In his third race with Penske, Josef Newgarden debuted his locker of victories with team Penske, thanks to a combination of great driving, great strategy and some luck.
The us came seventh on the grid after having given up on the tires softer in the Fast Nine of the classification, so that unable to start the race with the hard compound. Will Power, who came out in pole position, led the race and, when there were the first pit stops, they both went back to the track and glued with Power holding the lead by a slight margin.
With the arrival of the second stop on Scott Dixon joined the duo of head, and with the arrival of a yellow flag as a result of the exit of track of Spencer Pigot, Dixon broke to Newgarden thanks to his mechanics in the pit lane, . But the Penske was surprised to Ganassi in the resalida and, when Power began to undergo puncture and had to pit, grabbed the lead for not releasing it back.
The current champion, Simon Pagenaud, closed the podium positions and Sebastien Bourdais, the leader of the championship, got to stay at the front of the table thanks to their eighth square.