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2009 Iowa Corn Indy 250

The 2009 Iowa Corn Indy 250 was the seventh round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season. The race was held on June 21, 2009 at the 0.894-mile (1.439 km) Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. The race was broadcast on ABC. It received a 0.8 rating on the Nielsen ratings scale, down from a 1.1 rating from the 2008 Iowa Corn Indy 250.[1]

United States 2009 Iowa
Race details
7th round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season
DateJune 21, 2009
Official nameIowa Corn Indy 250
LocationIowa Speedway
Newton, Iowa
CoursePermanent racing facility
0.894 mi / 1.439 km
Distance250 laps
223.500 mi / 359.688 km
Weather75°F, overcast
Pole position
DriverHélio Castroneves (Penske Racing)
Timeset by owner points
Fastest lap
DriverHideki Mutoh (Andretti Green Racing)
Time18.0128 (on lap 32 of 250)
Podium
FirstDario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)
SecondRyan Briscoe (Penske Racing)
ThirdHideki Mutoh (Andretti Green Racing)

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 250 1:39:47.9077 4 68 50
2 6   Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 250 + 5.0132 2 85 42
3 27   Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 250 + 10.9769 11 0 35
4 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 250 + 17.5807 6 8 32
5 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 249 + 1 Lap 3 1 30
6 23   Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 249 + 1 Lap 16 0 28
7 3   Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 249 + 1 Lap 1 16 26
8 24   Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 249 + 1 Lap 19 0 24
9 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 249 + 1 Lap 5 24 22
10 20   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 248 + 2 Laps 13 0 20
11 02   Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 245 + 5 Laps 9 0 19
12 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 244 + 6 Laps 8 0 18
13 98   Jaques Lazier Team 3G 237 + 13 Laps 20 0 17
14 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 108 Contact 7 48 16
15 06   Robert Doornbos (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 58 Handling 14 0 15
16 2   Raphael Matos (R) Luczo-Dragon Racing 53 Contact 12 0 14
17 5   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 52 Contact 15 0 13
18 18   Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 33 Contact 10 0 12
19 14   Ryan Hunter-Reay ABC Supply Company 2 Contact 17 0 12
20 13   E. J. Viso HVM Racing 0 Contact 18 0 12
OFFICIAL IRL REPORT

Standings after the raceEdit