IRL: Pikes Peak: Mo Nunn Racing race report

Felipe Giaffone and the ...

Felipe Giaffone and the #21 Hollywood/Mo Nunn Racing Chevrolet G-Force finished fourth in today's Radisson Indy 225 at Pikes Peak International Raceway near Colorado Springs. He started third, but gave up the spot to Sam Hornish, Jr., by Lap 6 and ran in the top six the rest of the race before moving up to his final finishing position of fourth. Giaffone recorded the fastest lap of the race at 20.830 seconds (172.824 mph) around the mile oval.

Gil de Ferran scored his first career Indy Racing League victory today with teammate Helio Castroneves finishing second and Hornish third. The race was red-flagged for one hour due to rain and hail on Lap 37 of today's 225-lap event.

The next race on the schedule is the SunTrust Indy Challenge at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway on Saturday evening, June 29.


"My car was pretty fast today for the most part. Right after my pit stops, my car was especially fast, but after a short time it started to lose time. We round out late in the race that the solution to the problem was to reduce the air pressure in our tires. But by then it was too late to be able to make a run for the leaders. So, all things considered, I think fourth place is a good result for us. We were able to make some changes during the rain delay that helped us a lot. All in all, it was a good weekend."

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Felipe Giaffone , Helio Castroneves , Gil de Ferran , Mo Nunn , Sam Hornis