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The 2010 Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma was the sixth running of the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma and the thirteenth round of the 2010 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Sunday, August 22, 2010. The race contested over 75 laps at the 2.303-mile (3.706 km) Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California.

United States 2010 Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma
Race details
13th round of the 2010 IndyCar Series season
DateAugust 22, 2010
Official nameIndy Grand Prix of Sonoma
LocationInfineon Raceway
CoursePermanent racing facility
2.303 mi / 3.706 km
Distance75 laps
172.725 mi / 277.950 km
Weather78 °F (26 °C), clear skies
Pole position
DriverWill Power (Team Penske)
Time1:16.5282
Fastest lap
DriverJ. R. Hildebrand (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)
Time1:19.1564 (on lap 13 of 75)
Podium
FirstWill Power (Team Penske)
SecondScott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)
ThirdDario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Group 1[1] Group 2[2] Top 12[3] Fast 6[4]
1 12   Will Power Team Penske 1:16.8947 1:16.8072 1:16.5282
2 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 1:16.7647 1:16.7427 1:16.5652
3 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 1:16.9533 1:16.7956 1:16.9437
4 77   Alex Tagliani FAZZT Race Team 1:16.2670 1:16.7979 1:17.2068
5 6   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 1:17.3501 1:16.9359 1:17.2109
6 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 1:17.1801 1:16.9148 1:17.3470
7 22   Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 1:17.2911 1:16.9477
8 37   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 1:17.0638 1:17.1317
9 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 1:17.3419 1:17.3181
10 2   Raphael Matos de Ferran Dragon Racing 1:17.3918 1:17.3710
11 78   Simona de Silvestro (R) HVM Racing 1:17.3030 1:17.7429
12 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 1:17.4953 1:17.8280
13 34   Bertrand Baguette (R) Conquest Racing 1:17.5239
14 06   Hideki Mutoh Newman/Haas Racing 1:17.5187
15 8   E. J. Viso KV Racing Technology 1:17.6825
16 02   Graham Rahal Newman/Haas Racing 1:17.5284
17 5   Takuma Sato (R) KV Racing Technology 1:17.7112
18 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 1:17.6216
19 24   J. R. Hildebrand (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 1:17.7659
20 32   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 1:17.7533
21 14   Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 1:17.9149
22 19   Alex Lloyd (R) Dale Coyne Racing 1:18.0423
23 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 1:18.3995
24 18   Milka Duno Dale Coyne Racing 1:22.2980
25 36   Francesco Dracone (R) Conquest Racing 1:21.2262

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Points
1 12   Will Power Team Penske 75 1:52:34.1915 53
2 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 75 1:52:34.9347 40
3 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 75 1:52:40.8047 35
4 6   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 75 1:52:42.0552 32
5 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 75 1:52:44.6509 30
6 22   Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 75 1:52:45.1010 28
7 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 75 1:52:45.7161 26
8 37   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 75 1:52:46.0853 24
9 02   Graham Rahal Newman/Haas Racing 75 1:52:41.6934 22
10 19   Alex Lloyd (R) Dale Coyne Racing 75 1:52:52.3984 20
11 32   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 75 1:52:54.4326 19
12 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 75 1:52:54.8674 18
13 78   Simona de Silvestro (R) HVM Racing 75 1:52:56.0154 17
14 77   Alex Tagliani FAZZT Race Team 75 1:52:56.6773 16
15 14   Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 75 1:52:58.4794 15
16 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 75 1:53:20.3254 14
17 06   Hideki Mutoh Newman/Haas Racing 74 +1 lap 13
18 5   Takuma Sato (R) KV Racing Technology 74 +1 lap 12
19 8   E. J. Viso KV Racing Technology 74 +1 lap 12
20 36   Francesco Dracone (R) Conquest Racing 71 Contact 12
21 2   Raphael Matos de Ferran Dragon Racing 67 Contact 12
22 18   Milka Duno Dale Coyne Racing 67 +8 laps 12
23 34   Bertrand Baguette (R) Conquest Racing 65 Contact 12
24 24   J. R. Hildebrand (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 38 Contact 12
25 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 0 Contact 10
OFFICIAL RACE REPORT

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Indy GP of Sonoma: Qualifying Round 1 – Group 1" (PDF). IndyCar Series. Indy Racing League. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
  2. ^ "Indy GP of Sonoma: Qualifying Round 1 – Group 2" (PDF). IndyCar Series. Indy Racing League. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
  3. ^ "Indy GP of Sonoma: Qualifying – Top 12" (PDF). IndyCar Series. Indy Racing League. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
  4. ^ "Indy GP of Sonoma: Qualifying – Fast 6" (PDF). IndyCar Series. Indy Racing League. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2010-09-07.


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