Dixon tops opening IndyCar practice in Detroit

Scott Dixon
Scott Dixon

Ganassi Honda driver Scott Dixon easily topped opening practice for the Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar race Friday morning with a time of 1m16.742s.

Dixon's time was 0.35s faster than Penske Chevy driver Will Power and 0.36s up on third quick Ryan Hunter-Reay in his Andretti Honda.

Graham Rahal and Colton Herta rounded out the top-5 in their Hondas.

7 of the top-10 times were turned by Honda powered drivers.

Practice 1 Results

Pos No Name Time Diff Gap Speed Engine Team
1 9 Scott Dixon 1:16.742 –.—- –.—- 110.240 Honda Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
2 12 Will Power 1:17.088 0.3464 0.3464 109.744 Chevy Team Penske
3 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1:17.106 0.3642 0.0178 109.719 Honda Andretti Autosport
4 2 Josef Newgarden 1:17.198 0.4563 0.0921 109.588 Chevy Team Penske
5 15 Graham Rahal 1:17.220 0.4783 0.0220 109.557 Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
6 88 Colton Herta 1:17.225 0.4834 0.0051 109.550 Honda Harding Steinbrenner Racing
7 26 Zach Veach 1:17.467 0.7249 0.2415 109.208 Honda Andretti Autosport
8 27 Alexander Rossi 1:17.508 0.7662 0.0413 109.150 Honda Andretti Autosport
9 21 Spencer Pigot 1:17.608 0.8661 0.0999 109.010 Chevy Ed Carpenter Racing
10 30 Takuma Sato 1:17.656 0.9137 0.0476 108.943 Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
11 31 Patricio O'Ward 1:17.679 0.9372 0.0235 108.910 Chevy Carlin
12 22 Simon Pagenaud 1:17.709 0.9669 0.0297 108.868 Chevy Team Penske
13 18 Sebastien Bourdais 1:17.865 1.1227 0.1558 108.650 Honda Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan
14 98 Marco Andretti 1:17.879 1.1370 0.0143 108.630 Honda Andretti Herta Autosport w/Curb-Agaj.
15 59 Max Chilton 1:17.943 1.2016 0.0646 108.540 Chevy Carlin
16 5 James Hinchcliffe 1:18.270 1.5286 0.3270 108.087 Honda Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
17 14 Tony Kanaan 1:18.497 1.7552 0.2266 107.775 Chevy AJ Foyt Enterprises
18 19 Santino Ferrucci 1:18.608 1.8665 0.1113 107.622 Honda Dale Coyne Racing
19 7 Marcus Ericsson 1:18.641 1.8994 0.0329 107.577 Honda Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
20 20 Ed Jones 1:18.686 1.9443 0.0449 107.516 Chevy Ed Carpenter Racing
21 10 Felix Rosenqvist 1:18.687 1.9450 0.0007 107.515 Honda Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
22 4 Matheus Leist 1:19.119 2.3768 0.4318 106.928 Chevy AJ Foyt Enterprises

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