IRL: Indy 500: Scheckter, Taylor day 11 summary

Tomas Scheckter 216.019 mph 41.6330 seconds 41 laps "It was another good day for the Pennzoil Panther guys. Our Chevy ran well. We just looked hard at what we did yesterday and tried to improve it for today. We'll just carry on improving and get...

Tomas Scheckter
216.019 mph
41.6330 seconds
41 laps

"It was another good day for the Pennzoil Panther guys. Our Chevy ran well. We just looked hard at what we did yesterday and tried to improve it for today. We'll just carry on improving and get back out there on Sunday."

SCHECKTER NOTES: Tomas qualified for his third Indianapolis 500 on Saturday, landing a spot on the inside of Row Four, with a four-lap average of 220.417 mph .... Tomas was the top Chevrolet qualifier ... His qualifying effort equals his career best; he started 10th last year ... He has led 148 laps in his two starts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, most among active drivers. Scheckter finished fourth in the Indy 500 last year.

Mark Taylor
213.496 mph
42.1553 seconds
33 laps

"We're still working to get our race setup on target. The Menards/Johns Manville guys tweaked some things today and we're getting there. Like yesterday, we don't want to turn too many laps in our racecar. This entire month has been a remarkable experience for me, and the race is still another week away."

TAYLOR NOTES: Saturday he qualified for his first Indianapolis 500, with a four-lap average of 219.282 mph ... He will start from the middle of Row Five .... Taylor was the champion of the Menards Pro Series last season ... He won seven of the 11 races in which he competed ..... Raced at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last season in the inaugural Freedom 100, where he qualified second and finished third ... The Indianapolis 500 will be his fourth career Indy Racing League start.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tomas Scheckter , Mark Taylor