IRL: Indy500: Goodyear continues to make progress

Indianapolis, IN (May 16,2001) - ...

Indianapolis, IN (May 16,2001) - #52Thermos Grill2Go driver Scott Goodyear continued making progress during the practice round at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With only a few practice days left until the Indy 500, the team spent the afternoon identifying areas that needed improving. Goodyear ran 50 laps posting his fastest lap at 218.312 mph. Currently, Goodyear and the #52 Thermos Grill2Go Cheever Indy Racing Infiniti sits in the 16th position at a speed of 222.529mph, for the 85th Annual Indianapolis 500.

Goodyear (on practice): "We spent the day finding a comfortable race pace with fuel. We're checking the balance of the car and identified areas to work on over the next couple of days. As the week wears on we'll try to run in traffic and get a better handle on the car. We'll see how the week progresses."

-CIR

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Scott Goodyear