Ever Onwards: Road to the Indy500 with Max Chilton

Assent Aeronautics presents Carlin Indy Car No. 59 Gallagher Chevrolet Driver Max Chilton and his journey to the 2020 Indy 500 race.

Britain’s Max Chilton is hoping to achieve the highlight of his career on Sunday and win the Indianapolis 500 after coming so close three years ago.

Chilton, 29, is one of three British drivers in the legendary IndyCar race – 200 laps and 500 miles.

In 2017 he led for 50 laps, including 47 of the last 72, but was overtaken with seven laps to go and came fourth, 1.1 seconds behind winner Takuma Sato.

“It’s the biggest single race sporting event in the world,” said Chilton.

“There’s a saying that the race will choose the winner and you have to hope something falls into place and the stars align. Maybe it will fall into place.

“Would winning change my life? I don’t know but it would definitely change my feelings for achieving what I wanted to do. It would make me overall a more satisfied human being, that I’ve accomplished something I set out to do.

“It would definitely be my career highlight – now and probably going forward too.”

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