When the wind began to weaken and the temperature on the track dropped, the 2013 Indy 500 winner embarked on a qualifying simulation race and ran laps of 231,392, 230,419, 230,668 and 229,589 miles per hour. That meant an average of 230,517 miles per hour, which brought him to the top ahead of by far the fastest rookie, David Malukas.

Twice he passed the brave four lap races with averages of more than 230 in Dale Coyne’s Race with the HMD-Honda, an average speed of 230,286 mph is his best effort.

His teammate Takuma Sato made the fastest one lap of the day – 232.789 mph – but he felt that too much pressing force had been removed and he had to retreat on the 3rd turn on the 3rd lap, dropping to fifth place on average.

Sage Karam the best time for a Chevrolet driver, setting an average of 230,114 in Dreyer & Reinbold Racingjust a hair ahead of Pat O’Ward’s first attempts for the Arrow McLaren SP-Chevy.

Jimmy JohnsonThe second qualifying simulator occurred when the wind was still extremely strong, and he set out on a sixth-best average, 229.093 miles per hour, given that mentally he was bouncing off a big hit on the wall at the opening hour of the session.

Meyer Shank Racing is the winner of Honda’s Indy 500 Simon Pagno and Helio Castroneves were sixth and seventh at quali sims, but in the mid-227s were downgraded. Marcus Erickson eight ahead of three Penske-Chevrolet teams that did not come out in the second half of the session.

Sato’s fastest lap was almost 1 second faster than Russia’s, albeit in very different conditions.

Meanwhile, it should be noted that Canaan’s best lap was only the eighth fastest in one lap, and it was his stability that brought him first place in qualifying time.

On Friday, BorgWarner turbines on Chevrolet and Honda engines increased from 1.3 to 1.5 bar, increasing by about 80 liters.

But today there were gusts of up to 38 mph that gave cars headwinds on the front line, killing their noses and provoking excessive maneuverability on turn 1, and then pushing cars to drift through turn 2 before heading down the back line. . with the accompanying wind.

Now there will be a draw, which determines the order of the initial qualifying tests.


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