Indianapolis 500: Canapino was sixth in the final test

The Argentine pilot Agustín Canapino stood out this Friday with a sixth place in the final test of the Indianapolis 500the traditional test of American motorsports that this Sunday will celebrate its 107th edition in the sixth stage of the IndyCar category.

The 33-year-old reefrookie in the most popular motor division in the United States, he even led a section of the session, in which he completed 74 laps at an average speed of 364.568 kilometers per hour.

The former champion of Turismo Carretera and TC 2000 thus achieved his best record since the activities for the test began, which will start on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. (TV: Star+).

The Argentinianone of the 33 runners who will take part in the test after passing the classification, will start from the ninth row, in position 26, aboard his Chevrolet-Dallara from the Juncos-Hollinger team.

The car number 78 of the “Titán” was specially designed with the colors of Argentina and the shield of the AFA as a celebration for the conquest of the World Cup in Qatar in December last year.

He car faster from the last practice it was the Dallara Honda of Japanese Takuma Sato (Chip Ganassi Racing)who took a difference of 0.2307 seconds from the Argentine.

Lined up between the two were New Zealander Scott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing), Australian Will Power (Team Penske), Spanish Alex Palou (Chip Ganassi Racing) and American Kyle Kirkwood (Andretti Autosport).

After five races, Canapino is 18th in the general classification with 56 points. His best performances were in St. Petersburg and Texas, with twelfth place.

The leader of the season is the Spanish Palou with 174 unitsfollowed by the Mexican Patricio O’Ward with 168 and the Swede Marcus Ericsson with 155.

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