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Indy on Saturday saw blistering speeds, fastest in 26 years

The rain held off long enough for a full round of Indianapolis 500 qualifying on a soupy day that saw blistering speeds — some of the fastest in race history, and fastest in 26 years — and controversy at Andretti Autosport. Rinus VeeKay put his Chevrolet atop the scoring pylon with a four-lap average speed of 233.655 mph around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It bumped fellow Chevy driver Pato O'Ward to second at 233.037 as the two budding IndyCar stars were the first two drivers to qualify for the May 29 race. Arie Luyendyk set the four-lap qualifying record in 1996 at 236.986, and VeeKay's average was third fastest of all time behind Luyendyk and Scott Brayton's mark of 233.718....
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