IRL: Indy500: Scott Goodyear preps for pole day

Indianapolis, IN (May 11, 2001) - ...

Indianapolis, IN (May 11, 2001) - #52 Thermos Grill2Go driver Scott Goodyear clocked a fast lap of 40.5997 seconds (221.677 mph) during the final day of practice before Saturday's MBNA pole qualifying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Goodyear, who has earned two second place finishes and five top-10 results at Indianapolis in the last 10 years, will be aiming to qualify for his eleventh Indy 500.

Scott Goodyear:  #52 Thermos Grill2Go

Position: 17th Speed: 221.677 mph Time: 40.5997 seconds

Goodyear (on Friday practice): "We were not as quick today as I would have liked, but I am not counting out a front-row result for tomorrow. We are going to sit down and look at some things tonight to see if we can pick up some speed for tomorrow. We drew number fifteen in the qualifying order, so that's probably not too bad."

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Catch the exciting practice action from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on ESPN2's "Indy Live" Daily Report at the following times (EDT): May 14-15, 6:30-7 p.m.; May 16-18, 6-7 p.m.; May 21-25, 6:30-7 p.m. The 85th running of the Indianapolis 500 will be televised live on ABC at 12:00 noon EDT on Sunday, May 27. MBNA Pole Qualifying will be televised live at the following times (EDT) on Saturday, May 12: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. (ESPN); 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (ABC); 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (ESPN2).

-Cheever Indy Racing

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