Bourdais leads opening Indy road course practice

Newgarden off

KVSH Racing's Sebastien Bourdais led Thursday morning's opening practice session for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Practice session 2 will begin at 2 p.m. ET.

The ambient temperature was 70 degrees with a relative humidity of 76 percent and winds from the north at 7 mph. Skies were sunny. The track temperature was 94 degrees, according to Firestone engineers.

#67 Newgarden went off course in Turn 4.

Results

Pos Driver No. Time In Lap Speed Laps Difference Gap
1 Sebastien Bourdais 11 01:10.5150 20 124.518 21 –.—- –.—-
2 Ryan Hunter-Reay 28 01:10.9053 12 123.833 12 0.3903 0.3903
3 Simon Pagenaud 77 01:11.0045 11 123.66 15 0.4895 0.0992
4 Josef Newgarden 67 01:11.0188 13 123.635 15 0.5038 0.0143
5 Scott Dixon 9 01:11.0454 13 123.589 15 0.5304 0.0266
6 Mikhail Aleshin 7 01:11.1011 14 123.492 15 0.5861 0.0557
7 James Hinchcliffe 27 01:11.1365 12 123.43 14 0.6215 0.0354
8 Ryan Briscoe 8 01:11.1932 11 123.332 12 0.6782 0.0567
9 Carlos Munoz 34 01:11.1973 9 123.325 10 0.6823 0.0041
10 Jack Hawksworth 98 01:11.2059 13 123.31 14 0.6909 0.0086
11 Will Power 12 01:11.2115 7 123.3 17 0.6965 0.0056
12 Sebastian Saavedra 17 01:11.2681 17 123.202 17 0.7531 0.0566
13 Helio Castroneves 3 01:11.3530 13 123.056 14 0.8380 0.0849
14 Justin Wilson 19 01:11.3875 13 122.996 13 0.8725 0.0345
15 Marco Andretti 25 01:11.4210 4 122.939 11 0.9060 0.0335
16 Carlos Huertas 18 01:11.4225 13 122.936 18 0.9075 0.0015
17 Juan Pablo Montoya 2 01:11.5309 10 122.75 14 1.0159 0.1084
18 Oriol Servia 16 01:11.5606 12 122.699 14 1.0456 0.0297
18 Graham Rahal 15 01:11.6178 18 122.601 20 1.1028 0.0572
20 Tony Kanaan 10 01:11.6328 4 122.575 13 1.1178 0.0150
21 Franck Montagny 26 01:11.6620 10 122.525 11 1.1470 0.0292
22 Martin Plowman 41 01:11.6926 18 122.473 18 1.1776 0.0306
23 Charlie Kimball 83 01:11.6952 5 122.468 13 1.1802 0.0026
24 Takuma Sato 14 01:11.9870 11 121.972 12 1.4720 0.2918
25 Mike Conway 20 01:12.0910 15 121.796 16 1.5760 0.1040

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