Herta’s wild Indy GP win reviewed + JR’s guide to the Indy 500 schedule


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We’ve got a double header for you in this week’s The Race IndyCar Podcast, with a lookback on the tumultuous Indy road course race in the wet followed by a special drivers’ eye insight into the Indy 500 schedule.

With Colton Herta taking an audacious win in changeable conditions, many title contenders hitting trouble, and strategy calls deciding the end result, host Jack Benson enlists the help of The Race’s F1 correspondent Edd Straw - immersed in the Indy paddock all weekend - to look back on the action.

As well as a race breakdown, Straw delves into Romain Grosjean’s reputation from F1 - having covered most of Grosjean’s career - and whether Graham Rahal was right to criticise Grosjean last time out.

And of course it wouldn’t be The Race IndyCar Podcast without co-host JR Hildebrand, who breaks from his busy schedule preparing to race in the Indy 500 to preview the unique schedule awaiting him and the Brickyard. He outlines how a driver and team look to extract the maximum from the on track sessions and how they manage the hours of down time to ensure top performance.

Jack and JR also look ahead to this week’s Indy practice sessions, as well as previewing this year’s new two-stage battle for pole and how that might impact the order.

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