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INDYCAR: It's Carb Day at Indy, which means more practice, the pit stop challenge and an exciting Indy Lights race.
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The forecast for Sunday Centennial Indianapolis 500. Sunday and a high of nine weeks today teams got their final warmup during carb day in much different conditions clouds and 65 this afternoon at the brickyard. And the track was busy more than 1000. Laps turned at the most important laps recorded by Ryan Carter ray. Why you ask well because he missed the 500 in qualifying with his Andretti -- -- but he's got a -- replacing -- -- -- In the 41 for AJ Foyt today turning his first laps in the car. Then there was -- castroneves he was ninth quick in practice a disappointing. Qualifying run for this team and of course he's won the race. Three times he could be good on Sunday afternoon. Dan Wheldon a bit of an underdog but he qualified good he was fast again today yep there's where he was in the final tune up. And the man everyone chasing perhaps Sunday's favorite 2008 winner of the man seen right here it's got. Dixon man in the organization appears. Have it all together. So we are the top ten speeds from carb day practice in Indianapolis BC Dixon at the top of the board pole sitter. Alex tag Giuliani right behind in the second position in last year's winner. Dario Franchitti won the event twice third is where he was here's our Robin Miller. For the last few years -- ADM's motor speedway has been pretty much ho hum. Five or six installation laps but -- and a barn but not today today look like a full blown practice day over a thousand laps of practice turn. And a lot of people learned a lot of things. I think you -- runs for the martians and you can obviously change helicopter deals with the amount of downforce and an arcade is going to be fifteen degrees twenty degrees maybe Tony fighters caught -- -- industries -- and general science in the Garland remarks a lot of you might get -- -- since 46 and things like. We tried -- three very important things on the car my car is very racy beyond people. You know like guy can catch. That group. Then obviously I think it's paying him this year it's basically that when you get behind someone -- to -- recalling stuff to -- and make a move. But we were trying to get it very consistent and that it is and I hope that's gonna make a difference. -- that won't go away -- best restarts. The extra long does it mean this morning didn't seem to make anybody happier -- drivers still don't sound like -- in favor of it. I still gonna religious in the side by -- having we're just ask him for. Florida in the marbles but it has been so long sweeping to get to get acceptable. Between TV conditions -- like an investment. I'm okay we're there restart point this. My problem it's not that my problem is we gonna have to lined up in turn four and Gregorio four laps to go along and have time to sweep the track. And the guys and outside they're going to be. They're neutral because they got the inside is gonna squeeze them -- to the outside to get the good stuff -- the -- -- he would -- that's the only. I understand what they do and it's it's Odyssey. Embassy to entertain the fans and I'm glad you don't -- pleasant there's a balance that. From the safety. Standpoint the end of the day right now do you see is what it is so you just gotta get used to it and make sure you -- able to commit very well on. On the out laps I mean his enemy and this is going to be an exciting personally. Young open wheel driver Brian Claussen is raced on virtually every track around his home state and Indiana early in his career. However today the nobles still native went today whole new level starting on the pole for the Indy Lights freedom 100 race. At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway welcome to the big time. And a bad start for Brian -- he's got to get sandwich to end it. Dropping back to the third position that opens the door for -- of new garden. To take over the race lead in the early laps. Then we get a caution leading enters -- watch what happens under caution Italy eighty spins out loses it top right. Later on six to go to three wide on the front stretch Claussen Jorge young -- -- touch and when they get together. After crawling gets out of shape -- spinning and watched young Calvin. He goes yeah. Hard into the inside wall. He was okay but that was scary. Stuff you see the replay -- cal says no safer barrier. Loses the back into the car completely. Joseph new garden has been good all season long ten under caution he gets the victory he's your point leader Claussen finished fifth today. Here is the winner. This is the biggest win I think I've ever had I mean it. In front of this kind of crowd is is an unbelievable feeling I mean this is testament just to the sense to -- -- steam and and all the work that they put in all the knowledge and experience at bat. I mean coming in as a driver trying to absorb all that has been such a fun experience -- -- for myself and also my team itself. It's just a big big effort by everybody and this is certainly a win for the whole team. Also heard at Indianapolis the pit crew competition Helio Castroneves bunches won four straight but he was eliminated early today. We got to the finals Ryan Briscoe and Dario Franchitti it's not a good. It gives out first it's who has the fastest time. In other Ganassi guys have never won one of these things then well they didn't today Ryan Briscoe was team gets it done kids the thirteenth. Pit crew championship. For Roger Penske.