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Graham Rahal, right, talks with Takuma Sato, of Japan, during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Return of Bump Day could give Indy 500 qualifying real boost
Graham Rahal, right, talks with Takuma Sato, of Japan, during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Marco Andretti prepares to drive during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Return of Bump Day could give Indy 500 qualifying real boost
Marco Andretti prepares to drive during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
CORRECTS TO JAMES DAVISON NOT JAMES DAVIDSON - James Davison, of Australia, speeds down the main straight during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Return of Bump Day could give Indy 500 qualifying real boost
CORRECTS TO JAMES DAVISON NOT JAMES DAVIDSON - James Davison, of Australia, speeds down the main straight during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Marco Andretti looks at his car during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Return of Bump Day could give Indy 500 qualifying real boost
Marco Andretti looks at his car during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Marco Andretti climbs into his car during practice fort the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Marco Andretti leads field on 2nd day of Indy 500 practice
Marco Andretti climbs into his car during practice fort the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Sage Karam signs an autograph on as he walks to his car during practice for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Dreyer & Reinbold hopes Indy 500 leads to IndyCar return
Sage Karam signs an autograph on as he walks to his car during practice for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
JR Hildenbrand carries his gear out of the pit area during practice for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Dreyer & Reinbold hopes Indy 500 leads to IndyCar return
JR Hildenbrand carries his gear out of the pit area during practice for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Takuma Sato, of Japan, rides a scooter back to the garage area on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Helio gets up to speed by pacing Indianapolis 500 practice
Takuma Sato, of Japan, rides a scooter back to the garage area on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Danica Patrick pulls out of the pit area on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Helio gets up to speed by pacing Indianapolis 500 practice
Danica Patrick pulls out of the pit area on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Takuma Sato, of Japan, signs an autograph for a fan on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Helio gets up to speed by pacing Indianapolis 500 practice
Takuma Sato, of Japan, signs an autograph for a fan on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Danica Patrick checks the fit on a helmet in her garage on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Helio gets up to speed by pacing Indianapolis 500 practice
Danica Patrick checks the fit on a helmet in her garage on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Danica Patrick prepares to drive on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Helio gets up to speed by pacing Indianapolis 500 practice
Danica Patrick prepares to drive on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
FILE - In this July 30, 2017, file photo, Ed Jones greets fans during driver introductions for the IndyCar auto race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Its possible more than 20 percent of this years Indianapolis 500 starters could be, like Zach Veach, younger than 25. The class is rich in diversity and talent. Jones, the 23-year-old from Dubai who was last years rookie of the year, drives for powerhouse team Chip Ganassi Racing. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar, File)
IndyCar's young and restless set for Indy 500 showcase race
FILE - In this July 30, 2017, file photo, Ed Jones greets fans during driver introductions for the IndyCar auto race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Its possible more than 20 percent of this years Indianapolis 500 starters could be, like Zach Veach, younger than 25. The class is rich in diversity and talent. Jones, the 23-year-old from Dubai who was last years rookie of the year, drives for powerhouse team Chip Ganassi Racing. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar, File)
FILE - In this May 16, 2017 file photo, Gabby Chaves, right, of Colombia, talks with a crew member following a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. Its possible more than 20 percent of this years Indianapolis 500 starters could be, like Zach Veach, younger than 25. The class is rich in diversity and talent. Twenty-four-year-old Chaves fended off Veach to claim the 2014 Indy Lights title. He competes with upstart Harding Racing.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
IndyCar's young and restless set for Indy 500 showcase race
FILE - In this May 16, 2017 file photo, Gabby Chaves, right, of Colombia, talks with a crew member following a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. Its possible more than 20 percent of this years Indianapolis 500 starters could be, like Zach Veach, younger than 25. The class is rich in diversity and talent. Twenty-four-year-old Chaves fended off Veach to claim the 2014 Indy Lights title. He competes with upstart Harding Racing.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
A bust of Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato appears on the Borg Warner Trophy at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Daniel Mears/Detroit News via AP)
Sato still celebrating historic Indy 500 win
A bust of Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato appears on the Borg Warner Trophy at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Daniel Mears/Detroit News via AP)
A bust of Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato appears on the Borg Warner Trophy at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Daniel Mears/Detroit News via AP)
Sato still celebrating historic Indy 500 win
A bust of Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato appears on the Borg Warner Trophy at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Daniel Mears/Detroit News via AP)
FILE - In this June 14, 2003, file photo, race car driver Danica Patrick poses inside her car at the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, Calif. Patrick announced plans Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, to run just 2 races in 2018, the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, and end her full-time driving career. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500
FILE - In this June 14, 2003, file photo, race car driver Danica Patrick poses inside her car at the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, Calif. Patrick announced plans Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, to run just 2 races in 2018, the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, and end her full-time driving career. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
FILE - In this June 1, 2012, file photo, NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Danica Patrick watches from on top of her hauler in Dover, Del. Patrick announced plans Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, to run just 2 races in 2018, the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, and end her full-time driving career. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500
FILE - In this June 1, 2012, file photo, NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Danica Patrick watches from on top of her hauler in Dover, Del. Patrick announced plans Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, to run just 2 races in 2018, the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, and end her full-time driving career. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
FILE - In this May 19, 2017, file photo, Sebastien Bourdais, of France, unpacks his helmet as he prepares to drive during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Bourdais is trading in his helmet for his smarts this weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto. The Frenchman is returning to the race track in a mentorship role for Dale Coyne Racing just two months after a crash during qualifying for the Indy 500. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
Bourdais helping Coyne drivers at Toronto, eyes return
FILE - In this May 19, 2017, file photo, Sebastien Bourdais, of France, unpacks his helmet as he prepares to drive during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Bourdais is trading in his helmet for his smarts this weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto. The Frenchman is returning to the race track in a mentorship role for Dale Coyne Racing just two months after a crash during qualifying for the Indy 500. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
Takuma Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, describes his victory during an interview before ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Indy 500 champ Takuma Sato still baring his soul
Takuma Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, describes his victory during an interview before ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Takuma Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, poses for photos with his championship ring before ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Indy 500 champ Takuma Sato still baring his soul
Takuma Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, poses for photos with his championship ring before ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Takuma Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, is interviewed before ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Indy 500 champ Takuma Sato still baring his soul
Takuma Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, is interviewed before ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Takuma Sato, center, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, watches his photos projected on the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square after ringing the opening bell, in New York, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Indy 500 champ Takuma Sato still baring his soul
Takuma Sato, center, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, watches his photos projected on the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square after ringing the opening bell, in New York, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Takuma Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, poses with a ceremonial crystal before ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Indy 500 champ Takuma Sato still baring his soul
Takuma Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, poses with a ceremonial crystal before ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato poses during a visit to the Empire State Building in New York City, U.S., May 30, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Indy 500 winner Sato poses during visit to Empire State Building in New York
Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato poses during a visit to the Empire State Building in New York City, U.S., May 30, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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