A breathtaking four-wide finish saw Peter Dempsey take the checkered flag of the Indy Lights Firestone Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, nipping Carlos Munoz, Gabby Chavez and Sage Karam by 0.0026 of a second.
Belardi Auto Racing will lack sufficient sponsorship to field the Freedom 100 winner’s campaign at the last two races.
History was made in today’s Indy Lights race as four drivers went for the glory and ended up have the closest-ever finish on the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2.5-mile oval.
On the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sage Karam earned Sunoco Pole Award for the Firestone Freedom 100
Dempsey flies over chicane in Baltimore during practice, and yet qualified the Indy Lights car.
Peter Dempsey settles into third spot in the Indy Lights driver championship
Peter Dempsey maintained his fifth place spot in the championship as the points continue to tighten up among the highly competitive field.
Dempsey fought hard to make up positions in the race but could not catch the leaders, and he ultimately brought home a seventh place finish on the tri-oval.
Freedom 100 winner retains fourth place in the championship.
Peter Dempsey got his second place finish in an aggressive and thrilling charge for his seventh place starting position.