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2008 Camping World Indy Grand Prix at the Glen

The 2008 Camping World Indy Grand Prix at the Glen was the tenth round of the 2008 IndyCar Series season and took place on July 6, 2008 at the 3.370-mile (5.423 km) Watkins Glen International road course in Watkins Glen, New York. The race was won by Ryan Hunter-Reay, who took the lead from Darren Manning on lap 52. The victory was Hunter-Reay's first in IndyCar competition, and the first for Rahal Letterman Racing since 2005.

United States 2008 Watkins Glen
Race details
10th round of the 2008 IndyCar Series season
Watkins Glen International Track Map.svg
DateJuly 6, 2008
Official nameCamping World Watkins Glen Grand Prix
LocationWatkins Glen International
CourseRoad Course
3.370 mi / 5.423 km
Distance60 laps
202.200 mi / 325.409 km
Pole position
DriverRyan Briscoe (United States Team Penske)
Time1:29.3456
Fastest lap
DriverRyan Briscoe (United States Team Penske)
Time1:31.2585 (on lap 19 of 60)
Podium
FirstRyan Hunter-Reay (United States Rahal Letterman Racing)
SecondDarren Manning (United States A. J. Foyt Enterprises)
ThirdTony Kanaan (United States Andretti Green Racing)

QualifyingEdit

  • All cars are split into two groups of thirteen, with the fastest six from each group going through to the "Top 12" session. In this session, the fastest six runners will progress to the "Firestone Fast Six". The fastest driver in this final session will claim pole, with the rest of the runners lining up in session order, regardless of qualifying times. (Fast Six from 1-6, Top 12 from 7-12 and Round 1 from 13-26) Drivers can use as many laps as they want in the timed sessions.
Pos Nat Name Team Group 1 Group 2 Top 12 Firestone
Fast Six
1   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 1:29.8485 1:29.3527 1:29.3456
2   Justin Wilson Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 1:29.9808 1:29.2544 1:29.3804
3   Ryan Hunter-Reay Rahal Letterman Racing 1:30.1855 1:29.9757 1:29.6355
4   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 1:30.1494 1:29.5743 1:29.6776
5   Oriol Servià KV Racing Technology 1:30.7608 1:29.9530 1:29.7068
6   Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 1:30.6044 1:29.5724 1:29.9938
7   Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 1:31.0299 1:29.9968
8   Darren Manning A. J. Foyt Enterprises 1:30.6445 1:30.0474
9   Dan Wheldon Chip Ganassi Racing 1:30.7040 1:30.0567
10   Vitor Meira Panther Racing 1:30.1152 1:30.1172
11   Bruno Junqueira Dale Coyne Racing 1:30.4443 1:30.6213
12   Will Power KV Racing Technology 1:29.8548 1:32.8542
13   Mario Moraes Dale Coyne Racing 1:30.3409
14   Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 1:30.5647
15   E. J. Viso HVM Racing 1:30.6885
16   Enrique Bernoldi Conquest Racing 1:31.0196
17   Buddy Rice Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 1:31.0470
18   Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 1:31.2402
19   Mario Domínguez Pacific Coast Motorsports 1:31.3614
20   Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 1:31.4704
21   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 1:32.2381
22   A. J. Foyt IV Vision Racing 1:32.8496
23   Jaime Camara Conquest Racing 1:34.5517
24   Jay Howard Roth Racing 1:35.0154
25   Milka Duno Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 1:36.0330
26   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske No time

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 17   Ryan Hunter-Reay Rahal Letterman Racing 60 1:54:01.1795 3 9 50
2 14   Darren Manning A. J. Foyt Enterprises 60 +2.4009 8 10 40
3 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 60 +4.1054 6 0 35
4 15   Buddy Rice Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 60 +4.8111 17 0 32
5 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 60 +5.3132 7 0 30
6 18   Bruno Junqueira Dale Coyne Racing 60 +5.8084 11 0 28
7 19   Mario Moraes Dale Coyne Racing 60 +8.6248 13 0 26
8 06   Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 60 +9.4563 18 0 24
9 27   Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 60 +10.1785 20 0 22
10 33   E. J. Viso HVM Racing 60 +10.8602 15 0 20
11 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 60 +11.0455 4 0 19
12 6   Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 60 +11.5953 1 37 21
13 96   Mario Domínguez Pacific Coast Motorsports 60 +12.7773 19 0 17
14 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 60 +26.6599 14 0 16
15 8   Will Power KV Racing 60 +38.1033 12 0 15
16 3   Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 59 +1 Lap 26 0 14
17 20   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 59 +1 Lap 21 0 13
18 34   Jaime Camara Conquest Racing 51 Crash 23 0 12
19 2   A. J. Foyt IV Vision Racing 47 Crash 22 0 12
20 23   Milka Duno Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 45 Crash 25 0 12
21 36   Enrique Bernoldi Conquest Racing 44 Crash 16 0 12
22 4   Vitor Meira Panther Racing 38 Crash 10 4 12
23 5   Oriol Servià KV Racing 38 Electrical 5 0 12
24 10   Dan Wheldon Chip Ganassi Racing 19 In Pits 9 0 12
25 02   Justin Wilson Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 16 Mechanical 2 0 10
26 24   Jay Howard Roth Racing 15 Steering 24 0 10

ReferencesEdit