Patrick Continues to Make History

Danica Patrick continued to make history in the Indianapolis, becaming today the first woman to lap the Speedway at over 229mph

Patrick Continues to Make History

Patrick was the fastest driver in the final practice session before qualifying for this year's Indy 500. She set the fastest lap, with a speed of 229.880mph, becoming the first driver, along with second place Dario Franchitti, to reach 229mph this month.

Patrick and Franchitti line up as favourites, along with Tony Kanaan, for today's qualifying event, which will see the first 22 spots being determined.

Indianapolis 500 Pre-Qualifying Practice Results:

Pos  Driver              Make-Engine      Speed    Laps
 1.  Danica Patrick      Panoz-Honda      229.880   31
 2.  Dario Franchitti    Dallara-Honda    229.422   32
 3.  Tony Kanaan         Dallara-Honda    228.920   27
 4.  Vitor Meira         Panoz-Honda      228.666   40
 5.  Sam Hornish Jr      Dallara-Toyota   228.356   37
 6.  Scott Sharp         Panoz-Honda      227.953   29
 7.  Helio Castroneves   Dallara-Toyota   227.602   25
 8.  Tomas Scheckter     Dallara-Chevy    227.574   27
 9.  Dan Wheldon         Dallara-Honda    227.493   31
10.  Kosuke Matsuura     Panoz-Honda      227.239   34
11.  Buddy Lazier        Dallara-Chevy    227.226   24
12.  Sebastien Bourdais  Panoz-Honda      227.045   27
13.  Adrian Fernandez    Panoz-Honda      226.645   37
14.  Roger Yasukawa      Dallara-Honda    226.568   30
15.  Tomas Enge          Dallara-Chevy    226.560   14
16.  Bryan Herta         Dallara-Honda    226.503   25
17.  Scott Dixon         Panoz-Toyota     225.765   32
18.  Bruno Junqueira     Panoz-Honda      225.696   21
19.  Ryan Briscoe        Panoz-Toyota     225.025   20
20.  Darren Manning      Panoz-Toyota     224.071   35
21.  Richie Hearn        Panoz-Chevy      223.927   31
22.  Alex Barron         Dallara-Toyota   221.751   22
23.  Patrick Carpentier  Dallara-Toyota   221.136   16
24.  Jaques Lazier       Panoz-Toyota     220.250   28
25.  Ed Carpenter        Dallara-Toyota   220.072   37
26.  AJ Foyt IV          Dallara-Toyota   218.105   19
27.  Marty Roth          Dallara-Chevy    217.849   29
28.  Jeff Ward           Dallara-Toyota   216.939   36
29.  Larry Foyt          Dallara-Toyota   211.935   19
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