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Indianapolis 500: Orientation Complete, Time for Opening Day

Today, 418 laps were turned at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. No records were set, but there was a lot of learning, and some eyebrows were raised.Rookie JR Hildebrand had the fastest time and speed of the seven drivers that participated in today's orientation program at the track. The Panther Racing driver posted a 40.626 second lap at an average speed of 221.533 miles per hour.Hildebrand said he felt confident going into this morning's session, as he had the power of the Panther Racing team underneath him, and has gotten some great advice over the past few days from experienced drivers at the speedway.Al Unser Jr. and Arie Luyendyk took to the track in a Chevy pace car to give some more pointers to the drivers. Luyendyk noted that the 41...

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