No Bump Day, so Sunday is ‘get the pole hump day’ for top 12 Indy 500 qualifiers

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In a move reminiscent of 1 of his racing heroes and fellow countrymen, particularly Arie Luyendyk, fulfill the newest model of “The Traveling Dutchman,” as in Rinus VeeKay, who powered his way to the top of the pace chart throughout Saturday’s qualifying for future Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

VeeKay recorded a four-lap typical pace of 233.655 mph in his No. 21 Bitcoin Racing Workforce Chevrolet to best all 33 drivers.

Nevertheless, that effort could be all for naught — except if he can reach back for a bit additional pace — on Sunday, when the best 12 qualifiers from Saturday will sq. off for two more rounds of qualifying, which also contains the Firestone Quick 6 and will decide the real pole-sitter and also the lineup for the first two rows for upcoming Sunday’s race.