After first pole in IndyCar, Van Kalmthout also wants to go all out for victory | NOW


Rinus van Kalmthout also wants to go for his first victory at the Harvest Grand Prix in the IndyCar Series on Friday-evening. The Dutchman surprisingly took his first pole position in the night from Thursday to Friday.

“We are going for the win on Friday. We have a good balance in the car at the moment. It was a bit different in qualifying than during free practice, but I think our car just works well at a low. track temperatures “, Van Kalmthout said after qualifying against, among others GPUpdate.

Twenty-year-old Van Kalmthout went round the inner circuit of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1.09.609 and was the fastest. De Hoofddorper is having a strong debut season and is leading the rookie championship, among other things.

“I did a good lap and made no mistakes. When I got out of the pit lane and got some temperature in my tires, I immediately felt: wow, this is exactly the car I need today”, Van Kalmthout continued.

Despite its status, ‘VeeKay’ has no intention of holding back during the race. “I am still a rookie and I may not even know what to expect, but this may be a positive thing. I am going full for the first corner.”

The Harvest Grand Prix starts on Friday at 9:50 PM (Dutch time). Another race is scheduled for Saturday at 8.15 p.m. in Indianapolis.

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