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2015 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

The 2015 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach was the 41st annual running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and the third race of the 2015 IndyCar Series season. It took place on April 19, 2015 in Long Beach, California on its temporary street circuit. It was won by Scott Dixon for the Chip Ganassi Racing team. Hélio Castroneves took second and Juan Pablo Montoya both of whom race for Team Penske. The top finishing rookie in the race, as in the previous round, was Gabby Chaves, who finished in 16th position.

United States 2015 Long Beach
Race details
3rd round of the 2015 IndyCar Series season
Long Beach Street Circuit.svg
DateApril 19, 2015
Official nameToyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
LocationStreets Of Long Beach
Long Beach, California
CourseTemporary street circuit
1.968 mi / 3.167 km
Distance80 laps
157.44 mi / 253.375 km
Pole position
DriverHélio Castroneves (Team Penske)
Time1:06.6294
Fastest lap
DriverStefano Coletti (KV Racing Technology)
Time68.0969 (on lap 56 of 80)
Podium
FirstScott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)
SecondHélio Castroneves (Team Penske)
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 3   Hélio Castroneves W 1 1:06.9672 1:06.8702 1:06.6294
2 2   Juan Pablo Montoya W 2 1:06.8304 1:06.9419 1:06.6587
3 9   Scott Dixon 1 1:06.9742 1:06.9819 1:06.7870
4 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay W 1 1:06.8979 1:07.0307 1:07.0473
5 22   Simon Pagenaud 2 1:07.8440 1:06.7894 1:07.1433
6 21   Josef Newgarden 2 1:07.9507 1:06.8083 1:07.1716
7 10   Tony Kanaan 1 1:06.7442 1:07.1090
8 15   Graham Rahal 1 1:07.1896 1:07.1290
9 11   Sébastien Bourdais W 2 1:08.5265 1:07.2411
10 27   Marco Andretti 2 1:08.5426 1:07.3161
11 17   Sebastián Saavedra 2 1:07.6781 1:07.3924
12 26   Carlos Muñoz 1 1:07.1190 1:07.4049
13 5   James Hinchcliffe 1 1:07.3976
14 20   Luca Filippi 2 1:08.6104
15 83   Charlie Kimball 1 1:07.4217
16 41   Jack Hawksworth 2 1:08.6276
17 98   Gabby Chaves R 1 1:07.4653
18 1   Will Power W 2 1:08.8348
19 7   James Jakes 1 1:07.7702
20 14   Takuma Sato W 2 1:08.8732
21 18   Conor Daly R 1 1:08.7825
22 19   Francesco Dracone R 2 1:09.8815
23 4   Stefano Coletti R 2 1:10.4644
Qualifications

Race resultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Engine Laps Time/Retired 0 Stops Grid Laps Led Pts.1
1 9   Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 80 1:37:35.2353 2 3 44 53
2 3   Hélio Castroneves W Team Penske Chevrolet 80 +2.2221 2 1 31 42
3 2   Juan Pablo Montoya W Team Penske Chevrolet 80 +13.4862 2 2 35
4 22   Simon Pagenaud Team Penske Chevrolet 80 +13.7382 2 5 32
5 10   Tony Kanaan Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 80 +14.6249 2 7 30
6 11   Sébastien Bourdais W KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 80 +15.0829 2 9 1 29
7 21   Josef Newgarden CFH Racing Chevrolet 80 +18.8398 2 6 26
8 27   Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport Honda 80 +33.9476 2 10 24
9 26   Carlos Muñoz Andretti Autosport Honda 80 +34.9599 2 12 22
10 17   Sebastián Saavedra Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 80 +35.5359 2 11 20
11 15   Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 80 +37.4628 2 8 19
12 5   James Hinchcliffe Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda 80 +38.7713 2 13 18
13 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay W Andretti Autosport Honda 80 +40.3347 2 4 17
14 41   Jack Hawksworth A. J. Foyt Enterprises Honda 80 +41.2744 3 16 4 17
15 83   Charlie Kimball Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 80 +44.3872 4 15 15
16 98   Gabby Chaves R Bryan Herta Autosport Honda 80 +46.6589 3 17 14
17 18   Conor Daly R Dale Coyne Racing Honda 80 +50.0574 3 21 13
18 14   Takuma Sato W A. J. Foyt Enterprises Honda 80 +53.8043 3 20 12
19 7   James Jakes Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda 80 +1:39.7966 3 19 11
20 1   Will Power W Team Penske Chevrolet 79 +1 Lap 4 18 10
21 19   Francesco Dracone R Dale Coyne Racing Honda 78 +2 Laps 2 22 9
22 20   Luca Filippi CFH Racing Chevrolet 77 +3 Laps 4 14 8
23 4   Stefano Coletti R KV Racing Technology Chevrolet 69 +11 Laps 4 23 7
OFFICIAL BOX SCORE
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.

There were no DNF's in this race.

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

ReferencesEdit