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

Thursday, October 11, 2012

MRTI Test Day 1

Wednesday the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was home to Day 1 of 2 of the 2nd annual Chris Griffis Mazda Road to Indy Open Test. Designed to showcase the up-and-coming drivers on INDYCAR's ladder system to the IZOD IndyCar Series, 48 car/driver combinations between the three series turned laps.

Antii Buri led the 23-car USF2000 field with a best lap of 1:28:135 (102.688mph), while Team Pelfrey's Spencer Pigot turned out a lap at 1:25:603 (105.725mph) in is Star Mazda machine.

Zach Veach, behind the wheel of a Firestone Indy Lights Dallara for just the 3rd time, was quickest among the 13-car FIL field with a quick lap of 1:19:2209 (114.256mph.)








































































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