Truck hauling Indy car catches fire in Peoria

Posted at 9:25 AM, Mar 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-30 14:47:36-04

A truck hauling an Indy race car made an unscheduled pit stop in Peoria.

A truck that was hauling Sébastien Bourdais' race car caught fire on Wednesday morning along State Route Loop 101 and 75 Avenue.

The Department of Public Safety said the driver of the truck was working to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher when crews arrived.

According to DPS, it appears the fire started in one of the axles.

No injuries were reported.

Bourdais will be racing at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday.