Chip Ganassi Racing’s Felix Rosenqvist in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda had a great race in Portland on Sunday.

The Swede who started the 105 lap race from fifth had a great battle with Will Power but had to settle for second place and speaking following the race he said:

“I thought it was a great race for us in the NTT DATA Honda. I think we were stronger than Chevy on fuel mileage. The team really did a nice job. We had really good pace on the red tires, but Will Power and Penske did a little bit better on black tires. We moved up from P5 to P2 and it’s a strong result. We still have another chance to win at Laguna and that’s what I’ll be focused on in a few weeks.”

Defending NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda had a disastrous day. Leading the race the comfortably the Iceman had to pit as he lost battery Power and eventually finished the race three laps down.

The New Zealander will have to have all the luck in the world for the season finale as he trails Josef Newgarden by 85 points and speaking following the race he said:

Obviously, not the result that we wanted with the PNC Bank car. We had a great car and it was clean sailing out front for us in the lead. The team did a great job. We just lost power and when that happens you can’t shift and you can’t use the clutch. Luckily, we were able to get to pit lane so the crew could get us to the pit box. I just hate giving away an easy win like that. Congrats to (teammate) Felix (Rosenqvist) on the result and finishing second. I think that’s the second time he’s done that in just the past few races, so good job there. The last two races haven’t been the best in terms of luck for us, but we’ll just focus now on winning at Laguna Seca

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