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Images from Friday's practice session at the Toronto Indy

Friday's practice session at the Toronto Indy featured crashes, extreme heat and some outstanding racing from several drivers

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The pit crew for racer No. 98 Barracuda/Bryan Herta Autosports Honda Indy at the CNE, July 6, 2012. (

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Honda Indy practice at the CNE, July 6, 2012.

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Mark Taliaferro, a "tire guy" for Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, adjusts the tire pressure before the first practice, July 6, 2012.

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The thunderous sound of racecar engines was too much for some children during a free day at the Honda Indy at the CNE, July 6, 2012.

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A crew member receives treatment after Justin Wilson's car slipped through the pit box injuring two people and the car in front during practice sessions at the Honda Indy Toronto on Friday, July 6, 2012.

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Former Formula 1 driver Rubens Barrichello is reflected in a mirror as a crew member watches his car get a tire change during practice sessions at the Honda Indy in Toronto on Friday, July 6, 2012.

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Team Godaddy.com driver James Hinchcliffe of Canada races during the practice session at the Honda Indy in Toronto July 6, 2012.

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Team Godaddy.com driver James Hinchcliffe of Canada sits in the pits before the practice session at the Honda Indy in Toronto July 6, 2012.

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Dario Franchitti turns a corner during a practice session at the Honda Indy Toronto on Friday, July 6, 2012.

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Rubens Barrichello sits in his car during a pit stop during practice sessions at the Honda Indy Toronto on Friday, July 6, 2012.

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Team Penske drives Ryan Briscoe (L) of Australia and Helio Castroneves of Brazil smile before the practice session at the Honda Indy in Toronto July 6, 2012.

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Members of the Team Penske pit team are seen during a practice session at the Honda Indy Toronto on Friday, July 6, 2012.

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Mike Conway waits to pull out of the pits as Dario Franchetti pulls in ahead of him during practice sessions at the Honda Indy Toronto on Friday, July 6, 2012.

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Team Godaddy.com driver James Hinchcliffe of Canada kisses his girlfriend Kirsten Dee before the practice session at the Honda Indy in Toronto July 6, 2012.

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Ryan Hunter-Reay zooms in front of Prince's Gates during the second practice session for the Toronto Indy in Toronto on Friday July 6, 2012.

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Justin Wilson, missing a nose cone, drives back to the pits after crashing into a tire wall during a practice session at the Toronto Indy on Friday July 6 , 2012.

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Simon Pagenaud drives during a practice session at the Toronto Indy on Friday July 6 , 2012.

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Team Penske driver Will Power of Australia races by a stop sign during the practice session at the Honda Indy in Toronto, July 6, 2012.

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Australia's Will Power takes part practice sessions at the Toronto Indy in Toronto on Friday July 6 , 2012.

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A fire pit crew member dumps water on his head to get relief from the heat wave during the the practice session at the Honda Indy in Toronto, July 6, 2012.

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