"One of the things I've seen with Fernando is his attention to detail", three-time Indy 500 victor Dario Franchitti told CNN. But he is definitely curious.
"It's unusual initially but I'm getting to grips with it. I enjoyed it, I tapped the barrier a couple of times, it's good to know I am pretty much online and pushing the limits but no damage so far so that's good as well".
"I think it was the largest ever online views that IndyCar has ever had when he was not only doing his private test, but also in the days leading up to his qualifying at the weekend".
However, with F1 cars faster and more demanding in 2017 following rule changes introduced, Button said it took him time to settle in during Thursday's two practice sessions. "And if you believe that if you park in the front yard of a friend or at a relatives house and your auto will be safer and they would assume liability if something happens to it, that is just not true".
Alonso said he understood that interest back home in the Indy 500 had spiked by 800 percent.
"But it's more than my choice, especially with the way sponsorship is these days".
Jenson Button admitted he found his Formula 1 return "a bit of a struggle" but is confident he will improve for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals
The 26-year-old is seeded fifth in the tournament at Roland Garros and faces unseeded Steve Darcis to kick off the first round. Nadal, whose last title in Paris came in 2014, has again become the favourite to win French Open after struggling with form.
Death toll in Egypt Copts attack rises to 28
It has recently warned Egyptian Muslims to stay away from Christian gatherings because it intends to carry out more attacks. The three attacks , for which the Islamic State claimed responsibility, left at least 75 people dead.
When asked what he would define as a successful race come Monday morning, he said: "I think enjoy the race, enjoy the moment, leave that moment.it's a race you can not plan, so I don't have any plans or clear expectations. But it's not in my control". So guys like Castroneves and Kanaan could end up like two-time Indy 500 victor Juan Pablo Montoya, who accepted a reduced role at Team Penske to make room for Josef Newgarden. "I could see that happening (with me)".
It's an event which has helped him get the racing butterflies back and feel like he did as a youngster breaking into Formula One back in 2001.
"He's probably with the best team to come as a one off, basically. Like I've seen Fernando say, "I'm not just coming here to drive, I'm trying to win", and realistically he could win it". That's not what I want.
Following the century running last year, this year's race has some big shoes to fill. It doesn't necessarily have to be in January. They know you are on quick lap. "Commercially, it's to make sure we deliver to our partners the exposure which we promised".
Is this the end of an era? Like in NASCAR, those decisions disappoint fans and leave an entire series looking for the next wave of new guys.
"He's done wonderful and to win the race he's going to be one of the guys you're going to have to beat", Dixon, a four-time IndyCar Series champion, said. "Some is choice and some is not by choice". "It's just kind of pinching each other every day, reminding each other of some little things so that you don't keep repeating things".
"With another day with the engineers and a look through the data, I'm confident that I can improve for Saturday, he added".
Fans at Indianapolis Motor Speedway were treated to a thrilling dress rehearsal for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil with Monday's practice on the 2.5-mile oval.
The move is a reversal of ex-President Barack Obama's policy to reduce jail time for low-level drug crimes. That being an era of accountability, where enforcing the law takes precedent over political objectives.
Louis Blues put up a valiant fight, but the Predators sent them packing in six games during the Western Conference Semifinals. Out of the 299:47 of ice time in the series , 265:24 of it has been played with a tie score or one-goal lead by either team.
ISIS quickly stepped forward to claim responsibility for the bombings, though police said they had not yet verified the claims. British police said the incident, in which more than 50 people were injured, was being treated as a terrorist incident.
At the same time, there is the perception that Google Android is not very safe, and definitely not as safe as Apple's iOS. The Shared Libraries feature on the other hand will share photos with your family members or with any other person.
Asked whether the leaks from USA officials had compromised the ongoing investigation, Rudd said she "wouldn't go that far". May said the explosion, after a pop concert at Manchester Arena, was being treated as an "appalling terrorist attack ".
Always Dreaming , the pre-race favorite with John Velazquez in the saddle, broke quickly from the gate and went to the rail. With two-thirds of the Triple Crown done, we're no closer than ever to determining the star of this year's 3-year-old crop.
The win narrows Cleveland's lead to 2-1 in the best-of-7 series and snaps Cleveland's 13-game record-tying playoff win streak. My teammates did a great job of keeping us in the game and building that lead. "I didn't have it", James said .
A newly elected USA congressman has apologised after allegedly assaulting a news reporter one day before the special election . Steve Bullock listens to a reporter's question at the governor's residence in Helena, Mont., on October 11, 2016.
British officials, however, have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. Tillerson and Johnson will also sign a condolence book for the victims of the Manchester attack.
Joy Anna Duggar marries Austin Forsyth
Although the couple didn't get married on the rumored May 20 date, fans eager for an earlier wedding date got it right. Congratulations to both Duggars! In the meantime, Joy-Anna and Austin spoke about the wedding in a video for TLC.com.
CBSE Plus Two results to be declared today
The Central Board of Secondary Education -CBSE annually conducts the 12th Class Examinations in the months of March / April. This delayed the results as CBSE had to go through the CBSE Class 12th Results 2017 to include grace marks for students.
No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again
The Warriors in the regular season were dominate as well, scoring 115.9 points per game , and allowing just over 104. Lue said he started his game planning for the Warriors after the Cavs returned home from Boston early Friday.
Brook will face Spence Jr. in front of his hometown fans
Brook landed his best punches of the fight in the eighth round as he began to find the openings he had been waiting for. Promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that the pair are expected to make their ring walks at around 10.30pm.
Britain hunts terror network after Manchester attack
Officers also raided a property in the Moss Side area of the city early Thursday and carried out a controlled explosion. British police on Wednesday made three more arrests over the attack, after detaining a 23-year-old man on Tuesday.
No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?
Democratic lawmakers have savaged the budget, and even fiscally hawkish Republicans seem taken aback by the magnitude of the cuts. Mulvaney said that the White House did not have a "stated policy yet" on what Congress should do about the debt ceiling.
Trump job approval rating at 40%
The poll also showed that Trump's personal perception had improved with 41% of the voters having a positive impression of him. According to the Fox News poll , voters overall were skeptical of Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey .
James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win
The writing seems to be on the wall for the Celtics , or maybe it was written in stone before the playoffs even began. The Warriors played 11 of their final 16 games at home, including six of their last seven. "They made it this far".