2006 IndyCar Series

The 2006 IndyCar Series consisted of 14 races, held at 13 different circuits across the United States of America and 1 in Japan. Sam Hornish Jr. won the Drivers’ Championship.

2006 Races
RoundDateEventCircuitTrack TypeWinnerCar/EngineAvg. Speed
126 March 2006Toyota Indy 300Homestead-Miami SpeedwayOvalDan WheldonDallara/Honda167.74
22 April 2006Honda Grand Prix of St. PetersburgStreets of St. PetersburgStreet CircuitHelio CastronevesDallara/Honda92.34
322 April 2006Indy Japan 300Twin Ring MotegiOvalHelio CastronevesDallara/Honda153.248
428 May 200690th Indianapolis 500Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayOvalSam Hornish Jr.Dallara/Honda157.085
54 June 2006Watkins Glen Indy Grand Prix Presented by TissotWatkins Glen InternationalRoad CourseScott DixonPanoz/Honda92.418
610 June 2006Bombardier Learjet 500Texas Motor SpeedwayOvalHelio CastronevesDallara/Honda185.71
724 June 2006SunTrust IndyRichmond RacewayOvalSam Hornish Jr.Dallara/Honda129.572
82 July 2006Kansas Lottery 300Kansas SpeedwayOvalSam Hornish Jr.Dallara/Honda167.331
915 July 2006Firestone Indy 200Nashville SuperspeedwayOvalScott DixonDallara/Honda161.205
1023 July 2006ABC Supply Company/A.J. Foyt 225The Milwaukee MileOvalTony KanaanDallara/Honda133.513
1130 July 2006Firestone Indy 400Michigan International SpeedwayOvalHelio CastronevesDallara/Honda193.972
1213 August 2006Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Coca-Cola and SecretKentucky SpeedwayOvalSam Hornish Jr.Dallara/Honda170.676
1327 August 2006Indy Grand Prix of SonomaSonoma RacewayRoad CourseMarco AndrettiDallara/Honda93.486
1410 September 2006Peak Antifreeze Indy 300 Presented by Mr. CleanChicagoland SpeedwayOvalDan WheldonDallara/Honda194.828
2006 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverMIASTPJPNINDWGITEXRICHKANNASMILMISKENSONCHIPoints
1Sam Hornish Jr.3824325018325353164012502235475
2Dan Wheldon5014403518382240432435352853475
3Helio Castroneves4053531026502028301650353032473
4Scott Dixon3040222850401932502014403540460
5Vitor Meira1430202040284035351543283528411
6Tony Kanaan1935353019261230185332301926384
7Marco Andretti1515184014163222243024135012325
8Dario Franchitti321219261617351828281822400311
9Danica Patrick728242424181519323213242418302
10Tomas Scheckter2218171020202626153530261320298
11Bryan Herta1732281217192817192619202015289
12Scott Sharp2620142222303012131828141622287
13Kosuke Matsuura2826261512241824171322121719273
14Ed Carpenter60121928222414201426191830252
15Buddy Rice617301032121713141917151517234
16Jeff Simmons00121212151220262220162624217
17Felipe Giaffone2422151230141312000000142
18Buddy Lazier1616161801214150015000122
19Eddie Cheever Jr.201901713131616000000114
20Jeff Bucknum00010000012171617121397
21Ryan Briscoe00003500022120014083
22P.J. Chesson18131310000000000054
23Marty Roth0000000000121201236
24Michael Andretti00035000000000035
25Sarah Fisher000000000001801432
26A.J. Foyt IV00000000000001616
27Max Papis00016000000000016
28Roger Yasukawa00014000000000014
29Jaques Lazier00013000000000013
30Townsend Bell00012000000000012
31Airton Dare00012000000000012
32Tomas Enge00120000000000012
33P.J. Jones00012000000000012
34Roberto Moreno01200000000000012
35Al Unser Jr.00012000000000012
36Larry Foyt00010000000000010
37Stephan Gregoire00010000000000010
38Arie Luyendyk Jr.00010000000000010
39Thiago Medeiros00010000000000010
40Paul Dana600000000000006