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DATE: Sunday, June 1
SITE: The Raceway at Belle Isle Park -- Detroit, Mich.
TRACK: 2.34-mile, 13-turn temporary street course
TELEVISION: ABC
RADIO: IMS Radio Network/SIRIUS XM Satellite
ANNUAL: 2nd
START TIME: 3:30 p.m. ET
QUALIFYING TIME: 10 a.m. ET (Sunday)
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Simon Pagenaud
RUNNER-UP: James Jakes
POLE WINNER: Mike Conway (finished 3)
LAPS: 70
MILES: 163.8
QUALIFYING RECORD: Mike Conway, 2013 (108.326 mph)
RACE RECORD: Simon Pagenaud, 2013 (84.906 mph)
 
2013 Finish
FinishDriverStartFinishDriverStart
1Simon Pagenaud66Marco Andretti14
2James Jakes27Charlie Kimball18
3Mike Conway18Helio Castroneves9
4Scott Dixon79Graham Rahal15
5Dario Franchitti1610Sebastian Saavedra11
2013 Chevrolet Indy Dual (Race 2) Facts and Figures
AVERAGE SPEED: 84.906 mph
TIME OF RACE: 1 hr., 56 mins., 14.7861 secs.
MARGIN OF VICTORY: 5.6274 secs.
CAUTION FLAGS: 6 for 22 laps
LEAD CHANGES: 8 among 7 drivers
POLE WINNER: Mike Conway (108.326 mph)
FASTEST LAP: Mike Conway, 109.250 mph, Lap 58
Past Chevrolet Indy Dual (Race 2) Winners (Starting Position) Car -- Speed
2013 -- Simon Pagenaud (6) - Dallara-Honda -- 84.906 mph
2012 -- Scott Dixon (1) -- Dallara-Chevrolet) -- 85.012 mph
2011 -- Not held
2010 -- Not held
2009 -- Not held
2008 -- Justin Wilson (4) -- Dallara-Honda -- 89.911 mph
2007 -- Tony Kanaan (4) -- Dallara-Honda -- 83.841 mph
 
NOTE: Formerly called Motorola Indy 300 (2007), Detroit Indy Grand Prix
(2008), Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix (2012). Became a weekend
doubleheader (Race 1 and Race 2) in 2013.
 
Past Chevrolet Indy Dual (Race 2) Pole Winners (Finish)
2013 -- Mike Conway -- 3
2012 -- Scott Dixon -- 1
2011 -- Not held
2010 -- Not held
2009 -- Not held
2008 -- Scott Dixon -- 5
2007 -- Helio Castroneves -- 14
Last Race Results
RACE: Indianapolis 500 (May 25)
SITE: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Ind.
MILES: 500
LAPS: 200
WINNER: Ryan Hunter-Reay
RUNNER-UP: Helio Castroneves
THIRD: Marco Andretti
FOURTH: Carlos Munoz
FIFTH: Juan Pablo Montoya
POLE WINNER: Ed Carpenter (finished 27)
TIME OF RACE: 2 hrs., 40 mins., 48.2305 secs.
MARGIN OF VICTORY: 0.0600 secs.
AVERAGE SPEED: 186.563 mph
CAUTION FLAGS: 5 for 21 laps
LEAD CHANGES: 34 among 14 drivers
LAP LEADERS: Carpenter - pole; Hinchcliffe 1-9; Carpenter 10-28; Hinchcliffe
29; Power 30; Kanaan 31; Aleshin 32; Hinchcliffe 33-36; Power
37-57; Andretti 58-61; Castroneves 62; Dixon 63; Montoya 64-66;
Castroneves 67-91; Carpenter 92-93; Dixon 94; Montoya 95-99;
Hunter-Reay; 100-107; Castroneves 108-117; Hunter-Reay 118-123;
Dixon 124; Montoya 125-132; Hunter-Reay 133-138; Andretti
139-153; Carpenter 154-157; Hunter-Reay 158-162; Carpenter 163;
Hunter-Reay 164-170; Tagliani 171-173; Hunter-Reay 174-181;
Andretti 182; Hunter-Reay 183-184; Castroneves 185; Hunter-Reay
186-195; Castroneves 196; Hunter-Reay 197-200.
Chevrolet Indy Dual (Race 2) Entry List
CarDriver, HometownCar/Name
2Juan Pablo Montoya (Bogota, Colombia)Chevrolet/Team Penske
3Helio Castroneves (Sao Paulo, Brazil)Chevrolet/Team Penske
7Mikhail Aleshin (Moscow, Russia)Honda/Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
8Ryan Briscoe (Sydney, Australia)Chevrolet/Chip Ganassi Racing
9Scott Dixon (Auckland, New Zealand)Chevrolet/Chip Ganassi Racing
10Tony Kanaan (Salvador, Brazil)Chevrolet/Chip Ganassi Racing
11Sebastien Bourdais (Le Mans, France)Chevrolet/KVSH Racing
12Will Power (Toowoomba, Australia)Chevrolet/Team Penske
14Takuma Sato (Tokyo, Japan)Honda/A.J. Foyt Enterprises
15Graham Rahal (New Albany, OH)Honda/Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
17Sebastian Saavedra (Bogota, Colombia)Chevrolet/KVAFS Racing
18Carlos Huertas (Bogota, Colombia)Honda/Dale Coyne Racing
19Justin Wilson (Sheffield, England)Honda/Dale Coyne Racing
20Mike Conway (Bromley, England)Chevrolet/Ed Carpenter Racing
25Marco Andretti (Nazareth, PA)Honda/Andretti Autosport
27James Hinchcliffe (Toronto, Canada)Honda/Andretti Autosport
28Ryan Hunter-Reay (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)Honda/Andretti Autosport
34Carlos Munoz (Bogota, Colombia)Honda/Andretti-HVM
67Josef Newgarden (Hendersonville, TN)Honda/Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing
77 *Simon Pagenaud (Montmorillon, France)Honda/Schmidt Peterson Hamilton
83Charlie Kimball (Camarillo, CA)Chevrolet/Chip Ganassi Racing
99Jack Hawksworth (Bradford, England)Honda/BHA/BBM
 
* - defending champion.
 
Leading Contenders (Last year's finish)
Driver2013
Simon PagenaudWon
Mike Conway3
Scott Dixon4
Marco Andretti6
Charlie Kimball7
Helio Castroneves8
Sebastien Bourdais11
Tony Kanaan12
Ryan Briscoe13
Ryan Hunter-Reay18
James Hinchcliffe19
Will Power20
Justin Wilson22
Takuma Sato23
Juan Pablo Montoya---
Carlos Munoz---
 
Mover of the Week
Ryan Hunter-Reay - started 19 and finished 1 (Indianapolis 500)
 
Sports Network Selections
Pick to Win - Simon Pagenaud
Last Week's Pick to Win (James Hinchcliffe) - finished 28 in Indy 500
 
NOTES:
Race 2 in the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit, which is held at The Raceway at Belle Isle Park, is the seventh race on the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season.

The Raceway at Belle Isle Park hosted two Indy races on the same weekend for the first time last year. It was also the inaugural doubleheader weekend in series history. Mike Conway won Saturday's first race, driving an entry for Dale Coyne Racing. Simon Pagenaud scored his maiden IndyCar victory by taking the checkered flag in the second event, which was held on Sunday.

The street circuits in Houston and Toronto will host doubleheaders again this season. Houston's Reliant Park is scheduled for June 28-29, and Toronto is slated for July 19-20.

Belle Isle hosted IndyCar-sanctioned races from 2007-08 before this track was dropped from the schedule for the next three years. IndyCar returned there in 2012.

This track also held CART races each year from 1992-2001. Helio Castroneves scored back-to-back CART victories there from 2000-01. Juan Pablo Montoya won consecutive poles at this track from 1999-2000.

The next race is the June 7 Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Helio Castroneves is the defending race winner.

05/27 14:59:23 ET

As of May 27, 2014, at 02:59 PM ET

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