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The 2011 Edmonton Indy was the fourth running of the Edmonton Indy and the tenth round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Sunday, July 24, 2011. The race contested over 80 laps at the 2.224-mile (3.579 km) Edmonton City Centre Airport in Edmonton, Alberta. The circuit was modified to facilitate overtaking.

Canada 2011 Edmonton Indy
Race details
10th round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season
DateJuly 24, 2011
Official nameEdmonton Indy
LocationEdmonton City Centre Airport
CourseTemporary street circuit
2.224 mi / 3.579 km
Distance80 laps
4183.34 mi / 6730.99 km
WeatherTemperatures reaching up to 24 °C (75 °F); with wind speeds up to 9.9 kilometres per hour (6.2 mph)[1]
Pole position
DriverTakuma Sato (KV Racing Technology - Lotus)
Time1:18.5165
Fastest lap
DriverSébastien Bourdais (Dale Coyne Racing)
Time1:18.9590 (on lap 80 of 80)
Podium
FirstWill Power (Team Penske)
SecondHélio Castroneves (Team Penske)
ThirdDario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)

Contents

GridEdit

Row Inside Outside
1 5   Takuma Sato 12   Will Power
2 9   Scott Dixon 10   Dario Franchitti
3 59   E.J. Viso 6   Ryan Briscoe
4 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay 2   Oriol Servià
5 3   Hélio Castroneves 06   James Hinchcliffe (R)
6 82   Tony Kanaan 19   Sébastien Bourdais
7 38   Graham Rahal 14   Vitor Meira
8 22   Justin Wilson 78   Simona de Silvestro
9 77   Alex Tagliani 18   James Jakes (R)
10 26   Marco Andretti 27   Mike Conway
11 83   Charlie Kimball (R) 7   Danica Patrick
12 24   Ana Beatriz (R) 4   J.R. Hildebrand (R)
13 8   Paul Tracy 34   Sebastian Saavedra (R)

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Points
1 12   Will Power Team Penske 80 01:57:22.5177 52
2 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske 80 01:57:23.3266 40
3 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 80 01:57:23.6912 35
4 82   Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology - Lotus 80 01:57:33.6684 32
5 22   Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 80 01:57:34.3012 30
6 19   Sébastien Bourdais Dale Coyne Racing 80 01:57:35.1858 28
7 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport 80 01:57:40.5436 26
8 27   Mike Conway Andretti Autosport 80 01:57:40.8740 24
9 7   Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport 80 01:57:53.6755 22
10 6   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske 80 01:57:53.6755 20
11 4   J.R. Hildebrand (R) Panther Racing 80 01:57:58.0581 19
12 14   Vitor Meira A. J. Foyt Racing 80 01:58:00.0749 18
13 24   Ana Beatriz (R) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing 80 01:58:29.7632 17
14 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport 80 01:58:32.7190 16
15 06   James Hinchcliffe (R) Newman/Haas Racing 80 01:58:33.6356 15
16 34   Sebastian Saavedra (R) Conquest Racing 80 01:58:38.2988 14
17 77   Alex Tagliani Sam Schmidt Motorsports 80 01:58:38.4043 13
18 18   James Jakes (R) Dale Coyne Racing 80 01:58:38.7070 12
19 83   Charlie Kimball (R) Chip Ganassi Racing 79 +1 lap 12
20 59   E.J. Viso KV Racing Technology - Lotus 79 +1 lap 12
21 5   Takuma Sato KV Racing Technology - Lotus 79 +1 lap 13
22 2   Oriol Servià Newman/Haas Racing 76 + 4 Laps 12
23 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing 74 + 6 Laps 12
24 78   Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing 54 Mechanical 12
25 38   Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing 0 Contact 10
26 8   Paul Tracy Dragon Racing 0 Contact 10
OFFICIAL RACE REPORT[permanent dead link]

Standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1   Dario Franchitti 271
2   Will Power -38
3   Scott Dixon -106
4   Tony Kanaan -135
5   Oriol Servià -144

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 Edmonton Indy weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2015-01-25.


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