INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012) - INDYCAR provided an update today regarding the status of fresh engines remaining for each team for the remaining three races of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season.

Hildebrand is one of several drivers who has 1 fresh engine remaining
Hildebrand is one of several drivers who has 1 fresh engine remaining

Photo by: Art Fleischmann

Officials also announced 10 grid spot penalties for the following cars for this weekend's event at the raceway at Sonoma: #15 Sato (will be using sixth engine at Sonoma); #17 Saavedra (unapproved engine change at Indianapolis); #18 Wilson (unapproved engine change between Mid-Ohio and Sonoma); #78 De Silvestro (using seventh engine at Sonoma).

No. 2
Team Penske
Ryan Briscoe
Will use Engine 5 at Sonoma

No. 3
Team Penske
Helio Castroneves
On Engine 5

No. 4
Panther Racing
JR Hildebrand
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 5
KV Racing Technology
E.J. Viso
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 6/7
Dragon Racing
Katherine Legge
Sebastien Bourdais
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 8
KV Racing Technology
Rubens Barrichello
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 9
Target Chip Ganassi Racing
Scott Dixon
On Engine 6

No. 10
Target Chip Ganassi Racing
Dario Franchitti
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 11
KV Racing Technology w
SH
Tony Kanaan
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 12
Team Penske
Will Power
On Engine 5

No. 14
A.J. Foyt Enterprises
Mike Conway
On Engine 5

No. 15
Rahal Letterman Lanigan
Takuma Sato
Will use Engine 6 at Sonoma

No. 18
Dale Coyne Racing
Justin Wilson
Will use Engine 5 at Sonoma

No. 19
Dale Coyne Racing
James Jakes
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 20
Ed Carpenter Racing
Ed Carpenter
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 22
Panther
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing
Oriol Servia
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 26
Andretti Autosport
Marco Andretti
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 27
Andretti Autosport
James Hinchcliffe
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 28
Andretti Autosport
Ryan Hunter-Reay
On Engine 5

No. 38
Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing
Graham Rahal
On Engine 4 - 1 Engine Remaining

No. 67
Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing
Josef Newgarden
On Engine 5

No. 77
Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports
Simon Pagenaud
On Engine 5

No. 78
Lotus-HVM Racing
Simona de Silvestro
Will use Engine 7 at Sonoma

No. 83
Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing
Charlie Kimball
Will use Engine 5 at Sonoma

No. 98
Bryan Herta Autosport w
Curb-Agajanian
Alex Tagliani
On Engine 5

Pursuant to Rule 15.1.4, Each Full-Season Entrant will be provided with no more than five fresh built Engines throughout each year covered by an engine service agreement. Using more than five fresh Engines in a season will result in a penalty. Engines beyond the fifth fresh Engine may be fresh or part-used.

Pursuant to Rule 15.6.2, Using more than five fresh Engines in a season will be considered Unapproved