Wayne Taylor Racing’s Helio Castroneves and Alexander Rossi who claimed their first Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona wins on Sunday says that the victory gives them plenty of momentum as the gear up for the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season which gets underway at Barber Motorsports Park on April 18.
Speaking to Paddock Eye following the race, Rossi said that being able to race at the moment under the current circumstances is extremely beneficial and gives him an edge over his fellow IndyCar Series competitors with the exception of Scott Dixon who was in the race as well this weekend.
Rossi said it is definitely an advantage and a phenomenal way to start the season, The 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner won’t have much time to celebrate his win as he confirmed he will head to Sebring tonight to test his IndyCar ahead of the start of the new season.
Rossi also said that this win is one of the special ones saying that it is right up there with his Indianapolis 500 win. Helio Castroneves says that a win is a great way to start and the three time Indianapolis 500 winner says that the start of the 2021 season is a new chapter in his career that he is very excited about.