38th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach




To add to the drama of the weekend, Marco Andretti and Graham Rahal got into it before turn 8.  Marco went to the inside before turn 8 and Graham tried to block him.  Check out the video above and you be the judge of who was at fault.

These rear wheel protectors are designed to help prevent these type of incidents.  At the angle the cars touched, only a full wheel cover would have prevented Marco's car from getting airborne. 


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A closer look at the carnage of Marco's car.


Series leader Helio Castroneves was looking to retain his series lead, but dropped to second place after a 13th place finish in Long Beach.


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After starting in 12th position Will Power was able to conserve gas and hold off the charge of rookie Simon Pagenaud.  Chevrolet's gamble paid off and the Chevys took 6 of the top 7 spots!  Pagenaud was the only driver piloting a Honda powered vehicle in the top 7.


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