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The Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestlé was the fourth race of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season. The race took place on May 5, 2013, on the 2.536-mile (4.081 km) temporary street circuit in São Paulo, Brazil, and was telecasted by the NBC Sports Network in the United States.

Brazil 2013 Streets of São Paulo
Race details
4th round of the 2013 IndyCar Series season
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DateMay 5, 2013
Official nameItaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestlé
LocationSantanaSão Paulo city
CourseTemporary street circuit
2.536 mi / 4.081 km
Distance75 laps
190.200 mi / 306.097 km
Weather79 °F (26 °C), mostly cloudy
Pole position
DriverRyan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport)
Time1:20.4312
Fastest lap
DriverTony Kanaan (KV Racing Technology)
Time80.4364 (on lap 60 of 75)
Podium
FirstJames Hinchcliffe (Andretti Autosport)
SecondTakuma Sato (A. J. Foyt Enterprises)
ThirdMarco Andretti (Andretti Autosport)

Canadian James Hinchcliffe won the race, his second win of the season, by passing Takuma Sato, winner of the previous race in Long Beach, on the final corner of the final lap.

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Starting gridEdit

Row Inside Outside
1 1   Ryan Hunter-Reay 5   E. J. Viso
2 10   Dario Franchitti 11   Tony Kanaan
3 27   James Hinchcliffe 9   Scott Dixon
4 7   Sebastian Bourdais 78   Simona de Silvestro
5 19   Justin Wilson 25   Marco Andretti
6 4   J. R. Hildebrand 14   Takuma Sato
7 22   Oriol Servià 20   Ed Carpenter
8 98   Alex Tagliani 18   Ana Beatriz
9 83   Charlie Kimball 3   Hélio Castroneves
10 15   Graham Rahal 6   Sebastian Saavedra
11 55   Tristan Vautier (R) 12   Will Power
12 77   Simon Pagenaud 16   James Jakes
13 67   Josef Newgarden

Race resultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Engine Laps Time/Retired Pit Stops Grid Laps Led Points1
1 27   James Hinchcliffe Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 75 2:09:34.7383 3 5 1 51
2 14   Takuma Sato A. J. Foyt Enterprises Honda 75 + 0.3463 4 12 22 43
3 25   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 75 + 1.1376 4 10 7 36
4 22   Oriol Servià Panther Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet 75 + 1.1745 2 13 32
5 67   Josef Newgarden Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing Honda 75 + 1.6516 3 25 30
6 5   E. J. Viso Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 75 + 2.8119 2 2 28
7 10   Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 75 + 3.5961 2 3 26
8 78   Simona de Silvestro KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 75 + 4.2772 2 8 24
9 77   Simon Pagenaud Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports Honda 75 + 7.6331 6 23 22
10 83   Charlie Kimball Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 75 + 9.0265 3 17 20
11 1   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport Chevrolet 75 + 9.5135 2 1 16 21
12 98   Alex Tagliani Barracuda Racing Honda 75 + 10.4393 3 15 18
13 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Chevrolet 75 + 11.1234 6 18 17
14 7   Sebastian Bourdais Dragon Racing Chevrolet 75 + 13.6406 5 7 13 17
15 4   J. R. Hildebrand Panther Racing Chevrolet 75 + 13.7377 4 11 4 16
16 55   Tristan Vautier Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda 75 + 14.3517 2 21 14
17 16   James Jakes Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 75 + 19.8585 6 24 13
18 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 75 + 29.4261 3 6 12
19 6   Sebastian Saavedra Dragon Racing Chevrolet 75 + 54.7223 4 20 11
20 19   Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing Honda 73 + 2 laps 5 9 10
21 11   Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 72 + 3 laps 2 4 12 10
22 15   Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 71 + 4 laps 4 19 8
23 20   Ed Carpenter Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 71 + 4 laps 6 14 7
24 12   Will Power Team Penske Chevrolet 17 Mechanical 1 22 6
25 18   Ana Beatriz Dale Coyne Racing Honda 6 Mechanical 0 16 5
Notes

1 Points include 1 point for leading at least 1 lap during a race, an additional 2 points for leading the most race laps, and 1 point for Pole Position.

Standings after the raceEdit

Pos. Driver Points
  1 1   Takuma Sato 136
  2 2   Marco Andretti 123
  2 3   Hélio Castroneves 116
  6 4   James Hinchcliffe 112
  2 5   Scott Dixon 101
  6   Ryan Hunter-Reay 94
  2 7   Justin Wilson 91
  6 8   Oriol Servià 89
  9   Simona de Silvestro 86
  1 10   Charlie Kimball 80
  • Note: Only the top ten positions are included.

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