More misfortune for Andretti drivers

Posted at 4:45 PM, May 29, 2016

More misfortune for the Andretti family at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500.

This time, something so simple as tire pressure forced Marco Andretti off the pace and into the pits out of sequence, leaving him a lap down with a quarter of the race remaining in the 100th Indy 500.

Andretti started near the back but had climbed into the top 10 before his tires began showing a reading of too much pressure. He was almost 15 mph off the pace when he was forced to pit.

In more than 70 attempts, his family has only Mario Andretti's victory in 1969.

But there was a bright spot: Michael Andretti's co-owned team finished 1-2 in the race. 


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