Agustín Canapino flew in the first tests of the Indianapolis 500: he became tenth and reached 376 km / h

Agustín Canapino at 376 km/h at the legendary Indianapolis oval on day one of testing for the 107th edition of the 500-mile race

Augustine Canabino He emerged on the first day of preparatory rehearsals for the 107th edition of Indianapolis 500. The original Reef finished 22nd overall, but came in 10th and also fluctuated through 18th and 21st places. It should be remembered that the top 33 records may be part of the legendary American competition that will take place on Sunday, May 28th and will be the sixth date of the Championship IndyCar.

After rehearsals on Tuesday were canceled due to inclement weather due to rain (we don’t turn on ovals with a wet track), Cannabino came out today to race with the Dallara-Chevrolet of Team Ricardo Juncos. in batch continued Six hoursThe goal was to add laps and kilometers to be able to achieve the best setup in monopostos. This plan will continue on Thursday and on Friday everything will start on track, as the classification will be on Saturday. They will start with the best 33 records out of the 34 entrants which is why Agustín should have no problems integrating the final roster.

Titan Reef gave a total 97 laps His best time was 39.924 seconds. He had a good pace and finished 10th, did great being a rookie in the class and in the legendary North American race one of the most prestigious races on the track with Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Canabino facing the first corner (Juncos Hollinger Racing)
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Agustín, despite driving in a way that would improve his handling and keep adapting, had moments where he flew and even put a speedometer in him 235 miles per hour (video from a built-in camera), which is 376 kilometers per hour. It’s brutal if one considers that the 33-year-old from Buenos Aires is making his first full season in Formula cars and with great power since the single-seaters in IndyCar Owns 700 hp.

“In the first test we were learning a lot. Friday and yesterday it rained. And honestly, this is my first day and I’m starting to get to know him. It’s very fast but I am trying to increase the maximum lap by lap. First we got out and didn’t like the way it works so we made some changes for the second start. I’m also learning what tire degradation is like, but I need more experience, Kannapa said in the official broadcast.

“Adapting to speed is the hardest. I’ve been driving touring cars all my life so it’s something completely different for me, but at the moment we’re doing well. For our last race in IndyGP we were testing some adjustments with the team, but the start to the season is very good. Until now,” added the driver, who runs with a special decoration in honor of the world champion team in Qatar 2022.

Agustín Canapino is completely in one of the straights. It reached 376 km/h (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

Your teammate in Hollinger Racing rushesAnd Callum ElliottIt was complex and finished last. Only the Englishman was located above the second difference in terms of signal, 1s058 behind the Japanese Takuma Sato (Dallara-Honda of Chip Ganassi Racing), two-time winner of the legendary competition.

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the Indianapolis 500 It has been contested since 1911 and the legendary design runways have already begun to populate. Race day is expected 400 thousand peoplein what is the largest event in the United States.

Work will continue on Thursday with the second rehearsal session starting at 1:00pm in Argentina. It will be another opportunity for Canapino to continue preparing to attempt to qualify for the Great North American Grand Prix.

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