Any surprises so far? Kind struck me to see Scott Dixon’s lead go from 10 seconds to less than two. Kinda wild to see people throwing chucks of the asphalt surface out there, too. Dixon has led through all 42 laps. We got a lengthy yellow flag coming up. A major turn 6 issue with … Continue Reading →
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His once 10-second lead is now down to about 1.6. Will Power keeps plowing through. Looks like some issues over in turn 6 with the asphalt surface. Potholes? We’re no strangers to those in Detroit. Stay tuned.
A Chevy driver, who once had a second place spot, is now in pit row getting fixed up. We got our first caution flag. Accidents involve Takuma Sato and Jame Hinchcliffe – a Honda and a Chevy. Both appeared to hit areas where there were turns. We got a few crew guys out there picking … Continue Reading →
Pretty impressive to see that after 38 laps.
Will Power, Tony Kanaan and Marco Andretti are the guys in second, third and fifth. After 36 laps, Scott Dixon, driving a Honda, has a 10.5 second lead.
Viso, of the No. 5 Chevy, is in 17th. Scott Dixon keeps rolling in the lead, with close to a 3-second lead over Will Power. Top five haven’t pitted yet. Looks like every driver is trying to follow a two-pit strategy for this race. It will be intriguing to see if it actually works.
He’s driving the No. 10 Honda, ready to pit and currently 18th.
Bourdais, driving the No.7 TrueCar Chevy, just got bumped in the back by a passing car and had a piece of debris fly off his vehicle. Like the old cliche goes, “That’s racin’!”
My colleague Angelique Chengelis just told me that. She talked to some organizers here who said 30,000 fans are in the grandstands for today’s race. That’s a sellout. The day started with about 800 grandstand seats available.
A radio analyst guy just said that about Scott Dixon’s outing so far. I gotta agree. Unless some kind of disaster happens, Dixon appears to be in this for the long haul. He’ s clocking in at about 1:13.8, a per lap average through 18. Would you be upset if a Honda wins in Detroit? … Continue Reading →