Kanaan Fastest in Practice

Pole sitter Tony Kanaan was fastest in Friday's practice session for the Indianapolis 500, setting a fastest lap average speed of 226.490 mph

Kanaan Fastest in Practice

Kanaan led a closely packed leading group on a busy day at the speedway which saw 2828 laps completed between the drivers, a distance of over 7000 miles without incident.

Kanaan's fastest time was closely followed by teammates Dan Wheldon and Dario Franchitti, all setting times within a tenth of a second of each other.

Meanwhile Kenny Brack's comeback to the series continued well, posting the seventh fastest time while completing 139 laps, the most of the day.

He was just 0.1119 of a second slower than teammate Danica Patrick who has qualified fourth for the race, and is on target to comfortably make the field.

Qualifying for the final eleven places on the grid for the May 29th race takes place later today.

Pos Driver Chassis-Engine Speed Time Laps 1. Tony Kanaan Dallara-Honda 226.490 39.7368 111 2. Dan Wheldon Dallara-Honda 226.399 39.7528 83 3. Dario Franchitti Dallara-Honda 226.065 39.8115 130 4. Scott Sharp Panoz-Honda 225.786 39.8607 107 5. Danica Patrick Panoz-Honda 225.459 39.9186 117 6. Kosuke Matsuura Panoz-Honda 224.984 40.0028 133 7. Kenny Brack Panoz-Honda 224.829 40.0305 139 8. Adrian Fernandez Panoz-Honda 224.780 40.0391 113 9. Sam Hornish Jr Dallara-Toyota 224.770 40.0409 106 10. Bryan Herta Dallara-Honda 224.735 40.0472 114 11. Richie Hearn Panoz-Chevrolet 224.480 40.0926 81 12. Buddy Lazier Dallara-Chevrolet 224.174 40.1474 119 13. Helio Castroneves Dallara-Toyota 224.022 40.1747 100 14. Vitor Meira Panoz-Honda 223.750 40.2235 81 15. Tomas Scheckter Dallara-Chevrolet 223.267 40.3104 115 16. Ryan Briscoe Panoz-Toyota 223.204 40.3218 81 17. Tomas Enge Dallara-Chevrolet 222.008 40.5390 116 18. Darren Manning Panoz-Toyota 221.874 40.5636 98 19. Scott Dixon Dallara-Toyota 221.480 40.6357 112 20. Patrick Carpentier Dallara-Toyota 221.382 40.6538 67 21. Alex Barron Dallara-Toyota 221.375 40.6550 123 22. Marty Roth Dallara-Chevrolet 220.850 40.7516 44 23. Roger Yasukawa Dallara-Honda 220.337 40.8465 59 24. Jeff Bucknum Dallara-Honda 220.069 40.8963 104 25. AJ Foyt IV Dallara-Toyota 219.823 40.9420 32 26. Larry Foyt Dallara-Toyota 218.946 41.1060 62 27. Jaques Lazier Panoz-Toyota 218.813 41.1310 15 28. Ed Carpenter Dallara-Toyota 218.534 41.1836 28 29. Jimmy Kite Dallara-Toyota 217.809 41.3207 93 30. Ed Carpenter Dallara-Toyota 216.828 41.5075 66 31. Jeff Ward Dallara-Toyota 215.855 41.6947 70 32. Arie Luyendyk Jr Dallara-Chevrolet 198.604 45.3162 9 
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