Dixon tops IndyCar practice at Texas

Scott Dixon easily quickest
Scott Dixon easily quickest

Scott Dixon turned a lap at almost 216 mph to top the only IndyCar practice for the Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway in his Ganassi Honda. Dixon was 1.5 mph quicker than 2nd quick Colton Herta in the #98 Andretti Honda.

Mexican Pato O'Ward was the fastest Chevy at 214.326 mph in his #5 Arrow McLaren car

Zach Veach, Marco Andretti and Takuma Sato rounded out the top-6 as Honda powered cars took5 of the 6 top times.

The 2-hour practice session was slowed by two crashes, one for rookie Rinus Veekay and one for veteran Ryan Hunter-Reay. Both were uninjured.

Up next is qualifying at 5:00 pm ET and the race starts at 8:00 pm ET.

Practice Results

Pos No Name Time Diff Gap Speed Engine Team
1 9 Scott Dixon 24.001 –.—- –.—- 215.995 Honda Chip Ganassi Racing
2 88 Colton Herta 24.169 0.1683 0.1683 214.491 Honda Andretti Harding Steinbrenner Auto
3 5 Pato O'Ward 24.188 0.1869 0.0186 214.326 Chevy Arrow McLaren SP
4 26 Zach Veach 24.191 0.1900 0.0031 214.298 Honda Andretti Autosport
5 98 Marco Andretti 24.194 0.1939 0.0039 214.264 Honda Andretti Herta w/Marco & Curb-Agaj
6 30 Takuma Sato 24.244 0.2431 0.0492 213.829 Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
7 1 Josef Newgarden 24.303 0.3023 0.0592 213.308 Chevy Team Penske
8 22 Simon Pagenaud 24.313 0.3122 0.0099 213.221 Chevy Team Penske
9 15 Graham Rahal 24.318 0.3173 0.0051 213.176 Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
10 10 Felix Rosenqvist 24.397 0.3968 0.0795 212.482 Honda Chip Ganassi Racing
11 4 Charlie Kimball 24.418 0.4178 0.0210 212.299 Chevy AJ Foyt Enterprises
12 12 Will Power 24.428 0.4275 0.0097 212.215 Chevy Team Penske
13 8 Marcus Ericsson 24.441 0.4402 0.0127 212.104 Honda Chip Ganassi Racing
14 55 Alex Palou 24.445 0.4440 0.0038 212.071 Honda Dale Coyne Racing with Team Goh
15 7 Oliver Askew 24.484 0.4836 0.0396 211.728 Chevy Arrow McLaren SP
16 27 Alexander Rossi 24.485 0.4847 0.0011 211.719 Honda Andretti Autosport
17 29 James Hinchcliffe 24.498 0.4973 0.0126 211.610 Honda Andretti Autosport
18 20 Ed Carpenter 24.551 0.5502 0.0529 211.154 Chevy Ed Carpenter Racing
19 14 Tony Kanaan 24.552 0.5515 0.0013 211.143 Chevy AJ Foyt Enterprises
20 59 Conor Daly 24.556 0.5555 0.0040 211.108 Chevy Carlin
21 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 24.609 0.6088 0.0533 210.651 Honda Andretti Autosport
22 18 Santino Ferrucci 24.613 0.6128 0.0040 210.617 Honda Dale Coyne Racing w/Vasser Sulli
23 21 Rinus VeeKay 25.056 1.0558 0.4430 206.893 Chevy Ed Carpenter Racing
24 60 Jack Harvey 25.260 1.2593 0.2035 205.226 Honda Meyer Shank Racing

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