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Edmonton - Race results

Will Power returned to winning ways on road/street courses with a patient and intelligent drive on the newly configured circuit at Edmonton City Center Airport.
Penske's Will Power put the disappointments of two consecutive DNFs behind him to get back to the top of the podium at Edmonton, biding his time and staying out of trouble by avoiding rash temptation initially before choosing the perfect moment to strike and depose Takuma Sato.

Power's team mate Helio Castroneves claimed second, the perfect riposte to memories of his controversial finish to last year's Edmonton Indy where Castroneves lost the win after being penalised for blocking.

Dario Franchitti recovered to third after nearly getting caught out and held up in a clash between EJ Viso and Scott Dixon that wrecked his team mate's chances of a good finish.

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Race results

The race distance was reduced from 90 to 80 laps after the laptime proved to be slower than anticipated.

1. #12 Will Power 80 laps 1hr 57m 22.5177s
2. #3 Helio Castroneves 80 laps + 0.8089s
3. #10 Dario Franchitti 80 laps + 1.1735s
4. #82 Tony Kanaan 80 laps + 11.1507s
5. #22 Justin Wilson 80 laps + 11.7835s
6. #19 Sebastien Bourdais 80 laps + 12.6681s
7. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 80 laps + 18.0259s
8. #27 Mike Conway 80 laps + 18.3563s
9. #7 Danica Patrick 80 laps + 21.0430s
10. #6 Ryan Briscoe 80 laps + 31.1578s
11. #4 JR Hildebrand 80 laps + 35.5404s
12. #14 Vitor Meira 80 laps + 37.5572s
13. #24 Ana Beatriz 80 laps + 67.2455s
14. #26 Marco Andretti 80 laps + 70.2013s
15. #06 James Hinchcliffe 80 laps + 71.1179s
16. #34 Sebastian Saavedra 80 laps + 75.7811s
17. #77 Alex Tagliani 80 laps + 75.8866s
18. #18 James Jakes 80 laps + 76.1893s
19. #83 Charlie Kimball 79 laps + 1 lap
20. #59 EJ Viso 79 laps + 1 lap
21. #5 Takuma Sato 79 laps + 1 lap
22. #2 Oriol Servia 76 laps + 4 laps
23. #9 Scott Dixon 74 laps + 6 laps
24. #78 Simona de Silvestro 54 laps + 26 laps Mechanical
25. #38 Graham Rahal 0 laps + 80 laps Contact
26. #8 Paul Tracy 0 laps + 80 laps Contact

Sunday morning final practice/warm-up

The morning warm-up session took place for 30 minutes from 8.00am local time.

1. #9 Scott Dixon 101.464mph 1m 18.9086s after 21 laps
2. #59 EJ Viso 101.357mph 1m 18.9924s + 0.0838s after 19 laps
3. #22 Justin Wilson 101.200mph 1m 19.1145s + 0.2059s after 15 laps
4. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 101.182mph 1m 19.1284s + 0.2198s after 17 laps
5. #12 Will Power 101.060mph 1m 19.2241s + 0.3155s after 20 laps
6. #38 Graham Rahal 101.039mph 1m 19.2409s + 0.3323s after 20 laps
7. #14 Vitor Meira 100.973mph 1m 19.2928s + 0.3842s after 22 laps
8. #6 Ryan Briscoe 100.949mph 1m 19.3112s + 0.4026s after 20 laps
9. #5 Takuma Sato 100.941mph 1m 19.3173s + 0.4087s after 18 laps
10. #82 Tony Kanaan 100.877mph 1m 19.3676s + 0.4590s after 19 laps
11. #06 James Hinchcliffe 100.715mph 1m 19.4959s + 0.5873s after 21 laps
12. #10 Dario Franchitti 100.691mph 1m 19.5143s + 0.6057s after 18 laps
13. #77 Alex Tagliani 100.676mph 1m 19.5266s + 0.6180s after 17 laps
14. #3 Helio Castroneves 100.667mph 1m 19.5337s + 0.6251s after 16 laps
15. #18 James Jakes 100.559mph 1m 19.6188s + 0.7102s after 20 laps
16. #19 Sebastien Bourdais 100.519mph 1m 19.6507s + 0.7421s after 16 laps
17. #4 JR Hildebrand 100.470mph 1m 19.6895s + 0.7809s after 21 laps
18. #78 Simona de Silvestro 100.179mph 1m 19.9210s + 1.0124s after 17 laps
19. #27 Mike Conway 100.020mph 1m 20.0479s + 1.1393s after 15 laps
20. #2 Oriol Servia 100.013mph 1m 20.0536s + 1.1450s after 19 laps
21. #24 Ana Beatriz 99.832mph 1m 20.1987s + 1.2901s after 20 laps
22. #26 Marco Andretti 99.694mph 1m 20.3100s + 1.4014s after 16 laps
23. #34 Sebastian Saavedra 99.687mph 1m 20.3150s + 1.4064s after 15 laps
24. #7 Danica Patrick 99.452mph 1m 20.5053s + 1.5967s after 14 laps
25. #8 Paul Tracy 99.440mph 1m 20.5152s + 1.6066s after 18 laps
26. #83 Charlie Kimball 99.425mph 1m 20.5272s + 1.6186s after 19 laps

Total Laps: 473



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The field head down to the first corner at the start of the Edmonton Indy. [Photo credit: Daniel Incandela for IndyCar Media]
Will Power, driver of the #12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, races to a fourteenth-place finish Saturday, July 13, 2014 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Power lost the championship points lead to teammate Helio Castroneves, driver of the #3 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, who finished eighth. (Photo by Dan Streck/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Tony Kanaan, driver of the #10 TNT Energy Drink Ganassi Racing Chevrolet V6, races to a third-place finish Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Helio Castroneves, driver of the #3 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet V6, takes over the championship points lead with an eighth-place finish. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, races teammate Tony Kanaan, driver of the #10 TNT Energy Drink Ganassi Racing Chevrolet V6, Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Dixon won the pole and finished in fourth-place. Kanaan led for most of the race and finished third. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Helio Castroneves, driver of the #3 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet V6, took over the championship points lead with an eighth-place finish Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (Photo by Brett Moist/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan lead the pack at the start of the Iowa Corn Indy 300 (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Incident between Mikhail Aleshin and Takuma Sato bring out the first yellow flag of the Iowa Corn Indy 300 (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Incident between Mikhail Aleshin and Takuma Sato bring out the first yellow flag of the Iowa Corn Indy 300 (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay celebrates (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay gets a new ride (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay celebrates (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay with the winner`s trophy (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay celebrates (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Helio Castroneves, driver of the #3 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies third Friday, July 11, 2014 for Saturday`s race at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.  (Photo by Brett Moist/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Ryan Briscoe (left), driver of the #8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, talks with teammate Tony Kanaan, driver of the #10 TNT Energy Drink Ganassi Racing Chevrolet V6, during qualifying Friday, July 11, 2014 for Saturday`s race at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Briscoe qualified fourth, Kanaan second and teammate Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6 won the pole. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6 celebrates winning the pole Friday, July 11, 2014 for Saturday`s race at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Dixon will start in the front row with teammate Tony Kanaan, driver of the #10 TNT Energy Drink Ganassi Racing Chevrolet V6, who qualified second. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6 wins the pole Friday, July 11, 2014 for Saturday`s race at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Dixon will start in the front row with teammate Tony Kanaan, driver of the #10 TNT Energy Drink Ganassi Racing Chevrolet V6, who qualified second. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
The eyes of Scott Dixon look down track prior to practice for the Iowa Corn Indy 300 at Iowa Speedway (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)

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