The 2010 IndyCar season review

The 2010 IndyCar season review

It looked like Will Power was running away with the 2010 IndyCar title until Dario Franchitti hunted him down and claimed a third crown. AUTOSPORT explains how it all unfolded

Round 1 - Sao Paulo

An epic opener on the gloriously imperfect new Sao Paulo street track came down to a three-way tussle between Andretti Autosport's Ryan Hunter-Reay and Penske duo Will Power and Ryan Briscoe on a circuit drying after a typical Brazilian downpour that had caused a 45-minute stoppage.

Hunter-Reay had earlier passed poleman Dario Franchitti (Ganassi) during the initial dry portion of the race, and then took slicks at just the right moment in part two. The American found himself being hunted down by Power and Briscoe in the closing stages, swapping places with Briscoe twice before the Australian crashed out of the lead. Power then pounced on Hunter-Reay after the restart to claim victory on his comeback after injury.

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