REV Group Grand Prix at Road America Race Report

“It feels like a bit of a waste of a weekend, to be honest. We were strong early in the weekend and then had the issue with qualifying. I had a really good start (to the race) and made up a few spots. I tried to go around the outside of Turn 5 then (Scott) Dixon had an issue and checked up. I got into the back of him and we went off track causing us to fall back to 18th. From 18th we fought back to 11th. I think we made the wrong choice of tires at the end, finishing on the optional (Firestone alternate) reds might have been a mistake. A tough weekend overall for the DHL team.”

Another race weekend has come and gone – and left the No. 27 NAPA team of Andretti Autosport leaving Wisconsin with hardware for first place after winning in dominating fashion. Rossi’s victory in Elkhart Lake marks the team’s first IndyCar Series win at Road America. Team boss Michael Andretti holds three wins (1990, 1991, 1996) at the 4.048-mile circuit.

  • STARTED: 15th // FINISHED: 11th
  • CHAMPIONSHIP: 7th (271 pts.)
  • OF NOTE: Gained ground on the start before being caught up in an incident with Dixon and running off track // Fell back to 18th and battled back to run inside the top 10 before settling for an 11th-place result

The NTT IndyCar Series now breaks for two weekends before heading north for the sole Canadian event at the Honda Indy Toronto July 13-14.

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