Marco Andretti posted the fastest Indianapolis 500 practice speed of the month Monday, turning a fast lap of 225.100 mph on the 2.5-mile oval.
It was the second straight day an Andretti Autosport driver held the top spot. Colombia's Carlos Munoz, a rookie, was the fastest driver Sunday.
Warmer temperatures and brighter skies created much better conditions from the first two days of practice at Indy, and it showed. Andretti was and three-time Indy winner Helio Castroneves each topped 225 mph. The Brazilian posted a lap of 225.075 mph as he tries to become the fourth member of the four-time winners club at Indy.
Defending series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay was third at 224.386. Australia's Will Power was fourth at 223.784 and Panther Racing's J.R. Hildebrand was fifth at 223.624.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Links to the FCC website to view WTHR and/or WALV’s on-line public inspection files:
WTHR: https://stations.fcc.gov/station-profile/WTHR || WALV: https://stations.fcc.gov/station-profile/WALV
Individuals with disabilities may contact Jill Pursell at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 317.655.5602, for assistance with access to the public inspection files.