“Refresher” Bourdais units quickest velocity in Indy 500 testing

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The AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet driver, with assistance from a tow from two vehicles, lapped the two.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway 43 instances, setting his finest time of 40.1022sec, on Lap 33.

His finest no-tow velocity was solely eighth within the 11-car Rookies & Refreshers session, however that was largely a results of there being not sufficient clear observe, because the 80min session was interrupted by a yellow flag, hurrying everybody onto the observe at golden hour.

Sage Karam was an encouraging second quickest within the Dreyer & Reinbold Racing-Chevy, whereas third quickest was three-time Indy winner and four-time polesitter Helio Castroneves within the Meyer Shank Racing-Honda.

James Hinchcliffe, again with Andretti Autosport-Honda fulltime in 2021, was fourth, and the 2016 Indy polesitter may have been gratified to clock a 219.788mph lap with out assistance from a tow. That put him high of the session for no-tows, and simply 0.1mph off teammate Colton Herta’s high no-tow time from this morning.

Simona De Silvestro was by no means capable of finding an area to get a no-tow velocity however the 2011 Rookie of the Yr appeared very snug as she reacclimated to IndyCars and the Brickyard after a six-year absence, ducking and diving by way of slower visitors, and setting seventh quickest time.

The Dale Coyne Racing with RWR-Hondas of IMS rookies Pietro Fittipaldi and Cody Ware accomplished Stage 2 of ROP, with Fittipaldi turning 62 laps, greater than anybody else.

Observe resumes at 9am ET tomorrow to assist compensate for the time misplaced to rain in the present day.

P

No

Title

FTime

Hole

FL

Laps

FSpeed

Engine

Tire

Crew

1

14

Sebastien Bourdais

40.1022

0.000

33

43

224.427

Chevy

P

AJ Foyt Enterprises

2

24

Sage Karam

40.5317

0.4295

37

43

222.048

Chevy

P

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing

3

06

Helio Castroneves

40.7061

0.1744

47

55

221.097

Honda

P

Meyer Shank Racing

4

29

James Hinchcliffe

40.9140

0.2079

34

43

219.974

Honda

P

Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport

5

18

Ed Jones

40.9813

0.0673

34

41

219.612

Honda

P

Dale Coyne Racing

6

86

Juan Pablo Montoya

41.0754

0.0941

29

45

219.109

Chevy

P

Arrow McLaren SP

7

16

Simona De Silvestro

41.1095

0.0341

44

51

218.927

Chevy

P

Paretta Autosport

8

4

Dalton Kellett

41.3136

0.2041

43

49

217.846

Chevy

P

AJ Foyt Enterprises

9

51

Pietro Fittipaldi

41.3964

0.0828

56

62

217.410

Honda

P

Dale Coyne Racing w/Rick Ware Racing

10

59

Max Chilton

41.4817

0.0853

30

47

216.963

Chevy

P

Carlin

11

52

Cody Ware

41.8846

0.4029

49

49

214.876

Honda

P

Dale Coyne Racing w/Rick Ware Racing

 

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