Lap times lowered on second day of test

James Hinchcliffe continued to impress on the second day of the IZOD IndyCar Series Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park. Driving the No. 06 Newman/Haas Racing car on the 2.38-mile course, Hinchcliffe checked in fourth on the time sheet during the late morning session with a quick lap of 1 minute, 13.045 seconds. The Team Penske trio of Will Power (1:11.964), Ryan Briscoe (1:12.503) and Helio Castroneves (1:12.676) topped the chart.

Power was the quickest driver on the first day (two sessions; total five hours) with a lap of 1:12.5056 in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske entry.

The test concludes with a session from 3:15-5:15 p.m. The season opens next week with the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

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