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The 2020 Indycar Season Opening weekend was ready to go in March on the streets of St.Petersburg Florida, and on that weekend the world shutdown. Without knowing everyone packed up and headed home. After a few months Indycar came back little by little.

With pulling off the Indy500 the season looked possible to be able to cross the finish line. The Firestone Grandprix became a plan to finish the 2020 season, a true test of the teams on the street course.

Australian Supercar Champion Scott McGaughlin made his debut in his Team Penske Chevrolet in an effort to get him ready for 2021 season.

During the weekend there was a big announcement that 7-Time Nascar Champion will be coming to Chip Ganassi Racing to race alongside Scott Dixon.

The Mayor of Hinchtown James Hinchcliff came and drove the Gainbridge Honda for the Andretti Autosport team.

2019 Indy lights champion Oliver Askew back for the season finale .

Former Florida Gator and WWE SUPERSTAR Titus Oneil served as the Grand Marshall.

Strong Run by Patricio O’Ward and the Schmidt-Peterson Arrow Mclaren team. Many lead changes throughout the event all eyes were on the scoring tower with the championship on the table. If Team Penske Josef Newgarden to win the championship Newgarden would have to finish ten spots ahead of points leader Scott Dixon.

Josef Newgarden and Team Penske left everything on the table and won the season finale.

Scott Dixon battled through and stayed close enough to second place in the championship Newgarden. Finishing third on the podium and locking up his 6th Indycar Championship.

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