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Indianapolis 500 - Bump Day qualifying times

A rain-interrupted Sunday qualifying session washed the track clean and helped ensure that none of the top 24 qualifiers from Pole Day were troubled by the events of Bump Day.
Indianapolis 500 Bump Day was nearly rained off before Danica Patrick could make an attempt at getting into the race, but the weather cleared and she went on to set one of the fastest times of the day just behind Paul Tracy, which put her Andretti Autosports team mate Marco Andretti on the bubble.

Alex Lloyd bumped Marco with five minutes remaining and Marco was forced to go out as the final gun sounded, resulting in him bumping another of his Andretti team mates - Ryan Hunter-Reay - off the grid in order to reclaim his own spot.

Read more about how the Bump Day drama unfolded.

Bump Day qualifying times

Bump Day positions 25-33

25. #23 Paul Tracy 224.939mph
26. #7 Danica Patrick 224.861mph
27. #6T Ryan Briscoe 224.639mph
28. #26 Marco Andretti 224.628mph
29. #83 Charlie Kimball 224.499mph
30. #38 Graham Rahal 224.380mph
31. #19 Alex Lloyd 223.957mph
32. #36 Pippa Mann 223.936mph
33. #24 Ana Beatriz 223.879mph

Did not qualify

Ryan Hunter-Reay - Andretti
Raphael Matos - AFS
Mike Conway - Andretti
James Jakes - Dale Coyne
Sebastian Saavedra - Conquest


Ho-Pin Tung - Schmidt/Dragon
Scott Speed - Dragon

Bumped speeds

(Speeds originally in the top 33 but subsequently displaced by other improved runners)

#28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 223.690mph
#26 Marco Andretti 223.688mph
#19 Alex Lloyd 223.472mph
#27 Mike Conway 223.449mph
#17 Raphael Matos 223.272mph

Failed attempts

(Speeds that did not make it into the top 33)

#17 Raphael Matos 222.593mph
#34 Sebastian Saavedra 222.284mph
#18 James Jakes 221.804mph

Waved off/No Attempt

(Runs aborted before completion)

#34 Sebastian Saavedra 222.401mph
#17 Raphael Matos 222.053mph
#27 Mike Conway 221.953mph
#18 James Jakes 221.796mph
#34 Sebastian Saavedra 221.680mph
#18 James Jakes 221.414mph
#27 Mike Conway 221.222mph
#19 Alex Lloyd 217.922mph

Field Average: 225.273mph (including Pole Day times)

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