- Jacques Villeneuve will attempt to make Indianapolis 500 starts 19 years apart, bettering Cy Marshall & Roland Free's 17-year gap set in 1947.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Power, Dixon, Four Others Suffer Penalty

EDIT: Ryan Briscoe has replaced his engine and becomes the 7th unapproved change and 10-grid spot penalty for Milwaukee.
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IZOD IndyCar Series points leaders Will Power and Scott Dixon will be starting mid-pack at best for Saturday's Milwaukee IndyFest Presented by XYQ.

The Penske and Ganassi drivers each blew an engine during this weeks test at Iowa, resulting in a 10-grid spot penalty for an unapproved engine change.

A.J. Foyt Racing's Mike Conway and Dale Coyne Racing Texas winner Justin Wilson also suffered engine failures in Iowa, resulting in penalties.

Takuma Sato of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing's Josef Newgarden will each serve a 10 spot penalty in Milwaukee for unapproved engine changes dating back to last week in Texas.

5 of the 6 cars with penalties are Honda powered.

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