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Toronto: Race results (2)

Scott Dixon dominated the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto double-header, leading from pole position and never under serious threat from race runner-up Helio Castroneves.
Scott Dixon completed a sweep of the Honda Indy Toronto double-header weekend, leading Helio Castroneves from the first corner all the way to the chequered flag in race 2 on Sunday to add to his success 24 hours previously.

Sebastien Bourdais managed to pass Will Power for third place at the final restart, and Power had then been taken out by Ryan Hunter-Reay who tried and failed a similar outside line pass on the #12 only to end up in contact that put both cars out of the race and which also collected the hapless Takuma Sato.

Dario Franchitti suffered a first lap incident which damaged his front wing on the back of Castroneves' car through turn 1, forcing him to make a premature pit stop. However a canny race strategy, a little luck with late cautions and a determined drive from Franchitti enabled him to finish in fourth place ahead of EJ Viso and Charlie Kimball when the race ended under caution.

Full race 2 report to follow.

Race 2 results

1. #9 Scott Dixon Ganassi Honda 1hrs 35mins 2.3755secs after 85 laps
2. #3 Helio Castroneves Penske Chevrolet + 0.8772s
3. #7 Sebastien Bourdais Dragon Chevrolet + 1.7213s
4. #10 Dario Franchitti Ganassi Honda + 2.763s
5. #5 EJ Viso Andretti-HVM Chevrolet + 3.5804s
6. #83 Charlie Kimball Ganassi Honda + 4.4245s
7. #18 Mike Conway Dale Coyne Honda + 5.0432s
8. #19 Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Honda + 5.4582s
9. #25 Marco Andretti Andretti Chevrolet + 5.8601s
10. #98 Alex Tagliani BHA Honda + 7.1766s
11. #67 Josef Newgarden SFHR Honda + 7.843s
12. #77 Simon Pagenaud Schmidt Honda + 14.4211s
13. #6 Sebastian Saavedra Dragon Chevrolet + 1 laps
14. #15 Graham Rahal RLL Honda + 1 laps
15. #78 Simona de Silvestro KV Racing Chevrolet + 1 laps
16. #55 Tristan Vautier Schmidt Honda + 1 laps
17. #4 Carlos Munoz Panther Chevrolet + 1 laps
18. #12 Will Power Penske Chevrolet + 2 laps Contact
19. #1 Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Chevrolet + 2 laps Contact
20. #14 Takuma Sato AJ Foyt Honda + 2 laps Contact
21. #27 James Hinchcliffe Andretti Chevrolet + 4 laps

Did not finish

#20 Ed Carpenter Ed Carpenter Chevrolet + 8 laps Contact
#16 James Jakes RLL Honda + 23 laps Contact
#11 Tony Kanaan KV Racing Chevrolet + 50 laps Contact

Fastest lap
#10 Dario Franchitti Ganassi Honda 105.655mph 59.7982s on lap 62



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Scott Dixon celebrates after winning race 1 in Toronto - Saturday, July 13 2013. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
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Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet V-6 IndyCar, celebrates after qualifying fastest Saturday, August 29, 2015, capturing the pole position for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Power, the 2014 Champion Driver, has an outside chance to repeat during this final race of the season. (Photo by Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet V-6 IndyCar, celebrates after qualifying fastest Saturday, August 29, 2015, capturing the pole position for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Power, the 2014 Champion Driver, has an outside chance to repeat during this final race of the season. (Photo by Sam Cobb/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet V-6 IndyCar, qualifies fastest Saturday, August 29, 2015, capturing the pole position for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Power, the 2014 Champion Driver, has an outside chance to repeat during this final race of the season. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Will Power celebrates after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power celebrates after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power celebrates after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power celebrates after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power being interviewed after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Penske`s Will Power during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay reviews telemetry data in his pit stand during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay apexes the Turn 9A chicane during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay sits in his Andretti Autosport Honda on pit lane prior to practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Will Power on pit lane prior to practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Will Power watches track activity from his pit stand during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power slides into his Team Penske Chevrolet prior to practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power in his pit stand during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)

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