Power Wins 10/7/13
HOUSTON- Will Power held off new IndyCar championship leader Scott Dixon to win the second race of the Grand Prix of Houston. The race ended when Dario Franchitti's (DAH'-ree-oh fran-KEE'-tees) car went airborne into the fence on the final lap. Franchitti was taken to a hospital, but team owner Chip Ganassi said he was alert and complaining only of a sore ankle and back.
Dixon took over the IndyCar points lead 11 laps into the race when Helio Castroneves's (EHL'-ee-oh cas-troh-NEHV'-us's) car stopped on the course because of a broken gearbox.
The first half of the two-day doubleheader of racing was won by Dixon.