Due to rain, qualifying for the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 was cancelled and starting positions for the 248-lap race were determined by championship points.
Chasing the Checkers
With the No. 98 dressed in MilitaryToMotorsports.com colors, Marco Andretti started from the 10th position and gained four spots on the opening lap. Andretti continued to run in the top-10 until the team was caught out on pit strategy by an untimely yellow. Despite having quick speeds, the loss in strategy forced Andretti to settle with a 14th-place finish
The Verizon IndyCar Series now heads west for the Grand Prix of Portland on Sept. 2, marking Indy car racing’s return to Portland International Raceway for the first time since 2007. The race airs live at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the INDYCAR Radio Network
In His Words
“It was a bad luck night for the 98. The guys gave me a good car and we were running right with [Zach] Veach, but we got caught out by the second yellow and that threw off our strategy. We were hoping for more, but on to Portland with the MilitaryToMotorsports.com car.”