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Simona De Silvestro to drive with pain

Updated: May 26, 2011, 7:17 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Simona De Silvestro has a simple game plan this weekend -- gut it out.

De Silvestro burned both hands last week when her car slammed into a wall in practice, went airborne and flipped several times before coming to a rest upside down and in flames.

On Friday, she plans to spend the final hour of Indianapolis 500 practice on the track, fine-tuning her backup car. She's hoping adrenaline helps numb the pain in her burned hands, especially during Sunday's 3-hour race.

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