Malukas leads as Highway to Indy Spring Coaching concludes
If its kind throughout this week’s Indy Lights Spring Coaching outing carries over to the common season, the World Racing Group with HMD Motorsports workforce could possibly be able to problem Andretti Autosport for the highest spot on the Highway to Indy.
Of the 13 drivers who took half within the take a look at at Barber Motorsports Park, the GRG/HMD workforce made an announcement by securing first, second, and third place on the time sheet with David Malukas main new teammates Linus Lundquist and Benjamin Petersen.
“It’s going to be a simple social media put up — proper the place we left off final 12 months,” mentioned Malukas, who fought eventual champion Lundquist for the Formulation Regional Americas title final season. “We’ve examined right here so we’ve already labored on setups and discovered an important deal going into at present. We had been prepared, and proper off the bat we received into our guidelines, working via even the smallest issues. We had been fast immediately and all the pieces appears good. That is the most effective workforce I’ve ever been on and irrespective of the place I find yourself, I’m so completely satisfied to be on this workforce.”
Andretti’s Robert Megennis and Kyle Kirkwood accomplished the highest 5.
“We knew we’d have good vehicles right here, primarily based on the workforce’s historical past at Barber, so we had loads of good information and an excellent baseline,” Megennis mentioned. “We had an excellent [simulated] race run that was actually encouraging – I used to be very fast and really constant, and I feel that’s right down to all of the endurance racing I’ve completed. All 4 of us discovered some good issues at present so we’ll mix that information and present up able to take a win.”
The Highway to Indy season opens at Barber with the NTT IndyCar Sequence throughout April 16-18.
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