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Mid-Ohio - Race results

Scott Dixon cruised to victory at Mid-Ohio, while Dario Franchitti had to work hard to stay ahead of Ryan Hunter-Reay after Will Power and Ryan Briscoe suffered in the final pit stops.
Scott Dixon was "in a different zip code" as even his team mate Dario Franchitti agreed, leaving the rest of the field in his dust as he claimed his first win in the 2011 season.

Franchitti held off Ryan Hunter-Reay for second place ahead of KV Racing Technology duo Takuma Sato and Tony Kanaan.

Bad luck claimed James Hinchcliffe, Graham Rahal and Charlie Kimball, while a decision to try and stay out an extra lap severely compromised Penske duo Will Power and Ryan Briscoe and left them mired well down the field unable to pass Ana Beatriz until near the end.

Race results

1. #9 Scott Dixon 85 laps 1:48:46.9509s
2. #10 Dario Franchitti 85 laps + 7.6508s
3. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 85 laps + 9.0784s
4. #5 Takuma Sato 85 laps + 12.3062s
5. #82 Tony Kanaan 85 laps + 19.9748s
6. #77 Alex Tagliani 85 laps + 20.6267s
7. #26 Marco Andretti 85 laps + 20.9094s
8. #2 Oriol Servia 85 laps + 23.0252s
9. #19 Sebastien Bourdais 85 laps + 23.6411s
10. #14 Vitor Meira 85 laps + 26.2582s
11. #83 Charlie Kimball 85 laps + 27.4550s
12. #78 Simona de Silvestro 85 laps + 29.0438s
13. #22 Simon Pagenaud 85 laps + 29.7880s
14. #12 Will Power 85 laps + 42.5675s
15. #59 EJ Viso 85 laps + 45.3255s
16. #6 Ryan Briscoe 85 laps + 45.7141s
17. #24 Ana Beatriz 85 laps + 47.0943s
18. #17 Martin Plowman 85 laps + 48.3700s
19. #3 Helio Castroneves 85 laps + 48.8679s
20. #06 James Hinchcliffe 85 laps + 49.4093s
21. #7 Danica Patrick 85 laps + 59.9851s
22. #67 Ed Carpenter 85 laps + 69.2913s
23. #18 James Jakes 85 laps + 69.5303s
24. #38 Graham Rahal 83 laps + 2 laps
25. #4 JR Hildebrand 81 laps + 4 laps
26. #27 Mike Conway 63 laps + 22 laps Mechanical
27. #34 Sebastian Saavedra 2+ 65 laps Contact



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Scott Dixon takes the chequered flag at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. August 2011. [Picture credit: LAT Photo USA for IndyCar Madia]
Scott Dixon in victory lane after winning the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. August 2011. [Photo credit: LAT Photo USA for IndyCar Media]
Scott Dixon leads Ryan Briscoe on lap 1 of the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. August 2011. [Photo credit: Dan Helrigel for IndyCar Media]
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The podium of Josef Newgarden, Graham Rahal, and Scott Dixon celebrate with champagne following the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday April 26 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
The podium of Josef Newgarden, Graham Rahal, and Scott Dixon celebrate in Victory Circle following the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday April 26 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
The podium of Josef Newgarden, Graham Rahal, and Scott Dixon celebrate in Victory Circle following the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday April 26 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
The podium of Josef Newgarden, Graham Rahal,and Scott Dixon hoist their trophies following the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday April 26 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
The podium of Josef Newgarden, Graham Rahal,and Scott Dixon hoist their trophies following the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday April 26 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Coke Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, races to a third place finish Sunday, April 25, 2015 during the Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon on course during qualifications for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday April 25 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet V-6 IndyCar, finishes second fastest during qualifying Saturday, April 24, 2015 for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Power will start in the front row next to teammate Helio Castroneves who won the pole position. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Penske Truck Rental Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, finishes third fastest during qualifying Saturday, April 24, 2015 for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Pagenaud and Team Penske teammates Helio Castroneves and Will Power had the fastest qualifying times. Castrovenes won the pole position. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon with his Coca-Cola Chevrolet following practice for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday April 25 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon waits on pit lane prior to practice for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday April 25 2015. (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon waits on pit lane prior to practice for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday April 25 2015. (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon rolls down pit lane during practice for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park  on Saturday April 25 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
James Hinchcliffe rolls down pit lane during practice for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday April 25 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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