Found June 03, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
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DETROIT (AP) -- New Zealand's Scott Dixon won an IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix marred by poor track conditions that stopped the race for a little more than 2 hours on Sunday. A red flag halted the event 45 laps into a race that was scheduled for 90 laps and shortened to 60. Belle Isle's 2.07-mile (3.33-kilometer) road course that hadn't hosted a race since 2008 had chunks of asphalt and concrete missing. Pot holes and grooves that were recently filled with tar became exposed. Crews filled the gaps with epoxy that settled enough for the race to resume. The sprint to the finish was stunted by a caution flag because light rain made a slick track even more slippery. Helio Castroneves spun out as if his car was on a skating rink and finished 17th. Dixon pulled away after the final restart on lap 55 for his first win of the season, almost 2 seconds in front of teammate Dario Franchitti. The reigning Indianapolis 500 champion made many moves in limited time after starting towa...
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