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The 2010 Firestone 550 was the twenty-first running of the Firestone 550 and the seventh round of the 2010 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Saturday, June 5, 2010. The race was contested over 228 laps at the 1.5-mile (2.4 km) Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, and was telecasted by Versus in the United States.

United States 2010 Firestone 550
Race details
7th round of the 2010 IndyCar Series season
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DateJune 5, 2010
Official nameFirestone 550
LocationTexas Motor Speedway
CoursePermanent racing facility
1.5 mi / 2.4 km
Distance228 laps
342 mi / 550 km
Weather93 °F (34 °C), clear skies
Pole position
DriverRyan Briscoe (Team Penske)
Time1:37.3275 (4 laps)
Fastest lap
DriverRyan Hunter-Reay[1] (Andretti Autosport)
Time24.2854 (on lap 116 of 228)
Podium
FirstRyan Briscoe (Team Penske)
SecondDanica Patrick (Andretti Autosport)
ThirdMarco Andretti (Andretti Autosport)

The winner of the Firestone 550 was Ryan Briscoe, who was also the pole-sitter running a time of 1:37.3275. Danica Patrick who led 1 lap finished in second with Marco Andretti finishing in third for the second consecutive week.

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Lap 1 Lap 2 Lap 3 Lap 4 Total
1 6   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 24.3034 24.3155 24.3486 24.3600 1:37.3275
2 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 24.2917 24.3214 24.3597 24.3604 1:37.3332
3 12   Will Power Team Penske 24.3226 24.3375 24.3480 24.3716 1:37.3797
4 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 24.3371 24.3274 24.3406 24.3771 1:37.3822
5 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 24.4442 24.3982 24.4249 24.4514 1:37.7187
6 19   Alex Lloyd (R) Dale Coyne Racing 24.4313 24.4257 24.4337 24.4297 1:37.7204
7 06   Hideki Mutoh Newman/Haas Racing 24.4527 24.4287 24.4207 24.4311 1:37.7332
8 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 24.4924 24.4581 24.4558 24.4556 1:37.8619
9 32   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 24.5309 24.4968 24.4948 24.4757 1:37.9982
10 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 24.5060 24.5040 24.4959 24.4993 1:38.0052
11 5   Takuma Sato (R) KV Racing Technology 24.5357 24.5175 24.4864 24.5080 1:38.0476
12 22   Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 24.5145 24.5125 24.5352 24.5267 1:38.0889
13 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 24.5469 24.5504 24.5518 24.5577 1:38.2068
14 8   E. J. Viso KV Racing Technology 24.5963 24.5572 24.5215 24.5362 1:38.2112
15 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 24.4960 24.5221 24.5896 24.6127 1:38.2204
16 67   Sarah Fisher Sarah Fisher Racing 24.5480 24.5636 24.5655 24.5708 1:38.2479
17 18   Milka Duno Dale Coyne Racing 24.5684 24.5482 24.5762 24.5710 1:38.2638
18 24   Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 24.6096 24.5896 24.6091 24.6021 1:38.4104
19 14   Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 24.6284 24.5868 24.6058 24.6353 1:38.4563
20 77   Alex Tagliani FAZZT Race Team 24.6377 24.6120 24.6393 24.6968 1:38.5858
21 66   Jay Howard (R) Sarah Fisher Racing 24.6493 24.6384 24.6636 24.6704 1:38.6217
22 36   Bertrand Baguette (R) Conquest Racing 24.6682 24.6524 24.6726 24.6744 1:38.6676
23 2   Raphael Matos De Ferran Dragon Racing 24.6848 24.6737 24.6591 24.6605 1:38.6781
24 37   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 24.6688 24.6873 24.6660 24.6695 1:38.6916
25 34   Mario Romancini (R) Conquest Racing 24.6728 24.6464 24.7202 24.7435 1:38.7829
26 78   Simona de Silvestro (R) HVM Racing 24.8188 24.7809 24.7848 24.7782 1:39.1627
OFFICIAL QUALIFICATIONS REPORT

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 6   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 228 2:04:47.1555 1 102 53
2 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 228 + 1.4628 8 1 40
3 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 228 + 2.3162 10 0 35
4 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 228 + 3.0770 4 0 32
5 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 228 + 7.5882 2 86 30
6 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 228 + 8.0664 13 0 28
7 37   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 228 + 13.9390 24 0 26
8 19   Alex Lloyd (R) Dale Coyne Racing 228 + 14.3084 6 0 24
9 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 228 + 15.0859 15 1 22
10 14   Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 228 + 15.8250 19 0 20
11 8   E. J. Viso KV Racing Technology 228 + 18.8687 14 0 19
12 06   Hideki Mutoh Newman/Haas Racing 228 + 23.0449 7 1 18
13 24   Tomas Scheckter Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 227 + 1 Lap 18 0 17
14 12   Will Power Team Penske 227 + 1 Lap 3 4 16
15 67   Sarah Fisher Sarah Fisher Racing 227 + 1 Lap 16 0 15
16 2   Raphael Matos De Ferran Dragon Racing 226 + 2 Laps 23 0 14
17 34   Mario Romancini (R) Conquest Racing 226 + 2 Laps 25 0 13
18 77   Alex Tagliani FAZZT Race Team 225 + 3 Laps 20 33 12
19 22   Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 225 + 3 Laps 12 0 12
20 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 129 Contact 5 0 12
21 32   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 129 Contact 9 0 12
22 36   Bertrand Baguette (R) Conquest Racing 129 Contact 22 0 12
23 18   Milka Duno Dale Coyne Racing 116 Mechanical 17 0 12
24 78   Simona de Silvestro (R) HVM Racing 97 Contact 26 0 12
25 5   Takuma Sato (R) KV Racing Technology 56 Contact 11 0 10
26 66   Jay Howard (R) Sarah Fisher Racing 37 Mechanical 21 0 10
OFFICIAL RACE REPORT

Championship standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1   Dario Franchitti 246
2   Will Power 243
3   Scott Dixon 235
4   Hélio Castroneves 211
5   Ryan Briscoe 208
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Top Section Times of Race" (PDF). IndyCar.com. Retrieved 8 June 2010.[permanent dead link]


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