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Wickens: I expected more from “desperate” Rossi

Robert Wickens, who was just two laps from victory in his maiden IndyCar Series start in St Petersburg, says Alexander Rossi was overly optimistic with the lunge that saw them collide. Wickens had led for the majority of the IndyCar opener from pole position, but a series of late full-course cautions allowed second-placed Rossi the chance to pass him for victory. Having managed the penultimate restart to perfection, Wickens had Rossi lunge at him into Turn 1 at the second one. Rossi made solid contact with the sidepod of Wickens, sending the Canadian spinning into the tirewall. “To be honest, I felt very comfortable with the pace I had,” said Wickens. “The whole day was going better...
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