IndyCar results and points after Mid-Ohio

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Mid-Ohio results, points: With his second victory of the NTT IndyCar Series season, Scott McLaughlin moved up two spots in the championship standings Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

McLaughlin, who won the St. Petersburg season opener for his first career IndyCar victory, led the final 21 laps in his No. 3 Dallara-Chevrolet to win by 0.5512 seconds over Alex Palou.

Will Power finished third for Team Penske, which now has wins in six of nine races this season between Josef Newgarden (Texas, Long Beach, Road America), McLaughlin and Power (Detroit).

Here are the IndyCar results and points standings Sunday after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course:


RESULTS

Click here for the box score from the 80-lap race on the 13-turn, 2.258-mile road course at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Click here for the lap leader summary and here for the pit stop performance.

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Here is the finishing order in the Honda Indy 200 with starting position in parentheses, driver, engine, laps completed and reason out (if any):

1. (2) Scott McLaughlin, Chevrolet, 80, Running
2. (7) Alex Palou, Honda, 80, Running
3. (21) Will Power, Chevrolet, 80, Running
4. (11) Rinus VeeKay, Chevrolet, 80, Running
5. (5) Scott Dixon, Honda, 80, Running
6. (13) Marcus Ericsson, Honda, 80, Running
7. (14) Josef Newgarden, Chevrolet, 80, Running
8. (15) Helio Castroneves, Honda, 80, Running
9. (8) David Malukas, Honda, 80, Running
10. (6) Simon Pagenaud, Honda, 80, Running
11. (16) Christian Lundgaard, Honda, 80, Running
12. (18) Graham Rahal, Honda, 80, Running
13. (22) Conor Daly, Chevrolet, 80, Running
14. (19) Takuma Sato, Honda, 80, Running
15. (3) Colton Herta, Honda, 80, Running
16. (27) Jimmie Johnson, Honda, 80, Running
17. (20) Devlin DeFrancesco, Honda, 80, Running
18. (25) Simona De Silvestro, Chevrolet, 80, Running
19. (12) Alexander Rossi, Honda, 80, Running
20. (24) Jack Harvey, Honda, 80, Running
21. (17) Romain Grosjean, Honda, 79, Running
22. (23) Dalton Kellett, Chevrolet, 78, Running
23. (10) Callum Ilott, Chevrolet, 57, Mechanical
24. (1) Pato O’Ward, Chevrolet, 52, Mechanical
25. (26) Tatiana Calderon, Chevrolet, 51, Mechanical
26. (9) Kyle Kirkwood, Chevrolet, 28, Contact
27. (4) Felix Rosenqvist, Chevrolet, 8, Mechanical

Winner’s average speed: 101.557 mph; Time of race: 1:46:43.3290; Margin of victory: 0.5512 of a second; Cautions: Six for 17 laps; Lead changes: Three among Four drivers. Lap leaders: O’Ward 1-28; McLaughlin 29-52; Herta 53-59; McLaughlin 60-80.


POINTS

Click here for the points tally in Sunday’s race.

Here are the points standings after the ninth race of the season for:

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Top 10 in points: Ericsson 321, Power 301, Newgarden 287, Palou 286, O’Ward 256, Dixon 254, McLaughlin 252, Rossi 229, Pagenaud 217, Herta 212.

Rest of the standings: Rosenqvist 208, VeeKay 193, Daly 188, Grosjean 183, Rahal 177, Castroneves 160, Lundgaard 159, Sato 149, Malukas 145, Harvey 115, Johnson 99, DeFrancesco 99, Kirkwood 98, Ilott 97, Tony Kanaan 78, Santino Ferrucci 71, Kellett 70, Calderon 58, JR Hildebrand 53, Ed Carpenter 49, Juan Pablo Montoya 44, De Silvestro 21, Marco Andretti 17, Sage Karam 14, Stefan Wilson 10


NEXT: For the first time in three years, IndyCar will return July 17 to Canada and the streets of Toronto. Broadcast coverage is exclusively on Peacock Premium and will begin at 3 p.m. ET.

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Ken Roczen signs with HEP Progressive Ecstar Suzuki for 2023

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ANAHEIM, California – Ken Roczen will make the move from HRC Honda to H.E.P. Motorsports with the Progressive Ecstar Suzuki team, ending a long and eventful offseason that saw his split from his longstanding team after he committed to running World Supercross (WSX).

“H.E.P. Motorsports is thrilled to announce that the team has signed Ken Roczen as its premier rider for the 2023 season,” the team announced on Instagram. “Former AMA Motocross champion Roczen will be aboard a Suzuki RM-Z450. Roczen, who won his most recent championship on a Suzuki, will be reunited with the brand and bring his exciting style, determination, and grit back to the RM Army.

“Ken Roczen will compete in the upcoming 2023 Supercross and Motocross Championship series which is set to start on January 7 at Anaheim Stadium in Southern California.”

For Roczen, it is a return to the bike of his youth and on which he had some of his greatest professional success.

“This thing has been going on for weeks and weeks and weeks in the making, but there was so much uncertainty,” Roczen told NBC Sports during Monster Energy Supercross Media Sessions. “It was a very unique situation. I just finally signed two nights ago, so it’s really only legit once the ink hits the paper. It’s been in the works for a long time, but there were just a lot of questions and a lot of input from a lot of other teams too.

“Good things take time, and I’m okay with that. I grew up riding Suzuki. Ot’s like a homecoming. It’s a special feeling”

Roczen won the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship on a Suzuki before making the move to Honda. That year he won nine of 12 Nationals and finished no worse than second as he easily outpaced Eli Tomac by 86 points. He finished third in his next Pro Motocross outing in 2018 after sitting out the outdoor season in 2017.

“I am beyond excited to reconnect with Suzuki for the 3rd time in my career. We’ve had a lot of success in the past and I’m looking forward to seeing what we can accomplish together in our future.” Roczen said in the Instagram post.