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Castroneves Dominates St. Petersburg

Last updated on Monday, April 2, 2007

(UNDATED) - Helio Castroneves was dominant in winning the Indycar series’ Grand Prix of St. Petersburg for the second-straight year.

Castroneves led 95 of the 100-lap event, beating Scott Dixon to the finish line by six-tenths of a second. The Andretti-Green Racing trio of Tony Kanaan, Marco Andretti and Dario Franchitti rounded out the top five.

Dixon takes over the Indy-car series points lead by five over Dan Wheldon and Castroneves, who moved up six places in the standings with Sunday's win.

The series will head to Japan for a race at twin-ring Motegi on April 21st.

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