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Scott McLaughlin announces second 2022 victory at Mid-Ohio

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New Zealand's Scott McLaughlin is the second winner of the indie car season by edging Spanish Alex Sparrow at the Honda Indy 200 in Mid-Ohaio on Sunday in Lexington, Ohio. I found.

McLaughlin, driving Team 3 Penske Chevrolet, won 0.5512 seconds on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. His 45 laps surpassed all the last 52 laps of the race and never dropped Palou's No. 10 Chip Ganassi Racing Honda to the home stretch.

"You are thinking about your fuel, but thankfully Chevy gave us great fuel mileage and drivability from a restart, so a little gap from Honda's Parrow. I was able to get it, "said McLaughlin. "I'm really proud of them (and) the car they gave me."

McLaughlin, 29, also firestone in St. Petersburg at the start of the season. I won the Grand Prix. This is his second full season at IndyCar.

Willpower of Australia finished in 3rd place, just 3.8415 seconds behind McLaughlin, after retreating to 27th place early in the race. Rinus Vee Kay from the Netherlands and Scott Dixon from New Zealand conclude the top five.

Marcus Ericsson of Sweden came in 6th place. This was enough to maintain a series point lead, 20 points ahead of power.

Mexican pole sitter Patoward saw a power problem and his car stalled on lap 52. Race.

– Field-level media