The Mexican driver, Patricio O? Ward, finished? in second place in the Bommarito Automotive Group 500?, in St. Louis, Illinois to take the lead in the drivers’ championship of the IndyCar Series in the absence of three dates to finish the season, which is why it becomes a wide favorite to lift the title.
With the second place, O? Ward sum? 41 points to thus reach 435 units, scoring 10 points from the Spanish pilot, Alex Palou (425), who had to abandon the race due to an incident (prior to the race, the Iberian was sanctioned with nine positions due to an engine change), which happened? on lap 64, when did Rinus Veekay hit? the Spanish car, who was impacted? on the retaining wallFor the second consecutive time, Palou did not finish a race, since last week, due to problems with the engine of his vehicle, he also abandoned it. the race.
Fun day racing under the lights in St. Louis. P2 and championship lead ???????? great job TEAM @ArrowMcLarenSP
? Duck O’Ward (@PatricioOWard) August 22, 2021
It should be noted that this race was very bumpy, as six yellow flags were waved in the first half.
Josef Newgarden sum? his second win of the season when he crossed the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 finish line a few seconds before the Monterrey driver. The American is in third place with 413 points in the fight for the drivers’ title.