With two second locations to start out the season, Pato O’Ward takes the lead within the championship standings. These specific outcomes have been each a kick within the intestine, because the Arrow McLaren driver may and possibly ought to have received them each. An engine hiccup within the lead price him victory in St. Petersburg, and he had the sector lined in Texas.
Marcus Ericcson misplaced his lead, however the 2022 Indianapolis 500 winner continues to be off to a superb begin this 12 months. After profitable the season opener, the Ganassi rider earned a strong ninth place end as we speak in Texas. He trails O’Ward by simply seven factors heading into the following race at Lengthy Seaside. Teammate Scott Dixon is true behind them in third as he chases his file seventh collection title.
Josef Newgarden jumped as much as 4th place together with his new victory in Texas. He leads Dixon by a single level within the standings, with Alex Palou finishing the highest 5. Callum Ilott (seventh) continues his spectacular sophomore marketing campaign and has completed within the high ten in each races this season.
Alexander Rossi slipped to ninth within the standings after his tough day in Texas, the place he was taken into the pit lane by his outdated automotive, pushed by Kyle Kirkwood. Will Energy is tenth after a disappointing efficiency this weekend by his requirements. Colton Herta was capable of progress with a powerful efficiency in Texas as we speak.
Simon Pagenaud continues to under-deliver, whereas the Meyer Shank Racing driver is in twenty fourth place within the standings. Felix Rosenqvist (twenty fifth) and Devlin DeFrancesco (twenty eighth) are but to finish a run this season as they each sit below rookie Marcus Armstrong, who has just one begin this 12 months.
|2023 INDYCAR Collection Championship Standings|
|1||Pato O’Ward||Arrow McLaren||Chevy||82|
|2||Marcus Ericsson||Chip Ganassi Racing||Honda||75|
|3||Scott Dixon||Chip Ganassi Racing||Honda||67|
|4||Joseph Newgarden||Workforce Penske||Chevy||66|
|5||Alex Palou||Chip Ganassi Racing||Honda||60|
|6||David Malukas||Dale Coyne Race||Honda||53|
|7||Ilott Callum||Juncos Hollinger Racing||Chevy||52|
|8||Scott McLaughlin||Workforce Penske||Chevy||48|
|9||Alexandre Rossi||Arrow McLaren||Chevy||40|
|11||Colton Herta||Andretti Autosport||Honda||37|
|12||Augustin Canapino||Juncos Hollinger Racing||Chevy||36|
|13||Graham Rahal||Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing||Honda||34|
|14||Christian Lundgard||Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing||Honda||33|
|15||Romain Grosjean||Andretti Autosport||Honda||31|
|16||Rinus VeeKay||Ed Carpenter Race||Chevy||28|
|17||Helio Castroneves||Meyer Shank Racing||Honda||27|
|18||Conor Daly||Ed Carpenter Race||Chevy||26|
|19||Kyle Kirkwood||Andretti Autosport||Honda||20|
|20||Benjamin Pedersen||AJ Foyt race||Chevy||20|
|21||Sting Ray Robb||Dale Coyne Race||Honda||20|
|22||Jack Harvey||Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing||Honda||20|
|23||Marcus Armstrong||Chip Ganassi Racing||Honda||19|
|24||Simon Pagenaud||Meyer Shank Racing||Honda||18|
|25||Felix Rosenqvist||Arrow McLaren||Chevy||18|
|26||Ed Charpentier||Ed Carpenter Race||Chevy||17|
|27||Santino Ferrucci||AJ Foyt race||Chevy||15|
|28||Devlin De Francesco||Andretti Autosport||Honda||12|
|29||Takuma Sato||Chip Ganassi Racing||Honda||5|