EVENT SUMMARY: 2014 MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway

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2014 MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Race Winner: Tony Kanaan
2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion: 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 »
Pre-race point standings »
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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 12 Will Power 671
2 3 Helio Castroneves 609
3 9 Scott Dixon 604
4 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 586
5 77 Simon Pagenaud 565
6 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 563
7 10 Tony Kanaan 544
8 34 Carlos Munoz (*Sunoco Rookie of the Year) 483
9 25 Marco Andretti 463
10 8 Ryan Briscoe 461
10 11 Sebastien Bourdais 461
12 27 James Hinchcliffe 456
13 67 Josef Newgarden 406
14 83 Charlie Kimball 402
15 19 Justin Wilson 395
16 7 Mikhail Aleshin 372
17 98 Jack Hawksworth 366
18 14 Takuma Sato 350
19 15 Graham Rahal 345
20 18 Carlos Huertas (R) 314
21 17 Sebastian Saavedra 291
22 20 Ed Carpenter 262
23 20 Mike Conway 252
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 671
2 3 Team Penske 609
3 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 604
4 2 Penske Motorsports 586
5 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports 565
6 28 DHL Andretti Autosport 563
7 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 544
8 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing 514
9 34 Cinsay AndrettiTV.com HVM Racing 483
10 25 Snapple Andretti Autosport 463
11 8 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing 461
11 11 KVSH Racing 461
13 27 United Fiber & Data Andretti Autosport 456
14 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 406
15 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 402
16 19 Dale Coyne Racing 395
17 7 SMP Racing 372
18 98 Bryan Herta Autosport 366
19 14 ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing 350
20 15 National Guard RLL Racing 345
21 18 Dale Coyne Racing 314
22 17 KV-AFS Racing 291
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  2716
2 Honda  1575

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Bonus winnings (unofficial tally):

Rank Car Team Points
1 12 Will Power $199,000
2 9 Scott Dixon $169,000
3 77 Simon Pagenaud $150,000
4 10 Tony Kanaan $148,000
5 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay $137,000
6 2 Juan Pablo Montoya $131,000
7 3 Helio Castroneves $123,000
8 11 Sebastien Bourdais $83,000
9 34 Carlos Munoz $72,000
10 27 James Hinchcliffe $70,000
11 83 Charlie Kimball $68,000
12 7 Mikhail Aleshin $61,000
13 20 Mike Conway $60,000
14 20 Ed Carpenter $58,000
15 8 Ryan Briscoe $55,000
16 67 Josef Newgarden $53,000
17 25 Marco Andretti $50,000
17 15 Graham Rahal $44,000
19 98 Jack Hawksworth $40,000
20 14 Takuma Sato $38,000
21 18 Carlos Huertas $37,000
22 19 Justin Wilson $33,000
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 $415,000
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
Fontana 12 Verizon Team Penske
Sonoma 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports
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: 10:20 PM ET*
Race broadcast: US: 9:00 PM EDT on NBC Sports Network
Can: 9:00 PM EDT on Sportsnet ONE
Qualifying: 5:15-6:30 PM EDT Friday
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(Broadcast:
US: 7:00 PM EDT Friday on NBC Sports Network
Can: No broadcast)
Practice sessions: 1:00-2:15 PM EDT Friday
9:15-9:45 PM EDT Friday
Drivers meeting: Streamed on INDYCAR ’14
8:00-9:00 PM EDT Saturday
Full weekend schedule: View PDF
Radio/live timing and scoring: INDYCAR Race Control

*9:20 PM CDT, 8:20 PM MDT, 7:20 PM PDT (local), 11:20 PM BRT, 3:20 AM Sun BST, 2:20 PM Sun NZST, 12:20 PM Sun AEST, 11:20 AM Sun JST

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TRACK FACTS

Track type: D-shaped oval
Length: 2 miles
Race distance: 250 laps (500 miles)
Number of turns: 4
Track map: View JPG
Start: Rolling (three-wide)
Restarts: Single-file
Event Twitter account and hashtag: @ACSUpdates, #MAVTV500
Weather forecast:
Disabled

 

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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: Superspeedway
Boost specs: 140 kPa
Firestone tires available per entry: 15 sets per team; no extra sets available for rookies and cars outside top 10; same spec used at Fontana in 2013 and at Texas in 2014

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HISTORY

Last five wins: 2013 — Will Power, Verizon Team Penske
2012 — Ed Carpenter, Ed Carpenter Racing
2005 — Dario Franchitti, Andretti Green Racing (IRL sanction)
2004 — Adrian Fernandez, Aguri-Fernandez Racing (IRL sanction)
2003 — Sam Hornish, Jr., Panther Racing (IRL sanction)
Last five poles: 2013 — Will Power, Verizon Team Penske (220.775)
2012 — Marco Andretti, Andretti Autosport (216.069)
2005 — Dario Franchitti, Andretti Green Racing (219.398; IRL sanction)
2004 — Helio Castroneves, Marlboro Team Penske (217.479; IRL sanction)
2003 — Helio Castroneves, Marlboro Team Penske (226.757; IRL sanction)
Track record: 241.428 MPH (2000, Gil de Ferran)

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SESSION TIMES

Race – Official results

Rank Start Car Driver Engine Laps Comment
1 7 10 Tony Kanaan C 250
2 5 9 Scott Dixon C 250
3 14 20 Ed Carpenter C 250
4 2 2 Juan Pablo Montoya C 250
5 11 27 James Hinchcliffe H 250
6 4 14 Takuma Sato H 250
7 12 8 Ryan Briscoe C 250
8 19 34 Carlos Munoz (R) H 250
9 21 12 Will Power C 250
10 3 67 Josef Newgarden H 250
11 18 25 Marco Andretti H 249
12 6 83 Charlie Kimball C 249
13 16 19 Justin Wilson H 249
14 1 3 Helio Castroneves C 249
15 17 98 Jack Hawksworth (R) H 249
16 9 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay H 248
17 20 17 Sebastian Saavedra C 248
18 15 11 Sebastien Bourdais C 245
19 10 15 Graham Rahal H 244
20 13 77 Simon Pagenaud H 243
21 22 18 Carlos Huertas (R) H 21 Driver Illness
22 8 7 Mikhail Aleshin (R) H 0 DNS

Red=Non-Leaders Circle entry

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Practice 2 – Friday evening

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Notes:
7:00 – Yellow flag for 9-Dixon who spins in Turn 1. Car does not make contact. Car continues back to pit lane under its own power.
18:00 -  Yellow and checkered flag for multi-car accident in Turn 4. Cars involved are 7-Aleshin, 17-Saavedra, 83-Kimball, 11-Bourdais, 98-Hawksworth and 25-Andretti. Aleshin spun between Turns 3 and 4. Car spun up the track and collected Kimball. Aleshin got airborne and made contact with the catch fence. Damage to the catch fence in Turn 4 will end the session.
Medical update from Dr. Terry Trammell, INDYCAR medical consultant: Mikhail Aleshin is conscious and being airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, Calif., complaining of injuries to his right shoulder and right foot.

 

Qualifying results:

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

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Practice 1 – Friday morning

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PRE-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
Sonoma 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports
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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