Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank took his 43rd Verizon IndyCar Series career win and his second in three races in the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway taking a 23 point lead to Road America.
Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 DXC Technology Chevrolet said he had a blast finishing the race in second place for Team Penske following a great battle with Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi who said a podium we will take it.
James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Honda said that the car really great and managed to make the Firestone’s last. It sucks to see a team car go out and he hopes Robert Wickens is ok.
Ryan Hunter Reay said he had a solid night but wasn’t able to join the party at the end. The No.28 DHL Honda crew finished the race in fifth place just ahead of Graham Rahal who came through the field from 20th place to finish the race in sixth place just ahead of his team mate Takuma Sato.
Sebastien Bourdais finished the race in eighth place in the No.18 SealMaster Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser Sullivan Honda just ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ed Jones while Charlie Kimball had another great race for Carlin rounding out the top ten.
Spencer Pigot finished the race in 11th place just ahead of Carlin’s Max Chilton while defending series champion Josef Newgarden was handed a drive through penalty due to jumping the restart.
Marco Andretti finished the race in the No.98 US Concrete Honda in 14th place just ahead of Harding Racing’s Gabby Chaves. Zach Veach was 16th for Andretti Autosport just ahead of Zachary Claman DeMelo.
Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Chevrolet retired from the race following contact with DeMelo. Robert Wickens also retired from the race following contact with Ed Carpenter. It was a disappointing race for AJ Foyt Racing as both Tony Kanaan and Mathues ‘Matt’ Leist retired from the event.