Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Chip Ganassi Racing Honda says that he and the team have some positions to make up at the start of Sunday’s 108th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, which takes place on Sunday.

The Iceman finished Carb Day’s last day of practice before the Greatest Spectacle In Racing on Sunday fastest with a speed of 227.206MPH and speaking following the action, the 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner commented saying:

We rolled off pretty good. “It was a good day. The car seems pretty fast, pulls up well, pretty consistent.

“I think you have to take the moment as it is. You don’t want to rush it too much (with early-race passes). We’ve got some positions to make up. Hopefully move up as quick as possible. I’d like to pass all 20 cars (in front of me) on the first lap, but that’s probably not going to happen.

The Iceman starts Sunday’s race from 21st place alongside Helio Castroneves and Marco Andretti on row seven. Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves who ended the day inside the top eight commented saying:

“These boys are doing a phenomenal job. “They don’t look a bit like one-offs (one start this season). It’s just like me: As you get older, you get better – just like fine wine. Great job.

“We’re going to have some work to do in the race, but the whole vibe is incredible.”

Kyle Larson in the No.17 HeendrickCars Arrow McLaren Chevrolet starts the race from fifth place and speaking after finishing Carb Day in 13th place and speaking following the action he commented saying:

My car handling was good,” Larson said. “I didn’t suck up (aerodynamic tow) as good as I thought I did on Monday. The pit stop stuff, just kind of getting familiar with that. It’s obviously a little different than a NASCAR pit stop.

“I felt comfortable with all that. I feel like we checked off a lot of boxes before the race.

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