Scott McLaughlin in the No.3 Pennzoil Team Penske Chevrolet says he is happy after topping the timesheets on day 2 of practice for the 108th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. The New Zealander set a speed of 229.493MPH, leading Team Penske 1-2, with Will Power in second place with a speed of 228.767MPH.

Colton Herta in the No.26 Gainbridge Andretti Global Honda was third fastest, with a speed of 227.858MPH, just ahead of defending Indy 500 winner Josef Newgarden in the No.2 Shell Team Penske Chevrolet, who set a speed of 227.675MPH.

Alexander Rossi was the leading Arrow McLaren, in 5th, just ahead of Kyle Kirkwood and Pato O’Ward, while Alex Palou was 8th. It was a great session for Dreyer and Reinbold Racing, with Cusick Motorsports Ryan Hunter-Reay, who was ninth with a speed of 226.663MPH. Four-time Indy 500 champion Helio Castroneves rounded out the top ten.

Scott Dixon, in the No.9 PNC Bank Chip Ganassi Racing, set the fastest time in the morning, which was 226.144MPH, which by the close of the day was 11th. Graham Rahal was 12th, just ahead of Felix Rosenqvist and Rinus VeeKay. Kyle Larson had a solid session in the No.17 HendrickCars Chevrolet as he was 15th with a time of 225.245MPH, just ahead of Marcus Ericsson.

Takuma Sato was the fastest no-tow speed and ended the day 17th overall, just ahead of Romain Grosjean and Conor Daly. Linus Lundqvist rounded out the top twenty.

Callum Ilott was 21st, just ahead of Marco Andretti, who returns for the Indy 500. Marcus Armstrong was 22nd, just ahead of Pietro Fittipaldi. Ed Carpenter was 25th, just ahead of Christian Rasmussen. Christian Lundgaard was 27th, just ahead of Tom Blomqvist. Kyffin Simpson was 29th. Sting Ray Robb, who announced a new primary sponsor on Wednesday, rounded out the top 30.

Katherine Legge, who returns this year, placed 31st for Dale Coyne Racing ahead of her teammate Nolan Siegel and Santino Ferrucci. Agustin Canapino rounded out the order in 34th place.

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