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VeeKay's rookie session crash costs much-needed track time

The team at Ed Carpenter Racing has endured a busy afternoon that was already plenty packed. During the opening 30-minute rookie session, Rinus VeeKay posted the fastest time after 11 laps, but then hit trouble entering Turn 3. The 19-year-old Dutchman put the left side tires just under the white line and scraped the apron, which was enough to send him into a 180 degree spin, his Chevy hitting the Turn 4 wall before coming to a stop near the entrance to pit road. As a result, there was damage to the left side pod and suspension. An ECR team representative told RACER they are repairing the primary car with bodywork from the backup car, which belongs to teammate for road, streets and the...
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