INDIANAPOLIS -- Josef Newgarden crashed during Indianapolis 500 practice Thursday.
Newgarden, who signed to drive for Roger Penske in October, lost control and spun into the Turn 1 wall. He climbed out of the car and walked to a nearby SUV and was taken to the track's medical center where he was checked and cleared.
It was just the second wreck at Indianapolis Motor Speedway since practice began Monday. Rookie Jack Harvey made contact with the Turn 2 wall the first day.
Teams are preparing for this weekend's qualifying runs. The race is scheduled for May 28.