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Texas: Race results

A stunning race gave Justin Wilson his first oval race victory in the IZOD IndyCar Series at Texas Motor Speedway, after a late mistake by Scott Dixon.
Justin Wilson is finally an oval winner in the IZOD IndyCar Series, after driving a superb race in the tricky night time conditions at Texas Motor Speedway to clinch victory in the Firestone 550 on Saturday night.

Wilson was in strong contention for most of the night, even before a late spin by longtime race leader Scott Dixon, a penalty for Will Power and a late error by Graham Rahal opened the gates to victory lane for him.

Race results

1. #18 Justin Wilson Honda 1:59:02.0131s (228 laps)
2. #38 Graham Rahal Honda + 3.9202
3. #2 Ryan Briscoe Chevrolet + 5.8619
4. #27 James Hinchcliffe Chevrolet + 10.4511
5. #4 JR Hildebrand Chevrolet + 18.7749
6. #77 Simon Pagenaud Honda + 21.3883
7. #3 Helio Castroneves Chevrolet + 1 lap
8. #12 Will Power Chevrolet + 1 lap
9. #98 Alex Tagliani Honda + 1 lap
10. #19 James Jakes Honda + 1 lap
11. #11 Tony Kanaan Chevrolet + 1 lap
12. #20 Ed Carpenter Chevrolet + 1 lap
13. #67 Josef Newgarden Honda + 2 laps
14. #10 Dario Franchitti Honda + 3 laps
15. #6 Katherine Legge Chevrolet + 4 laps
16. #14 Mike Conway Honda + 4 laps
17. #26 Marco Andretti Chevrolet + 6 laps

Retirements

18. #9 Scott Dixon Honda 173 laps (Contact)
19. #5 EJ Viso Chevrolet 129 laps (Mechanical)
20. #22 Oriol Servia Chevrolet 89 laps (Mechanical)
21. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay Chevrolet 66 laps (Mechanical)
22. #15 Takuma Sato Honda 63 laps (Contact)
23. #83 Charlie Kimball Honda 29 laps (Contact)
24. #8 Rubens Barrichello Chevrolet 0 laps (Did not start)
25. #78 Simona de Silvestro Lotus 0 laps (Did not start)



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Will Power loses the lead when he receives a drive through penalty during the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, USA. June 9 2012. (c) 2012, Michael L. Levitt LAT Photo USA (Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)
Scott Dixon leads the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, USA. June 9 2012. (c) 2012, Phil Abbott LAT Photo USA (Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)
Justin Wilson burnout after winning the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, USA. June 9 2012. (c) 2012, Phil Abbott LAT Photo USA (Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)
Steak n Shake to sponsor Graham Rahal in 2015
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James Hinchcliffe leaves his pit stall during Tuesday`s Open Test sessions at Barber Motorsports Park on March 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
James Hinchcliffe chats with his engineers during Tuesday`s Open Test sessions at Barber Motorsports Park on March 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Graham Rahal locks the front brakes up entering the Esses during Tuesday`s Open Test sessions at Barber Motorsports Park on March 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Josef Newgarden navigates the Turn 8-9 Esses complex during Tuesday`s Open Test sessions at Barber Motorsports Park on March 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power sits in his Chevrolet machine on pit lane during Tuesday`s Open Test sessions at Barber Motorsports Park on March 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power navigates the Turn 8-9 Esses during Tuesday`s Open Test sessions at Barber Motorsports Park on March 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ganassi team mates Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan talk tactics Graham Rahal during open testing at Barber Motorsport Park on Monday March 16 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Graham Rahal on track for open testing at Barber Motorsport Park on Monday March 16 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
James Hinchcliffe rolls down pit lane during open testing at Barber Motorsport Park on Monday March 16 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon on track for open testing at Barber Motorsport Park on Monday March 16 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
The car of Will Power sits on pit lane prior to the initial aero kit test at NOLA Motorsports Park on Saturday March 14 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon sits in his machine on pit lane prior to the initial aero kit test at NOLA Motorsports Park on Saturday March 14 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power, NOLA Motorsports Park [credit: IndyCar Media]

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