Andretti fastest in Indianapolis 500 qualifying, Alonso 26th

first_imgLast Updated: 16th August, 2020 17:41 IST Andretti Fastest In Indianapolis 500 Qualifying, Alonso 26th Marco Andretti led a Honda rout on the first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying – a session dominated by Andretti Autosport and Honda as Team Penske was shut out of pole contention. Written By Marco Andretti led a Honda rout on the first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying – a session dominated by Andretti Autosport and Honda as Team Penske was shut out of pole contention.Andretti posted a four-lap average of 231.351 mph to top the speed chart Saturday ahead of teammates Ryan Hunter-Reay, Alexander Rossi and James Hinchcliffe. The fastest nine advance to a Sunday shootout that determines the first three rows for the Indy 500.Fernando Alonso, in a Chevrolet, failed to find much speed.The two-time Formula One champion is attempting to close out motorsports’ version of the Triple Crown, but his Arrow McLaren SP entry has been behind since Alonso crashed late in Thursday’s practice.Alonso’s qualifying time of 228.768 mph was 12th out of 13 drivers when he made his attempt. Alonso, who was bumped from the field last year, will start 26th. SUBSCRIBE TO US WATCH US LIVE COMMENTcenter_img Associated Press Television News LIVE TV First Published: 16th August, 2020 17:41 IST FOLLOW USlast_img

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