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IndyCar: Kyle Kirkwood Wins Big Machine Music City GP at Nashville – Full Race Results

IndyCar: Kyle Kirkwood Wins Big Machine Music City GP at Nashville – Full Race Results

2023 Big Machine Music City GP at Nashville – Race Results
Pos  Driver  Team  Engine
1 Kyle Kirkwood Andretti Autosport Honda
2 Scott McLaughlin Team Penske Chevrolet
3 Alex Palou Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
4 Josef Newgarden Team Penske Chevrolet
5 Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
6 Romain Grosjean Andretti Autosport Honda
7 Marcus Ericsson Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
8 Pato O’Ward Arrow McLaren Chevrolet
9 Christian Lundgaard Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
10 Will Power Team Penske Chevrolet
11 Helio Castroneves Meyer Shank Racing Honda
12 Callum Ilott Juncos Hollinger Racing Chevrolet
13 Marcus Armstrong Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
14 Rinus VeeKay Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
15 Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
16 Ryan Hunter-Reay Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
17 Sting Ray Robb Dale Coyne Racing Honda
18 Santino Ferrucci AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet
19 Alexander Rossi Arrow McLaren Chevrolet
20 Agustin Canapino Juncos Hollinger Racing Chevrolet
21 Colton Herta Andretti Autosport Honda
22 Felix Rosenqvist Arrow McLaren Chevrolet
23 Benjamin Pedersen AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet
24 Jack Harvey Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
25 Linus Lundqvist Meyer Shank Racing Honda
26 Devlin DeFrancesco Andretti Autosport Honda
27 David Malukas Dale Coyne Racing Honda

Kyle Kirkwood is quickly establishing himself as the alpha dog at Andretti Autosport. The driver of the No. 27 Honda earned his second career win today in Nashville, and has the only two victories for the four-car team this season. Kirkwood used strategy and pure speed to rocket his way to the front of the field, and was not challenged in the closing laps of the race. Both of his wins have come on street courses, as he won earlier in the year at Long Beach.

Pole sitter Scott McLaughlin had a nearly identical weekend as last year, finishing runner-up yet again. Championship leader Alex Palou joined those two on the podium, and added to his lead going into the final four races. Nashville native Josef Newgarden came up one spot short in landing on the podium at his home race. Scott Dixon rounded out the top-five on Sunday, as he remains the only driver to finish inside the top-five (2nd, 1st, 5th) in all three Nashville races.

Romain Grosjean had a solid day but didn’t have grip in the tires when he needed it, but still managed a 6th place result. He led laps and brought the car home in one piece, which has been the focus for the No. 28 team. Former Nashville winner Marcus Ericsson came home 7th and Pato O’Ward finished 8th to lead the way for Arrow McLaren Racing. Christian Lundgaard and Will…

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