Meyer Shank Racing’s Felix Rosenqvist set a new record for the team on Saturday at the Sonsio Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the IMS road course as the Swede scored the team’s fourth consecutive top-ten finish of the season.

Rosenqvist started the race from tenth and that is where he finished and as a result heads into the Indianapolis 500 in two weeks time in 12th in the championship but has shown incredible consistency for the team and will head into the Indianapolis 500 preparation starting next week with team co-owner and four-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves back in the car which will be a great asset to the team.

Speaking following the race, Rosenqvist commented saying:

Unfortunately we got completely done at the start after that, we were last, P27. So we came in early, got off the blacks and then did the rest of the race on reds. We had really good pace, I think this is the best car I’ve had in this race even though we ended up doing a good bit of fuel saving. I’m excited to be top ten after being last, but at the same time I’m bummed about the start. I’m definitely curious where we might have finished had we been able to hold our spot at the start. But still super pleased to get our fourth top ten to start the season and be fifth in the points, thats a good start and we will keep building on that.”

Tom Blomqvist started the race from 26th place and was left disappointed finishing the race in 23rd place and speaking following the race he said:

“Obviously we rolled the dice and stopped early to try and undercut guys, which really worked. We made up some good spots and the car was working really well when I was pushing. And then I had to go into a fuel save and then it just kind of spiraled from there. You start to lose brake temperature, you start to lose tire temperature and I just started to make mistakes. And then I broke too late and ran over the line on pit exit and I had to do a drive through, then that kind of ruined our day. I think in the race we could have had a decent result today.”

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