Dixon, the six-time IndyCar champion, had spun on target and reentered the monitor forward of Romain Grosjean and Energy. Dixon allowed sufficient room for Grosjean to get by, however as Energy approached, the hole closed and Energy could not keep away from hitting Dixon.
The 2 vehicles spun astray and Energy slammed right into a concrete wall. Each vehicles have been extraordinarily broken, with solely three hours to rebuild them forward of qualifying.
Energy then bought out of his automotive, exchanged phrases with Dixon and shoved him within the chest. Energy later kicked the air in frustration.
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“Scott moved abruptly and I used to be coming,” Energy stated. “It is a very unlucky incident. Nothing I might actually do there. Did not count on him to maneuver. Such a pity. I felt like we had a reasonably good automotive. We’ll rebuild it and see what occurs.”
Dixon acknowledged he was at fault.
“Did not understand Energy was even there,” Dixon stated. “I am actually sorry for him and clearly his group. Mistake on my behalf. I really feel annoyed for clearly wrecking our automotive and his automotive as nicely.”