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2019 Point Standings
After Iowa
Rank Driver Points

1 Josef Newgarden 487
2 Alexander Rossi 458
3 Simon Pagenaud 429
4 Scott Dixon 388
5 Will Power 322
6 Takuma Sato 311
7 Ryan Hunter-Reay 298
8 Graham Rahal 290
9 James Hinchcliffe 279
10 Felix Rosenqvist 255
11 Sebastien Bourdais 254
12 Santino Ferrucci 241
13 Spencer Pigot 239
14 Colton Herta 221
15 Marcus Ericsson 212
16 Marco Andretti 203
17 Zach Veach 197
18 Tony Kanaan 189
19 Matheus Leist 170
20 Jack Harvey 133
21 Max Chilton 117
22 Patricio O'Ward 115
23 Ed Carpenter 93
24 Conor Daly 76
25 James Davison 36
26 Helio Castroneves 33
27 Charlie Kimball 32
28 Ben Hanley 31
29 Sage Karam 39
30 Pippa Mann 28
31 Kyle Kaiser 22
32 JR Hildebrand 20
33 Oriol Servia 16
34 Jordan King 12

Rookie of Year Standings
1 Rosenqvist, Felix 255
2 Ferrucci, Santino 241
3 Herta, Colton 221
4 Ericsson, Marcus 212
5 O'Ward, Patricio 115
6 Hanley, Ben 31
7 Kaiser, Kyle 22
8 King, Jordan 12

Manufacturer Standings
1. Honda 976
2. Chevy 930

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IndyCar Iowa 300 post-race press Conference
  Top-3 finishers at 3:00 am press conference
Drivers:
1 - Josef Newgarden, Team Penske Chevy
2 - Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
3 - James Hinchcliffe, Arrow Schmidt Peterson Honda
Newgarden dominates Iowa 300 IndyCar race
  Extends points lead to 29 over Rossi
For the fourth time in five years, Penske Chevy driver Josef Newgarden led the most laps in the race at the 7/8th-mile Iowa bullring to win the Iowa 300 IndyCar race. In winning he led 245 laps in Team Penske’s No. 2 Hitachi Chevrolet, his fourth of the season and the 14th of his career, at 2:14 a.m. ET due to a pair of rain delays. Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon finished second for the fifth time this season in the No. 9 PNC Bank Honda.
IndyCar Iowa 300 Qualifying Press Conference
  Top-3 qualifiers from Newton
Drivers
1 - Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske Chevy
2 - Will Power, Team Penske Chevy
3 - Josef Newgarden, Team Penske
Pagenaud leads Penske 1-2-3 in IndyCar Iowa quals
  Sato best of the rest
As predicted before qualifying, using their special shock package,Team Penske ran 1-2-3 in qualifying for the Iowa 300 IndyCar race on the short 7/8ths mile Newton oval. Pagenaud's 2-lap average of 180.073 mph in his #22 Penske Chevy beat his teammate in the #12 Penske Chevy. Josef Newgarden in the #2 Penske Chevy was 3rd quick while Takuma Sato and James Hinchcliffe rounded out the top-5.
Toronto IndyCar Postscript
  by Brian Carroccio
This week's Toronto IndyCar postscript examines the tussle between Honda drivers Sebastien Bourdais and Takuma Sato and what might be behind it. It's been festering for awhile and it all came to a head in Toronto. We also look at the five drivers remaining who seem to have a realistic shot at the 2019 IndyCar title. Two are a real longshot, one is a maybe but, barring any major hiccups, it's really down to two drivers for this year's title. And this year's title fight is what everyone has said for years that the series needs. That opportunity is well, right freaking there, right freaking now!
IndyCar Iowa Preview
  Iowa 300
Last year, Josef Newgarden led the most laps of the race (229) but with 45 laps to go James Hinchcliffe's SPM Honda passed Newgarden's Penske Chevy and pulled away to win the Iowa Corn 300 IndyCar race. Spencer Pigot and Takuma Sato finished 2nd and 3rd but that is because Newgarden gambled on a late caution and pitted for new tires but that was the wrong call. Newgarden came home 4th and Robert Wickens rounded out the top-5. 

Can Hinchcliffe win again?

Honda Indy Toronto Sunday Press Conference
  Post-Race Q&A
Drivers
1 - Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske
2 - Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing
3 - Alexander Rossi, Andretti Autosport
6 - James Hinchcliffe, Arrow Schmidt Peterson
Pagenaud holds off Dixon to win IndyCar Toronto race
  Rossi beats Newgarden for 4th
Before what appeared to be a sellout crowd, polesitter Simon Pagenaud grabbed the lead in his Penske Chevy at the start of the Honda Indy Toronto, and except for pit stops, led all the way to win the 85-lap IndyCar race on the bumpy streets around Exhibition Place, his third win of the year. Last year's winner Scott Dixon drove a rather lonely race to finish a distant 2nd while Andretti Honda ace Alexander Rossi did what he had to do and held off points leader Josef Newgarden (Penske Chevy) for third.
Honda Indy Toronto Saturday Press Conference
  Top-2 qualifiers plus Canadian Hinchcliffe
Drivers:
1 - Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske
2 - Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing
James Hinchcliffe, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
Pagenaud takes pole for Honda Indy Toronto
  Nips Dixon and Rosenqvist
Team Penske's Simon Pagenaud has won the pole for the Honda Indy Toronto with a time of 58.429s in Q3 qualifying to beat Ganassi Honda driver Scott Dixon last year's winner. Dixon spun out just past the finish line and he sat there while the other drivers finished their runs.  IndyCar did not throw a red flag so he may not lose his fast lap of 58.595s. Dixon's teammate Felix Rosenqvist was third quick followed by Alexander Rossi, Josef Newgarden and Ed Jones.
Honda Toronto Indy Friday Press Conference
  From Exhibition Place
Drivers
Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske
Felix Rosenqvist, Chip Ganassi Racing
Alexander Rossi, Andretti Autosport
Toronto IndyCar: Q&A with Robert Wickens
  Driving Hand Controlled Pace Car
Participants
Robert Wickens, Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
Ted Klaus, President, Honda Performance Development
Mike Long, Chairman, President and CEO, Arrow Electronics
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