WATCH: Fox runs onto track during Indy 500 practice, caution flag comes out
The month of May is here, which means to expect the unexpected at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway — even if that means a fox darting across your path on the track.
A fox made its way onto the track during Indy 500 practice on Tuesday, bringing out the yellow flag. It managed to avoid oncoming traffic.
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Yellow flag is out for...
A FOX.#INDYCAR // #Indy500 // @IMS pic.twitter.com/dXKQWJvGPX
— NTT INDYCAR SERIES (@IndyCar) May 17, 2022
Yellow flag for what looks like a fox making its way onto the track.
We don’t know what it says.#Indy500 #IndyCar
— Christopher DeHarde (@CDeHarde) May 17, 2022
That fox must not have gotten the OVAL IS HOT text this morning…@IndyCar pic.twitter.com/w86xVwY9ss
— Kylann Ward (@kyyysch) May 17, 2022
Serious question, if a car hit the fox then the fox is dead which would be awful. But would the driver/car be safe? Race cars are designed to keep the driver safe, but even small items can cause accidents and at high speeds that is dangerous. #INDYCAR https://t.co/ytvezYmHmY
— Carrie (@MissCarrieW) May 17, 2022
I’m gonna need to see that Fox’s Credentials
— DARF Detector (@DARFDetector) May 17, 2022
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