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Marco Andretti packs up his gear following practice for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Penske cars struggle with speed as Andretti tops 233 mph

Aug. 14, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Honda claimed a clear edge over Chevrolet in speed on Fast Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Marco Andretti topped 233 mph in the final practice before qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. Andretti jumped to the top of the speed chart by logging a lap at 233.491 miles per...

Pato O'Ward, of Mexico, walks back to the garage area during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Drivers get on track at empty Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Aug. 12, 2020 7:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal walked through Gasoline Alley tapping away on his phone, no fear of bumping into anyone as he took a break during the first day of Indianapolis 500 practice. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a ghost town. The coronavirus pandemic forced the speedway to proceed with...

FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, May 19, 2019, Fernando Alonso, of Spain, prepares to drive during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis, Ind. Fernando Alonso feels far better about his chances to close out motorsports' version of the Triple Crown in 2020. The Spaniard will race for Arrow McLaren SP in the Indianapolis 500 in May and believes the organization is prepared. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Alonso confident in team prep for another Indy 500 attempt

Aug. 11, 2020 12:51 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — His steering wheel has been secured and the car is the proper color, two signs Fernando Alonso has a far better shot this year at the Indianapolis 500. The former Formula One champion failed to qualify for the race last year in a spectacularly woeful effort by McLaren. The Spaniard...