BMW I Andretti Motorsports Maximilian Günther who took victory in race one in New York on Saturday came through the field from 23rd on the grid to finish the event in tenth place to pick up a valuable point.

Speaking following the action he said:

It was fun to race my way into the points from the back of the field. Given the circumstances, I think we had an ideal race with a very good strategy. We saved a lot of energy at the start and then gradually worked our way towards the front. It is obviously very pleasing to have come away with a point. Thank you to the team for a great weekend.”

Jake Dennis started the race from 19th and came home in 16th and speaking following the action the Englishman said:

A difficult race after an unfortunate qualifying with the rain coming down just as we went on track. In the race I was looking strong and made up a few places at the start. But then I missed the attack zone, which basically compromised our whole race. Nothing more I could do. After that, the race was more or less finished. Now I focus on my home races in London.”

BMW I Andretti Motorsports Team Principal Roger Griffiths said:

After yesterday’s success this was a disappointing day for us. It all resulted from the misfortune we had in qualifying with the rain. Anyway, we tried to make the best of it. With Jake we had a slightly more aggressive strategy than we had with Maximilian’s car. That was paying off when he had a good start and passed a couple of drivers ahead of him. Unfortunately, after he had missed the loops of the attack zone we were on the backfoot. With Maximilian it was more of a game of patience. We slowly made our way through the field saving a lot of energy. Then we took our chances where we could and ended up finishing in P10. A great recovery drive from Maximilian – and who knows? This one point can make a huge difference at the end of the season

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