Sowery gets first Indy Lights win

From left, VeeKay, Sowery and Askew
From left, VeeKay, Sowery and Askew

Englishman Toby Sowery claimed a well-deserved maiden Road to Indy victory this morning in a thrilling Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix at Portland International Raceway. Sowery, 23, from Cambridge, England, took the lead for HMD Motorsports/Team Pelfrey immediately after an early restart, then held off a determined challenge from yesterday’s winner Rinus VeeKay (Juncos Racing), from Hoofddorp, Netherlands.

Full report to follow…….

Results

Pos No Name Laps Diff Gap Led ST Status Points Team
1 2 Toby Sowery 35 0.0000 0.0000 32 3 Active 320 HMD Motorsports/Team Pelfrey
2 21 Rinus VeeKay 35 0.4244 0.4244 3 1 Active 401 Juncos Racing
3 28 Oliver Askew 35 8.2265 7.8021 0 2 Active 442 Andretti Autosport
4 48 Ryan Norman 35 15.8482 7.6217 0 5 Active 328 Andretti Autosport
5 27 Robert Megennis 35 21.1175 5.2693 0 8 Active 314 Andretti Autosport
6 67 Dalton Kellett 35 22.5387 1.4212 0 6 Active 245 Juncos Racing
7 5 Lucas Kohl 35 39.7185 17.1798 0 7 Active 227 Belardi Auto Racing
8 79 David Malukas 0.3432 0.1145 0 4 Contact 270 HMD Motorsports

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