Struck by lightening? Mumps-related symptoms? “Boyfriend” troubles? It’s time to find out what really happened to drivers who mysteriously disappeared from this weekend’s race.
Enrique Bernoldi (20th): His early pit stop then allowed him to make his way to third by lap 62 when the front-runners made their stops. Unfortunately for the Conquest rookie he ran out of fuel just before his scheduled pit stop. He did manage to make it back into the pits and was sent back out after falling a few laps down. After his stop, Bernoldi encountered some sudden handling issues and chose to retire from the race with 66 laps completed.
Jamie Camara (21st): Rookie Camara had a strong couple of first laps jumping up to 17th from his 23rd place on the grid. But when a yellow came out, Camara had no choice but to run over some debris left by the contact between Ryan Briscoe and Marco Andretti in order for him to avoid hitting Briscoe who was stopped in the middle of the track. Camara then came in for a pit stop under yellow after which the handling of his car was not the same. Camara did fight on for another 44 laps but damaged caused by the debris made the car not handle properly and Camara preferred to retire after 50 laps.
AJ Foyt IV (22nd): Foyt, who qualified 22nd, was forced to start in the 24th spot due to an engine change in the No. 2 Lilly Diabetes Dallara/Honda/Firestone machine. He ran as high as 19th in the race, but was credited with a 22nd place finish after having to leave the race on lap 45 due to ... mechanical failure related to steering.
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