Ed Carpenter turned a lap in this morning of 234.410 mph. It was the fastest lap at IMS since Arie Luyendyk’s 236 mph lap in 1996.
Jimmie Johnson was fastest in Group 1 with a lap of 233,961 mph.
Both of the fast laps were aided by a tow.
Only 23 cars ran laps this morning.
The three best laps without a tow were
Scott Dixon 233,340
Alexander Rossi 233.295
Rinus VeeKay 233.205
The best four lap averages:
The Dale Coyne cars of Takuma Sato and David Malukas did not practice this morning. neither did Team Penske.
Qualifying is scheduled for 11 am. The weather radar shows a possible storm right around 11 and another one around 2:30. With track drying, it may be tough to get through the qualifying line. Keep checking for updates @tutorindie the rest of the day.