Ericsson Blasts Over 235 In Sunday Practice

INDIANAPOLIS — Marcus Ericsson, the defending Indianapolis 500 winning driver, was one of four drivers to surpass the 235 mile an hour barrier in Sunday afternoon’s practice session before Sunday’s Pole Qualifications for the 107th Indianapolis 500. 8 Huski Chocolate Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing recorded one of the fastest laps in Indianapolis 500 history at 235.692 miles per hour. Foyt Racing’s Benjamin Pedersen also hit the 235 mph barrier. Foyt Racing teammate rounded out the top five at 234.972 mph in the No. Conversely, the four drivers in Sunday’s Last Chance Qualifying had one last practice to try to get up to speed and make the 33-car starting lineup. Rahal Letterman Lanigan driver Jack Harvey was the slowest driver in practice at 229.911 mph.

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