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The 2009 Firestone Indy 300 was the final race of the 2009 IndyCar season. This 297-mile (478 km) race took place on October 10, at the 1.485-mile (2.390 km) Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida near Miami. The race was telecast by Versus. Scotland's Dario Franchitti benefitted from late pit-stops for rivals Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe to take his second IndyCar Series title.[1][2][3]

United States 2009 Homestead-Miami Speedway
Race details
17th round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season
Homestead-Miami Speedway track map--Speedway.svg
DateOctober 10, 2009
Official nameFirestone Indy 300
LocationHomestead-Miami Speedway
CoursePermanent racing facility
1.485 mi / 2.390 km
Distance200 laps
297.000 mi / 477.975 km
Weather89 °F, fair
Pole position
DriverDario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time1:40.5378 (4 laps)
Fastest lap
DriverScott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time25.4483 (on lap 105 of 200)
Podium
FirstDario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)
SecondRyan Briscoe (Penske Racing)
ThirdScott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)

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Pos. No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 200 1:28:28.3117 1 25 51
2 6   Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 200 + 4.7888 3 103 42
3 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 + 6.0206 2 70 35
4 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 199 + 1 Lap 15 0 32
5 3   Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 199 + 1 Lap 11 2 30
6 27   Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 198 + 2 Laps 19 0 28
7 5   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 198 + 2 Laps 10 0 26
8 40202   Alex Lloyd (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 198 + 2 Laps 5 0 24
9 43   Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 197 + 3 Laps 12 0 22
10 18   Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 197 + 3 Laps 13 0 20
11 02   Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 197 + 3 Laps 6 0 19
12 20   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 197 + 3 Laps 4 0 18
13 14   Ryan Hunter-Reay A. J. Foyt Enterprises 196 + 4 Laps 21 0 17
14 2   Raphael Matos (R) Luczo-Dragon Racing 196 + 4 Laps 9 0 16
15 24   Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 195 + 5 Laps 20 0 15
16 13   E. J. Viso HVM Racing 194 + 6 Laps 18 0 14
17 23   Milka Duno Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 194 + 6 Laps 17 0 13
18 67   Sarah Fisher Sarah Fisher Racing 187 + 13 Laps 16 0 12
19 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 185 + 15 Laps 7 0 12
20 33   Robert Doornbos (R) HVM Racing 166 Mechanical 22 0 12
21 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 150 Mechanical 14 0 12
22 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 58 Mechanical 8 0 12
23 98   Jaques Lazier Team 3G 23 Mechanical 23 0 12
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beer, Matt (2009-10-10). "Franchitti clinches IndyCar title". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 2009-10-13.
  2. ^ "Franchitti regains IndyCar title". BBC Sport. BBC. 2009-10-11. Retrieved 2009-10-13.
  3. ^ Lewandowski, Dave (2009-10-10). "Hail the champion". indycar.com. IndyCar Series. Retrieved 2009-10-13.

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