Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team co-owner Sam Schmidt has praised Verizon IndyCar Series chassis manufacturer Dallara for building a strong car.
Schmidt has revealed that there was nothing left of Robert Wickens’ car except the safety cell following his crash on lap seven of the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.
Schmidt went on to thank the Verizon IndyCar Series officials and the AMR Safety Team for the incredible work that they did an do that enables the drivers to race. Schmidt revealed that the No.6 Lucas Oil Honda had catch-fencing interwoven throughout the entire chassis.
As for Wickens, Schmidt has been incredibly impressed with how the Canadian has adapted from the DTM Championship to the Verizon IndyCar Series but says it is too soon to decide what the team are going to do, he is going to meet with officials from his team at the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 this weekend to decide what the best course of action is for the rest of the season regarding the No.6 Honda.
The team confirmed on Tuesday that they will run just James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda for this weekend’s race.