1,2,3: Simmons Hovers in Top 5, Drops to 7 During Rain Delay

Laura McNamara

Indy 500 Ethanol Team IndyCar Driver Jeff Simmons has held a top 3 position for much of the race. Just before the rain delay, Jeff held first place in the 91st Indianapolis 500. But, just as the Ethanol Team poster boy pulled into the pits to refuel, the yellow flag dropped pushing Jeff back to 7th. Indy Series officials are holding off on whether to call the race. With 113 laps completed, the race has progressed far enough to call the winner. As it stands right now, Tony Kanaan, Marco Andretti and Danica Patrick hold the top 3 spots.

When Jeff was holding 2nd place, I grabbed a few words from Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner and EPIC board member Don Endres:

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