Josef Newgarden wins 3rd IRL race of season

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Hendersonville native Josef Newgarden dominated the field today in Elkhart, Wisconsin for his third win of the IndyCar season.

Newgarden won the pole and led 53 of 55 laps at Road America to beat Ryan Hunter-Reay by over three seconds.

Points leader Scott Dixon finished third.

The last five weeks saw Newgarden finishing no higher than eighth, dropping him from first to fifth in the points chase. 

With the win Sunday, Newgarden moved up one spot to fourth (343 points). Dixon leads the series with 393 points. 

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