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The 2018 Kohler Grand Prix was an IndyCar Series event held at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The race served as the 10th round of the 2018 IndyCar Series season. Reigning champion Josef Newgarden qualified on pole position,[1] and took victory in the 55 lap race.[2]

United States 2018 Road America
Race details
10th round of the 2018 IndyCar Series season
Road America.svg
DateJune 24, 2018
Official nameKohler Grand Prix
LocationRoad America
CoursePermanent racing facility
4.048 mi / 6.458 km
Distance55 laps
222.64 mi / 358.304 km
Pole position
DriverJosef Newgarden (Team Penske)
Time1:43.2026
Fastest lap
DriverZach Veach (Andretti Autosport)
Time1:45.2421 (on lap 46 of 55)
Podium
FirstJosef Newgarden (Team Penske)
SecondRyan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport)
ThirdScott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)

ResultsEdit

Key Meaning
R Rookie
W Past winner

QualifyingEdit

Pos No. Name Grp. Round 1 Round 2 Firestone Fast 6
1 1   Josef Newgarden 2 1:43.0010 1:42.9296 1:43.2026
2 12   Will Power W 1 1:43.4455 1:43.0745 1:43.2508
3 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay 1 1:43.0943 1:42.9860 1:43.3811
4 27   Alexander Rossi 1 1:43.0740 1:42.7998 1:43.4361
5 6   Robert Wickens R 2 1:42.9097 1:43.0737 1:43.7121
6 18   Sébastien Bourdais 1 1:43.6921 1:43.0505 1:43.7332
7 30   Takuma Sato 2 1:43.3077 1:43.1108
8 9   Scott Dixon W 2 1:43.0993 1:43.1769
9 15   Graham Rahal 2 1:43.2588 1:43.1874
10 21   Spencer Pigot 2 1:43.4150 1:43.1995
11 26   Zach Veach R 1 1:43.4578 1:43.2265
12 10   Ed Jones 1 1:43.6753 1:43.3544
13 20   Jordan King R 1 1:43.7356
14 22   Simon Pagenaud 2 1:43.4153
15 98   Marco Andretti 1 1:43.9843
16 5   James Hinchcliffe 2 1:43.8591
17 19   Zachary Claman DeMelo R 1 1:44.0189
18 14   Tony Kanaan 2 1:44.1165
19 23   Charlie Kimball 1 1:45.1161
20 4   Matheus Leist R 2 1:44.3438
21 32   Alfonso Celis Jr. R 1 1:45.5584
22 59   Max Chilton 2 1:44.3442
23 88   Gabby Chaves 2 1:44.6258
OFFICIAL BOX SCORE

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Engine Laps Time/Retired Pit Stops Grid Laps Led Pts.1
1 1   Josef Newgarden Team Penske Chevrolet 55 1:40:16.4165 3 1 53 54
2 28   Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport Honda 55 +3.3759 3 3 40
3 9   Scott Dixon W Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 55 +5.4902 3 8 2 36
4 30   Takuma Sato Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 55 +14.8772 3 7 32
5 6   Robert Wickens R Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda 55 +23.8993 3 5 30
6 15   Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 55 +32.5513 3 9 28
7 22   Simon Pagenaud Team Penske Chevrolet 55 +42.1868 3 14 26
8 21   Spencer Pigot Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 55 +42.5336 3 10 24
9 10   Ed Jones Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 55 +46.2118 3 12 22
10 5   James Hinchcliffe Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda 55 +47.5359 3 16 20
11 98   Marco Andretti Andretti Herta Autosport with Curb-Agajanian Honda 55 +48.1468 3 15 19
12 20   Jordan King R Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 55 +53.4242 3 13 18
13 18   Sébastien Bourdais Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan Honda 55 +1:00.3249 3 6 17
14 14   Tony Kanaan A. J. Foyt Enterprises Chevrolet 55 +1:05.2583 4 18 16
15 4   Matheus Leist R A. J. Foyt Enterprises Chevrolet 55 +1:09.7681 3 20 15
16 27   Alexander Rossi Andretti Autosport Honda 55 +1:23.4715 3 4 14
17 59   Max Chilton Carlin Chevrolet 55 +1:24.3709 3 22 13
18 23   Charlie Kimball Carlin Chevrolet 55 +1:43.1557 4 19 12
19 88   Gabby Chaves Harding Racing Chevrolet 54 +1 Lap 5 23 11
20 32   Alfonso Celis Jr. R Juncos Racing Chevrolet 54 +1 Lap 3 21 10
21 19   Zachary Claman DeMelo R Dale Coyne Racing Honda 54 +1 Lap 4 17 9
22 26   Zach Veach R Andretti Autosport Honda 54 +1 Lap 5 11 8
23 12   Will Power W Team Penske Chevrolet 2 Mechanical 1 2 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.

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Malsher, David (June 23, 2018). "Road America IndyCar: Newgarden beats Honda hordes to pole". Motorsport.com. Motorsport Network. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  2. ^ Malsher, David (June 24, 2018). "Road America IndyCar: Newgarden wins, Power and Rossi hit trouble". Motorsport.com. Motorsport Network. Retrieved June 25, 2018.


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