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After Long Beach
Pos. Driver Points

1 Will Power 93
2 Mike Conway 66
3 Simon Pagenaud 60
4 Helio Castroneves 55
5 Ryan Hunter-Reay 54
6 Scott Dixon 51
7 Carlos Munoz 48
8 Juan Pablo Montoya 47
9 Mikhail Aleshin 46
10 Sebastian Saavedra 42
11 Tony Kanaan 40
12 Justin Wilson 38
13 Takuma Sato 36
14 Josef Newgarden 34
15 Ryan Briscoe 33
16 Sebastien Bourdais 33
17 Graham Rahal 33
18 Marco Andretti 32
19 Carlos Huertas 32
20 Oriol Servia 26
21 Jack Hawksworth 24
22 James Hinchcliffe 20
23 Charlie Kimball 17

Wins
T1 Will Power 1
T1 Mike Conway 1

Podium Finishes
1 Will Power 2
T2 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1
T2 Helio Castroneves 1
T2 Mike Conway 1
T2 Carlos Munoz 1

Lap Leaders:
1 Will Power 74
2 Ryan Hunter-Reay 51
3 Takuma Sato 33
4 Scott Dixon 22
5 Mike Conway 4
6 Sebastian Saavedra 3
7 Helio Castroneves 2
8 Josef Newgarden 1


Prize Money
1 Will Power $50,000
T2 Mike Conway $30,000
T2 Ryan Hunter-Reay $30,000
4 Simon Pagenaud $18,000
5 Takuma Sato $17,000
T6 Helio Castroneves $15,000
T6 Carlos Munoz $15,000
T8 Juan Pablo Montoya $10,000
T8 Scott Dixon $10,000
T10 Mikhail Aleshin $8,000
T10 Tony Kanaan $8,000
12 Oriol Servia $7,000
T13 Justin Wilson $5,000
T13 Marco Andretti $5,000
T15 Sebastian Saavedra $4,000
T15 Josef Newgarden $4,000
T17 Ryan Briscoe $2,000
T17 Carlos Huertas $2,000

Entrant Points
Pos. # Entrant Points
1 12 Team Penske 93
2 20 Ed Carpenter Racing 66
3 77 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 60
4 3 Team Penske 55
5 28 Andretti Autosport 54
6 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 51
7 34 Andretti Autosport HVM Racing 48
8 2 Team Penske 47
9 7 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 46
10 17 KV AFS Racing 42
11 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 40
12 19 Dale Coyne Racing 38
13 14 A.J. Foyt Enterprises 36
14 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 34
15 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing 33
16 11 KVSH Racing 33
17 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 33
18 25 Andretti Autosport 32
19 18 Dale Coyne Racing 32
20 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 26
21 98 BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian 24
22 27 Andretti Autosport 20
23 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 17

Finishing Average
1 Will Power 1.5
2 Simon Pagenaud 5
T3 Helio Castroneves 7
T3 Oriol Servia 7
5 Scott Dixon 8
6 Mike Conway 8.5
7 Mikhail Aleshin 9
8 Juan Pablo Montoya 9.5
T9 Sebastian Saavedra 10
T9 Carlos Munoz 10
11 Ryan Hunter-Reay 11
T12 Tony Kanaan 12
T12 Justin Wilson 12
T14 Ryan Briscoe 13.5
T14 Sebastien Bourdais 13.5
T14 Graham Rahal 13.5
T17 Josef Newgarden 14
T17 Carlos Huertas 14
19 Takuma Sato 14.5
20 Marco Andretti 15
21 Jack Hawksworth 18
22 James Hinchcliffe 20
23 Charlie Kimball 21.5

Pole Positions
T1 Takuma Sato 1
T1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1

Appearances in the Firestone Fast Six
1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 2
T2 Scott Dixon 1
T2 Tony Kanaan 1
T2 Sebastien Bourdais 1
T2 Will Power 1
T2 Takuma Sato 1
T2 Marco Andretti 1
T2 James Hinchcliffe 1
T2 Josef Newgarden 1
T2 Simon Pagenaud 1
T2 Jack Hawksworth 1

Qualifying Average
1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 2
2 Scott Dixon 6
3 Jack Hawksworth 6.5
4 Marco Andretti 7
5 Tony Kanaan 7.5
T6 Takuma Sato 8
T6 Sebastien Bourdais 8
T8 Will Power 9
T8 Carlos Munoz 9
10 Helio Castroneves 9.5
11 Simon Pagenaud 10
12 James Hinchcliffe 10.5
13 Oriol Servia 12
T14 Josef Newgarden 13
T14 Justin Wilson 13
16 Ryan Briscoe 13.5
17 Mike Conway 14.5
18 Sebastian Saavedra 16.5
19 Juan Pablo Montoya 17
20 Mikhail Aleshin 17.5
21 Carlos Huertas 19
22 Charlie Kimball 19.5
23 Graham Rahal 22
IndyCar champ Hunter-Reay collects $1M bonus

IndyCar
Thursday, December 06, 2012

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Ryan Hunter-Reay
Eleven weeks after winning his first IZOD IndyCar Series championship, Ryan Hunter-Reay got his chance to celebrate.

Hunter-Reay and Firestone Indy Lights champion Tristan Vautier - along with other drivers, and teams- were recognized during the INDYCAR Championship Celebration presented by Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Starke Taylor, representing series sponsor IZOD, and INDYCAR CEO Jeff Belskus presented Hunter-Reay and team owner Michael Andretti with a $1 million championship bonus check and replicas of Astor Challenge Cup.

"It's definitely a special feeling," said Hunter-Reay, the first American to win the IZOD IndyCar Series championship since 2006. "We accomplished so much this year and it was a first for a lot of people here. To win three straight races and win four total in the season. It's the first championship for me, the first championship for my lead engineer Ray Gosselin and the first championship for our crew chief Josh Freund. It was a year of firsts in many ways and now we have the No. 1 on the car."

Michael Andretti gets winning team owners trophy from Jeff Belskus
In addition to the championship bonus, Hunter-Reay accepted the $50,000 A.J. Foyt Oval Championship and the Jostens Champions Award, a ring valued at $10,000.

Freund, chief mechanic for Hunter-Reay's No. 28 Team DHL/Sun Drop Citrus Soda Chevrolet for Andretti Autosport, accepted the IZOD IndyCar Series Chief Mechanic of the Year Award. Kyle Moyer of Andretti Autosport accepted the Team Manager of the Year Award.

Simon Pagenaud of Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports accepted the $50,000 IZOD IndyCar Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award, while Charlie Kimball won the Tony Renna Rising Star Award.

Jim Campbell, Chevrolet's vice president of performance vehicles and motorsports, accepted the manufacturer's award on behalf of Chevrolet. Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing was named the winner of the Indy Family Foundation Giving Back Award Presented by Firestone and the $1,000 charitable donation for its work in supporting the family of Carey Hall, a SFHR crew member who battled ALS before passing away earlier this year.

Will Power of Verizon Team Penske was honored as the second-place finisher in the championship while Scott Dixon of Target Chip Ganassi Racing was honored for finishing third. Power also won the $50,000 Mario Andretti Road Championship.

Vautier accepted the mini Firestone Firehawk Cup, the Firestone Indy Lights Rookie of the Year, a Jostens Champions Award valued at $5,000, an original artwork by motorsports artist Jim Swintal commissioned by Firestone and the $3,000 "Securing Tomorrow Award" from Gregory & Appel Insurance for winning the most races.

Vautier was also named the winner of the Greg Moore Legacy Award.

"It was a great season and looking back it seems like St. Petersburg was yesterday," the Frenchman said. "So much came to me this year. I didn't expect to win the title, I just came in open-minded and decided to listen to my team to learn as quickly as a I could because I was a rookie racing against some very experienced guys. What an awesome year with Sam Schmidt Motorsports. They are real winners and it was great to share a common motivation with them this year. I can't thank them enough."

Jason Robb, chief mechanic for Vautier's No. 77 Mazda Road to Indy entry for Sam Schmidt Motorsports with Curb Agajanian, accepted the Firestone Indy Lights Chief Mechanic of the Year Award.

The Mazda Road to Indy also presented Jack Hawksworth, champion of the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear, and Matthew Brabham, champion of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda, with Jostens Champions Awards valued at $4,000.

IZOD IndyCar Series award winners

Championship driver (Astor Challenge Cup): Ryan Hunter-Reay

Jostens Championship Driver Award (ring): Ryan Hunter-Reay

Championship team (Astor Challenge Cup): Andretti Autosport

Championship team sponsors: DHL/Sun Drop Citrus Soda     

Championship team manager: Kyle Moyer

Chief Mechanic of the Year Award: Josh Freund

Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award ($50,000): Simon Pagenaud

Second place championship driver: Will Power

Second place championship team: Verizon Team Penske

Third place championship driver: Scott Dixon

Third place championship team: Target Chip Ganassi Racing

Tony Renna Rising Star Award: Charlie Kimball

Manufacturers Championship: Chevrolet

Mario Andretti Road Championship ($50,000): Will Power

A.J. Foyt Oval Championship ($50,000): Ryan Hunter-Reay

Indy Family Foundation Giving Back Award Presented by Firestone ($1,000 given to charity of winner's choice): Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing

Firestone Indy Lights award winners

Championship driver (mini Firehawk Cup): Tristan Vautier

Jostens Championship Driver Award (ring): Tristan Vautier

Championship team (mini Firehawk Cup): Sam Schmidt Motorsports with Curb Agajanian

Chief Mechanic of the Year: Jason Robb

Second place championship driver: Esteban Guerrieri

Second place championship team: Sam Schmidt Motorsports with Curb Agajanian

Third place championship driver: Gustavo Yacaman

Third place championship team: Team Moore Racing

Firestone Painting Award: Tristan Vautier

Firestone Indy Lights Rookie of the Year ($15,000): Tristan Vautier

Greg Moore Legacy Award: Tristan Vautier

Gregory & Appel "Securing Tomorrow" Award ($3,000): Tristan Vautier

Mazda Road to Indy award winners:

Jostens Championship Driver Award (ring): Jack Hawksworth (Star Mazda); Matthew Brabham (USF2000 Championship)

Gregory & Appel "Securing Tomorrow" Award: Jack Hawksworth (Star Mazda/$2,000); Spencer Pigot (USF2000 Championship/$1,000)

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