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May 17 – Indy 500 Practice Day 2

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. (May 17, 2023) – Indy 500 Practice Daily Report

Position Driver Fast Lap Total Laps No-Tow Rank
1st Takuma Sato 229.439 mph
14th Conor Daly 226.510 mph 123 5th
28th Ed Carpenter 224.739 mph 123 2nd
18th Rinus VeeKay 225.833 mph 151 1st

CONOR DALY, No. 20 BITNILE.COM Chevrolet: Today was interesting and we worked through a lot of our list today. We got in over 120 laps today which is nice on the first day. We are decent in traffic which will come in handy on race day. Looking forward to getting back tomorrow and working some more.” 

RINUS VEEKAY, No. 21 BITNILE.COM Chevrolet: “Today was good, then it was bad and then it was good again. That is Indy for you. Overall, today was productive. We tried a lot of stuff on the No. 21 BITNILE.COM Chevrolet and at the end of the day we found the speed for traffic runs. Of course, being on top of the no-tow is always a plus.”

ED CARPENTER, No. 33 BITNILE.COM Chevrolet:We had a pretty productive day. I would have liked to be up a little higher on the timesheet – just for egotistical reasons, but it felt productive. We worked through some things with our race trim that we wanted to investigate further after the Open Test. I am excited to get back to debrief and look through everything. There are thousands of configurations now with the new downforce options we have this year. We are a lot more competitive than what the big board says today.” 

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