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The 2017 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma was the 17th and final round of the 2017 IndyCar Series season.[1] The race was contested on September 17, 2017, on the IndyCar layout of Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California, and served as the season finale for the series. Josef Newgarden of Team Penske won the pole for the race; he would finish second, which allowed him to win the championship.[2] Newgarden's teammate, Simon Pagenaud, won the race for his second consecutive Sonoma victory.[3]

United States 2017 Sonoma
Race details
17th round of the 2017 IndyCar Series season
Sonoma Raceway Indy-2012.svg
DateSeptember 17, 2017
Official nameGoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma
LocationSonoma Raceway
CoursePermanent racing facility
2.2 mi / 3.5 km
Distance85 laps
195.755 mi / 315.037 km
Pole position
DriverJosef Newgarden (Team Penske)
Time1:15.5205
Podium
FirstSimon Pagenaud (Team Penske)
SecondJosef Newgarden (Team Penske)
ThirdWill Power (Team Penske)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "09/17/2017 race: GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (IndyCar) - Racing-Reference.info". www.racing-reference.info. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  2. ^ Ayello, Jim (September 17, 2017). "Josef Newgarden wins his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship". USA Today. Gannett Company. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  3. ^ Robinson, Mark (September 17, 2017). "Pagenaud Wins Sonoma Finale as Newgarden Claims Championship". IndyCar.com. Retrieved November 15, 2017.


Previous race:
2017 IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen
IndyCar Series
2017 season
Next race:
None
Previous race:
2016 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma
GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Next race:
2018 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma