Montoya leads opening practice in Toronto

Juan Pablo Montoya

Verizon IndyCar Series championship leader Juan Pablo Montoya put the #2 PPG Automotive Refinish Team Penske Chevrolet atop the time charts in a Bowtie sweep of the top-7 in opening practicing for the Honda Indy Toronto. Simon Pagenaud was second 0.1579 seconds behind Montoya, with the CFH Racing pair of Josef Newgarden and Luca Fillipi third and fourth. Toronto 2014 Race 1 winner Sebastien Bourdais rounded out the top-five.

Once again, Graham Rahal was the lead Honda, posting the eighth best time in the #15 Rousseau Metal Rahal Letterman Lanigan entry. Rahal was the only Honda to post a time in the top-11.

Practice 2 is scheduled to get underway at 2:45 p.m. ET. Results below

P No Name Time Diff Gap Laps Speed Engine
1 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 1:00.634 0.0000 0.0000 8 104.198 mph Chevrolet
2 22 Simon Pagenaud 1:00.792 0.1579 0.1579 14 103.928 Chevrolet
3 67 Josef Newgarden 1:00.836 0.2020 0.0441 16 103.852 Chevrolet
4 20 Luca Filippi 1:00.850 0.2157 0.0137 17 103.829 Chevrolet
5 11 Sebastien Bourdais 1:00.862 0.2277 0.0120 13 103.809 Chevrolet
6 1 Will Power 1:00.866 0.2313 0.0036 12 103.802 Chevrolet
7 3 Helio Castroneves 1:00.879 0.2445 0.0132 13 103.780 Chevrolet
8 15 Graham Rahal 1:00.933 0.2987 0.0542 15 103.688 Honda
9 83 Charlie Kimball 1:01.085 0.4509 0.1522 17 103.429 Chevrolet
10 10 Tony Kanaan 1:01.174 0.5401 0.0892 12 103.278 Chevrolet
11 8 Sebastian Saavedra 1:01.189 0.5547 0.0146 19 103.254 Chevrolet
12 41 Jack Hawksworth 1:01.256 0.6219 0.0672 18 103.141 Honda
13 14 Takuma Sato 1:01.264 0.6297 0.0078 18 103.127 Honda
14 7 James Jakes 1:01.328 0.6934 0.0637 16 103.020 Honda
15 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1:01.459 0.8243 0.1309 14 102.801 Honda
16 26 Carlos Munoz 1:01.459 0.8245 0.0002 17 102.801 Honda
17 9 Scott Dixon 1:01.510 0.8758 0.0513 10 102.715 Chevrolet
18 27 Marco Andretti 1:01.595 0.9607 0.0849 16 102.573 Honda
19 98 Gabby Chaves 1:02.206 1.5718 0.6111 20 101.566 Honda
20 4 Stefano Coletti 1:02.494 1.8599 0.2881 18 101.097 Chevrolet
21 5 Conor Daly 1:02.645 2.0110 0.1511 19 100.854 Honda
22 19 Tristan Vautier 1:02.863 2.2289 0.2179 15 100.504 Honda
23 18 Rodolfo Gonzalez 1:03.485 2.8509 0.6220 16 99.519 Honda

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