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Stalker Andretti claims sixth Toronto victory.

Andretti's second win of the year was made even more significant when Moreno retired ten laps from home. The Brazilian had been dropping away from Da Matta steadily for several laps until he was suddenly engulfed by the chasing pack. A slow puncture was suspected until the car ground to a halt out on the circuit. The American is now just two points behind 'Pupo' in the title chase with ten rounds gone and ten rounds to go.

Da Matta was thus given a clear run to fourth in his most assured performance to date in the series, coming two weeks after his second most assured performance in the series at Cleveland. Things can only get better.

Fifth was a fine reward for Tagliani who had battled hard all day from his lowly 19th place starting slot, gaining Rookie of the year ground on Brack who spun with 15 laps to go and dropped to tenth in the process.

De Ferran was more relieved than anything else to have finally scored points at his bugbear track, the Brazilian erring on the side of caution just to ensure that he made it to the finish, a sign that for the first time he is thinking in terms of championships rather than individual races.

Carpentier made it a good day for Canadian Motorsport by guiding the second Player's car home in seventh place. Since his return from injury at Milwaukee, Carpentier has scored in every race and could even become a title threat if his form continues into the second half of the year.

Papis, Vasser and Brack completed the top ten while both Servia and Garcia Jr both scored points simply by virtue of being running at the end. Well Garcia was almost running at the end but sadly he was forced to give up eleventh place just five laps from home when his Reynard inexplicably cut out. Servia, who had run as quickly as the leaders after his altercation with the tyre barrier, inherited the position although Garcia was still classified twelfth and given the final point just because he survived longer than anyone else.





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