Sweden’s Linus Lundqvist is the reigning Formula Regional Americas champion, winning the title on his debut in 2020. He is also a former champion in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship and Sweden’s Formula STCC Nordic series. He races in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship in 2021.
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Mid-Ohio – Free Practice: Linus misses out on important laps after early off
Linus suffered an early blow heading into the race weekend at Mid-Ohio when he went off on his first lap in Friday practice, forcing him to sit out the rest of the session…
Linus suffered an early blow heading into the race weekend at Mid-Ohio when he went off on his first lap in Friday practice, forcing him to sit out the rest of the session.
Heading into the sharp Turn 2 right-hander also known as the Keyhole, Linus locked up and went off into the gravel trap on his out lap, tagging the barriers.
The damage sustained to the front of the car was serious enough to mark the end of the session, practically before it had begun.
Fortunately, the official practice session was preceded by three 90-minute tests across Thursday and Friday, making the lost track time slightly less damaging – although another off in Test 3 forced Linus to sit out parts of that session, too.
With Linus restricted to a bystander role in the pits, the practice times were topped by title rival Kyle Kirkwood who led an Andretti Autosport 1-2-3.
Coming up next is Qualifying 1 at 🇺🇸3.35-4.05 pm / 🇸🇪21.35-22.05.
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