IRL: Chicagoland: Toyota race report

Hornish Leads Four Toyotas in Top 10 at Chicago - Sam Hornish Jr. (Marlboro Toyota) led four Toyotas in the top 10 with a sixth-place finish in today's Delphi Indy 300 at the Chicagoland Speedway. Scott Dixon (Target Toyota) finished seventh, ...

Hornish Leads Four Toyotas in Top 10 at Chicago

- Sam Hornish Jr. (Marlboro Toyota) led four Toyotas in the top 10 with a sixth-place finish in today's Delphi Indy 300 at the Chicagoland Speedway. Scott Dixon (Target Toyota) finished seventh, Scott Sharp (Delphi Toyota) was ninth and Helio Castroneves (Marlboro Toyota) was 10th. Adrian Fernandez won the race by just .00716 seconds.

- Helio Castroneves' 10th-place finish is his 11th top-10 finish in 14 races this season.

- Sam Hornish Jr.'s sixth-place finish gives him seven top-10 finishes this season.

- Defending IRL champion Scott Dixon registered his eighth top-10 finish of the season with a seventh today.

- Darren Manning (Target Toyota) was running in the top five late in the race before being involved in an incident as another car came down on him and made contact ending his day on Lap 185.

- Three Toyota-powered drivers continue to rank in the top 10 in points. Helio Castroneves (Marlboro Toyota) extended his advantage for fourth-place to 13 points as the highest Toyota. His Marlboro Team Penske teammate Sam Hornish Jr. dropped to seventh-place, while Darren Manning fell to 10th after his early retirement.

- Scott Sharp (Delphi Toyota) earned his fifth top-10 finish of the year with a ninth in competing in his 96th IndyCar Series race and his 88th consecutive event both IndyCar Series records.

Next Race: Toyota Indy 400, California Speedway, Oct.3, 3:00 p.m., ET, ESPN

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Darren Manning , Scott Sharp , Helio Castroneves , Adrian Fernandez , Scott Dixon , Sam Hornish Jr.
Teams Team Penske