The Brazilian, who won the title in 2004, saw a bright future for the Argentine, with a tremendous performance at the 500 Miles which he had to abandon due to misfortune.
The recently retired Brazilian IndyCar driver, Tony Kanaan, has already warned his Argentine colleague Agustín Canapino “will be a champion one day” in the category of speed monopostos in the United States, after the what a great race he had last Sunday in the Indianapolis 500.
“(Augustine) Canapino will be a champion one day. He has an incredible talent“said the native of the city of Salvador and champion of the American automobile division in the 2004 season. And he added in his remarks to Carburando:”It is a phenomenon. It is very impressive. We already know him in Brazil, he doesn’t have to prove anything to us”.
The driver from Buenos Aires, with a Dallara-Chevrolet from the Juncos Hollinger Racing team, He was running Sunday in third position, with seven laps to go. But a administration by trying to avoid a handle in front of him, he cut short his debut at the mythical Indianapolis oval, in one of the tests that make up the so-called Triple Crown of motorsports.
“This year he will finish adapting, next year he will fight for victories,” predicted the Brazilian, who debuted in IndyCar in the 1998 edition and on Sunday completed his last “race in Indianapolis” qualifying in sixteenth place.
Norberto Fontana, also surrendered at the feet of Agustín Canapino
For his part, Norberto Fontana, from the reef, former Formula 1 driver with Sauber, He also referred to his friend in Buenos Aires with praise, through his social networks.
“Good run, Head @agustíncanapino. You keep adding kilometers and experience. What happened may happen, in the desire to avoid the clash of those in front. What happened happened, it’s part of oval racing. Keep hoping, hugs ”, said the current 48-year-old Turismo Carretera driver.
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