Álex Palou: “We are more prepared than ever”

Alex Palou attends to the Press from the circuit of indianapolis where on sunday (18:45, Movistar Sports and Let’s go) the Indianapolis 500one of the three most important races in the world that coincides, as usual in recent times, with the Monaco F1 GP: “Yeah alonso win there and me here, Spain she can go crazy. more for Ferdinandbut also for me”, says the Barcelonan who starts from pole position in the most impressive oval in the world.

The Asturian has already assured that he will go on the attack in the streets of Principality and you have to ask the Barcelonan if he feels the pressure to lead from the green flag and if there are chances of seeing the checkered flag before anyone else: “I have more desire than pressure, although everyone here has it. But I have a great car for the race, one of the best, and I can say that we are more ready than we have ever been. I’m going to give it my all, hopefully we can have a perfect month of May”, the champion of the IndyCar 2021 and current championship leader recalling his recent victory on the road track of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Precisely this condition and his good performances in his other three participations, especially the last two, make him the favorite, although as he is in charge of explaining, there are many more applicants. Look at McLarenhis F1 team in which he acts as third driver, “they are very fast here”, and his own team, Chip Ganassi: “There are many drivers and cars that can win. And among them my teammates, who have always been very strong here”. In fact, the current champion of the 500 miles it’s swedish ericsson, teammate of the Spanish. And more data for optimism: the four cars of the ganassi start from the top-10 of the grid: palou is first, the legend Dixon (winner in 2008), sixth; the two-time winner (2017 and 2020) Sato starts eighth and Ericsson, tenth. Only Palou remains to complete the Ganassi structure poker. And Sunday is a good day for Spain to go crazy.

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