Honda Indy Toronto - Round 10 of 18, "Tweet"-By-LiveBlog Entry - Page 3
LAP 49 Graham Rahal leads the field due to an earlier pitstop – then Viso, de Silvestro, RHR, Beatriz, Franchitti, Wilson, Dixon, Power and Andretti round out the top 10.
RHR may be in the best position to go to the end without a pitstop for fuel.
RESTART LAP 52 side-by-side with lapped Tagliani gives Rahal all he can handle – passes Rahal to get his lap back.
Ryan Hunter-Reay gets past de Silvestro LAP 53 and now Power gets past several cars and runs in P6 ahead of Franchitti.
LAP 54 Power passes de Silvestro for P5 – Conway heads for the pits with damage.
Full Course Yellow – Will Power gets turned around by Dario Franchitti in turn 4 Power stalled.
Franchitti now in P5 behind Wilson on LAP 58 during the 5th full course caution.
RESTART LAP 61 side-by-side with Rahal, RHR, Viso, Wilson, Franchitti, Dixon, Servia, Andretti … Power back at P16
Viso locks up his tires and causes a flat when Wilson tries to pass, Dixon now past Wilson.
Graham will need a 44 lap tank full in order to maintain position and win.
Top 5 are Rahal, Hunter-Reay, Franchitti, Dixon and Wilson.
Franchitti passes RHR on lap 64
Will Power gets booted into the tire barrier by Tagliani on LAP 66 – possible 45 points down to Franchitti
Yellow helps Rahal on his load of fuel with 18 laps to go.
Top 5 shows Rahal, Franchitti, RHR, Dixon, and Wilson. Will Power out of the car unable to continue and will finish at P 24
LAP 68 Rahal chooses to start from the left on the side-by-side and the restart gets waived off – was this on purpose – for gas?
RESTART LAP 69 – waived off
RESTART LAP 70 – Rahal gets a leap and the GREEN Flag flies – 77 Tagliani goes up on it side as he gets together with James Jakes
Full Course Yellow - can you say destruction derby? Patrick hits Jakes which caused a chain reaction with Tagliani – lost in all of this is that Franchitti gets around Rahal in turn 3 for the leadContinued on the next page