Life as a one-off Indy 500 driver

Life as a one-off Indy 500 driver

Pippa Mann is preparing to make her annual appearance at the Indianapolis 500, the only IndyCar race she will enter this season. As a one-off entry specialist, Mann has to organise an entirely different approach to going racing.

If the Month of May sounds like an extensive build-up to the Indianapolis 500, consider Pippa Mann's route to competing in her only open-wheel race of the season - an event she builds her career around and dedicates the whole year to making.

Even then, the US-domiciled Brit will sit in her Dale Coyne Racing car - for her sixth Indy 500 in a row, seventh in total - for the first time only four days before qualifying, where at least 35 cars will be competing for 33 places in the field.

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