PORTLAND, Ore. (Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021) – Ten laps into the Grand Prix of Portland, Alex Palou was running in 16th place after starting from the pole, and his NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship hopes were in a heap of trouble.

Fast-forward 100 laps, and Palou earned his series-best third victory this season and has a 25-point lead in the championship standings with just two races remaining.

Full Portland Results

1. (1) Alex Palou, Honda, 110, Running

2. (2) Alexander Rossi, Honda, 110, Running

3. (3) Scott Dixon, Honda, 110, Running

4. (20) Jack Harvey, Honda, 110, Running

5. (18) Josef Newgarden, Chevrolet, 110, Running

6. (4) Felix Rosenqvist, Chevrolet, 110, Running

7. (10) Marcus Ericsson, Honda, 110, Running

8. (6) Colton Herta, Honda, 110, Running

9. (15) Scott McLaughlin, Chevrolet, 110, Running

10. (5) Graham Rahal, Honda, 110, Running

11. (8) Ed Jones, Honda, 110, Running

12. (26) Takuma Sato, Honda, 110, Running

13. (14) Will Power, Chevrolet, 110, Running

14. (7) Pato O’Ward, Chevrolet, 110, Running

15. (27) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Honda, 110, Running

16. (16) Conor Daly, Chevrolet, 110, Running

17. (25) Rinus VeeKay, Chevrolet, 110, Running

18. (12) Sebastien Bourdais, Chevrolet, 110, Running

19. (11) Max Chilton, Chevrolet, 110, Running

20. (22) Jimmie Johnson, Honda, 110, Running

21. (23) Simon Pagenaud, Chevrolet, 109, Running

22. (21) Romain Grosjean, Honda, 95, Running

23. (17) Helio Castroneves, Honda, 91, Running

24. (9) Oliver Askew, Honda, 89, Contact

25. (19) Callum Ilott, Chevrolet, 77, Mechanical

26. (24) Dalton Kellett, Chevrolet, 50, Mechanical

27. (13) James Hinchcliffe, Honda, 1, Contact