(VIDEO) Canapino crashes into a wall and has to abandon IndyCar practice

The Argentine driver still has one practice session before he qualifies for the seventh date of the 2023 IndyCar calendar, on the streets of Detroit.

This Friday, the first practice of seventh date of the 2023 IndyCar calendar and Augustine Canapino He had a blow so he had to leave. However, he still has one practice session to go before qualifying.

Canapino hit the wall and had to abandon IndyCar practices

The Argentine was trying to better his time of 1m05s6454 when after 18 laps he had a brush with the wall, and despite being light, the right side of the rear bar was affected and had to leave the track.

Canapino was quickly attended to in the pits. However, his team informed him that he could not continue as the repair time was more than 40 minutes left in the race.

Reef is not the only one who suffered complications in his first time at new street circuit arranged by IndyCar in Detroit Because it is a map with many undulations that cause pilots to be required in each of the nine curves.

Meanwhile, after the incident, Canapino will take revenge. This Saturday will be part of the second training session and after the qualy. In addition, in case of qualification, he will run in the race that will be held on Sunday.

Canapino’s premonition in the preview: “We will have to try to avoid the walls”

“This weekend is Detroit, a new circuit for everyone and the expectation is total uncertainty. From what I see now, it is a very difficult track with many undulations, tricky corners and a mix of concrete and asphalt“, declared the Argentine.

And he added: “It will certainly be an intense weekend, added to the fact that it will be very hot. We will see what happens. We have to be patient, try to avoid the walls and step by step these days to try to finish in the best possible position”.

Source: Tycsports

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