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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)
Will Power heads down the front stretch during practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power crosses the start/finish line during practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Will Power exits Turn 4 during practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Sebastien Bourdais exits pit lane during practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Mikhail Aleshin exits pit lane during practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe enters Turn 3 during practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay enters Turn 3 during practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
James Hinchcliffe flashes across the start/finish line during practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Sebastien Bourdais and Josef Newgarden lead the field into Turn 6 during the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe exits Turn 5 during the final practice for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Sebastien Bourdais apexes Turn 1 during during practice for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon rolls through the Turn 12 Carousel during practice for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon on course during practice for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Justin Wilson roars up the frontstretch during practice for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Justin Wilson on course during practice for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media)
Marco Andretti looks over his machine prior to practice for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski 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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