Harvey’s promising Indy GP fades with disastrous pit cease
He made an incredible begin on his favourite monitor and was holding down second regardless of being on the tougher black tires for the primary stint. Not solely did it seem like one other podium on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway highway course Saturday for Jack Harvey, however that first victory definitely appeared attainable.
Then he received gunned down by a mechanical gremlin that ruined his day.
So, as an alternative of an incredible end for the Meyer/Shank crew, Harvey was relegated to twenty third place.
“We had a wheel gun fail on that second pit cease,” stated the 27-year-old Brit, who certified third in his Auto Nation/Sirius Honda and dove forward of front-row starter Josef Newgarden as the sector funneled into Flip 1 initially.
“We had an incredible begin and held P2 for an honest bit there, and we had a five-second lead on the man that ended up successful the race.”
The whole lot was trying good till he pitted on Lap 37. Not solely did the wheel gun malfunction and price him treasured time however he additionally picked up a flat proper rear tire and needed to limp across the monitor at 50 mph, which successfully KO’d any probability of an honest outcome.
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