IRL: Indy 500: Scott Sharp Fast Friday report

Sharp Confident as Pole Day Looms Fast Friday Shortened by Rain Weather: 80 F with winds out of the south at 10 mph for the start of practice. Yellow for rain at 2:15 pm, with practice cancelled at 3:45 pm. Practice Summary: Sharp went out...

Sharp Confident as Pole Day Looms Fast Friday Shortened by Rain

Weather: 80 F with winds out of the south at 10 mph for the start of practice. Yellow for rain at 2:15 pm, with practice cancelled at 3:45 pm.

Practice Summary: Sharp went out for his practice run at 1:00 pm, completing 38 laps with a top speed of 224.640 mph.

QUALIFYING DRAW: 1 for #8 and 42 for #8T

Scott Sharp, #8 Delphi Panoz/Honda/Firestone:
"We are excited for qualifying tomorrow. Like many teams, we didn't have a chance to fully do our qualifying runs due to the weather, so we know we have quite a bit of speed yet to show. With the anticipated condition changes that will happen with the storms moving in, everyone will have to rebalance their cars anyway so we will pick up in the morning and really see what we have for speed. I am pretty confident. It would have been nice to have a qualifying simulation with our present package in the bag, but we were working on race setup in the morning and had planned to focus on qualifying this afternoon. The speed of the storms surprised us."

-www.delphifernandezracing.net

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