Just a few observations before I fall asleep while attempting to watch the replay of the race. i will have a more detailed post tomorrow.
As if I need more proof that i am old:
I have seen the fourth victory of all four four time winners. Of their 16 total victories I have seen 14 of them.
Today’s race was one of the best I have ever seen. Anywhere. Definitely one of the top three 500s I have witnessed in person.
It was strange seeing the infield empty. I sit across from the turn 2 mounds and seeing any grass at all is unusual.
Either IMS sold too many seats or people sat wherever they wanted to. I did not observe what i would call social distance seating.
Graham Rahal and Conor Daly are two drivers who never seem to catch a break at the speedway.
The track used to smile on Alexander Rossi. I wonder what he did to make her dislike him.
The crowd reaction to Daly taking the lead was great to hear.
That was an exciting, tense duel between Alex Palou and Helio Castroneves.
Will Helio return next year?
Great job by Simon Pagenaud to finish third from 22nd on the grid.
This has to one of Will Power’s most forgettable days at IMS.
Santino Ferrucci has IMS figured out.
Today was one of the best examples of the saying,, ” The race is won or lost in the pits.”15 pit penalties assessed today. It appears Indycar was very consistent in their rulings.
More tomorrow. Thank you all for following this weekend and during the first week at Indy.