Greetings from IMS on a perfect day for running. The track has been busy since openingnat noon. All cars have been on track.The dqay began with R C Enerson taking his Rookie Orientation Program. He completed all but one lap. Enerson is allowed o practice the rest of the day tom complete the lap he needs.
Scott Dixon posted a 229,174 lap early and thta is still the mark to beat. Alex Palou is second at 227,760 mph.
There have been three cautions for debris.
The top five at 3:10 pm:
The Dreyer and Reinbold cars of Ryan Hiunter-Reay and Stefan Wilson are sixth and seventh resectively.
Felix Rosenqvist is the nfastest Arrow McLaren driver at 16th fastest.
Colton Herta leads the Andretti squad in eighth.
As I drove down 16th Street just bafter noon the inside line to enter Gate 2 stretched beyond the bridge. The concession lnes wer also quite long.
It is so good to see and hear cars on the oval again!
I’ll be back after 6 pm with a wrap up of the day.