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Fernando Alonso Secures Second Row Start For The 2017 Indy 500

Fernando Alonso Secures Second Row Start For The 2017 Indy 500

Scott Dixon turned the fastest qualifying laps at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 1996 to capture the pole position for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. Multiple reports said Dixon's wife was also a victim of the incident, according to the police report.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police reportedly charged two suspects, ages 14 and 15, in connection with the robbery.

So why were the racing drivers at a Taco Bell late on Sunday night?

Fellow IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan told reporters (via the Indianapolis Star) that Dixon was making a food run for a group of drivers, including himself.

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"We have to be more aware that we got to get our young people involved in youth programs and activities and get them off the streets", said Walker. I'm not coming for a "week off" or to just have fun.

Nevertheless, even without the mistake it would been unlikely to be enough for pole after Scott Dixon posted the quickest Indy 500 pole time in 21 years. Team Penske is again racing with Chevrolet and for the first time in six years no Penske driver is on the front row at Indy. As they waited in the drive-thru with their windows down, a teenager used a gun to demand their wallets and cellphones.

Dixon's former teammate Dario Franchitti was with them.

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Scott Dixon is a 6/1 favorite to win the race.

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"I don't know where that came from".

Neither Dixon, who hails from New Zealand, or thee-time Indy 500 victor Franchitti, who retired in 2013, were hurt.

Dixon had just wrestled his auto around the track at an average of more than 230 miles per hour, four times at speed past a nasty turn two that ate Indy cars all weekend long.

IndyCar competitors are subject to having their electric power boost cut if it goes above a certain threshold - which hit Alonso on his run.

Cavs coach Lue says Celtics more hard to defend than Warriors
Collectively, the Cavs have also been strong in the half court, holding teams to 45 percent from the field shooting. Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas is hoping for a contract extension but is willing to wait if it helps the team.

The No. 18 will start from the back of the field after failing to make a qualifying attempt after Bourdais' frightening crash Saturday.


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