Newgarden Fastest As O’Ward Stars In Practice 2
Defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden in the No.1 Verizon Chevrolet for Team Penske set the fastest time in the second practice session ahead of Sunday’s 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season finale Grand Prix of Sonoma. The Tennessee native set a fastest time of 01:17.8156s.
Series points leader Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda set the second fastest time.
The star of the afternoon was Harding Racing’s Patricio O’Ward in the No.8 Chevrolet as he set the third fastest time of the afternoon.
Indianapolis 500 winner Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet was fourth fastest just ahead of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda.
Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi in the No.27 NAPA Auto Parts Honda was sixth jist ahead of Ed Jones in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing.
Dale Coyne Racing’s Santino Ferrucci was eighth just ahead of his team mate Pietro Fittipaldi.
Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda who led the way this morning rounded out the top ten just ahead of his team mate Zach Veach in the No.26 Group 1001 Honda.
Jordan King in the No.20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet was 12th jist ahead of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Takuma Sato in the No.30 Mi-Jack Panasonic Honda and Graham Rahal in the No.15 Total Quartz Honda.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Carlos Munoz in the No.6 Lucas Oil Honda was 15th just ahead of Marco Andretti in the No.98 US Concrete Bryan Herta Autosport Honda.
Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 DXC Technology Chevrolet was 17th just ahead of Dale Coyne with Vasser Sullivan Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais in the No.18 Team SealMaster Honda.
Spencer Pigot in the No.21 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing was 19th just ahead of Jack Harvey in the No.60 AutoNation Sirius XM Honda.
Colton Herta was 21st fastest in the No.88 Harding Group Chevrolet just ahead of Carlin Racing’s Charlie Kimball in the No.23 Tresiba ® Chevrolet.
Tony Kanaan in the No.14 ABC Supply Chevrolet for AJ Foyt Racing was 23rd just ahead of Max Chilton in the No.59 Gallagher Chevrolet.
Matheus Matt Leist in the No.4 ABC Supply Chevrolet for AJ Foyt Racing rounded outcthe order.