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The 2009 Rexall Edmonton Indy was the eleventh round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season, and was held on July 26, 2009 at the 1.973-mile (3.175 km) Rexall Speedway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Canada 2009 Edmonton
Race details
11th round of the 2009 IndyCar Series season
Edmonton Grand Prix racing track.svg
DateJuly 26, 2009
Official nameRexall Edmonton Indy
LocationRexall Speedway, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
CourseTemporary Airport Course
1.973 mi / 3.175 km
Distance95 laps
179.543 mi / 288.925 km
WeatherMainly sunny with temperatures reaching up to 30.7 °C (87.3 °F)[1]
Pole position
DriverWill Power (Penske Racing)
Time1:01.0133
Fastest lap
DriverMike Conway (Dreyer & Reinbold)
Time1:02.4340 (on lap 39 of 95)
Podium
FirstWill Power (Penske Racing)
SecondHélio Castroneves (Penske Racing)
ThirdScott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)

Qualifying resultsEdit

  • All cars are split into two groups; one of eleven and one of twelve, 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 13-23) Drivers can use as many laps as they want in the timed sessions.
Pos Nat Name Team Group 1[2] Group 2[3] Top 12[4] Fast Six[5]
1   Will Power Penske Racing 1:01.4992 1:01.2063 1:01.0133
2   Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 1:01.5795 1:01.0667 1:01.1232
3   Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 1:01.2372 1:01.2731 1:01.2033
4   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 1:01.7204 1:01.3809 1:01.2046
5   Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 1:01.7521 1:01.5114 1:01.6952
6   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 1:01.7534 1:01.4302 1:01.8344
7   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 1:01.4862 1:01.5337
8   Raphael Matos (R) Luczo-Dragon Racing 1:01.8379 1:01.5685
9   Paul Tracy KV Racing Technology 1:01.5093 1:01.6768
10   Robert Doornbos (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 1:01.6582 1:01.6844
11   Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 1:01.7366 1:01.9064
12   Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 1:02.2305 1:02.1678
13   Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 1:02.2723
14   E. J. Viso HVM Racing 1:02.4240
15   Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 1:02.4009
16   Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 1:02.4280
17   Alex Tagliani Conquest Racing 1:02.6459
18   Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 1:02.5059
19   Richard Antinucci (R) Team 3G 1:02.8364
20   Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 1:02.5184
21   Ryan Hunter-Reay A. J. Foyt Enterprises 1:02.9996
22   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 1:02.8369
23   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 1:03.4342

GridEdit

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 12   Will Power Penske Racing 95 1:42:42.3773 1 90 53
2 3   Hélio Castroneves Penske Racing 95 + 1.0936* 3 2 40
3 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 95 + 1.3213 4 2 35
4 6   Ryan Briscoe Penske Racing 95 + 1.8266 2 1 32
5 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 95 + 4.4652 6 0 30
6 15   Paul Tracy KV Racing Technology 95 + 6.3941 9 0 28
7 02   Graham Rahal Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 95 + 26.5700 5 0 26
8 18   Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing 95 + 26.9169 15 0 24
9 06   Robert Doornbos (R) Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing 94 + 1 Lap 10 0 22
10 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Green Racing 94 + 1 Lap 18 0 20
11 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Green Racing 94 + 1 Lap 20 0 19
12 13   E. J. Viso HVM Racing 94 + 1 Lap 14 0 18
13 34   Alex Tagliani Conquest Racing 94 + 1 Lap 17 0 17
14 27   Hideki Mutoh Andretti Green Racing 94 + 1 Lap 12 0 16
15 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 94 + 1 Lap 22 0 15
16 20   Ed Carpenter Vision Racing 93 + 2 Laps 23 0 14
17 14   Ryan Hunter-Reay A. J. Foyt Enterprises 87 + 8 Laps 21 0 13
18 2   Raphael Matos (R) Luczo-Dragon Racing 85 + 10 Laps 8 0 12
19 23   Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 73 Contact 16 0 12
20 24   Mike Conway (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 63 + 32 Laps 11 0 12
21 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing 34 Pit Fire 13 0 12
22 98   Richard Antinucci (R) Team 3G 20 Mechanical 19 0 12
23 5   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 0 Contact 7 0 12
OFFICIAL IRL REPORT
  • * Race finished under caution.

Standings after the raceEdit