"It’s been a tough weekend so I am happy to finish ninth but it’s a shame it was my last IndyCar race for awhile”
The result was a strong follow up to Wilson’s run to third at the track in Saturday’s opening race of the doubleheader weekend.
“It was a tough afternoon"
"We knew the fuel window was going to be tight, but we just had to go for it"
In Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston double-header, Scott Dixon won his fourth race of the season. In the Indy Lights race, Karam took the win.
"I've remained very focused on the Grand Prix of Houston during the break because it's going to be a huge race weekend for us"
"It’s going to be challenging"
“I think after a long break, everyone hungers to get back racing"
Six full-course cautions on the street circuit slowed the field down.
Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon won the Verizon P1 Award, and now is tied with Gordon Johncock for 14th on the all-time pole-winning list.
Driving the No. 67 SFHR Dallara/Honda/Firestone entry, Newgarden finished with an even quicker lap (1:18.5236) in Round 2.
Jack Hawksworth was the fastest of the Indy Lights racers. INDYCAR adds point-of-reference "courtesy zones" to the outside edges of each pit box
Up next, Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing will compete in Round 16 of the IZOD IndyCar Series with the Grand Prix of Baltimore in Baltimore, Md., on Sunday, September 1.