Racers Keep Flipping At Indy 500 Practice

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Just one day after Helio Castroneves spun and flipped his car at Indy, Josef Newgarden has suffered a similar fate during practice.


Newgarden struck the wall at turn one, with the force of the impact sending him through the air, flipping once and landing upside down. Initial reports say he was able to get out of the car himself and was taken to the infield medical center to get checked out.

We’ll update this post with more as we hear it, but in the meantime, how much trimming are teams doing to qualify with this new aero kit?

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Future next gen S2000 owner

They need “roof” flaps a la NASCAR to increase the liftoff speed when traveling backwards.