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Indy 500: Practice 1 times

The first full day of practice for IndyCar teams at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway got underway at noon on Saturday, with six hours of running for 26 cars.
Josef Newgarden topped the timesheets on the first day of official practice for all IZOD IndyCar teams entered in this year's 96th running of the Indianapolis 500, with a lap topping 220mph late in the six-hour session.

A total of 693 laps were completed by 26 drivers.

Practice 1 times

1. #67 Josef Newgarden (H) 220.250mph 40.8627s (46 laps)
2. #4 JR Hildebrand (C) 219.693mph 40.9662s + 0.1035s (28 laps)
3. #39 Bryan Clauson (H) 219.632mph 40.9776s + 0.1149s (41 laps)
4. #19 James Jakes (H) 218.286mph 41.2304s + 0.3677s (15 laps)
5. #11T Tony Kanaan (C) 217.741mph 41.3335s + 0.4708s (20 laps)
6. #83T Charlie Kimball (H) 217.699mph 41.3415s + 0.4788s (31 laps)
7. #3 Helio Castroneves (C) 217.617mph 41.3571s + 0.4944s (31 laps)
8. #77 Simon Pagenaud (H) 217.483mph 41.3825s + 0.5198s (39 laps)
9. #18 Justin Wilson (H) 217.429mph 41.3929s + 0.5302s (19 laps)
10. #9T Scott Dixon (H) 217.244mph 41.4281s + 0.5654s (8 laps)
11. #22 Oriol Servia (C) 217.199mph 41.4367s + 0.5740s (41 laps)
12. #15 Takuma Sato (H) 217.180mph 41.4403s + 0.5776s (4 laps)
13. #38 Graham Rahal (H) 217.047mph 41.4657s + 0.6030s (17 laps)
14. #12 Will Power (C) 216.689mph 41.5341s + 0.6714s (33 laps)
15. #5 EJ Viso (C) 216.490mph 41.5723s + 0.7096s (29 laps)
16. #2 Ryan Briscoe (C) 216.472mph 41.5759s + 0.7132s (35 laps)
17. #17 Sebastian Saavedra (C) 216.106mph 41.6463s + 0.7836s (31 laps)
18. #50T Dario Franchitti (H) 215.896mph 41.6867s + 0.8240s (19 laps)
19. #98 Alex Tagliani (H) 215.344mph 41.7936s + 0.9309s (16 laps)
20. #8 Rubens Barrichello (C) 215.340mph 41.7943s + 0.9316s (35 laps)
21. #30 Michel Jourdain (H) 214.871mph 41.8856s + 1.0229s (33 laps)
22. #17 Marco Andretti (C) 214.737mph 41.9118s + 1.0491s (4 laps)
23. #14 Mike Conway (H) 214.152mph 42.0263s + 1.1636s (33 laps)
24. #20 Ed Carpenter (C) 213.962mph 42.0636s + 1.2009s (39 laps)
25. #64 Jean Alesi (L) 209.438mph 42.9721s + 2.1094s (32 laps)
26. #78 Simona de Silvestro (L) 200.356mph 44.9201s + 4.0574s (14 laps)

(H) Honda (C) Chevrolet (L) Lotus
Total Laps: 693



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Bryan Clauson on track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. May 2012. (c) 2012, Michael L. Levitt. (Photo credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)
Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing driver Josef Newgarden. (c) 2012, Michael L. Levitt. (Photo credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)
Scott Dixon spins during practice (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Mikhail Aleshin sits in his machine prior to practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Mikhail Aleshin on course during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Mikhail Aleshin crosses the start/finish line during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Helio Castroneves in his pit stand following practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Will Power in action during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power in action during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud crosses the line at Fontana during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power sits in his pit stand prior to practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon navigates the Turn 9 esses during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power navigates the Turn 9 Esses during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power rolls through the Turn 6 Carousel during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power on course during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Mikhail Aleshin goes slightly off-course in the Turn 9 Esses during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay navigates the Turn 9 Esses during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Helio Castroneves navigates the Turn 9 Esses during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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JOHN - Unregistered

May 13, 2012 10:04 PM

@ Jonov 220mph is the norm these days and the Indy500 is not called the 'Greatest Spectacle in Racing' for no reason. It could be 240mph+ here now but for the safety measures, now that (the stuff of airplanes) would be too fast



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