Construction and ticket sales doing well at Indianapolis.
The month of May 2014 cannot come fast enough for the fans.
AJ Allmendinger in fifth-place, Helio Castroneves ninth and Will Power sixth
By Allan Brewer, IndyCar correspondent
The Indiana native will make his debut in the IndyCar series and Indy 500 on the same weekend.
The luck was on Tony Kanaan's side at 97th Indianapolis 500
Sato was unable to reach his early morning's speed so his best lap in his qualifying run was his first -- 226.071 mph and he will start 18th in the 33-car field.
Graham Rahal's penalty was withdrawn and James Jakes' was suspended
De Silvestro had a solid four-lap run with an average speed of 225.400 on her first qualifying run of the day. Kanaan followed with a qualifying run that averaged 226.949 putting him in 7th place at the time.
Castroneves leads Team Penske through another productive practice day at The Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Alex Tagliani will start P11 in 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race after his sloid qualifying attempt with a four-lap average of 227.386
Rain-shortened Fast Friday at IMS throws Curveball into Pole Day preparations, Panther still quick
It's confirmed by officals that the boost levels will remain the same as in 2012 and it will be upped for "Fast Friday", Pole Day qualifications and Bump Day qualifications
Race standards were set for the number of different drivers to lead the race
Third time is the charm for Jakes who qualified 20th for the Indy 500; Rahal and Jourdain Jr. will be “Bump Day” qualifiers despite Rahal setting the fourth fastest time in the morning practice
Only one qualifying attempt was needed for Justin Wilson to put his No.19 middle of row five
Team Penske was able to get some good lap times in Fast Friday session before Sunday's pole qualifying for 97th Indianapolis 500