While Rossi was proud to help bring his Ridgeline Baja Race Truck to the finish in second place in its class, he’ll likely recall more vividly how he escaped disaster on his opening stint Friday when he narrowly avoided colliding at speed with a passenger car traveling on course in opposite the race direction.
“It was an amazing experience,” said Rossi, the 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner who finished second in this year’s Verizon IndyCar Series standings.
Alexander Rossi: “It’s an amazing experience, I loved every second of it.”
Alexander Rossi: “I’m ready to come back next year.”
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Alexander Rossi near miss in Baja 1000
Two videos show you different angles of Alexander Rossi’s near-miss in the 2018 Baja 100