Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 PPG Automotive Refinish took back to back wins at Barber Motorsports Park following his first win for Penske last time out at Long Beach winning the race just ahead of Graham Rahal in the No.15 PennGrade Motor Oil Honda who did a fantastic job taking the lead in the final few laps however he lost out just at the end due to a damaged front win.
Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden gave the No.21 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet a great send off by finishing the race on the podium in third following a superb finish getting ahead of the No.12 Verizon Chevy of Will Power.
The drive of the day has to go to Juan Pablo Montoya in the No.2 Verizon Chevrolet who had an incredible race coming from 21st place to finish the race in fifth place just ahead of James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda. Helio Castroneves ended the race in seventh place in the No.3 AAA Chevrolet with the NTT Data Chevrolet of Tony Kanaan ending the race in eighth place.
Charlie Kimball in the No.83 Tresiba® Chevrolet was ninth fastest with reigning series champion Scott Dixon recovering from a first clash with Sebastien Bourdais who made contact with the New Zealander which spun the Coca-Cola car around did a great job to round out the top ten.
Ryan Hunter Reay did a great job for Andretti Autosport as he brought the No.28 DHL Honda home in 11th place just ahead of team mate Marco Andretti in the No.27 hhgregg / Snapple Honda following an epic battle between the team mate’s which was under review by IndyCar for a short time.
Takuma Sato in the No.14 ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing Honda ended the race in 13th place just ahead of Carlos Munoz in the No.26 Honda.
Alexander Rossi did a fantastic job in the No.98 Castrol Edge Curb Honda as he ended the race in 15th place. Sebastien Bourdais was forced to the back following his clash with Dixon and ended the race in 16th place just ahead of the No.7 Honda of Mikhail Aleshin.
Luca Filippi ened the race in the No.19 Boy Scouts of America Dale Coyne Racing Honda in 18th place just ahead of Jack Hawksworth in the No.41.
Conor Daly and Max Chilton rounded out the order in 20th and 21st place respectively meaning for the second race in succession there were no race retirements and only one caution at the very start of the race.
Next Stop INDY for the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 14.