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2006 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

The 2006 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was the second round of the 2006 IndyCar Series season, held on April 2, 2006 on the Streets of St. Petersburg city track and covered by ESPN. Dario Franchitti won the pole, but was knocked out early due to mechanical failure. The race finished under the yellow flag after Tomas Scheckter and Buddy Rice hit the barrier with 4 laps to go.

Contents

Qualifying resultsEdit

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Lead Points
1 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 100 1:56:57.5172 5 40 53
2 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 100 +0.1386 secs 2 36 40
3 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 100 +0.6284 secs 3 0 35
4 7   Bryan Herta Andretti Green Racing 100 +0.7813 secs 6 0 32
5 4   Vitor Meira Panther Racing 100 +2.5995 secs 12 0 30
6 16   Danica Patrick Rahal Letterman Racing Team 100 +3.0433 secs 14 0 28
7 55   Kosuke Matsuura Super Aguri Fernandez Racing 100 +52.7172 secs 9 0 26
8 6   Sam Hornish Jr. Team Penske 99 + 1 Lap 4 2 24
9 14   Felipe Giaffone A. J. Foyt Enterprises 99 + 1 Lap 16 0 22
10 8   Scott Sharp Super Aguri Fernandez Racing 99 + 1 Lap 15 0 20
11 51   Eddie Cheever Jr. Cheever Racing 99 + 1 Lap 17 0 19
12 2   Tomas Scheckter Vision Racing 96 Accident 8 0 18
13 15   Buddy Rice Rahal Letterman Racing Team 96 Accident 7 8 17
14 5   Buddy Lazier Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 59 Mechanical 18 0 16
15 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 58 Halfshaft 10 0 15
16 10   Dan Wheldon Chip Ganassi Racing 57 Accident 13 0 14
17 91   P. J. Chesson Hemelgarn Racing 55 Suspension 19 0 13
18 20   Roberto Moreno Vision Racing 32 Steering 11 0 12
19 27   Dario Franchitti Andretti Green Racing 15 Wheel Bearing 1 1 12

Caution flagsEdit

  • Caution 1: Laps 53-59 (7) - Spin: Car 91 in Turn 10
  • Caution 2: Laps 97-100 (4) - Contact: Cars 2 and 15 in Turn 4

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