Indianapolis 500 race leader Santino Ferrucci averted disaster in the pits with 30 laps to go after a tire in his pit rolled over the white line of his box. Ferrucci was penalized for the error, but no drive through. Instead, it will be a monetary penalty.
The AJ Foyt Racing rider is in contention for his first 500m victory and AJ Foyt’s first top 5 finish since 2002.
Doyle: Santino Ferrucci is a master griller, emergency vet and a legitimate threat to the 2023 Indy 500
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