Santino Ferrucci’s wild weekend in Detroit ended on Sunday with a ninth-place finish in the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix on the streets of Downtown Detroit.

Ferrucci, who celebrated his Birthday on Friday, had a tough weekend following incidents with Romain Grosjean, Colton Herta, and Kyle Kirkwood. On Sunday morning, however, he put that behind him as he was the seventh fastest in the warm-up and finished the race in ninth place, just ahead of Arrow McLaren’s Theo Pourchaire.

Ferrucci apologized to Helio Castroneves after getting into the back of the Meyer Shank Racing Honda driver. Speaking following the race, the driver of the No.14 Sexton Properties AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet said:

“First off, really want to apologize to Helio (Castroneves). That’s one of my closest friends in racing and we blatantly got into the back of him and ruined his day for all of those guys, so I’m sorry for that. For us, hell of a rebound getting wrecked at the start, to a stop and go penalty, back to last twice, the rain. I mean, helluva strategy on the stand from the boys to put us back into ninth. I’m just really proud of this Sexton Properties Chevrolet team. It was a solid race day considering all of the emotions of this weekend, and can’t wait to get on to Road America.”

Sting Ray Robb, No. 41 AJ Foyt Racing started the race from 23rd place and came home in 21st and speaking following the action he said:

“Wow! That was a crazy race! I don’t know if you could ask for more craziness in one event. We went to the front, to the back, to the front, to the back. Unfortunately, our race was hampered by not necessarily a miss-call, but a hindsight call. We should have stayed out when it rained. Then we had contact with the wall with a little help from another car didn’t help us. I couldn’t get it restarted fast enough to get back on the lead lap. So, if we had done that, we would have finished top-12/top-10. Look where our teammate was, we weren’t far behind. So, it’s really unfortunate about what could have been, but I’m really proud of the pace we had, and we had really good pit stops. I’m really looking forward to Road America in the Chevrolet.”


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