Alex Palou: "I was really looking forward to the Indianapolis 500"

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The Spanish Alex Paloucurrent champion of IndyCarconfirmed on Thursday that he was “extremely eager” to compete this Sunday in the 500 miles of Indianapolisconvinced that he has a car, a team and a strategy that allows him to fight for victory from the second place he will occupy in the starting line-up.

“There is always pressure in all sports, every time we are competing at the highest level. There is always pressure, but there is no added pressure by being champion or having one of the best cars this year,” Palou said at the wheel. of the press organized at the media day in Indianapolis.

“That just gives us confidence, knowing that we are doing very well so far, knowing that we can fight for this race. I’m really looking forward to it and I can’t wait to start,” he said. added.

The Catalan, who made history last year by becoming crowned champion at IndyCar, is clear that the race “will not be easy”, but he also knows that his team “has a good car and great strategy”.

This Sunday will be the first ‘Indy 500’ to have full capacity, after it competed without fans in 2020 and with 50% capacity in 2021, due to the coronavirus.

“I think it was a good thing that this place was not completely full the first time I came, because now I appreciate it so much more when I see the fans. The spectators make the difference here. I’m looking forward to seeing. this place is full of trees, “he said. .

Source: La Verdad

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