AJ Foyt Racing’s Takuma Sato who drives the No.14 ABC Supply Co Honda believes that the DW12 aero package will be fast at Watkins Glen this weekend.
Sato heads into the race weekend following two retirements in the last two races in Pocono and Texas last weekend. Speaking about Watkins Sato who raced in Watkins in 2010 in the Verizon IndyCar Series commented by saying:
The DW12 with the Honda aero package is lighter, has more down-force and more power, so it’s going to be fast. On top of that, I’ve heard there was a lot more grip than before because of the recent track resurfacing, so I’m sure it’s totally different speed-wise from 2010. The racing line should be the same as long as the corners are the same, but we’ll be braking later, on the power sooner and we’ll have more apex speed.
Sato goes into the race weekend in 16th place in the series points standings with two races to go.