Fifth Gear: Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

Kyle Kirkwood wasn’t the only young NTT INDYCAR SERIES driver to shine in Sunday’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. “I think it was a great day,” Armstrong said of the 85-lap Long Beach race. Armstrong’s performance in the two street races has him leading the Rookie of the Year standings despite not competing in the oval race. Sunday’s race was the third of the INDYCAR SERIES season, and Kirkwood became the third different winner. In 2021, it was the eighth race before there was a repeat winner (O’Ward). 9 PNC Bank Chip Ganassi Racing Honda) didn’t have the race he wanted, knocked out of contention early in the race due to contact with O’Ward (No. If that’s how the series wants us to race, then I guess it’s all gloves off at this point.”.

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