performance Award winners:

Race Car Team
Milwaukee 12 Verizon Team Penske
Mid-Ohio 34 Cinsay AndrettiTV.com HVM Racing
Toronto Race 2 18 Dale Coyne Racing
Toronto Race 1 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing
Iowa 12 Verizon Team Penske
Pocono 12 Verizon Team Penske
Houston Race 2 12 Verizon Team Penske
Houston Race 1 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport
Texas Motor Speedway 18 Dale Coyne Racing
Detroit Race 2 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport
Detroit Race 1 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport
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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