IRL: Indy 500: Toyota day three report

CASTRONEVES LEADS TOYOTA ON FIRST FULL DAY OF INDY 500 PRACTICE - Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves (Marlboro Toyota) led the Toyota-powered contingent on the first full day of practice for the 2005 Indianapolis 500 today...

CASTRONEVES LEADS TOYOTA ON FIRST FULL DAY OF INDY 500 PRACTICE

- Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves (Marlboro Toyota) led the Toyota-powered contingent on the first full day of practice for the 2005 Indianapolis 500 today with a lap in excess of 226 mph to place third overall among the 38 cars that took to the track today.

- Ryan Briscoe (Target Pioneer Toyota) registered an impressive seventh overall as the top rookie. Briscoe was the first driver to exceed 225 mph and was the fastest of the day until "Happy Hour."

- Darren Manning (Target Toyota) and Sam Hornish Jr. (Marlboro Toyota) made it four Toyota-powered cars under last year's pole time as each lapped at more than 222 mph.

- Rookies Paul Dana (Ethanol Toyota) and Scott Mayer (ABC Supply Toyota) did not run today.

- Toyota-powered cars logged 507 laps in practice today.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Darren Manning , Helio Castroneves , Ryan Briscoe , Scott Mayer , Paul Dana , Sam Hornish Jr.