Newgarden Dominates To Win Season Opener at St. Pete

As season openers go, this couldn’t have gone much more smoothly for Josef Newgarden. Two-time NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion Newgarden won the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding on Sunday, driving the No. Newgarden led 92 of 100 laps after capturing the NTT P1 Award on Saturday, earning his 30th career INDYCAR SERIES victory. The victory was the pinnacle of an outstanding opening weekend for Team Penske on the 14-turn, 1.8-mile temporary street circuit. 3 DEX Imaging Chevrolet, while two-time series champion Will Power placed fourth to give the legendary team three of the top four finishing spots.

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