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Motor City: IndyCar Star Scott Dixon Triumphs at Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, Gustavo Yacaman Claims Indy Lights Win
It had only been a week since Scott Dixon witnessed his teammate’s gloriously emotional victory at the Indy 500. And after two second-place finishes this year, Oakley’s IndyCar star was inspired enough to grab his own triumph in top form, taking the victory at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix in dramatic fashion after an exhilarating dash to the finish from pole.
The Indianapolis 500 is an impressive spectacle every year. But this time around was nothing short of absolutely epic. With swelling emotions clearly displayed on his face, Oakley IndyCar Star Dario Franchitti triumphed in dramatic fashion after the most closely fought Indianapolis 500 in history – lined with a record 35 lead changes to an action packed green finish.
They call him the “Racer of Tomorrow.” And for good reason. Oakley’s young Speed Demon Josef Newgarden claimed charged into the Firestone Indy Lights race at Kentucky last week with one objective: Start the race. Because the Indy Lights Title was all but wrapped up. The racing star went on to grab the second-place podium spot in the race and boldly claim the 2011 Title with five convincing victories and a mere three finishes off the podium in the first 13 races.