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The 2007 Firestone Indy 400 was a race in the 2007 IRL IndyCar Series, held at Michigan International Speedway. It was held over the weekend of August 3–5, 2007, as the thirteenth round of the seventeen-race calendar. It was the last race, for the time being, for the IndyCar Series at the track. The race was also notable in that only seven cars were running at the finish, after a massive accident on lap 144 of the race which included Dario Franchitti flipping upside-down after hitting Dan Wheldon. Franchitti would walk away unharmed.

ClassificationEdit

Fin.
Pos
Car
No.
Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps
Led
Points
1 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 200 2:49:38.0509 8 29 50
2 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 200 +0.0595 13 12 40
3 8   Scott Sharp Rahal Letterman Racing 200 +0.3867 4 11 35
4 55   Kosuke Matsuura Panther Racing 200 +0.4703 14 0 32
5 15   Buddy Rice Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 200 +4.9097 17 0 30
6 17   Ryan Hunter-Reay Rahal Letterman Racing 200 +10.0114 12 0 28
7 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 199 +1 Lap 9 5 26
8 22   A. J. Foyt IV Vision Racing 167 Mechanical 15 0 24
9 6   Sam Hornish, Jr. Team Penske 148 Mechanical 2 1 22
10 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 145 Handling 7 14 20
11 2   Tomas Scheckter Vision Racing 144 Collision 6 2 19
12 10   Dan Wheldon Chip Ganassi Racing 143 Collision 5 24 18
13 27   Dario Franchitti Andretti Green Racing 143 Collision 1 102 17+3
14 20   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 143 Collision 10 0 16
15 14   Darren Manning A.J. Foyt Racing 113 Accident 18 0 15
16 5   Sarah Fisher Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 83 Accident 16 0 14
17 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 58 Collision 3 0 13
18 4   Vitor Meira Panther Racing 58 Collision 11 0 12
19 23   Milka Duno (R) SAMAX Motorsport 43 Mechanical 19 0 12
20 19   Jon Herb Racing Professionals 26 Accident 20 0 12
Lead changes: 23 between 9 drivers

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