IPS: Homestead-Miami Speedway Friday summary

Coral Springs' Abbott sixth-fastest at Homestead-Miami Speedway Coral Springs, Fla., native Mishael Abbott turned a fast lap of 185.406 mph around Homestead-Miami Speedway during Menards Infiniti Pro Series practice on Friday in preparation for...

Coral Springs' Abbott sixth-fastest at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Coral Springs, Fla., native Mishael Abbott turned a fast lap of 185.406 mph around Homestead-Miami Speedway during Menards Infiniti Pro Series practice on Friday in preparation for Sunday's Miami 100. She was sixth fastest overall.

Abbott will make history this weekend, becoming the first woman to compete in the Menards Infiniti Pro Series. She drives for Hemelgarn Johnson Motorsports and will compete in at least five races in the 2005 season. She drives a Dallara/Infiniti Q45 V8/ Firestone.

Abbott is a student at Florida Atlantic University.

Tickets for Sunday's Miami 100 and IRL IndyCar Series Toyota Indy 300 are going fast. Purchase your tickets in person at the speedway box office or call (305) 230-RACE or toll free at (866) 409-RACE.

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Mishael Abbott