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Rossi says winning strategy was decided during the race

Mid-Ohio IndyCar winner Alexander Rossi admits that with the series deleting the raceday warmup session, his Andretti Autosport team only concluded a two-stop strategy was feasible when they saw his fuel consumption in the opening laps. Rossi was the sole driver to stop only twice in the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course, and it gave him a huge lead in the final stint, that only reduced from 18sec to 12sec as he eased off in the closing laps. However, Rossi admitted that the strategy was only decided upon by himself and Rob Edwards – his strategist and AA’s team manager – during the early laps of the race once they had observed his fuel consumption figures. “Without a...
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