Detroit: Kanaan leads Chevy sweep of top 8 in opening practice

Tony Kanaan has led the opening practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Presented by Quicken Loans.

Kanaan, in the Taylor Swift THE 1989 WORLD TOUR livery, topped the timesheets with a 1:16.2931 near the end of the incident-filled session.

There were five red flags but no major incidents.

Sage Karam, who caused one of the reds with an off exiting Turn 3, ended an impressive second with three Team Penske drivers: Will Power, Simon Pagenaud and Helio Castroneves completing the top five.

Results

Pos No Name Speed Time Diff Gap FL Laps Team
1 10 Tony Kanaan 110.888 1:16.293 0.000 0.000 22 23 Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
2 8 Sage Karam 110.598 1:16.493 0.2004 0.2004 27 28 Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
3 1 Will Power 110.200 1:16.769 0.4762 0.2758 16 22 Verizon Team Penske
4 22 Simon Pagenaud 110.051 1:16.873 0.5803 0.1041 27 28 Team Penske
5 3 Helio Castroneves 110.017 1:16.897 0.6038 0.0235 20 22 Team Penske
6 4 Stefano Coletti 109.884 1:16.990 0.6971 0.0933 26 27 KV Racing Technology
7 11 Sebastien Bourdais 109.713 1:17.110 0.8169 0.1198 14 26 KVSH Racing
8 9 Scott Dixon 109.667 1:17.143 0.8498 0.0329 12 20 Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
9 14 Takuma Sato 109.662 1:17.146 0.8533 0.0035 17 22 AJ Foyt Enterprises
10 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 109.538 1:17.233 0.9401 0.0868 21 22 Team Penske
11 27 Marco Andretti 109.332 1:17.379 1.0858 0.1457 21 21 Andretti Autosport
12 41 Jack Hawksworth 109.177 1:17.489 1.1957 0.1099 15 20 AJ Foyt Enterprises
13 15 Graham Rahal 108.972 1:17.635 1.3418 0.1461 13 19 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
14 67 Josef Newgarden 108.867 1:17.710 1.4166 0.0748 14 20 CFH Racing
15 20 Luca Filippi 108.793 1:17.762 1.4690 0.0524 12 24 CFH Racing
16 7 James Jakes 108.650 1:17.864 1.5713 0.1023 17 26 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
17 83 Charlie Kimball 108.615 1:17.890 1.5969 0.0256 15 19 Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
18 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 108.555 1:17.933 1.6399 0.0430 18 18 Andretti Autosport
19 19 Tristan Vautier 108.304 1:18.113 1.8202 0.1803 19 20 Dale Coyne Racing
20 26 Carlos Munoz 107.948 1:18.371 2.0779 0.2577 14 22 Andretti Autosport
21 5 Conor Daly 107.841 1:18.449 2.1557 0.0778 20 25 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
22 18 Rodolfo Gonzalez 107.341 1:18.814 2.5208 0.3651 17 21 Dale Coyne Racing
23 98 Gabby Chaves 106.659 1:19.318 3.0253 0.5045 23 24 BHA with Curb-Agajanian

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