Marco Andretti, Honda, dominate Indy 500 qualifying
Marco Andretti backed up his observe tempo with a scintillating efficiency in Saturday’s opening spherical of qualifying to put up the quickest pace and turn into the favourite for Sunday’s pole place shootout.
In a day dominated by Andretti Autosport and Honda, Andretti averaged 231.351 mph within the U.S. Concrete Honda to edge teammates Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi within the scramble to achieve the Quick 9. James Hinchcliffe, considered one of six Andretti drivers, wound up fourth quickest as Michael Andretti’s workforce actually flexed its muscle.
“I felt fairly good final evening, however didn’t count on it to be this fashion,” stated Michael Andretti when requested if he anticipated that sort of domination from his Indianapolis-based workforce.
Proud workforce proprietor. Proud father.@michaelandretti was holding his breath late within the going, however he ends the day with the top-Four spots in @CrownRoyal Armed Forces Qualifying, together with his son @MarcoAndretti in P1.#INDYCAR | @FollowAndretti pic.twitter.com/SlWcRaTUot
— NTT INDYCAR SERIES (@IndyCar) August 15, 2020