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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)
Will Power and Carlos Munoz flank winner Mike Conway during their victory lap (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon rolls out of pitlane during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Carlos Munoz, Mike Conway and Will Power celebrate on the podium after the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Carlos Munoz, Mike Conway and Will Power celebrate on the podium after the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Mike Conway and team boss Ed Carpenter pose for pictures after victory in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Mike Conway poses for pictures with the team from Ed Carpenter Racing after victory in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay celebrates pole position in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay leads Sebastien Bourdais during the early stages of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay leads James Hinchcliffe during the early stages of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Mike Conway (centre), driver of the #20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka / Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates his victory with champagne Sunday, April 13, 2014 after winning the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach in Long Beach, California. Will Power (right), driver of the #12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, finished second. (Photo Credit: Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Mike Conway, driver of the #20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka / Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates his victory Sunday, April 13, 2014 during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach in Long Beach, California. With the victory, Conway moves into second place in the driver point standings. (Photo Credit: Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Mike Conway, driver of the #20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka / Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates his victory Sunday, April 13, 2014 during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach in Long Beach, California. With the victory, Conway moves into second place in the driver point standings. (Photo Credit: Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Mike Conway, driver of the #20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka / Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, raises his arm as he crosses the finish line Sunday, April 13, 2014 to win the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach in Long Beach, California. With the victory, Conway moves into second place in the driver point standings. (Photo Credit: Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
James Hinchliffe (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power on track (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay around the fountain turn during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay on course during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)

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