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Alexander Rossi says that the mistake that cost him a near-certain second place in the Detroit GP’s second race lay with his own driving, but that he was never going to just move over and let teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay past.
Ed Carpenter Racing's Spencer Pigot says IndyCar debutant and Haas Formula 1 junior Santino Ferrucci caused a "silly" crash at Detroit that did not show respect for full-time drivers.
Ryan Hunter-Reay, whose win in Detroit has elevated him to fourth in the IndyCar championship standings, says the #28 Andretti Autosport team is committed to trying to win a second title.
Ryan Hunter-Reay scored his first IndyCar victory in almost three years in Race 2 at Dertroit, after long-time leader and Andretti Autosport teammate Alexander Rossi skidded down an escape road.
Alexander Rossi scored his third IndyCar pole with a perfect performance in the wet qualifying session for Race 2 at Belle Isle, eclipsing nearest rival Robert Wickens by 0.3sec.
Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi have lauded today’s IndyCar winner at Detroit, Scott Dixon, for matching Michael Andretti in the all-time winner list with 42 victories.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon took a commanding victory at Belle Isle to defeat three Andretti Autosport-Hondas, as last year’s Detroit double-header dominator Graham Rahal crashed out.
Marco Andretti took his first pole position in almost five years, when he emerged from Group 2 of qualifying with a time almost half a second quicker than his closest opposition.
Ryan Hunter-Reay put Andretti Autosport and Honda on top in the last practice before tomorrow morning’s qualifying for the first race around Belle Isle, but Jordan King crunched his Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet hard into the Turn 11 wall.
Sebastien Bourdais put Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan on top in opening practice at Belle Isle, as Honda cars occupied the top eight times ahead of the double-header weekend.