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Josef Newgarden takes checkered flag for second consecutive IndyCar race

Josef Newgarden takes checkered flag for second consecutive IndyCar race

Josef Newgarden dominated at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on the way to his second straight IndyCar victory at the Honda Indy 200 on Sunday.

Newgarden was not challenged most of the day on the 90-lap, 2.2-mile course and finished 5.156 seconds ahead of Team Penske teammate Will Power, the pole-sitter. Newgarden won at Toronto on July 16 and has six career wins, three this season.

Newgarden moved from fourth to first in the series points standings, seven points ahead of Helio Castroneves.

“We had an awesome race. It's what we needed,” Newgarden said. “This was a good day for Team Penske.”

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