Verizon Team Penske’s Will Power was the quickest on Fast Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway following day 5 of practice ahead of Saturday’s first round of qualifying for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.
Josef Newgarden was second fastest for Ed Carpenter Racing completing 58 laps and ending the session just ahead of James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda who ended the day as the fastest Honda.
Carlos Munoz continued the good run for Andretti Autosport as he ended the day in fourth place in the No.26 Honda just ahead of team mate Marco Andretti while Townsend Bell in the No.29 Andretti Autosport was 6th, Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda was seventh.
Gabby Chaves was 8th for Dale Coyne Racing just ahead of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Mikhail Aleshin while Alexander Rossi in the No.98 Andretti Autosport Honda.
Oriol Servia in the No.77 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda was 11th fastest just ahead of reigning series champion Scott Dixon in the No.9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Team Chevrolet.
Series leader Simon Pagenaud ended the day in 13th fastest just ahead of JR Hildebrand and Helio Castroneves.
Ed Carpenter was 16th fastest just ahead of Graham Rahal in the No.15 Steak N’Shake Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Team Honda just ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya in the No.2 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet. Pippa Mann was 19th fastest with Tony Kanaan in 20th place.
KVSH Racing Team’s Sebastien Bourdais was 21st fastest just ahead of AJ Foyt Racing’s Jack Hawksworth.
Max Chilton in the No.8 Gallagher Chevrolet was 23rd fastest just ahead of Matthew Brabham, Conor Daly was 25th fastest for Dale Coyne Racing ending the day just ahead of Spencer Pigot.
Takuma Sato in the No.14 ABC Supply Co. Honda was 27th fastest just ahead of Charlie Kimball in the No.42 Tresiba® Chevrolet.
Alex Tagliani was 29th fastest just ahead of Sage Karam. Bryan Clauson was 31st with Stefan Wilson in 32nd place while Buddy Lazier rounded out the order in 33rd place.