Alexander Rossi Had A Strong Day At Phoenix

Alexander Rossi

  • STARTED 4th // FINISHED 3rd
  • CHAMPIONSHIP: 2nd (72 pts.)
  • OF NOTE: After falling to the rear of the field and down a lap as the result of a drive-thru penalty, Alexander Rossi raced his way back to the led lap, making 53 passes to earn his second-consecutive podium finish.
“We had a strong start but then had a mishap on the first stop. It was unfortunate, but the important thing is that my crew is okay, that’s always my first concern. I didn’t challenge the box that hard, it was a stop under yellow so there wasn’t a need to – I went to turn right to line up and (the car) just went straight. Then we didn’t get the yellow we needed, so we had to completely un-lap ourselves and come back through the field. The Military To Motorsports Honda was by far the best car on track, I think, and it deserved to win. It wasn’t meant to be today, but I’m happy to stand on the podium.”

The next stop will be the Grand Prix of Long Beach.

TIL NEXT TIME, I AM STILL WORKING ON MY REDNECK!

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