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Detroit: Race results (1)

Full results from the first of the two double-header IZOD IndyCar Series races from Detroit Belle Isle's 2.34-mile, 13-turn street circuit on Saturday.
Mike Conway took the lead right at the start of the first race of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans, and then proved impossible to dislodge from the front except for brief stints around pit stops as he delivered a dominant win for Dale Coyne Racing.

Ryan Hunter-Reay came closest to stopping the 'super-sub' from pulling off a stunning return to IZOD IndyCar Series but in the end his harder prime tyres wouldn't last long enough for him to hunt down the leader in the closing laps. He finished ahead of Conway's team mate and compatriot Justin Wilson, who finished a strong third place despite having been unhappy with his brake balance coming into the event.

Scott Dixon pulled off an impressive recovery after being rear-ended by AJ Allmendinger on the opening lap and losing his rear wing. After repairs he was able to march back up to fourth place ahead of Helio Catroneves and Dario Franchitti.

Race 1 results

1. #18 Mike Conway Dale Coyne (H) 1hrs 48mins 45.4309secs after 70 laps
2. #1 Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti (C) + 12.9707s
3. #19 Justin Wilson Dale Coyne (H) + 25.2606s
4. #9 Scott Dixon Ganassi (H) + 25.3590s
5. #3 Helio Castroneves Penske (C) + 26.0549s
6. #10 Dario Franchitti Ganassi (H) + 26.4918s
7. #67 Josef Newgarden SFHR (H) + 35.2019s
8. #12 Will Power Penske (C) + 40.8273s
9. #15 Graham Rahal RLL (H) + 45.8180s
10. #16 James Jakes RLL (H) + 48.4883s
11. #55 Tristan Vautier Schmidt (H) + 1:01.9265s
12. #77 Simon Pagenaud Schmidt (H) + 1:04.3891s
13. #11 Tony Kanaan KV Racing (C) + 1:04.7195s
14. #83 Charlie Kimball Ganassi (H) + 1:05.0162s
15. #27 James Hinchcliffe Andretti (C) + 1:08.1033s
16. #78 Simona De Silvestro KV Racing (C) + 1:08.2166s
17. #5 EJ Viso Andretti-HVM (C) + 1:10.7367s
18. #20 Ed Carpenter Ed Carpenter (C) + 1 lap
19. #14 Takuma Sato AJ Foyt (H) + 2 laps
20. #25 Marco Andretti Andretti (C) + 3 laps
20. #4 Ryan Briscoe Panther (C) + 4 laps Contact on lap 67
22. #6 Sebastian Saavedra Dragon (C) + 38 laps Contact on lap 33
23. #98 Alex Tagliani BHA (H) + 42 laps Contact on lap 29
24. #7 Sebastien Bourdais Dragon (C) + 51 laps Mechanical on lap 20
25. #2 AJ Allmendinger Penske (C) + 70 laps Contact on lap 1



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Mike Conway takes an early lead in race 1 of the Detroit double-header - Saturday, June 1 2013. (Photo Credit: John Cote for IndyCar Media.)
Mike Conway takes an early lead in race 1 of the Detroit double-header - Saturday, June 1 2013. (Photo Credit: John Cote for IndyCar Media.)
Mike Conway wins race 1 of the Detroit double-header - Saturday, June 1 2013. (Photo Credit: John Cote for IndyCar Media.)
Justin Wilson congratulates Dale Coyne Racing team mate Mike Conway after his win in race 1 of the Detroit double-header - Saturday, June 1 2013. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media.)
Juan Pablo Montoya, driver of the #2 Hawk Performance Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, races to an 11th-place finish Sunday, August 2, 2015, during the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Montoya retains the overall driver`s championship points lead with two races left in the season. (Photo by Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, races to an fourth-place finish Sunday, August 2, 2015, during the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (Photo by Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 PPG Finishes Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, races to a third-place finish Sunday, August 2, 2015, during the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 PPG Finishes Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates his third-place finish Sunday, August 2, 2015, during the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Podium celebrations for Graham Rahal and Justin Wilson after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Podium celebrations for Graham Rahal, Justin Wilson and Simon Pagenaud after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay waits in his pit stand prior to practice for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay rolls down pit lane for practice for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates having the fastest qualifying time Saturday, August 1, 2015, winning the pole for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Dixon set a track record of 1:04.5814/125.869 mph. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates having the fastest qualifying time Saturday, August 1, 2015, winning the pole for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Dixon set a track record of 1:04.5814/125.869 mph. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies fastest Saturday, August 1, 2015, winning the pole for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Dixon set a track record of 1:04.5814/125.869 mph. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies fastest Saturday, August 1, 2015, winning the pole for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Dixon set a track record of 1:04.5814/125.869 mph. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon affixes the Verizon P1 Award emblem following qualifications for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon wins the Verizon P1 Award for capturing the pole position for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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