Andretti Autosport head into this weekend’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 on the short oval of Worldwide Technology Raceway looking to end the oval part of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series on a high note.
In his previous three starts here, Colton Herta in the No.26 Gainbridge Honda has a best result of fourth place and looking ahead to this weekend’s race he said:
I’m really excited to get back on an oval this weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway. We’ve had a string of very strong performances and we’ve had great speed here before, so I’m hoping we can show that again with the Gainbridge Honda!
Alexander Rossi in the No.27 NAPA Auto Parts Honda has a best result here of second place which came in 2018 where he started second and he is aiming to end this portion of the season on a high.
Speaking about the race this weekend he said:
I’m looking forward to our final oval race of the season. World Wide Technology Raceway always puts on a good show and we’re hoping that we can put on a great show for the fans to end this phase of the championship on a high
Ryan Hunter-Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda is looking forward to this weekend’s event saying:
I’m looking forward to getting back to some short oval racing under the lights at World Wide Technology Raceway. The promoters of the race have done a fantastic job over the past few years packing the stands, so hopefully we’ll have the same turnout this Saturday night. We had a very productive test here a few weeks ago, so we’ll be looking to hit the ground running once we get back on track.”
The Mayor of HinchTown is also looking forward to a strong result this weekend after what has been a tough season for the No.29 crew. Hinch says:
We had a good test at World Wide Technology Raceway a few weeks back and I think we left with a good starting point for the race weekend, so hopefully everything goes smoothly. It’s going to be a busy day with practice, qualifying and the race all on Saturday, so we need the Genesys Honda to roll off the truck fast!”