Open main menu

2011 Kentucky Indy 300

The 2011 Kentucky Indy 300 was the twelfth running of the Kentucky Indy 300 and the seventeenth round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Sunday, October 2, 2011. The race contested over 200 laps at the 1.480-mile (2.382 km) Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.

United States 2011 Kentucky
Race details
17th round of the 2011 IndyCar Series season
Kentucky Speedway.PNG
DateOctober 2, 2011
Official nameKentucky Indy 300
LocationKentucky Speedway, Sparta, Kentucky
CoursePermanent racing facility
1.480 mi / 2.382 km
Distance200 laps
296 mi / 476.366 km
Weather76°F, overcast
Pole position
DriverWill Power (Verizon Team Penske)
Time24.2910
Fastest lap
DriverEd Carpenter (Dollar General/Sarah Fisher Racing)
Time24.3847 (on lap 73 of 200)
Podium
FirstEd Carpenter (Dollar General/Sarah Fisher Racing)
SecondDario Franchitti (Downy/Chip Ganassi)
ThirdScott Dixon (Target Chip Ganassi Racing)

GridEdit

Dan Wheldon, whose only race to date in the 2011 IndyCar series had been his win at the Indianapolis 500, replaced Alex Tagliani in the Sam Schmidt Motorsports #77 car.[1]

Row Inside Outside
1 12   Will Power 38   Graham Rahal
2 06   James Hinchcliffe (R) 67   Ed Carpenter
3 4   J.R. Hildebrand (R) 26   Marco Andretti
4 9   Scott Dixon 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay
5 2   Oriol Servià 83   Charlie Kimball (R)
6 10   Dario Franchitti 27   Mike Conway
7 78   Simona de Silvestro 7   Danica Patrick
8 17   Wade Cunningham (R) 3   Hélio Castroneves
9 44   Buddy Rice 6   Ryan Briscoe
10 82   Tony Kanaan 24   Ana Beatriz (R)
11 14   Vitor Meira 5   Takuma Sato
12 59   E.J. Viso 19   Alex Lloyd
13 34   Dillon Battistini (R) 22   Townsend Bell
14 18   James Jakes (R) 77   Dan Wheldon
15 30   Pippa Mann

† Did not qualify.

ResultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "This Week's Racing". Courier-Post. 2011-09-30. 4D. Retrieved 2018-08-28 – via Newspapers.com.