Saturday, July 26, 2014

Scott Dixon wins Pocono IndyCar 400

July 07. 2013 11:53PM

By - - (570) 991-6394

Story Tools
PrintPrint | E-MailEMail | SaveSave | Hear Generate QR Code QR
Send to Kindle

LONG POND — Here’s some of the lap highlights of Scott Dixon’s victory Sunday in the Pocono IndyCar 400 Presented by Sunoco on Sunday at Pocono Raceway:

LAP 1 — James Hinchcliffe spins and strikes the turn one wall on the first lap. His day is over.

LAP 3 — Sebastian Saavedra is behind the wall with a stuck throttle while the race is still under caution.

LAP 5 — Restart with Marco Andretti in first followed by Tony Kanaan and Ryan Hunter-Reay.

LAP 20 — Same running order up front.

LAP 30 — Andretti surrenders the lead to pit under green.

LAP 33 — Tristan Voutier is slow entering turn three, but manages to make it to pit road without bring out a caution.

LAP 35 — The field cycles through green-flag stops with Andretti leading Hunter-Reay and Kanaan.

LAP 60 — The field is pretty much strung out throughout the track. It’s Andretti, Hunter-Reay and Kanaan.

LAP 62 — Caution as Hunter-Reay is clipped by Takuma Sato at the entrance of pit road. Both were running in the top five at the time.

LAP 65 — Drivers come out of the pits with Kanaan in front followed by Andretti and Helio Castroneves. Simon Pagenaud is fourth and Will Power is fifth.

LAP 80 — Andretti leads followed by Kanaan and Castroneves. There are 16 cars on the lead lap. Hunter-reay getting ready to get back on the track after repairs. He’s 18 laps down.

LAP 95 — Andretti pits under green giving the lead back the Kanaan.

LAP 97 — Kanaan in under green. Scott Dixon takes over the top spot. Power is second. Andretti is back to 11th.

LAP 100 — Dixon and other pit under green. Dixon comes out of the pits still the leader, just ahead of second-place Kanaan, who hasn’t pitted yet.

LAP 107 — Kanaan passes Dixon for the lead in turn one, but clips the right of his front wing on Dixon’s rear.

LAP 110 — Kanaan has to pit because of the damage. Power takes the lead. Dixon is second. Andretti has worked up to third.

LAP 112 — Andretti passes both for the lead.

LAP 127 — Andretti pits, surrendering the lead to Power.

LAP 130 — Power pits, giving Charlie Kimball the lead.

LAP 133 — Dixon passes Kimball for the lead. Andretti, who has clinched the most laps led, is sixth.

LAP 140 — It’s Dixon, Kimball and Dario Franchetti up front.

LAP 141 — Kanaan falls a lap down after pitting under green.

LAP 160 — Dixon holds off Kimball to post his 30th victory of his career.

comments powered by Disqus Commenting Guidelines
Mortgage Minute

Search for New & Used Cars

Used New All

Search Times Leader Classifieds to find just the home you want!

Search Times Leader Classifieds to find just what you need!

Search Pet Classifieds
Dogs Cats Other Animals

Social Media/RSS
Times Leader on Twitter
Times Leader on Youtube
Times Leader on Google+
The Times Leader on Tumblr
The Times Leader on Pinterest
Times Leader RSS Feeds