INDY 500 Pit Stop Contest Breakdown

INDIANAPOLIS -RIS- (May 26, 2017)  With a cloud of dust, a strong whiff of ethanol, and an extremely fast left lane, the Team Penske crew, led by veteran Right Front tire changer and crew chief, Matt Jonsson, the #13 Verizon Chevy of Will Power devastated the #5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Honda crew of James Hinchcliffe in the best of three finale to this year's Pit Stop Contest.

Here's how it played out...

ROUND 1 QUARTER FINALS   SEMI-FINALS FINALS CHAMPION!
        (best 2 of 3)  
# Castroneves          
  # Castroneves        
#34 Karam   #5 Hinchcliffe      
  #5 Hinchcliffe        
      #5 Hinchcliffe    
  #20 Carpenter        
    #15 Rahal      
  #15 Rahal     1) #12 Power  
        2) #5 Hinchcliffe #12 Will Power
  #28 Hunter-Reay     3) #12 Power  
    #9 Dixon      
  #9 Dixon        
      #12 Power    
  #12 Power        
#83 Kimball   #12 Power      
  #7 Aleshin        
#7 Aleshin          

Tom Beeler

Tom has been a contributor to RIS since 1992. He was invited to join the staff as a full-time reporter/editor in 1995, and has covered IndyCar, Formula 1, NASCAR, Grand-Am, ALMS and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In addition to his RIS work, Tom has been a contributor for General Motors, Nissan, Toyota and the ACO.

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Volume 2017, Issue 5, Posted 3:12 PM, 05.26.2017