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Takuma Sato tops rain-affected open test at IMS

2017 Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato topped the timesheet at the open test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a heavily rain-affected day with a top speed of 226.993mph. Full-time and veteran drivers were set to hit the 2.5mile oval for the first few hours but after just 15 minutes of track time, rain arrived which meant a lengthy four-hour delay to the test. Once the band of rain had cleared and the jet driers had got the track back into a suitable state, drivers hit the tarmac once more in what was a relatively clear session. Max Chilton lost the engine in his #59 Carlin-Chevrolet which was the only significant stoppage of the afternoon. Light rain returned in the...
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