At the Indianapolis 500, the leaders did a fantastic job of cruising and avoiding problems. The first caution then compelled everyone to pit road on lap 92. Two of the leaders crashed as everyone was leaving pit road, radically altering the course of the race.
Rinus VeeKay lost control of his vehicle near the end of pit road while flaming out of his pit. VeeKay swerved left and collided with pole sitter Lex Palou.
VeeKay was given a drive-through penalty, which dropped him to the back of the field, while Palou had to pit once again to repair his front wing.
Pit road has a reputation for being shady. Katherine Legge crashed into the wall during the first round of pit stops, narrowly missing the crew and authorities. Thankfully, nobody was hurt because this occurred at the end of pit road.
It will be difficult for Palou and VeeKay to return to the front because passing is so challenging. Although it's not impossible, doing so will be quite challenging. especially with the laps dwindling and the race remaining green for the remainder of it.