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The 2015 Grand Prix of Indianapolis, the second running of the event, was an IndyCar Series race sponsored by Angie's List and held on May 9, 2015, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The fifth round of the 2015 IndyCar Series, it was won by Will Power of Team Penske.[1] Graham Rahal took second for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing as he did in the previous round and Juan Pablo Montoya (Team Penske) came in third. The top finishing rookie in the race was Stefano Coletti who finished tenth, the highest finish for a rookie up to that point in the 2015 season, snapping Gabby Chaves' streak of being the top rookie finisher in all the previous rounds.

United States 2015 GP Indianapolis
Race details
4th round of the 2015 IndyCar Series season
Grand Prix of Indianapolis Course Map.png
DateMay 9, 2015
Official nameGrand Prix of Indianapolis
LocationIndianapolis Motor Speedway
Speedway, Indiana
CourseRoad Course
2.439 mi / 3.925 km
Distance82 laps
200 mi / 321.87 km
Pole position
DriverWill Power (Team Penske)
Time1:09.4886
Fastest lap
DriverJames Hinchcliffe (Schmidt Peterson Motorsports)
Time1:10.8604 (on lap 68 of 82)
Podium
FirstWill Power (Team Penske)
SecondGraham Rahal (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)
ThirdJuan Pablo Montoya (Team Penske)

ReportEdit

Key Meaning
R Rookie
W Past winner

QualifyingEdit

Pos No. Name Grp. Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
1 1   Will Power 1 1:10.0394 1:09.6443 1:09.4886
2 9   Scott Dixon 2 1:09.7798 1:09.9966 1:09.7156
3 3   Hélio Castroneves 2 1:09.8917 1:09.8773 1:09.7388
4 2   Juan Pablo Montoya 1 1:10.2695 1:09.9151 1:09.8072
5 22   Simon Pagenaud W 2 1:10.0145 1:09.7769 1:09.8715
6 10   Tony Kanaan 2 1:10.2264 1:09.9038 1:10.2772
7 11   Sébastien Bourdais 2 1:10.2779 1:10.0230
8 17   Sebastián Saavedra 1 1:10.5573 1:10.1572
9 20   Luca Filippi 1 1:10.3168 1:10.1969
10 4   Stefano Coletti R 1 1:10.3840 1:10.3679
11 41   Jack Hawksworth 2 1:10.3971 1:10.4558
12 21   Josef Newgarden 2 1:10.4283 1:10.8321
13 5   James Hinchcliffe 1 1:10.6273
14 83   Charlie Kimball 2 1:10.5031
15 6   J. R. Hildebrand 1 1:10.6380
16 98   Gabby Chaves R 2 1:10.5282
17 15   Graham Rahal 1 1:10.6480
18 25   Justin Wilson 2 1:10.5776
19 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay 1 1:10.8345
20 7   James Jakes 2 1:10.6749
21 26   Carlos Muñoz 1 1:10.8786
22 14   Takuma Sato 2 1:10.7391
23 18   Carlos Huertas 1 1:12.5038
24 27   Marco Andretti 2 1:11.1636
25 19   Francesco Dracone R 2 1:12.5814
Qualifications

Race resultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Engine Laps Time/Retired Pit Stops Grid Laps Led Pts.1
1 1   Will Power Team Penske Chevrolet 82 1:42:42.0940 3 1 65 54
2 15   Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 82 +1.5023 3 17 9 41
3 2   Juan Pablo Montoya Team Penske Chevrolet 82 +7.1967 3 4 35
4 11   Sébastien Bourdais KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 82 +7.7336 3 7 32
5 83   Charlie Kimball Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 82 +25.1179 4 14 1 31
6 3   Hélio Castroneves Team Penske Chevrolet 82 +31.7352 4 3 25
7 10   Tony Kanaan Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 82 +32.3191 3 6 26
8 4   Stefano Coletti R KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 82 +35.3853 3 10 24
9 14   Takuma Sato A. J. Foyt Enterprises Honda 82 +40.8267 3 22 22
10 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 82 +47.4715 4 2 1 21
11 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport Honda 82 +48.5410 3 19 19
12 5   James Hinchcliffe Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda 82 +49.5461 4 13 4 19
13 26   Carlos Muñoz Andretti Autosport Honda 82 +54.2372 3 21 17
14 20   Luca Filippi CFH Racing Chevrolet 82 +54.8713 3 9 16
15 98   Gabby Chaves R Bryan Herta Autosport Honda 82 +1:01.3092 3 16 15
16 27   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport Honda 82 +1:07.2448 3 24 14
17 17   Sebastián Saavedra Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 82 +1:09.2079 4 8 13
18 7   James Jakes Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda 81 +1 Lap 4 20 2 13
19 18   Carlos Huertas Dale Coyne Racing Honda 81 +1 Lap 4 23 11
20 21   Josef Newgarden CFH Racing Chevrolet 81 +1 Lap 4 12 10
21 6   J. R. Hildebrand CFH Racing Chevrolet 81 +1 Lap 4 15 9
22 19   Francesco Dracone R Dale Coyne Racing Honda 80 +2 Laps 3 25 8
23 41   Jack Hawksworth A. J. Foyt Enterprises Honda 69 +13 Laps 6 11 7
24 25   Justin Wilson Andretti Autosport Honda 68 Mechanical 2 18 6
25 22   Simon Pagenaud W Team Penske Chevrolet 57 Mechanical 2 5 5
OFFICIAL BOX SCORE

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Will Power wins 2015 Grand Prix of Indianapolis". WTHR. VideoIndiana, Inc. May 9, 2015. Retrieved June 1, 2016.

External linksEdit