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Dixon fastest on day two of Indy 500 practice as Alonso crashes

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Chip Ganassi racer Scott Dixon topped the speed charts on the second day of Indy 500 practice, while double Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso became the first driver to crash. Five-time IndyCar champion Dixon clocked a 226.102mph lap in the final hour of the day's running, around 0.4mph ahead of Takuma Sato's top time from the morning, while Marco Andretti slotted his Andretti Herta Autosport machine into third to make it a Honda 1-2-3. Conor Daly again looked strong for Ed Carpenter Racing, landing P4 - the last of the cars under the 40s barrier and the top Chevrolet runner - while fastest rookie was Alex Palou's Dale Coyne Racing with Team Goh entry in fifth. Colton Herta took sixth - and second fastest speed set without the aid of a tow, beaten only by Jack Harvey in the Meyer Shank Racing-Honda, which broke into the 222mph zone. PLUS: Why 2020 offers a second-generation racer his best Indy 500..

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