Motorsport.com - Rossi is the “standout” in IndyCar now

April 17, 2018

Will Power believes Alexander Rossi, is the primary IndyCar championship contender in 2018, as the Andretti Autosport driver claimed his third consecutive top-three finish with victory in Long Beach.

Power, a two-time Toyota GP of Long Beach winner, kept pace with Rossi over the closing stint of the race, with liberal use of his push-to-pass boost, but couldn’t close on the #27 car and eventually finished just over one second adrift.

On top of two third places in St. Petersburg and Phoenix, the result moved Rossi to the top of the points standings.

Said Power: “I needed to get close enough to him to make him use his, but I just stayed at that one-second gap, just couldn't make time on him enough. But yeah, it was like qualifying every lap for both of us there at the end. At the end of the day, I mean, Rossi was just too fast all day. That's....

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