The month of May has officially kicked off with the 8th running of the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis. For the first time since 2014, a driver racing for Ed Carpenter Racing has won on a road course as the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year, Rinus Veekay, who took his first checkered flag of his young career in series.
The second biggest story of the day was Romain Grosjean for Dale Conye with Rick Ware Racing, who took his first pole position of his IndyCar career. He lead a race high 44 of 85 laps. His day ended with an impressive 2nd place finish. Which is his first podium finish of his IndyCar career. It is also his first podium finish in any level of motor sport since 2013, when he finished second at the United States Grand Prix in Formula One.
1st. Rinus Veekay (Started 7th, First Carrer Win)
2nd. Romain Grosjean (Started 1st, First IndyCar Podium)
3rd. Alex Palou (Started 4th, 3rd Career Podium)
4th. Josef Newgarden (Started 2nd)
5th. Graham Rahal (Started 11th)
7th. Alexander Rossi
13th. Colton Herta
15th. Pato O'Ward
18th. James Hinchcliff
21st. Juan Pablo Montoya
22nd. Charlie Kimball
23rd. Jimmie Johnson
24th Connor Daly.
The next race for The NTT IndyCar Series is the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 30th. Stay tuned as we give you all the news from the Brickyard on RacingRefresh.com