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Will Power led every single lap at Barber Motorsports Park and never looked seriously threatened for the win, despite Scott Dixon keeping him honest on his way to clinching second for himself.
A flawless drive by Will Power saw him lead all 90 laps of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, with no other driver a serious threat to him for the entire afternoon. His biggest challenge came from managing all the restarts, as the race saw another long list of incidents and collisions arising from the new double-file restart system.

Scott Dixon kept close to Power for much of the day until conceding defeat and dropping back in the closing laps. Dixon's Ganassi team mate, Dario Franchitti, battled up from seventh place on the grid to claim third, but had no answer for the leading duo's pace.

Danica Patrick had an eventful day, rising as high as third place at one point by virtue of a no-tyre gambit in the final round of pit stops which ultimately badly backfired. She was also involved in a collision that sent her team mate Mike Conway into the race's most crunching accident of the afternoon against the barrier out of turn 4.

Race result

1. #12 Will Power Running 90 laps 2h14m42.9523s
2. #9 Scott Dixon Running + 3.3828s
3. #10 Dario Franchitti Running + 15.5243s
4. #26 Marco Andretti Running + 28.9601s
5. #2 Oriol Servia Running + 29.8817s
6. #82 Tony Kanaan Running + 30.3853s
7. #3 Helio Castroneves Running + 30.7807s
8. #24 Simon Pagenaud Running + 31.2095s
9. #78 Simona de Silvestro Running + 32.5812s
10. #83 Charlie Kimball Running + 35.0038s
11. #19 Sebastien Bourdais Running + 35.9883s
12. #14 Vitor Meira Running + 42.6440s
13. #4 JR Hildebrand Running + 44.2950s
14. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay Running + 60.7427s
15. #77 Alex Tagliani Running + 70.6879s
16. #5 Takuma Sato Running + 72.1719s
17. #7 Danica Patrick Running 89 laps + 1 laps
18. #38 Graham Rahal Running 88 laps + 2 laps
19. #22 Justin Wilson 62 laps + 28 laps Contact
20. #17 Raphael Matos 62 laps + 28 laps Contact
21. #6 Ryan Briscoe 57 laps + 33 laps Contact
22. #27 Mike Conway 45 laps + 45 laps Contact
23. #59 EJ Viso 4+ 50 laps Contact
24. #06 James Hinchcliffe 40 laps + 50 laps Contact
25. #18 James Jakes 30 laps + 60 laps Mechanical
26. #34 Sebastian Saavedra 27 laps + 63 laps Mechanical



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Mark from Georgia - Unregistered

April 11, 2011 3:10 AM

I attended the race and truly enjoyed the atmosphere and the racing. The grounds are beautiful and the Barber Motorsports track provides a challenge to the drivers and teams. Based on this experience, I'll be following IndyCar for more than just the month of May from now on. Looking forward to coming back next year....



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