During his three previous seasons in the NTT IndyCar series, Santino Ferrucci has built a reputation, for better or for worse, as one of the most aggressive drivers in the series.
But as he begins his stock car career in Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway without prior training or qualifying, he seeks to avoid the highlights.
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“You just want the car to come back in one piece, save a few laps for us,” Ferrucci said on a media conference call Wednesday. “We’ve got five in a row so it doesn’t make sense to throw away your first race trying to do something spectacular.
“It’s about trying to be consistent and going slowly.”
The same goes for Sam Hunt Racing, who will have Ferrucci in his No.26 Toyota for the next five Xfinity races. He will be…
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