Windom to make Freedom 100 return with Belardi, Byrd
Quick observe star Chris Windom will get a second probability to compete within the Indy Lights sequence’ crown jewel, the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with an entry filed by Belardi Auto Racing and Jonathan Byrd’s Racing.
A crash in testing forward of the 2018 race saved Windom from taking part within the occasion, making his return for a second try at his first Freedom 100 a welcome alternative.
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