Ed Carpenter turned a lap at over 230 MPH before rain halted practice on Fast Friday. (Photo: Phillip Abbott/LAT Photographic)
INDIANAPOLIS – Call this year the “Bizarro World” of the Indianapolis 500.
Bump Day is now on the first day of qualifications, instead of the second, and Pole Day is on Sunday and not Saturday.
It’s the latest attempt to generate interest in Indianapolis 500 Qualifying – an event that used to draw race day-sized crowds to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway just two or three decades ago.
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