McLaughlin confirms “beef” with Malukas over St Louis IndyCar clash

McLaughlin confirms “beef” with Malukas over St Louis IndyCar clash
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McLaughlin confirms “beef” with Malukas over St Louis IndyCar clash

David Malukas finished third in his Dale Coyne Racing car at the Gateway track, earning his second podium at the track. He made contact with McLaughlin during the race, pushing him up the track and causing him to finish in fifth place. McLaughlin confronted Malukas during the podium celebrations, expressing his dissatisfaction. Malukas claimed he was confused by the interaction. He explained that he was following a car in front of him on the inside line and that McLaughlin squeezed him down, resulting in their clash. Despite the incident, McLaughlin did not mention it in his post-race comments and said he was satisfied with his top-five finish. Malukas attempted a three-stop strategy like winner Scott Dixon but couldn’t hit the required fuel targets, ending up making five stops instead. He praised his team for their performance and celebrated another podium finish at Gateway.

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Source: Motorsport.com

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