Alexander Rossi dominated the debates at Lengthy Seaside to win his first win of the 2019 IndyCar season by greater than 20 seconds, repeating his 2018 victory from pole place.
The pilot Andretti has by no means been severely challenged after his driving. the sphere far-off. Scott Dixon made two presents to overhaul him on the skin of the primary nook – as soon as in the beginning and some laps later after the one warning interval of the race – however to no avail.
Josef Newgarden took second place and saved his lead within the championship. after Penske left him late within the first stint, inserting him in entrance of Dixon. Newgarden's teammate Will Energy additionally took the lead however acquired in bother after his automotive broke down. This allowed Dixon to assault, Energy blocked a wheel on the first nook and slipped into the second lap.
Dixon's race was marred by a sluggish last cease that value him about eight seconds and left him behind Grahal Rahal. and Ryan Hunter-Reay. However he took the final podium in controversial circumstances within the final spherical.
Hunter-Reay faltered as he started to problem Rahal, permitting Dixon to complete fourth. Because the final lap started, Dixon, with greater than 20 seconds of push-to-pass, climbed onto the rear wing of Rahal, who had spent his momentum preventing Hunter-Reay.
eighth lap within the final lap and Dixon swayed behind him to move. However Rahal went by means of and the pair made contact. Dixon slipped behind his rival however burst into anger on the radio. Moments after their arrival within the pits, management of the race confirmed that Rahal had been penalized and Dixon promoted third behind Newgarden.
Hunter-Reay took fifth place forward of Simon Web page, Energy, Takuma Sato, James Hinchcliffe and Felix Rosenqvist. . COTA winner Colton Herta retired after hitting the wall on flip 9.
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