Sonoma: Castroneves tops 2nd IndyCar practice

Helio Castroneves

Helio Castroneves', driving the No. 3 Hitachi Team Penske car, topped the time chart in the second 45-minute practice session for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma with a lap of 1 minute, 18.6582 seconds on the 2.385-mile, 12-turn road course.

Ryan Briscoe, driving the No. 8 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing car, was second (1:18.6920) and Ryan Hunter-Reay, who was quickest in the morning session, was third (1:18.7984) in the No. 28 DHL Andretti Autosport car.

Reigning series champion Scott Dixon was fourth and Power was fifth.

The three rounds of qualifying for the 85-lap race are live on NBCSN at 7:30 p.m. (ET).

Results

Pos No Name Time Diff Gap FL Laps Speed Engine
1 3 Helio Castroneves 1:18.658 0.000 0.000 14 16 109.156 Chevy
2 8 Ryan Briscoe 1:18.692 0.0338 0.0338 18 18 109.109 Chevy
3 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1:18.798 0.1402 0.1064 11 12 108.962 Honda
4 9 Scott Dixon 1:19.030 0.3722 0.2320 13 13 108.642 Chevy
5 12 Will Power 1:19.037 0.3788 0.0066 11 14 108.633 Chevy
6 11 Sebastien Bourdais 1:19.111 0.4523 0.0735 12 16 108.532 Chevy
7 67 Josef Newgarden 1:19.156 0.4983 0.0460 16 17 108.469 Honda
8 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 1:19.205 0.5470 0.0487 13 13 108.402 Chevy
9 10 Tony Kanaan 1:19.231 0.5723 0.0253 11 15 108.367 Chevy
10 25 Marco Andretti 1:19.262 0.6035 0.0312 14 15 108.325 Honda
11 34 Carlos Munoz 1:19.400 0.7423 0.1388 15 15 108.135 Honda
12 83 Charlie Kimball 1:19.424 0.7663 0.0240 16 17 108.103 Chevy
13 77 Simon Pagenaud 1:19.442 0.7840 0.0177 11 13 108.079 Honda
14 19 Justin Wilson 1:19.449 0.7905 0.0065 15 18 108.070 Honda
15 14 Takuma Sato 1:19.513 0.8546 0.0641 14 14 107.983 Honda
16 15 Graham Rahal 1:19.619 0.9608 0.1062 18 19 107.839 Honda
17 20 Mike Conway 1:19.646 0.9876 0.0268 12 19 107.802 Chevy
18 17 Sebastian Saavedra 1:19.690 1.0316 0.0440 14 16 107.743 Chevy
19 27 James Hinchcliffe 1:19.783 1.1249 0.0933 16 17 107.617 Honda
20 7 Mikhail Aleshin 1:19.813 1.1551 0.0302 16 16 107.576 Honda
21 18 Carlos Huertas 1:19.840 1.1816 0.0265 18 19 107.540 Honda
22 98 Jack Hawksworth 1:19.991 1.3330 0.1514 17 18 107.337 Honda

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