Patricio Oward, the Mexican driver who conquered IndyCar in the United States

Patricio O’Ward scored his first Indy Car victory, crossing the finish line at number one on the Texas circuit with Arrow McLaren (Photo: Instagram / @ arrowmclarensp)

Mexican pilot Patricio Ord Conquered the Indy car series This Sunday through Sovereignty at Texas Motor SpeedwayWhich means the Aztecs first win in 12 years and seven months in the ring.

OddThe, who dominated the Texas Oval this Sunday, achieved glory after more than a decade in which the national driver missed a trophy in an Indy car. And he was the last to do that Adrian Fernandez, Who won Fontana on October 3, 2004.

Team Driver Arrow McLaren SB He ranked 1st in the Texas Circuit and was named the best driver of the day. Even at the end of the race, he was grateful to his first win in this category after many years of work.

Patricio O'Ward scored his first Indy Car victory, passing the finish line first on the Texas Circuit (Photo: Instagram / @ patriciooward)
Patricio O’Ward scored his first Indy Car victory, passing the finish line first on the Texas Circuit (Photo: Instagram / @ patriciooward)

Ultimately, it was a long race, but we have a lot ahead of us. The whole team did a great job and yesterday we got to the podium and imagined something better. We had a lot of rhythm. “We did the job and I am proud of this group of people,” said the Mexican.

“I didn’t think it would reach the oval, but I take it. It’s very close to my heart. I have lived here for many years and there are many Mexicans here and I thank you very much, I am very happy. finally“, he added.

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Meanwhile, when he was 21 years old and wondering if it was the best birthday gift he could get, an Aztec pilot confirmed it was.

Patricio O'Ward has his first Indy Car win with Arrow McLaren, a brand with a team in Formula 1 (Photo: Instagram / @ arrowmclarensp)
Patricio O’Ward has his first Indy Car win with Arrow McLaren, a brand with a team in Formula 1 (Photo: Instagram / @ arrowmclarensp)

“Yes, my birthday is after four days,” he added. Odd He wondered if it was a good gift because it was so close to his 22nd birthday.

This saturday, Odd Third place in Genesis 300 It was his first coronation podium this season. Inspired by the way he raced the day before, the Mexican started from fourth and rose to first to win the first time in his career.

The Mexican defeated Joseph Newgarden and Graham Rahal, who finished second and third, respectively. While, Scott DixonWho took first place on Saturday, remained in fourth place.

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