Hunter-Reay tops opening IndyCar practice at Road America

Ryan Hunter-Reay
Ryan Hunter-Reay

Under cool temperatures and sunny skies, 2018 runnerup Ryan Hunter-Reay posted the fastest lap in opening practice for the Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America Friday morning in a session shortened by 2 red flags caused by Jack Harvey.

Hunter-Reay's time of 1m43.7556s was only 0.0688s faster than fellow Honda driver Takuma Sato.

Scott Dixon was third, giving Honda an early 1-2-3 sweep at the top.

Practice 1 Results

Pos No Name Time Diff Gap Speed Engine Team
1 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1:43.756 –.—- –.—- 139.273 Honda Andretti Autosport
2 30 Takuma Sato 1:43.824 0.0688 0.0688 139.181 Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
3 9 Scott Dixon 1:43.984 0.2286 0.1598 138.967 Honda Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
4 12 Will Power 1:44.039 0.2838 0.0552 138.894 Chevy Team Penske
5 2 Josef Newgarden 1:44.071 0.3150 0.0312 138.852 Chevy Team Penske
6 27 Alexander Rossi 1:44.184 0.4283 0.1133 138.701 Honda Andretti Autosport
7 22 Simon Pagenaud 1:44.398 0.6423 0.2140 138.417 Chevy Team Penske
8 21 Spencer Pigot 1:44.402 0.6468 0.0045 138.411 Chevy Ed Carpenter Racing
9 5 James Hinchcliffe 1:44.419 0.6630 0.0162 138.389 Honda Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
10 98 Marco Andretti 1:44.586 0.8307 0.1677 138.167 Honda Andretti Herta Autosport w/ Marco & Curb
11 18 Sebastien Bourdais 1:44.622 0.8660 0.0353 138.121 Honda Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan
12 14 Tony Kanaan 1:44.740 0.9844 0.1184 137.964 Chevy AJ Foyt Enterprises
13 31 Patricio O'Ward 1:44.843 1.0875 0.1031 137.829 Chevy Carlin
14 20 Ed Jones 1:44.905 1.1494 0.0619 137.747 Chevy Ed Carpenter Racing
15 10 Felix Rosenqvist 1:44.953 1.1973 0.0479 137.685 Honda Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
16 26 Zach Veach 1:45.046 1.2902 0.0929 137.563 Honda Andretti Autosport
17 88 Colton Herta 1:45.240 1.4842 0.1940 137.309 Honda Harding Steinbrenner Racing
18 4 Matheus Leist 1:45.362 1.6065 0.1223 137.150 Chevy AJ Foyt Enterprises
19 19 Santino Ferrucci 1:45.596 1.8400 0.2335 136.847 Honda Dale Coyne Racing
20 7 Marcus Ericsson 1:45.612 1.8563 0.0163 136.825 Honda Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
21 15 Graham Rahal 1:45.619 1.8636 0.0073 136.816 Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
22 60 Jack Harvey 1:46.909 3.1529 1.2893 135.166 Honda Meyer Shank Racing with Arrow SPM
23 59 Max Chilton 2:03.078 19.3221 16.1692 117.409 Chevy Carlin

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