Derrick Walker commented in the press conference held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway yesterday that he has “… been around enough to see the good, the bad, and the ugly”.
The 2012 Indy Lights Champion moved up to the premier IndyCar series this year and will take the green flag for the first time in the Indianapolis 500.
Andretti Autosport driver E.J. Viso was hot today when he set the fastest lap during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 2003.
Carb Day was busy with the final Indy 500 practice with Simon Pagenaud setting fastest lap. The pit stop contest was won again by Helio Castroneves and Team Penske.
Conor Daly arrived from Europe to complete his Rookie Orientation Program while Pippa Mann passed his refresher program. Fastest driver on the track was Marco Andretti.
Tomorrow is Fast Friday!
The lone team owner/driver in the IZOD IndyCar Series ended up with the pole at his home race!
The field is now set for the Memorial Day classic at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
All four rookies assigned to cars this month - Conor Daly, AJ Allmendinger, Carlos Munoz and Tristan Vautier - have completed ROP. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch also completed ROP on Thursday, May 9.
ECR Team ready for Saturday’s qualifying attempts after Ed Carpenter still runs 226.768 early in Fast Friday action.