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Patrick Carpentier crashes at Indy

Updated: May 22, 2011, 3:58 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Things couldn't have gone much worse for Dragon Racing in May.

After Chinese rookie Ho-Pin Tung crashed team owner Jay Penske's No. 8 entry last week and Scott Speed struggled, the team flew in veteran Patrick Carpentier to try and get Speed's No. 20 car into the Indianapolis 500 on the last day of qualifying Sunday.

Carpentier spun coming out of the first turn and slammed into the outside wall, causing serious damage to the left side of the car. He was cleared to ...

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