Santino Ferrucci crashes on Day 3 of Indianapolis 500 practice, suffers minor leg injury. The first significant incident of the Indianapolis 500 practices came Thursday as Santino Ferrucci lost control of his car on Turn 2. After he spun out, the back of Ferrucci’s car crashed into the wall.
Who just wrecked in the Indy 500?
INDIANAPOLIS — One of contenders crashed out of the 2021 Indy 500 after a pit stop error at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Graham Rahal, who led 18 laps, crashed out on Lap 119 after his pit crew failed to properly attach left rear tire on a pit stop.
What happened to Colton Herta in the Indy 500?
With 12 laps to go, Herta came an inch away from understeering into the wall on the exit of Turn 9, but was recovering the lost ground when on Lap 75 of the 80-lap race, at the same turn he locked up his left-front wheel and hit the wall hard. “Tunnel vision, man,” said the devastated 21-year-old to NBC Sports.
What happened in the race in Indianapolis?
AJ Allmendinger drove to victory in the Verizon 200 at The Brickyard, the first NASCAR Cup Series race on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Ryan Blaney survived the wrecks for a second-place finish.
NASCAR results from Indianapolis.
How much does the driver get for winning the Indy 500?
In 2020, the entire purse totaled $7,502,500 – the lowest since 1991 ($7,009,150). This year’s marks the lowest Indy 500 purse since 1998 ($8,722,150). Castroneves and Team Penske earned $3,048,005 for his third Indy 500 win in 2009 – the largest for a champion in the race’s history.
Who Lost tires Indianapolis?
Graham Rahal’s 2021 Indianapolis 500 run ended in heartbreaking fashion when his No. 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing lost a tire and sent Rahal into the wall on Sunday. One of the favorites to win, Rahal was racing for his first Indy 500 win in his 14th start.
What happened to Graham rahals car?
Rahal’s car was destroyed, while Daly was able to continue the race. Neither were injured, thankfully. Afterwards, Rahal acknowledged the tire hadn’t been properly attached, but didn’t pin the blame on his crew.