Only the best typically win at the World Wide Technology Raceway. From Paul Tracy, to Alex Zanardi to Michael Andretti to Juan Pablo Montoya to Al Unser Jr., Gil de Ferran, Helio Castroneves, Josef Newgarden, Will Power, Takuma Sato and Scott Dixon, the best of the best reach victory lane. But, if someone was to break through on Saturday night, try the drivers below.
He was ninth as a rookie in 2019 and fourth and sixth respectively last year.
Worth a risk. Rossi, was sixth and second respectively in his first two Gateway tries and heating up on the season with two top five results in his last three tries.
The kid is bad fast on ovals. He’s been great at Indy the last two years and in his lone Gateway weekend in an Indy Car, he placed sixth and fourth respectively.
He was fifth in Race 1 last year and going for a top 10 in race two before a problem on pit road. He’s improved everywhere again in 2021 including on an oval at Indy. Worth a look.
He won this race in 2019. He was second in Race 1 last year and led the most Laps in Race 2. He has three top 10 results in the last four races on the season.
In 2019, he led 93 laps in Gateway en route to a fourth place run. He had a shot at a top 10 on both days last year too.
He’s at his best on short ovals. He had a top three starting spot including a pole in both races at Iowa last year. In four Gateway tries, he’s finished fifth, sixth, 10th and eighth respectively.
He has two podiums at Gateway including a third place run with Foyt in 2019. Now, he’s back with Ganassi in his final start of the season. Can he end up in victory lane for the first time since 2014?