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The 2012 Milwaukee IndyFest Presented by XYQ was the eighth round of the 2012 IndyCar Series season. It took place on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the 1.015-mile (1.633 km) Milwaukee Mile, in West Allis, Wisconsin.

United States 2012 Milwaukee IndyFest
Race details
8th round of the 2012 IndyCar Series season
DateJune 16, 2012
Official nameMilwaukee IndyFest
LocationThe Milwaukee Mile
CoursePermanent racing facility
1.015 mi / 1.633 km
Distance225 laps
228.38 mi / 367.542 km
WeatherTemperatures reaching up to 84.2 °F (29.0 °C); wind speeds approaching 14 miles per hour (23 km/h)[1]
Pole position
DriverDario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time43.3100 sec (2-lap)
Fastest lap
DriverRyan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport)
Time159.293 mph (256.357 km/h) (on lap 205 of 225)
Podium
FirstRyan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport)
SecondTony Kanaan (KV Racing Technology)
ThirdJames Hinchcliffe (Andretti Autosport)

Contents

ClassificationEdit

Starting gridEdit

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

Race resultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Engine Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points1
1 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 225 1:52:17.8119 2 84 52
2 11   Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 225 + 5.1029 6 0 40
3 27   James Hinchcliffe Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 225 + 7.2715 8 1 35
4 22   Oriol Servià Panther/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet 225 + 9.8940 20 0 32
5 5   E.J. Viso KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 225 + 10.0782 5 27 30
6 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Chevrolet 225 + 12.1105 4 50 28
7 98   Alex Tagliani Team Barracuda – BHA Honda 225 + 12.3440 13 0 26
8 20   Ed Carpenter Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 225 + 12.7396 22 0 24
9 38   Graham Rahal Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 225 + 13.3395 11 0 22
10 8   Rubens Barrichello KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 225 + 13.8178 3 0 20
11 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 225 + 14.3764 21 0 19
12 12   Will Power Team Penske Chevrolet 225 + 24.2642 14 0 18
13 77   Simon Pagenaud (R) Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports Honda 224 + 1 lap 7 0 17
14 2   Ryan Briscoe Team Penske Chevrolet 224 + 1 lap 19 0 16
15 26   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 224 + 1 lap 9 0 15
16 14   Mike Conway A.J. Foyt Enterprises Honda 224 + 1 lap 25 0 14
17 83   Charlie Kimball Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 224 + 1 lap 18 0 13
18 6   Katherine Legge (R) Dragon Racing Chevrolet 220 +5 laps 15 0 12
19 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 193 Contact 1 63 13
20 15   Takuma Sato Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 107 Contact 24 0 12
21 19   James Jakes Dale Coyne Racing Honda 106 Contact 16 0 12
22 4   J.R. Hildebrand Panther Racing Chevrolet 105 Mechanical 10 0 12
23 18   Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing Honda 93 Engine failure 12 0 12
24 78   Simona de Silvestro HVM Racing Lotus 62 Contact 23 0 12
25 67   Josef Newgarden (R) Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing Honda 48 Mechanical 17 0 10
Notes

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

Standings after the raceEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 Milwaukee IndyFest weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-07-12.

External linksEdit