IndyCar Gateway results, points: Josef Newgarden is now firmly in the hunt for a third NTT IndyCar Series championship after winning Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway Gateway.
Newgarden led a race-high 138 of 260 laps in claiming his second win of 2021 (Mid-Ohio). He becomes the fourth driver to score multiple wins this season in IndyCar, joining Pato O’Ward, Alex Palou and Marcus Ericsson.
O’Ward finished second to earn his fifth podium of the season and his first since winning Race No. 2 at Detroit’s Belle Isle Park in June. He also now holds the points lead by 10 points over Palou with three races to go.
Will Power followed his win last week on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course with a third-place finish. Power also earned his 63rd career Indy-car pole earlier Saturday. He is now within four poles of tying