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The 2009 Meijer Indy 300 presented by Red Baron and Edy's was the twelfth round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season, and was held on August 1, 2009 at the 1.480-mile (2.382 km) Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.

United States 2009 Kentucky
Race details
12th round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season
DateAugust 1, 2009
Official nameMeijer Indy 300
LocationKentucky Speedway, Sparta, Kentucky
CoursePermanent racing facility
1.480 mi / 2.382 km
Distance200 laps
296 mi / 476.366 km
Weather76°F, overcast
Pole position
DriverScott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)
Timeset by owner points[1]
Fastest lap
DriverEd Carpenter (Vision Racing)
Time24.3847 (on lap 8 of 200)
Podium
FirstRyan Briscoe (Penske Racing)
SecondEd Carpenter (Vision Racing)
ThirdTony Kanaan (Andretti Green Racing)

Contents

GridEdit

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 6   Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 200 1:28:24:3246 3 38 50
2 20   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 200 + 0.0162 14 35 40
3 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 200 + 0.1614 9 1 35
4 3   Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 200 + 0.2728 4 1 32
5 02   Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 200 + 0.6346 10 0 30
6 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 200 + 1.7670 2 0 28
7 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 + 3.2512 1 94 28
8 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 200 + 4.7231 5 2 24
9 12   Will Power Penske Racing 200 + 6.1424 20 30 22
10 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 200 + 6.9963 6 0 20
11 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 200 + 12.7597 7 0 19
12 67   Sarah Fisher Sarah Fisher Racing 200 + 15.9732 22 0 18
13 27   Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 200 + 27.9705 11 0 17
14 14   Ryan Hunter-Reay A. J. Foyt Enterprises 197 + 3 Laps 17 0 16
15 13   E. J. Viso HVM Racing 197 + 3 Laps 18 0 15
16 2   Raphael Matos (R) Luczo-Dragon Racing 196 + 4 Laps 13 0 14
17 24   Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 192 + 8 Laps 19 0 13
18 5   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 188 + 12 Laps 16 0 12
19 06   Robert Doornbos (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 185 + 15 Laps 12 0 12
20 23   Milka Duno Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 165 + 35 Laps 15 0 12
21 18   Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 120 Mechanical 8 0 12
22 43   Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 59 Mechanical 23 0 12
23 98   Jaques Lazier Team 3G 43 Mechanical 21 0 12
OFFICIAL IRL REPORT

Standings after the raceEdit