Chip Ganassi Racing’s Alex Palou in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda just needs to finish the season-ending Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach next weekend in eleventh place to win the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series championship.

The Spaniard, who scores his seventh podium finish of the season at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday goes into the race next week with a 35 point lead over Pato O’Ward.

Speaking following the race, O’Ward said that he is not thinking about the points until the final pit-stop of the season on Sunday at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Palou has a big advantage over Pato O’Ward as he has three teammate’s in Scott Dixon, Marcus Ericsson and Jimmie Johnson who can help him claim his first championship.

Share This