Newgarden Staves Off O’Ward at WWT Raceway for Second Win of Season

MADISON, Ill. – By using a late-race pit strategy call and winning a daring pit-exit duel, defending NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion Josef Newgarden claimed his second victory of 2020 in the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Race 2 on Sunday, Aug. 30 at World Wide Technology Raceway. Exiting pit lane, Newgarden was locked in a stirring side-by-side race with Pato O’Ward in the No. “This was all a pit stop victory right here for me,” Newgarden said. That was for the win right there, that race when we went side by side out of the pit exit. 21 SONAX Chevrolet and Saturday’s Race 1 winner Scott Dixon in the No. Finishing the day in 19th was 2004 NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion Tony Kanaan in the No. This was the final race of Kanaan’s “TK Last Lap” tour where he competed on all the oval races this season.

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