IndyCar: Power leads opening IndyCar practice in Fontana

Will Power

Will Power set fast time in opening Verizon IndyCar Series practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. With a lap of 221.389 mph, the series championship leader clocked in 0.0051 seconds ahead of teammate Helio Castroneves, who enters the series finale 51 points behind the Aussie.

2012 ACS winner Ed Carpenter was third. Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammates Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan clocked in fourth and fifth respectively, completing a Chevrolet sweep of the top-5. Mikhail Aleshin was the lead Honda in sixth.

Next up will be qualifying at 2:15 p.m. local time.

Results

Pos No Name Time Diff Gap FL Laps Speed Engine
1 12 Will Power 32.522 0.000 0.000 2 9 221.389 Chevy
2 3 Helio Castroneves 32.527 0.0051 0.0051 2 9 221.354 Chevy
3 20 Ed Carpenter 32.815 0.2928 0.2877 2 31 219.413 Chevy
4 9 Scott Dixon 32.828 0.3058 0.0130 2 14 219.326 Chevy
5 10 Tony Kanaan 32.833 0.3112 0.0054 2 15 219.290 Chevy
6 83 Charlie Kimball 32.842 0.3195 0.0083 7 13 219.235 Chevy
7 7 Mikhail Aleshin 32.945 0.4233 0.1038 4 38 218.544 Honda
8 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 32.961 0.4390 0.0157 10 17 218.440 Chevy
9 67 Josef Newgarden 32.964 0.4420 0.0030 2 46 218.420 Honda
10 8 Ryan Briscoe 32.970 0.4482 0.0062 12 13 218.379 Chevy
11 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 32.971 0.4490 0.0008 18 31 218.374 Honda
12 77 Simon Pagenaud 32.981 0.4593 0.0103 4 40 218.306 Honda
13 27 James Hinchcliffe 33.051 0.5287 0.0694 14 22 217.847 Honda
14 34 Carlos Munoz 33.074 0.5520 0.0233 3 19 217.694 Honda
15 25 Marco Andretti 33.130 0.6076 0.0556 4 24 217.328 Honda
16 11 Sebastien Bourdais 33.193 0.6708 0.0632 3 34 216.915 Chevy
17 15 Graham Rahal 33.200 0.6779 0.0071 7 40 216.868 Honda
18 14 Takuma Sato 33.208 0.6860 0.0081 27 34 216.815 Honda
19 19 Justin Wilson 33.285 0.7628 0.0768 3 42 216.315 Honda
20 98 Jack Hawksworth 33.342 0.8198 0.0570 44 45 215.945 Honda
21 17 Sebastian Saavedra 33.388 0.8660 0.0462 27 36 215.646 Chevy
22 18 Carlos Huertas 34.042 1.5203 0.6543 47 49 211.502 Honda

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