There you are, on a flyer of a lap. Round 2 of qualifying is in your grasp. You know the car. You know the times. You’ve got your team in your ear. Then a red flag comes out. You’re done. The lap you're on doesn’t count.
The race started with twenty-four cars. That right there is an amazing statistic and speaks towards the growth of the sport. The race ended with eighteen cars still running, and eleven on the lead lap.