Ed Carpenter Leads a Quiet Day of Indy 500 Practice on Wednesday

INDIANAPOLIS – Yesterday, drivers were a little wary to make a ton of laps around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Windy yet hot conditions made life difficult for the teams, as most decided to do select runs to avoid potential unnecessary carnage. Still, 2,404 laps were turned on Tuesday, with Will Power leading the charge with a top lap of 224.656 mph. On Monday, 1,306 laps were turned in a four hour session that afternoon, with Marco Andretti turning the top lap of the day with a speed of 226.338 mph. If…

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Regan Smith Will Fill In for Aric Almirola in No. 43 for Saturday Night’s All-Star Race

Regan Smith will make his return to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this weekend, as he will fill in for injured Aric Almirola in the No. 43 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports. Smith, will drive in Saturday night’s Monster Energy Open (6 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN) in a substitute role, as Almirola suffered a compression fracture to his T5 vertebra as a result of a scary multi-car accident last Saturday night at the Kansas Speedway. An update on Almirola’s condition will be given at the Charlotte Motor Speedway at 11 a.m.…

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