Castroneves Wins Annual Pit Stop Competition

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com

 

Here are the round by round results for the 2016 Indianapolis 500 Pit Stop Competition. In parenthesis beside each driver’s name, I have included their car number, team name, and engine/aero kit manufacturer.

 

Round 1 (Round of 12):

Ryan Hunter-Reay (#28 Andretti Autosport Honda) defeats Matthew Brabham (#61 PIRTEK Team Murray Chevrolet)

Graham Rahal (#15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda) defeats Charlie Kimball (#42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet)

Carlos Munoz (#26 Andretti Autosport Honda) defeats Sage Karam (#24 Dreyer and Reinbold Racing Chevrolet)

Mikhail Aleshin (#7 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda) defeats Takuma Sato (#14 AJ Foyt Enterprises Honda)

 

Round 2 (Round of 8):

Ryan Hunter-Reay (#28 Andretti Autosport Honda) defeats James Hinchcliffe (#5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda)

Helio Castroneves (#3 Team Penske Chevrolet) defeats Graham Rahal (#15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda)

Carlos Munoz (#26 Andretti Autosport Honda) defeats Juan Pablo Montoya (#2 Team Penske Chevrolet)

Mikhail Aleshin (#7 Sam Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda) defeats Scott Dixon (#9 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet)

 

Round 3 (Final 4):

Helio Castroneves (#3 Team Penske Chevrolet) defeats Ryan Hunter-Reay (#28 Andretti Autosport Honda)

Mikhail Aleshin (#7 Sam Schmidt Peterson Motorsports) defeats Carlos Munoz (#26 Andretti Autosport Honda)

 

Round 4 (Championship):

Helio Castroneves (#3 Team Penske Chevrolet) defeats Mikhail Aleshin (#7 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda)

 

Chevrolet teams won just 3 out of the 11 heats, but all 3 were won by Helio Castroneves and his team en route to Castroneves’ 8th victory in the Indianapolis 500 Pit Stop Competition.

 

-Asher Fair

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