“There’s sheep in all places!” Kiwi Scott McLaughlin pranked by suspected fellow racing driver. Video / Scott McLaughlin by way of Twitter
You may already chalk Scott McLaughlin’s debut look on the Indianapolis 500 down as memorable, despite the fact that he is but to drive a single race lap, after he turned the sufferer of a hilarious prank on Friday.
After qualifying in seventeenth place for the Indy 500, one of the crucial prestigious races in world motorsport, McLaughlin’s preparations for Monday morning’s primary occasion had been thrown a curveball after dozens of inflatable sheep had been rigorously positioned round his lodging.
McLaughlin took to Twitter, suitably on media day on the speedway, to doc the shenanigans and voice his suspicions on simply who the mastermind behind the sheep was.
“Somebody’s helped me with some associates, there’s sheep throughout my truck, my bus, there’s sheep in all places. I depend 30-odd sheep.
“Essential offender is Conor Daly however I am nonetheless making an attempt to work it out in the meanwhile.”
The submit prompted some hilarious fan responses together with one which extremely really useful McLaughlin not depend the sheep, lest he go to sleep and miss the race.
Pranks on drivers through the build-up to the Indy 500 are considerably of a practice. Final yr, the golf cart Alexander Rossi was utilizing to get across the venue was discovered on bricks with the wheels eliminated proper exterior his trailer
McLaughlin is one among simply two rookie drivers within the discipline for the Indy 500 and each look to fellow-Kiwi Scott Dixon for steerage on how one can go quick across the historic oval.
Dixon, bothered by clogged ears and sinuses as a consequence of a head chilly, topped all qualifiers on Monday to clinch his first Indy pole since 2017.