Dixon leads Honda 1-2-3 in opening IndyCar practice

Scott Dixon
Scott Dixon

Scott Dixon led a strong showing for the Honda powered cars with a time of 1m08.411s to top opening practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Andretti Autosport drivers Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi were close behind in the 2nd and 3rd positions. Honda powered cars were 5 of the 6 fastest cars in this session with only Simon Pagenaud in the Penske Chevy spoiling the party in 4th.

Practice 1 Results

Pos No Name FTime Diff Gap FSpeed Engine Team
1 9 Scott Dixon 1:08.411 –.—- –.—- 103.562 Honda Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
2 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1:08.428 0.0173 0.0173 103.536 Honda Andretti Autosport
3 27 Alexander Rossi 1:08.608 0.1965 0.1792 103.265 Honda Andretti Autosport
4 22 Simon Pagenaud 1:08.779 0.3678 0.1713 103.008 Chevy Team Penske
5 5 James Hinchcliffe 1:08.913 0.5021 0.1343 102.807 Honda Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
6 30 Takuma Sato 1:08.930 0.5183 0.0162 102.783 Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
7 12 Will Power 1:08.948 0.5369 0.0186 102.756 Chevy Team Penske
8 1 Josef Newgarden 1:08.960 0.5488 0.0119 102.738 Chevy Team Penske
9 14 Tony Kanaan 1:08.968 0.5563 0.0075 102.727 Chevy AJ Foyt Enterprises
10 18 Sebastien Bourdais 1:09.127 0.7158 0.1595 102.490 Honda Dale Coyne Racing
11 15 Graham Rahal 1:09.235 0.8237 0.1079 102.330 Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
12 21 Spencer Pigot 1:09.257 0.8460 0.0223 102.297 Chevy Ed Carpenter Racing
13 26 Zach Veach 1:09.277 0.8654 0.0194 102.268 Honda Andretti Autosport
14 6 Robert Wickens 1:09.281 0.8695 0.0041 102.262 Honda Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
15 20 Jordan King 1:09.360 0.9486 0.0791 102.146 Chevy Ed Carpenter Racing
16 60 Jack Harvey 1:09.603 1.1922 0.2436 101.788 Honda Meyer Shank Racing
17 10 Ed Jones 1:09.606 1.1948 0.0026 101.784 Honda Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
18 59 Max Chilton 1:09.627 1.2159 0.0211 101.753 Chevy Carlin
19 19 Zachary Claman De Melo 1:09.749 1.3374 0.1215 101.576 Honda Dale Coyne Racing
20 98 Marco Andretti 1:09.763 1.3520 0.0146 101.555 Honda Andretti Herta Autosport
21 88 Gabby Chaves 1:09.818 1.4070 0.0550 101.475 Chevy Harding Racing
22 23 Charlie Kimball 1:10.001 1.5898 0.1828 101.210 Chevy Carlin
23 4 Matheus Leist 1:10.198 1.7867 0.1969 100.926 Chevy AJ Foyt Enterprises
24 32 Kyle Kaiser 1:10.748 2.3369 0.5502 100.141 Chevy Juncos Racing

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