Power Leads Day 1 Practice At IMS
Defending Indianapolis 500 winner Will Power in the No.12 Verizon 5G Chevrolet was the fastest driver on the opening day of practice for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge.
The Australian set a fastest speed of 229.745MPH ending the day just ahead of his team mate and Indy GP Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 Menards Chevrolet.
Ed Carpenter was third fastest just ahead of Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves in the No.3 Pennzoil Chevrolet.
Harding Steinbrenner Racing’s Colton Herta in the No.88 GESS International Honda was fifth fastest just ahead of Dale Coyne with Vasser Sullivan Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais in the No.18 Geico Honda.
Andretti Autosport’s Zach Veach in the No.26 Gainbridge Honda and Alexander Rossi in the No.27 NAPA Auto Parts Honda.
Marco Andretti in the No.98 US Concrete Honda was ninth just ahead of Ed Jones.
Spencer Pigot in the No.21 Autogeek Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing was 11th just ahead of Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda for Andretti Autosport. Defending NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon driving the No.9 PNC Bank Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing was 13th.
Takuma Sato in the No.30 MiJack Honda was 14th just ahead of JR Hildebrand.
Santino Ferrucci was 16th just ahead of of Josef Newgarden in the No.2 Shell V Power Nitro+.
Felix Rosenqvist in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing was 18th just ahead of Conor Daly and Graham Rahal.
Kyle Kaiser was 21st just ahead of Charlie Kimball and James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda.
Tony Kanaan in the No.14 ABC Supply Chevrolet was 24th just ahead Jack Harvey in the No.60 AutoNation Sirius XM Honda for Meyer Shank Racing.
Max Chilton in the No.59 Gallagher was up next just ahead of James Davison.
Marcus Ericsson in the No.7 Arrow Electronics was 28th just ahead of Sage Karam and Mathues Matt Leist in the No.4 ABC Supply Chevrolet.
Fernando Alonso was 31st for McLaren just ahead of Jordan King, Oriol Servia, Pippa Mann, James Davison and Ben Hanley.