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Lawrence Kim
July 17, 2017

Newgarden says that he'll always take a bit of good fortune. He finished eighth, his worst performance of the season in races in which he wasn't taken out in a crash. As much as I feel for the guys that got caught out by that one, I've been on the losing end of that one enough.

"Today there was a little more with the rain".

"I got out in the marbles when I nearly lost the rear going into turn six", said Hunter-Reay, who won in Toronto in 2012 en route to the driver's championship.

"Every race auto driver has an ego and I think qualifying is all about ego", he said. "I think that played into our favour as well". But, you know, it was a fairly straightforward day. "So I think after a bit of a tough go this past weekend, I think he's going to be looking to come back with a vengeance".

Gutierrez says he is getting more comfortable in the Coyne auto.

The finish was the third in four races in which Dixon finished outside the top five. That marked his first podium finish in Toronto. The young American has been solid in four starts on street circuits, recording two top-10 finishes.

So every position and every point matters in the Honda Indy Toronto. "The Penskes looked like they were going to run away with this thing".

The IndyCar Series heads north of the border this weekend, with Round 11 of the 2017 season coming on the streets of Toronto. Honda has a 100-point lead over Chevy for the overall Manufacturer's Championship.

Paul Gohde heard the sound of race cars early in his life.Growing up in suburban Milwaukee, just north of Wisconsin State Fair Park in the 1950's, Paul had no idea what "that noise" was all about that he heard several times a year. Simon Pagenaud is 19 points behind Dixon after finishing fifth in the No. 1 DXC Technology Team Penske Chevrolet and Newgarden is 23 points behind. He had a mechanical issue in St. Petersburg, contact with Charlie Kimball in Long Beach and contact with Dixon in Toronto. He is now a disappointing 16th in points and has had several incidents this season resulting in crashed race cars, mostly recently last week at Iowa while running in the top 5. The Chip Ganassi Racing star has been in a class of his own, with his five podiums the most in the paddock - and his most since 2013 (six).

The yellow was for Tony Kanaan in the tire barriers, and Rossi shuffled up to fourth, behind eventual race victor Josef Newgarden, who had made his pit stop at the same time as Rossi, and Charlie Kimball and Ed Jones, who had not yet made pit stops.

With Team Penske's announcement this week that it will return to sports cars next season, talk continues to persist that Helio Castroneves will be headed to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for 2018.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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