Oriol Servia Finishes 21st at Indianapolis 500 Late Crash Dashes Hopes of a Top Finish
SPEEDWAY, Ind. (May 28, 2017) – Oriol Servia, representing Palm Beach Driving Club, finished 21st in Sunday’s 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 after a late crash ended his shot at a top finish.
Servia, driver of the No. 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Honda, passed eventual race winner Takuma Sato for fourth place with 26 laps to go. Sato regained the position a lap later, but Servia was still in prime position for a top finish on lap 184 when James Davison squeezed him low setting off contact and a multi-car accident.
About Palm Beach Driving Club:
Palm Beach Driving Club (PBDC) offers weekly, year-round track programs to automotive enthusiasts exclusively at Palm Beach International Raceway. The elite club allows drivers to tailor the program to fit their lifestyle. The club’s membership is made up of drivers of all levels of experience with a desire for practice sessions and races under the guidance of professional drivers.
PBIR is undergoing an expansive multi-year capital improvement project that will see new state-of-the-art client hospitality and higher-level lighting developed for night-time televised racing and new club activities as just a few new additions. This year, the road course has hosted large scale corporate programs with Rolls Royce, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Bentley and Cadillac to name only a few impressive automotive brands now using PBDC and PBIR to host their dealership groups and customers.