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Indy 500: Sato fastest on first day of practice

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato shot to the top of the speed chart late Tuesday during practice for “The Great American Race” and was one of a few surprises on the first day of what will be a busy week. Sato went 228.939 miles per hour (368.44 kph) around Indianapolis Motor Speedway to bump six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon as fastest on opening day. Dixon's lap of 227.768 mph had topped the scoring pylon for several hours until Sato's big run in a Dale Coyne Racing entry. Jimmie Johnson was third fastest. followed by teammate Marcus Ericsson; meaning that Chip Ganassi Racing drivers were second, third, fourth and sixth fastest (reigning IndyCar champion Alex Palou)....
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