IRL: Road to Vegas

The Road to Vegas Following is the race-by-race progress of Pep Boys Indy Racing League drivers Kenny Brack (312 points), Davey Hamilton (281) and Tony Stewart (271) on the way to a final-race showdown for the Pep Boys Million bonus ...

The Road to Vegas

Following is the race-by-race progress of Pep Boys Indy Racing League drivers Kenny Brack (312 points), Davey Hamilton (281) and Tony Stewart (271) on the way to a final-race showdown for the Pep Boys Million bonus awarded to the series champion. Brack, Hamilton and Stewart are the only drivers mathematically eligible for the title. The final event of the season is the Las Vegas 500K on Oct. 9-11 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

Kenny Brack -- #14 A.J. Foyt Power Team Racing Dallara/Aurora/Goodyear Indy 200 presented by Aurora at Walt Disney World Speedway -- Start second, finish 13th; 174 laps, running; led one lap; received 17 points; points position No. 13. Dura-Lube 200 at Phoenix International Raceway -- Start fifth, finish 14th; 185 laps, accident; did not lead; received 16 points, total 33; points position No. 14. Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway -- Start third, finish sixth; 198 laps, running; led 23 laps; received 29 points, total 62; points position No. 7. True Value 500 at Texas Motor Speedway -- Start 11th, finish third; 208 laps, running; did not lead; received 35 points for 97; points position tied for No. 5. New England 200 at New Hampshire International Speedway -- Start eighth, finish 18th; 98 laps, handling; did not lead; received 12 points for 109; points position No. 7. Pep Boys 400K at Dover Downs International Speedway -- Start 12th, finish 10th; 197 laps, running; did not lead; received 20 points for 129; points position No. 6. VisionAire 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway -- Start third, finish first; 208 laps, running; led 76 laps; received 53 points for 182; points position tied for No. 4. Radisson 200 at Pikes Peak International Raceway -- Start fifth, finish first; 200 laps, running; led 28 laps; received 50 points for 232; points position No. 2. Atlanta 500 Classic presented by MCI at Atlanta Motor Speedway -- Start sixth, finish first; 208 laps, running; led 17 laps; received 50 points for 282; points position No. 1. Lone Star 500 at Texas Motor Speedway -- Start 10th, finish fifth; 207 laps, running; did not lead; received 30 points for 312; points position No. 1.

Davey Hamilton -- #6 Reebok-Nienhouse Motorsports Dallara/Aurora/Goodyear Indy 200 presented by Aurora at Walt Disney World Speedway -- Start 19th, finish third; 200 laps, running; did not lead; received 35 points; points position No. 3. Dura-Lube 200 at Phoenix International Raceway -- Start seventh, finish 26th; 45 laps, accident; did not lead; received four points for 39; points position No. 10. Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway -- Start eighth, finish fourth; 199 laps, running; led three laps; received 32 points for 71; points position No. 6. True Value 500 at Texas Motor Speedway -- Start 15th, finish seventh; 207 laps, running; did not lead; received 26 points for 97; points position tied for No. 5. New England 200 at New Hampshire International Speedway -- Start 22nd, finish fourth; 200 laps, running; led three laps; received 32 points for 129; points position No. 3. Pep Boys 400K at Dover Downs International Speedway -- Start second, finish fourth; 246 laps, running; led four laps; received 34 points for 163; points position No. 3. VisionAire 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway -- Start eighth, finish seventh; 202 laps, running; did not lead; received 26 points for 189; points position No. 3. Radisson 200 at Pikes Peak International Raceway -- Start seventh, finish fifth; 199 laps, running; led 38 laps; received 30 points for 219; points position No. 4. Atlanta 500 Classic presented by MCI at Atlanta Motor Speedway -- Start 10th, finish second; 208 laps, running; led 19 laps; received 40 points for 259; points position No. 2. Lone Star 500 at Texas Motor Speedway -- Start sixth, finish ninth; 202 laps, running; did not lead; received 22 points for 281; points position No. 2.

Tony Stewart -- #1 Glidden-Menards-Special Dallara/Aurora/Firestone Indy 200 presented by Aurora at Walt Disney World Speedway -- Start first, finish first; 200 laps, running; led 132 laps; received 52 points (pole assigned due to rain); points position No. 1. Dura-Lube 200 at Phoenix International Raceway -- Start third, finish second; 200 laps, running; led 127 laps; received 43 points for 95; points position No. 1. Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway -- Start fourth, finish 33rd; 22 laps, engine; led one lap; received one point for 96; points position No. 1. True Value 500 at Texas Motor Speedway -- Start first, finish 14th; 176 laps, radiator tank split; led 57 laps; received 19 points for 115; points position tied for No. 1. New England 200 at New Hampshire International Speedway -- Start sixth, finish first; 200 laps, running; led 93 laps; received 52 points for 167; points position No. 1. Pep Boys 400K at Dover Downs International Speedway -- Start first, finish eighth; 220 laps, running; led 85 laps; received 27 points for 194; points position No. 2. VisionAire 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway -- Start first, finish 21st; 54 laps, engine; led 19 laps; received 12 points for 206; points position No. 2. Radisson 200 at Pikes Peak International Raceway -- Start third, finish third; 200 laps, running; led 21 laps; received 21 points (15 were deducted for rules violations) for 227; points position No. 3. Atlanta 500 Classic presented by MCI at Atlanta Motor Speedway -- Start 25th, finish fifth; 208 laps, running; led 12 laps; received 30 points for 257; points position No. 3. Lone Star 500 at Texas Motor Speedway -- Start second, finish 20th; 80 laps, engine; led 51 laps; received 14 points for 271; points position No. 3.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tony Stewart , Davey Hamilton , Kenny Brack , A.J. Foyt