IndyCar news ticker March 2023: Ericsson wins chaotic season opener
Here is all the important IndyCar news from March 2023 in our ticker format – Latest entry: Marcus Ericsson won the race in St. Petersburg
March 6, 2023: Ericsson wins in a chaotic season opener
Marcus Ericsson has won the first IndyCar race of the 2023 season in St. Petersburg. The Swede prevailed over Pato O’Ward in the closing stages. The first lap saw a violent accident involving numerous cars. Rookie Benjamin Pedersen crashed into the stationary car of Devlin DeFrancesco, catapulting him into the air. Later, Kyle Kirkwood collided with the car of Jack Harvey and flew over his competitor’s car. The decisive crash occurred between Scott McLaughlin and pole setter Romain Grosjean, who touched each other in the battle for first place and went into the tire piles.