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The 2010 RoadRunner Turbo Indy 300 was the tenth running of the Kansas Indy 300 and the fifth round of the 2010 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Saturday, May 1, 2010. The race was contested over 200 laps at the 1.520-mile (2.446 km) Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, and was telecast by ABC in the United States.

United States 2010 Kansas
Race details
5th round of the 2010 IndyCar Series season
DateMay 1, 2010
Official nameRoadRunner Turbo Indy 300
LocationKansas Speedway
CoursePermanent racing facility
1.520 mi / 2.446 km
Distance200 laps
304.000 mi / 489.241 km
Pole position
DriverRyan Briscoe (Team Penske)
Time1:43.1747 (4 laps)
Fastest lap
DriverTony Kanaan (Andretti Autosport)
Time25.6653 (on lap 197 of 200)
Podium
FirstScott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)
SecondDario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)
ThirdTony Kanaan (Andretti Autosport)

The race was won by Scott Dixon who led 167 laps on the way to his 22nd career victory. Dixon's teammate Dario Franchitti completed a Ganassi 1-2 finish, with Tony Kanaan third for Andretti Autosport.

Contents

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Lap 1[1] Lap 2[1] Lap 3[1] Lap 4[1] Total[1]
1 6   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 25.7715 25.8106 25.7942 25.7984 1:43.1747
2 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 25.9199 25.9048 25.9004 25.8630 1:43.5881
3 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 25.9199 25.9025 25.9070 25.8894 1:43.6188
4 06   Hideki Mutoh Newman/Haas Racing 25.9200 25.9084 25.9257 25.9615 1:43.7156
5 77   Alex Tagliani FAZZT Race Team 25.9566 25.9373 25.9527 25.9437 1:43.7903
6 14   Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 25.9496 25.9723 25.9893 25.9834 1:43.8946
7 12   Will Power Team Penske 25.9457 25.9853 25.9931 25.9720 1:43.8961
8 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 25.9687 25.9900 26.0119 26.0267 1:43.9973
9 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 26.0938 25.9862 25.9725 25.9638 1:44.0163
10 24   Mike Conway Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 25.9880 26.0101 26.0193 26.0448 1:44.0622
11 5   Takuma Sato (R) KV Racing Technology 26.0151 26.0215 26.0079 26.0181 1:44.0626
12 32   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 25.9846 26.0551 26.0515 26.0450 1:44.1362
13 2   Raphael Matos Luczo Dragon Racing de Ferran Motorsports 26.0479 26.0788 26.0712 26.0743 1:44.2722
14 67   Sarah Fisher Sarah Fisher Racing 26.0778 26.0867 26.0593 26.0704 1:44.2942
15 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 26.0721 26.0921 26.1016 26.0901 1:44.3559
16 8   E. J. Viso KV Racing Technology 26.0993 26.0891 26.0847 26.1045 1:44.3776
17 43   John Andretti Andretti Autosport/Richard Petty Motorsports 26.0851 26.0988 26.0887 26.1132 1:44.3858
18 78   Simona de Silvestro (R) HVM Racing 26.1138 26.1191 26.1395 26.1565 1:44.5289
19 36   Bertrand Baguette (R) Conquest Racing 26.1675 26.1493 26.1248 26.1138 1:44.5554
20 22   Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 26.1710 26.1641 26.1498 26.1581 1:44.6430
21 66   Jay Howard (R) Sarah Fisher Racing 26.2002 26.2078 26.2158 26.2279 1:44.8517
22 37   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 26.2426 26.2583 26.2607 26.2231 1:44.9847
23 19   Alex Lloyd (R) Dale Coyne Racing 26.2684 26.2689 26.2702 26.2589 1:45.0664
24 18   Milka Duno Dale Coyne Racing 26.2861 26.2991 26.3530 26.3867 1:45.3249
251 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 25.9105 25.9004 25.9068 25.8981 1:43.6158
261 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 26.0124 26.0240 25.9961 25.9961 1:44.0286
27 34   Mario Romancini (R) Conquest Racing No Time
OFFICIAL QUALIFICATIONS REPORT
  • 1.^ Both Dan Wheldon (Originally qualified 3rd) and Marco Andretti (11th) were sent to the rear of the field due to dropping below the white line on their qualifying runs.[2] They were placed ahead of Mario Romancini who did not attempt a qualifying run.

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 200 1:50:43.1410 2 167 52
2 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 200 + 3.0528 3 2 40
3 11   Tony Kanaan Andretti Autosport 200 + 3.2210 15 0 35
4 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 200 + 3.8300 8 0 32
5 37   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 200 + 6.1133 22 0 30
6 6   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 200 + 6.7951 1 31 29
7 32   Mario Moraes KV Racing Technology 199 + 1 Lap 12 0 26
8 77   Alex Tagliani FAZZT Race Team 199 + 1 Lap 5 0 24
9 43   John Andretti Andretti Autosport/Richard Petty Motorsports 199 + 1 Lap 17 0 22
10 14   Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Enterprises 199 + 1 Lap 6 0 20
11 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 198 + 2 Laps 9 0 19
12 12   Will Power Team Penske 198 + 2 Laps 7 0 18
13 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 198 + 2 Laps 26 0 17
14 24   Mike Conway Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 198 + 2 Laps 10 0 16
15 4   Dan Wheldon Panther Racing 198 + 2 Laps 25 0 15
16 2   Raphael Matos Luczo Dragon Racing de Ferran Motorsports 198 + 2 Laps 13 0 14
17 67   Sarah Fisher Sarah Fisher Racing 198 + 2 Laps 14 0 13
18 22   Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 197 + 3 Laps 20 0 12
19 19   Alex Lloyd (R) Dale Coyne Racing 197 + 3 Laps 23 0 12
20 36   Bertrand Baguette (R) Conquest Racing 197 + 3 Laps 19 0 12
21 78   Simona de Silvestro (R) HVM Racing 197 + 3 Laps 18 0 12
22 34   Mario Romancini (R) Conquest Racing 187 + 4 Laps 27 0 12
23 06   Hideki Mutoh Newman/Haas Racing 186 Contact 4 0 12
24 5   Takuma Sato (R) KV Racing Technology 186 Contact 11 0 12
25 66   Jay Howard (R) Sarah Fisher Racing 172 Contact 21 0 10
26 18   Milka Duno Dale Coyne Racing 84 Mechanical 24 0 10
27 8   E. J. Viso KV Racing Technology 71 Contact 16 0 10
OFFICIAL RACE REPORT

Championship standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1   Will Power 190
2   Scott Dixon 164
3   Hélio Castroneves 162
4   Ryan Hunter-Reay 159
5   Dario Franchitti 152
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Road Runner Turbo Indy 300: Qualifications" (PDF). IndyCar Series. Indy Racing League. 2010-04-30. Retrieved 2010-05-06.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Lewandowski, Dave (30 April 2010). "Briscoe claims pole start for first oval". IndyCar Series. Indy Racing League. Archived from the original on 6 May 2010. Retrieved 6 May 2010.


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