Carlos Munoz finished second in the Indianapolis 500 as a 21-year-old rookie.
Now, it's back to the minors.
What a bummer!
Munoz finished behind Tony Kanaan in a thrilling race Sunday that finished under a yellow flag, silencing the skeptics who fretted the young Colombian merely had a fast car but not nearly enough experience to handle his IndyCar debut on such a challenging track.
He stayed out of trouble all day and handled his car skillfully in traffic, leading five times for a total of 12 laps.
But this was a one-off for Munoz in the IndyCar series, at least for now. His main job is driving for Michael Andretti's team in Indy Lights, a struggling developmental series that has only about 10 regular competitors.
That will remain his primary focus.
''I don't know. Maybe Michael will have something,'' Munoz said. ''But right now, Indy Lights is still my main program. It still will be. We'll see what happens.''
After Graham Rahal's car smashed the inside wall, Munoz took the...