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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]
Will Power, Mark Miles and Derrick Walker announce the addition of Boston to the 2016 IndyCar Series itinerary. (Photo by: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe steps into the #5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsport Honda in place of the injured James Hinchcliffe. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 21 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe steps into the #5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsport Honda in place of the injured James Hinchcliffe. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 21 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe steps into the #5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsport Honda in place of the injured James Hinchcliffe. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 21 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe steps into the #5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsport Honda in place of the injured James Hinchcliffe. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 21 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
James Hinchcliffe at IMS (Photo by: Walter Kuhn)
James Hinchcliffe during practice prior to Qualifying for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Photo by: Leigh Spargur)
James Hinchcliffe at IMS (Photo by: Mike Harding)
James Hinchcliffe at IMS (Photo by: Jim Haines)
Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies third fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, and will start on the outside of the front row for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pagenaud will be joined in the front row by by polestar Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet and Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who qualified second fastest for the May 24 race. (Photo by Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies second-fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, and will start in the middle of the front row for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Power will be joined in the front row by pole sitter Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet and Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet  who qualified third for the May 24 race. (Photo by Scott R. LePage/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates after qualifying fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, winning the pole for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dixon will be joined in the front row by Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who qualified second fastest, and Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet  who qualified third for the May 24 race. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, winning the pole for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dixon will be joined in the front row by Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who qualified second fastest, and Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet  who qualified third for the May 24 race. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon after winning P1 at IMS for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon after winning P1 at IMS for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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