The Catalan Àlex Palou makes history at Indycar

BarcelonaÀlex Palou has made history and has been proclaimed Indycar champion. The Sant Antoni de Vilamajor rider, who reached the last race of the championship as the leader of the classification, with a 35-point advantage over his immediate pursuer, has made a very smart race in Long Beach to avoid scares and secure the title. The Catalan has closed the championship with a fourth place.

“It’s a dream, I don’t know what to say. I just have words of gratitude for the team and for all the people who have helped me get here,” he said. After Marcus Ericsson and Scott Dixon lost any mathematical options to win the title last Sunday at Laguna Seca, the chances of rivals were slim and the 24-year-old RACC rider was content to finish in the top eleven to proclaim -is champion.

“I come from a family that has no experience in the world of motoring. We have been learning step by step. I started karting at the age of five because it was something we liked and it was to have fun. From there we started racing in Catalonia, then in Spain and ended up doing all the European and world championships. place to the other and, without thinking where we could get to, we got here “, explained Àlex Palou in an interview with ARA.


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