Indycar results and final point standings after the season finale in the Grand Prix of St Petersburg
Today, the 2020 Indycar Series season comes to a close in St. Petersburg, Florida. It’s the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on the streets of Florida.
View full 2020 St. Petersburg results below.
We have a championship battle coming into the final of 14 races. Scott Dixon leads Josef Newgarden by 32 points heading into this finale.
Will Power and Alexander Rossi set the front row. 100 laps of open wheel racing are up next…
GP of St Pete
Green, Will Power gets the jump and he’s clear well before turn one.
Lap 5, Power has an issue under braking into turn 11. Rossi has a run and he clears him, Rossi leads. Power runs wide into turn one and he falls to 4th with dirt on his tires.
Lap 15, Rossi leads Herta by 1.4 seconds.
Lap 29, Newgarden pits. A lap later, Scott Dixon hits the pit lane. The championship contenders mirror each other. Newgarden rubs fenders with his teammate of Will Power as Newgarden leaves the pits.
Lap 34, Rossi pits from the race lead, the last car to pit. Rossi exits the pit lane and holds the lead. Herta trails by 1.7 seconds.
Lap 36, Will Power is in the wall off turn three and the caution is out!
Green, Rossi leads. Newgarden picks off another position in turn one, he’s up to 4th, Power runs 9th.
Lap 41, Ferrucci is stuck in the turn two wall and the caution is back out. Additionally, Conor Daly has crashed under the yellow.
Green, Rossi leads. Scott McLaughlin overshoots turn one and tags Andretti, McLaughlin spins and Rinus VeeKay is collected. The caution is back out.
Green, Rossi leads but he fights with the lap car of Rosenqvist.
Lap 55, Andretti outbrakes Rahal into turn one for 7th. Andretti has passed 16 cars since the start of this race.
Lap 64, Herta has missed the corner. He’s forced to loop and rediscover the track. Rossi now leads Hinchcliffe by 7 seconds.
Lap 66, Newgarden hits the pit lane. Rossi pits from the lead on the next lap, Dixon pits with him.
Lap 70, Rossi has crashed! He lost it in the marbles. Colton Herta, who just pitted will take over the race lead.
Green, Herta cooks turn one, Hinchcliffe looks to cross under him off the corner but can’t complete the pass.
Marco Andretti is around with a flat tire! Takuma Sato dove to his inside and cut the right rear.
Hinchcliffe spins! He clips Jack Harvey as he reenters the track and destroys his own front wing. Newgarden takes over 2nd. The caution is out.
As cars roll under yellow, it’s started to rain.
Green, Herta spins the tires at the launch and Palou looks to his inside. Herta and Palou run wide and Newgarden crosses both of them, Newgarden leads! Scott Dixon holds 3rd.
20 to go
Lap 81, Oliver Askew is stuck in the tire barrier and the caution is back out.
Green, Newgarden leads Herta into turn one. Pato O’Ward looks inside of Dixon for 3rd and he takes that spot. O”ward quickly moves to 2nd.
Lap 86, O’Ward has a look on the inside of Newgarden into turn one but he can’t complete the pass. Herta catches the tire barrier and he drops outside of the top 10, no caution.
7 to go, Newgarden leads O’Ward by 3.3 seconds. Dixon holds 3rd and leads the championship by 16 points as they run.
3 to go, Newgarden leads O’Ward by 4.9 seconds.
Josef Newgarden wins the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg! Scott Dixon is crowned the 2020 Indycar Series champion!
View full Indycar race results from St Pete below.
Grand Prix of St Petersburg
October 25, 2020
Pos | Driver
1. Josef Newgarden
2. Pato O’Ward
3. Scott Dixon
4. Sebastien Bourdais
5. Ryan Hunter-Reay
6. Simon Pagenaud
7. Marcus Ericsson
8. Charlie Kimball
9. Graham Rahal
10. Takuma Sato
11. Colton Herta
12. Max Chilton
13. Alex Palou
14. James Hinchcliffe
15. Rinus VeeKay
16. Oliver Askew
17. Conor Daly
18. Felix Rosenqvist
19. Jack Harvey
20. Marco Andretti
21. Alexander Rossi
22. Scott McLaughlin
23. Santino Ferrucci
24. Will Power
2020 Indycar Point Standings
Pos | Driver | Points
1. Scott Dixon
2. Josef Newgarden
3. Colton Herta
4. Patrico O’Ward
5. Will Power
6. Graham Rahal
7. Takuma Sato
8. Simon Pagenaud
9. Alexander Rossi
10. Ryan Hunter-Reay
11. Felix Rosenqvist
12. Marcus Ericsson
13. Santino Ferrucci
14. Rinus VeeKay
15. Jack Harvey
16. Alex Palou
17. Conor Daly
18. Charlie Kimball
19. Oliver Askew
20. Marco Andretti