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IndyCar Race Review: Indy Grand Prix Of Alabama

Helio Castroneves took the checkers in the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Alabama for his first IZOD IndyCar Series win in his last 14 starts. It was Castroneves' 15th career IZOD IndyCar Series victory and 21st overall in American open-wheel racing. It was also the third consecutive win for Team Penske, following the two previous victories by Castroneves' teammate Will Power.

Helio's first win of the year was never a certainty, however, as he did not hold the lead until late in the race. In fact, Marco Andretti held the point for the majority of the event, and Power, strong as his car was, led in the early stages.

Power and Mike Conway started on the front row. The start was clean, save for Scott Dixon's early jump, as was ...

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