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Kanaan Confident About Indy 500

Tony Kanaan was so frustrated during qualifying that he was simply relieved once it was over.

Now, his attitude has turned to full-blown optimism.

Kanaan was the fastest in the final round of practice for the 100th Indianapolis 500 on Friday, posting a lap of 226.280 mph to highlight a frantic Carb Day that saw Pippa Mann slam the wall midway through the session.

Carlos Munoz spent most of the hourlong practice, later extended by 10 minutes, atop the speed charts. But the popular Kanaan bumped the Honda driver late in practice to give Chevrolet the top spot in what is shaping up to be an intriguing battle between the two engine manufacturers.

Munoz had a lap of...

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