Ericcson, new leader after firing Palou

ALex Palou’s rough race at Road America, the eighth round of the Indycar season, held this afternoon and in which he was barely able to last three laps. The Catalan, current champion, saw how his teammate, the Swedish and winner of the 500 Miles Marcus Ericsson, touched him slightly on the inside at turn 3 but with such precision that Alex could barely take the corner, when he was third, and it was off the track.

Lex was losing nine laps until his car was brought into the pits and he was able to fix the problem, but when he came back he hardly had a chance as there were no accidents and the race regrouped, so he finished last and moved a little further up the standings. new leader, Ericsson himself, who finished second in the race after the American Josef Newgarden (Penske) who achieved his third victory of the season.

The one from Penske also pockets a million dollars for being the first driver capable of winning to win on an oval, urban and permanent circuit, all three of the championship, which demonstrates his tremendous versatility, and took him to third position in the championship in which Palou is fifth, although still with options.

“More than the car, I’m worried that my partner will kick me out, but if we want to play that game, we can,” Palou said angrily. “I apologize to Lex, I only saw the door open and I went in, nothing more,” the Swede apologized. In three weeks, the ninth date in Ohio.

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