Josef Newgarden kept three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon at bay during the closing laps of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday to score his maiden victory.
The steely 24-year-old Tennessee native crossed the line in first place in his No. 67 Hartman Oil Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing Chevrolet.
Josef Newgarden is the fourth different winner in as many races this season.
Graham Rahal, driving the No. 15 Steak 'n Shake Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda, overtook Dixon on the final lap to claim his first podium finish since Belle Isle 1 last May.
Dixon finished third in the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet ahead of reigning champion Will Power of the Penske team and Ryan Hunter-Reay, fifth in the No. 28 DHL Andretti Autosport Honda.
Toronto’s James Hinchcliffe, driving the Arrow/Lucas Oil Schmidt Peterson Honda, finished 7th.