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The 2012 Edmonton Indy was the eleventh round of the 2012 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Sunday, July 22, 2012. The race was contested over 75 laps at the 2.224-mile (3.579 km) temporary airport course at Edmonton City Centre Airport in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Canada 2012 Edmonton Indy
Race details
9th round of the 2012 IndyCar Series season
Circuit Edmonton City Centre Airport 2011.svg
DateJuly 22, 2012
Official nameEdmonton Indy
LocationEdmonton City Centre Airport
CourseTemporary street circuit
2.224 mi / 3.579 km
Distance75 laps
166.80 mi / 268.439 km
WeatherTemperatures reaching up to 26 °C (79 °F); winds gusting up to 15 kilometres per hour (9.3 mph) throughout the day[1]
Pole position
DriverRyan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport)
Time1:17.2338
Fastest lap
DriverJosef Newgarden (Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing)
Time1:17.3629 (on lap 68 of 75)
Podium
FirstHélio Castroneves (Team Penske)
SecondTakuma Sato (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)
ThirdWill Power (Team Penske)

ClassificationEdit

Starting gridEdit

Row Inside Outside
1 10   Dario Franchitti 2   Ryan Briscoe
2 15   Takuma Sato 98   Alex Tagliani
3 3   Hélio Castroneves 77   Simon Pagenaud (R)
4 8   Rubens Barrichello 38   Graham Rahal
5 27   James Hinchcliffe 18   Justin Wilson
6 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay 7   Sébastien Bourdais
7 67   Josef Newgarden (R) 19   James Jakes
8 26   Marco Andretti 5   E.J. Viso
9 12   Will Power 9   Scott Dixon
10 83   Charlie Kimball 4   J.R. Hildebrand
11 11   Tony Kanaan 20   Ed Carpenter
12 14   Mike Conway 22   Oriol Servià
13 78   Simona de Silvestro
Hunter-Reay, Power and Servià penalized 10 places for changing engine
Dixon and de Silvestro penalized 10 places for exceeding five-engine limit

Race resultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Engine Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points1
1 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Chevrolet 75 1:38:50.9294 5 22 50
2 15   Takuma Sato Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 75 + 0.8367 3 0 40
3 12   Will Power Team Penske Chevrolet 75 + 5.3697 17 3 35
4 38   Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 75 + 6.9481 8 0 32
5 98   Alex Tagliani Team Barracuda – BHA Honda 75 + 15.2358 4 49 32
6 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 75 + 15.8757 1 0 28
7 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 75 + 21.5357 11 0 27
8 2   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske Chevrolet 75 + 23.5311 2 1 24
9 18   Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing Honda 75 + 26.3280 10 0 22
10 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 75 + 26.6481 18 0 20
11 14   Mike Conway A.J. Foyt Enterprises Honda 75 + 27.0458 23 0 19
12 27   James Hinchcliffe Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 75 + 31.4527 9 0 18
13 8   Rubens Barrichello KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 75 + 35.1256 7 0 17
14 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 75 + 39.8669 15 0 16
15 7   Sébastien Bourdais Dragon Racing Chevrolet 75 + 40.8154 12 0 15
16 5   E.J. Viso KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 75 + 55.1028 16 0 14
17 67   Josef Newgarden (R) Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing Honda 75 + 56.0449 13 0 13
18 11   Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 75 + 57.0272 21 0 12
19 83   Charlie Kimball Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 75 + 1:04.8947 19 0 12
20 77   Simon Pagenaud (R) Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports Honda 74 Contact 6 0 12
21 4   J.R. Hildebrand Panther Racing Chevrolet 74 + 1 lap 20 0 12
22 20   Ed Carpenter Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 74 + 1 lap 22 0 12
23 78   Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing Lotus 74 + 1 lap 25 0 12
24 22   Oriol Servià Panther/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet 65 Mechanical 24 0 12
25 19   James Jakes Dale Coyne Racing Honda 43 Mechanical 14 0 10
Kimball penalised 30 seconds for avoidable contact
OFFICIAL BOX SCORE
Notes

1 Points include 1 point for pole position and 2 points for most laps led.

Standings after the raceEdit

ReferencesEdit

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