Crew Chief Notes |
24 laps: 2.80L/0.74 gal per lap [2.66mpg] (typical usage)
25 laps: 2.69L/0.71 gal per lap [2.77mpg]
26 laps: 2.59L/0.68 gal per lap [2.89mpg]
IndyCar Road Series (44 laps):
Preferred strategy: 24/20
Tyre choice: Alternate (reds)
Undercutting will be useful if you're behind another driver and cannot make the overtake on track - clean air will be stronger than trying to pass them.
Tyres are far less of an issue here at Long Beach than the previous road courses, so the red tyres are the go-to option - there is little falloff vs the black tyre and is worth almost a second a lap. The track limit for turn 1/pit exit is the blue line - do not cross it or else you'll face a painful cut course penalty. Use as much track as possible at the hairpin before your qualifying lap to maximise your speed into T1.
If you have any questions, feedback or discussion, head to the Majors Garage discord where you can either @ me or post in the #indycar or #question-answer channels.