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HOW THE RACE UNFOLDED

AT THE START

LEADER: BRYAN HERTA

SECOND: HELIO CASTRONEVES

THIRD: TONY KANAAN

FOURTH: DARIO FRANCHITTI

FIFTH: TOMAS ENGE

LAPS 1-33

FIRST FAMILY: Michael Andretti is part owner of the Andretti Green team that dominated the IndyCar race. His son, Marco, won the Infiniti Series event.

SWEET SIXTEEN: After a clean start, pole-sitter Bryan Herta led laps 1-16 until his pit stop, then Ryan Briscoe took over, leading the next 17 laps in this race segment.

GOODBYE, HELIO: Helio Castroneves, who qualified second, fell out of the race after attempting to pass A.J. Foyt IV on a turn. It was Castroneves' first DNF since 2003; Foyt completed just 11 laps.

SHUFFLE: Most of the field took pit stops at Lap 17 and Tomas Scheckter was the first driver out of pit road. Briscoe, Alex Barron, Danica Patrick, Darren Manning and Buddy Rice moved up in position because they did not pit at this time.

SLIPPING: Ed Carpenter oversteered on Lap 20, causing his car to stall across a narrow section of track between Turns 8 and 9. Roger Yasukawa and Tomas Enge slowed up but became entangled coming into the turn.

ROOKIE REVOLUTION: IndyCar rookie Briscoe took the lead after a full course caution was issued and drivers took pit stops. Patrick, also a series rookie, moved up steadily from No. 15 to No. 2 coming into the race's second leg.

BY THE NUMBERS

0: Right turns taken at IndyCar events before Sunday's street course race.

2: Previous road-course races Bryan Herta won after taking the pole.

26: The lap when Tony Kanaan almost lost his left wing after taking a turn too tightly.

85,724: Left turns in IndyCar's 105 events on ovals before Sunday's race.

LAP 33

LEADER: RYAN BRISCOE

SECOND: DANICA PATRICK

THIRD: BUDDY RICE

FOURTHY: ALEX BARRON

FIFTH: DARREN MANNING

LAPS 34-66

DOUBLE TAKE: Ed Carpenter oversteered again on the same turn this time on Lap 35 causing another full caution. Carpenter left after this mishap.

REMEMBER ME?: Darren Manning, a second-year IndyCar driver, took the lead on Laps 36-38 after starting 16th. Manning and Patrick Carpentier competed in St. Petersburg's CART race two years ago.

STRIPPED GEARS: Under a caution, Dario Franchitti gestured for Danica Patrick to pass him and get closer to the field. Patrick was unable to gain speed because her fifth and sixth gears were out. Patrick went in for repairs on Lap 41 and returned on Lap 46.

HE'S BACK: Bryan Herta regained the lead on Lap 41 after other cars pitted. Herta lost his lead on Lap 62 to Dan Wheldon and never regained it. Ryan Briscoe, who had led 19 laps at this point, fell to seventh.

SQUEEZED OUT: Scott Sharp was sent flying on Turn 1 after Franchitti slipped into him. Both were vying for the No. 4 position when Franchitti rode over the curb slipping into Sharp.

DARING DARIO: Franchitti's charge took him to third after he passed Scott Dixon on Lap 50. Franchitti's ride was not worry-free: A faulty fuel nozzle device prevented him from running on a full tank.

6: Lead changes during this section of the race: Briscoe, Manning, Herta, Wheldon, Franchitti, Briscoe.

22: Gallons of fuel Franchitti's team was able to pump into his car's 30-gallon tank.

2003: The last year a Chip Ganassi car won an IndyCar race. Briscoe drives for the Ganassi team.

LAP 66

LEADER: RYAN BRISCOE

SECOND: TOMAS SCHECKTER

THIRD: DARREN MANNING

FOURTH: TONY KANAAN

FIFTH: TOMAS ENGE

LAPS 67-100

THE PITS: Tony Kanaan had a rough day on pit road. His first stop was slow and he ran over an air gun, and his last stop took 16 seconds. Ryan Briscoe's team gambled by not changing all four tires, giving him a quick stop.

RAN INTO RUBBER: Tomas Schecker was pursuing leader Briscoe when the South African drove into the pile of safety tires on Lap 78. Schecker was out and Darren Manning took the No. 2 position. At this point the Ganassi team held the No. 1 and 2 positions.

JUST A TAP: Kanaan moved up to second after bumping into Manning on Lap 84. Manning spun off course and finished ninth.

ENGE'S END: Tomas Enge briefly led late in the race then fell behind the leaders. On Lap 86 Enge's and Sam Hornish's cars became entangled causing both drivers to leave the race.

AN INTIMIDATOR: With 10 laps remaining, the veteran Kanaan attempts to pass Briscoe, but the rookie holds him off. After Briscoe's blocking nearly sends him into the wall, Kanaan pushes Briscoe into the tires on Lap 91.

WAITING IN THE WINGS: Dan Wheldon ducked under Kanaan for the lead and was never threatened. Wheldon qualified ninth, stayed behind the lead pack most of the race and never took the top spot until the final eight laps.

4: Andretti Green cars in the race. The Honda-powered entries captured the top four positions.

9: Cars in the 21-car field failing to complete the race.

12: Danica Patrick's finish making her Sunday's top rookie. Patrick, who gained road course experience in the Toyota Atlantic series, finished higher than fellow rookie and Rahal Letterman teammate Ryan Briscoe (16th).

19: Consecutive IndyCar races in which Kanaan has successfully completed every lap.

AT THE FINISH

LEADER: DAN WHELDON

SECOND: TONY KANAAN

THIRD: DARIO FRANCHITTI

FOURTH: BRYAN HERTA

FIFTH: VITOR MEIRA

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