After a dry spell in NASCAR, Dario Franchitti came back to the IndyCar Series in style, winning the finale at Homestead today for Chip Ganassi Racing and securing the title for the second time in his career. Rafael Matos took the ‘Rookie Of The Year’ honours.
Earlier on at Homestead Raceway the Grand-Am series had it’s title deciding race, too. Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty won the Daytona Prototype championship title for GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing; Farnbacher Loles Racing drivers Dirk Werner and Leh Keen took the GT title.
Late Saturday results:
IndyCar: Miami Homestead Raceway: 1. Dario Franchitti 2. Ryan Briscoe 3. Scott Dixon 4. Tony Kanaan 5. Helio Castroneves
Grand-Am Daytona Prototypes: Miami Homestead Raceway: 1.Haywood/Barbosa, 2.Pruett/Rojas, 3.Patterson/Negri Jr, 4. Fogart/Gurney, 5. Donohue / Law
Grand-Am GT-Class: Miami Homestead Raceway: 1. Edwards/Collins/Reese, 2.Liddell/Davis, 3. Keen/Werner, 4. Potter/Pumpelly, 5. Ham/Tremblay
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