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Tony Kanaan tops speed chart in final practice for Indy 500
Tony Kanaan tops speed chart in final practice for Indy 500

Defending winner Tony Kanaan posted the fastest speed Friday in final practice for the Indianapolis 500. Kanaan turned a lap of 227.838 mph during the one-hour session on "Carb Day" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a throwback term to the days when crews made final adjustments to the carburetors on the cars' engines. Scott Dixon, who won the legendary race in 2008 and is Kanaan's teammate at Chip Ganassi Racing, was second fastest at 227.773 mph on a warm, clear day in central Indiana. Townsend Bell was third at 227.221 mph. Kanaan said he expected a race similar to last year's, which was the fastest Indy 500 in history and featured a record 68 lead changes. ...

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