2008 IndyCar Series

The 2008 IndyCar Series consisted of 18 races, held at 17 different circuits across North America and 1 in Japan. Scott Dixon won the Drivers’ Championship.

2008 Races
RoundDateEventCircuitTrack TypeWinnerCar/EngineAvg. Speed
129 March 2008Gainsco Auto Insurance Indy 300Homestead-Miami SpeedwayOvalScott DixonDallara/Honda171.248
26 April 2008Honda Grand Prix of St. PetersburgStreets of St. PetersburgStreet CircuitGraham RahalDallara/Honda74.251
320 April 2008Indy Japan 300Twin Ring MotegiOvalDanica PatrickDallara/Honda164.258
420 April 2008Toyota Grand Prix of Long BeachStreets of Long BeachStreet CircuitWill PowerPanoz/Cosworth92.964
527 April 2008Roadrunner Turbo Indy 300Kansas SpeedwayOvalDan WheldonDallara/Honda161.774
625 May 200892nd Indianapolis 500Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayOvalScott DixonDallara/Honda143.567
71 June 2008ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt Indy 225The Milwaukee MileOvalRyan BriscoeDallara/Honda133.428
87 June 2008Bombardier Learjet 550Texas Motor SpeedwayOvalScott DixonDallara/Honda159.74
922 June 2008Iowa Corn Indy 250Iowa SpeedwayOvalDan WheldonDallara/Honda136.007
1028 June 2008SunTrust Indy ChallengeRichmond RacewayOvalTony KanaanDallara/Honda108.79
116 July 2008Camping World Watkins Glen Grand PrixWatkins Glen InternationalRoad CourseRyan Hunter-ReayDallara/Honda106.403
1212 July 2008Firestone Indy 200Nashville SuperspeedwayOvalScott DixonDallara/Honda148.072
1320 July 2008The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Presented by Westfield InsuranceMid-Ohio Sports Car CourseRoad CourseRyan BriscoeDallara/Honda94.873
1426 July 2008Rexall Edmonton IndyEdmonton City Centre AirportRoad CourseScott DixonDallara/Honda96.967
159 August 2008Meijer Indy 300Kentucky SpeedwayOvalScott DixonDallara/Honda183.65
1624 August 2008Peak Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma CountySonoma RacewayRoad CourseHelio CastronevesDallara/Honda100.254
1731 August 2008Detroit Indy Grand Prix Presented by FirestoneThe Raceway at Belle Isle ParkStreet CircuitJustin WilsonDallara/Honda89.911
187 September 2008Peak Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300Chicagoland SpeedwayOvalHelio CastronevesDallara/Honda150.648
2008 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverMIASTPJPNLBKANINDMILTEXIOWRICHWGINASMOHEDMKENSONBELCHISURPoints
1Scott Dixon501238038534350323519503550531830400646
2Helio Castroneves324040032323043194014354043405343530629
3Tony Kanaan243530040103530125335352622243535320513
4Dan Wheldon351832050183232503212401326303212280492
5Ryan Briscoe121222026125035261521125328264022350447
6Danica Patrick282050012122220282816301812193014200379
7Marco Andretti431012030351212352230121013351612240363
8Ryan Hunter-Reay261326012281512241450122024221228220360
9Oriol Servia182603019192810143012143030181532130358
10Hideki Mutoh122819028261828401722162210121719120346
11Justin Wilson152201222102610182610121935122250190340
12Will Power102405310171617221015193212101024300331
13Vitor Meira201214012401226151212282812322613100324
14Darren Manning171724012221710121840222420121218260323
15Ed Carpenter301228020301222121913241517281216100320
16Buddy Rice191518012242024121232261219201912100306
17Graham Rahal05301718101019201224181410102417120288
18E.J. Viso13320221610241617202001215172812120286
19A.J. Foyt IV221915024121318301212121218121220170280
20Bruno Junqueira12120181512121551228151716161326120256
21Mario Moraes141401213121212121326201212132015120244
22Enrique Bernoldi1230032101514121310121210141212000220
23Jaime Camara000012101212121612121612141210120174
24Marty Roth1251301010512512017121212105140166
25Milka Duno120001412013120121312012012160140
26Townsend Bell01220002019002400010012000117
27Mario Dominguez00035001012001701212014000112
28Jay Howard12161701700000100000000072
29John Andretti00000141214191200000000071
30Franck Perera1612028000000000000015071
31Tomas Scheckter000012120100000000101210066
32Alex Tagliani000260000000000001218056
33Paul Tracy00019000000000320000051
34Sarah Fisher000001000000000150012037
35Davey Hamilton0000016000000000000016
36Roger Yasukawa0016000000000000000016
37Buddy Lazier0000013000000000000013
38Alex Lloyd0000010000000000000010
39Jeff Simmons0000010000000000000010
2008 Non-Championship Races
DateEventCircuitTrack TypeWinnerCar/Engine
26 October 2008NIKON INDY 300Streets of Surfer's ParadiseStreet CourseRyan BriscoeDallara/Honda