Like his win here in 2015, Newgarden benefited from a timely caution flag.
Just before a full-course caution flag waved, Newgarden just hit pit lane and would later lead 58 of the last 61 laps to win the race by 1.8704 second over Alexander Rossi.
Series leader Dixon has a three-point lead over Helio Castroneves with five races left.
2017 So Far: Four of the 11 races that have been run were on temporary street circuits similar to Toronto and all four were won by Honda-powered cars: St. Petersburg/Sebastien Bourdais, Long Beach/Hinchcliffe, Detroit 1-2/ Graham Rahal...
Dixon and Power came together in the early exchanges - it forced Power out of the race and Dixon limped back to the pits with a puncture.
Pagenaud had a track-record lap of 58.9124 seconds at an average speed of 109.138 miles per hour on the 1.786-mile street course for his first pole of the season and 10th overall. Honda has a 100-point lead over Chevy for the overall Manufacturer's Championship.
There is also talk that Chip Ganassi Racing could trim to three drivers due to sponsorship woes, with Tony Kanaan looking to be the odd man out. Last race: Valtteri Bottas dominated in Austria for his second victory of 2017.
Team Penske new guy Josef Newgarden won his second race of the season on Sunday. Coming into qualifying with the Penske brigade doing what they've been doing in practice, we all kind of thought we were fighting over fifth and sixth.
The rain that had been a concern all week, held off until the finish, despite ominous black clouds that blanketed the sky over the course for the last half of the race. Seven Canadian tracks have hosted Indy auto events since the first USAC event in 1967: Mosport, Mont Tremblant, Sanair, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto...
Canadian James Hinchcliffe of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports finished third on his home track.
Power can try to get his campaign back on track in the next round at the Mid-Ohio 200 on July 30. There are a lot of different pavement types and it's very slippery on the concrete, which is very similar to Detroit.
A 20-point lead was slashed to a single point by Lewis Hamilton after the Mercedes driver never trailed and cruised to his fourth win of the season.
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"Cleared to race today!"
Bourdais fractured his pelvis, a hip and two ribs when his auto exploded into pieces and spun through Turn 2 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after hitting the wall at 227 miles per hour.
The race is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. on CNBC.