2006 IRL Racing Schedule

Menstuff® has compiled the 2006 IRL Racing Schedule. See 2005 for the schedule and results. 2006 IRL Standings ; IRLCar Official Site

2006

Location

Finish
Start
Laps
Comments

Homestead

DNS
3
200
Death of mate

St Petersburg

6
14
100
.

Twin Ring

8
14
200
.

Indianapolis

8
10
200
.

Watkins Glen

8
16
60
.

Texas

12
14
200
.

Richmond

15
14
250
.

Kansas

11
12
200
.

Nashville

4
10
200
.

Milwaukee

4
14
225
.

Michigan

17
11
200
.

Kentucky

8
11
200
.

Infineon

8
11
80
.

Chicagoland

12
15
200

Top 5

2
1

.

.

Top 10

8
3

.

.

Average

9
12
.

Race 1 Sunday, March 26 - Toyota Indy 300 Homestead-Miami Speedway , Florida, USA. Distance: 200 laps/300 miles, 3:30 pm EST on ABC. Qualified 3rd with a speed of 216.798. DNS - Did not start. Rahal/Letterman team pulled out upon the death of their rookie driver Paul Dana. He died in the morning practive session on race-day.

Race 2 Sunday, April 2 - Streets of St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Distance: 100 laps/180 miles. 3:30PM EST on ESPN. Qualified 14th with a speed of 100.553. Finished 6th following a very steady race. Patrick takes sixth at St Pete

Race 3 Saturday, April 22 - Twin Ring Motegi , Japan. Distance: 200 laps/300 miles 12:00M EST on ESPN. Qualified 14th and finished 8th. Qualificatoin was decided by standings so far in the IRL season because of a rain-soaked track that prevented an actual qualifiying session. Danica was less than 16 seconds behind the winner at the finish. The remaining drivers had been lapped by the winner.

Race 4 Sunday, May 28 - 90th Running of the Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway , Indiana. Distance: 200 laps/500 miles, USA. 1:00PM EST on ABC. Qualified 10 at 224.674 and finished 8th.

Race 5 - Sunday, June 4 - Watkins Glen International Raceway , New York. Distance: 60 laps/204 miles. 3:30PM EST on ABC. Qualified 16thand finished 8th.

Race 6 Saturday, June 10 - Texas Motor Speedway , Texas, USA. Distance: 200 laps/300 miles. 9PM EST on ESPN Qualified 14th at 210.981 and finished 12th.

Race 7 Saturday, June 24 - Richmond International Raceway , Virginia, USA. Distance: 250 laps/187.5 miles. 8:00PM EST on ESPN Grided 14th, finished four laps down in15th. (Only six cars were on the finishing lap on this 3/4 mile oval.)

Race 8 Sunday, July 2 - Kansas Speedway , Kansas, USA. Distance: 200 laps/300 miles. 1:00PM EST on ABC Qualified 12th at 209.495 and finished 11th.

Race 9 Saturday, July 15 - Nashville Superspeedway , Tennessee, Distance: 200 laps/266 miles. 9:00PM EST on ESPN. Gridded 10th with a qualifying time of 200.283 and finished 4th.

Race 10 Sunday, July 23 - The Milwaukee Mile , Wisconsin. Distance: 225 laps/225 miles. 1:00PM EST on ESPN Gridded 14 with a qualifying time of 169.274 and finished 4th, again.

Race 11 Sunday, July 30 - Michigan International Speedway , Michigan, USA. Distance: 200 laps/400 miles. 3:00 PM EST on ABC. Started 11th with a qualifing time of 213.357 and finished 197 of the 200 laps to finish 17th.

Race 12 Sunday, August 13 - Kentucky Speedway , Kentucky, USA. Distance: 200 laps/300 miles. 3:30PM EST on ABC Started 11th with a qualifying time of 215.456 and finsihed 200 laps to finish 8th. starts.

Race 13 - Sunday, August 27 - Infineon Raceway , Sonoma, California. Distance: 80 laps/184 miles. 3:30PM EST on ESPN. Started 11th with a qualifying speed of 104.772 and finished 8th.

Race 14 of 14 - Sunday, September 10 - Chicagoland Speedway , Illinois, USA. Distance: 200 laps/300 miles. 1:30PM EST on ABC. Danica started 15th, next to Sarah Fisher, with a qualifying speed of 211.153. She finished 12th and held on to her 9th overall standing for the season. Maybe next year.

Source: www.indyracing.com/news/story.php?story_id=5437

Related sources: www.danicaracing.com and www.rahal.com/season/schedule/index.jsp

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