The Verizon IndyCar Series confirmed on Friday that they have added a competition element to the pit-stop practice on Saturday.
The winning crew who perform the fastest stop from pit in to pit out will receive a trophy. Speaking about the news, IndyCar president of competition and operations Jay Frye commented by saying:
“This will showcase the extraordinary work INDYCAR teams do on pit road. “It also should be an exciting competition for the fans at Gateway Motorsports Park to watch during the 90 minutes leading up to Bommarito Automotive Group 500.”