Arrow McLaren’s Kyle Larson who will start his maiden Indianapolis 500 on Sunday from fifth place on the grid, was back at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday afternoon following his NASCAR All-Star race on Sunday night, where he finished in fourth place said that he thought his run on Monday was great.

Larson completed a total of 70 laps and ended the day in 28th place with a fastest speed of 223.312MPH and speaking following the action, the driver of the No.17 Arrow McLaren Chevrolet said:

“I thought today was great. I got more comfortable with different scenarios that I haven’t been able to put myself in yet, mostly focused on pit lane. It was good to finally get some runs at pit entry and run the length of pit lane. I like that our pit stop is on the Turn 1 side. It gives me time to think about how to execute a pit stop, which I still need get more comfortable with. I feel like I could race now and do a decent job, but it’s good that we still have another day left to get ready.”

Callum Ilott in the No.6 NTT DATA Chevrolet was 18th on Monday and speaking after completing 85 laps he commented saying:

“It was pretty interesting session considering the hot temperatures. I think we made some big improvements towards the end and had some good traffic running. We went through everything we needed to, so I’m pretty happy with the No. 6 NTT DATA Arrow McLaren Chevrolet. Now we’ll move on to Friday and go for it there.”

Alexander Rossi in the No.7 VELO Chevrolet was ninth fastest with a speed of 225.446MPH and speaking following the action he commented saying:

“It was our next to last practice before the race and the No. 7 VELO Arrow McLaren Chevrolet is in a good window. We’re just carrying on the goodness all month. I’m looking forward to Carb Day on Friday.”

Pato O’Ward in the No.5 Arrow McLaren Chevrolet was fifth fastest with a speed of 225.738mph having completed 70 laps and speaking following the action he commented saying:

“It’s definitely not the best day that I’ve had all month. I’m hopeful that we can continue to make some changes to find even more. In terms of balance, I don’t think we’re in a bad spot. We just need to make sure we get all of the speed out of the No. 5 Arrow McLaren Chevrolet that we can.”

Arrow McLaren Team Principal Gavin Ward commented saying:

“ It’s always amazing how you feel like you’ve got all the time in the world when you get here, and then when you get through qualifying, you don’t have much time left. It was a busy session trying to get the Arrow McLaren Chevrolet cars as good as can be for the race. We feel pretty good about where we’re at and we have some happy drivers. We’re chipping away at things bit by bit. There’s one more session to go and then it’s time for the real thing.”



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