Franchitti Tops Indy 500 Speed Charts
Posted: 16 May, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti topped the speed chart yesterday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, turning a lap at an average of 224.236 mph in the fifth practice session for the May 26 race.
Franchitti, the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver who will be 40 on Sunday, is trying to match the Indy 500 record of four victories held by A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Sr. and Rick Mears.