Pagenaud tops session 1 at Barber (Updated with times)

The top of the leader board this morning at Barber was full of yellow bowties

With a speed of 122.222 miles-per-hour, Team Penske's Simon Pagenaud put the #22 Chevrolet at the top of the time sheets in the opening session of today's Verizon IndyCar Series open test at Barber Motorsports Park. Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon was second 0.29 seconds behind Pagenaud with Josef Newgarden of Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing third. Defending series champion Will Power clocked in fourth, with Helio Castroneves fifth.

The KV duo of Stefano Coletti and Sebastien Bourdais made it a sweep of the top-7 positions for the Bowtie Brigade.

Graham Rahal was the fastest Honda in P8. Fellow Honda drivers, Carlos Munoz and James Jakes completed the top-10.

The Indy cars will be back on track at 3:00 p.m. ET. Full times from practice 1 below.

Pos.

# Driver C/E/T Time Speed Diff Gap Best Lap
1 22 Simon Pagenaud, D/C/F 1:07.7456 122.222 –.—- –.—- 5 23
2 9 Scott Dixon, D/C/F 1:08.0401 121.693 0.2945 0.2945 8 20
3 67 JosefNewgarden, D/C/F 1:08.2214 121.370 0.4758 0.1813 26 30
4 1 Will Power, D/C/F 1:08.2600 121.301 0.5144 0.0386 10 23
5 3 Helio Castroneves, D/C/F 1:08.3383 121.162 0.5927 0.0783 14 19
6 4 Stefano Coletti, D/C/F 1:08.4816 120.908 0.7360 0.1433 10 25
7 11 Sebastien Bourdais, D/C/F 1:08.6508 120.610 0.9052 0.1692 6 9
8 15 Graham Rahal, D/H/F 1:08.6550 120.603 0.9094 0.0042 12 19
9 26 Carlos Munoz, D/H/F 1:08.6637 120.588 0.9181 0.0087 10 24
10 7 James Jakes, D/H/F 1:08.6761 120.566 0.9305 0.0124 11 13
11 10 Tony Kanaan, D/C/F 1:08.6774 120.564 0.9318 0.0013 6 23
12 2 Juan Pablo Montoya, D/C/F 1:08.7068 120.512 0.9612 0.0294 4 20
13 83 Charlie Kimball, D/C/F 1:08.7630 120.414 1.0174 0.0562 5 10
14 14 Takuma Sato, D/H/F 1:08.9856 120.025 1.2400 0.2226 11 11
15 27 Marco Andretti, D/H/F 1:09.0165 119.971 1.2709 0.0309 3 11
16 5 James Hinchcliffe, D/H/F 1:09.1466 119.746 1.4010 0.1301 16 20
17 20 Luca Filippi, D/C/F 1:09.6855 118.820 1.9399 0.5389 12
18 18 Carlos Huertas, D/H/F 1:10.0365 118.224 2.2909 0.3510 4 5
19 98 Gabby Chaves, D/H/F 1:10.3056 117.772 2.5600 0.2691 13 17
20 8 Sage Karam, D/C/F 1:10.7555 117.023 3.0099 0.4499 3 3
21 19 Francesco Dracone, D/H/F 1:13.2615 113.020 5.5159 2.5060 33 34

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