IndyCar Grand Prix at Watkins Glen presented by Hitachi pole sitter Scott Dixon in the No.9 Target Chevrolet picked up on Sunday where he left off on Saturday, leading the field in morning warm up.
Dixon set a fastest time of 01:23.7172s ending the session just ahead of Dale Coyne Racing’s RC Enerson and Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden.
Conor Daly in the No.18 Jonathan Byrd’s Hospitality and Restaurant Group Honda was fourth fastest for Dale Coyne Racing with a 01:24.0603s ending the session just ahead of Texas race winner Graham Rahal.
Juan Pablo Montoya in the No.2 PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet was the fastest of Team Penske’s cars as the Colombian set the sixth fastest time with 01:24.1947s ending the session just ahead of Charlie Kimball in the No.83 Tresiba® Chevrolet who was seventh fastest with a time of 01:24.2291s.
Helio Castroneves in the No.3 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet was eighth fastest ending the session just ahead of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Mikhail Aleshin in the No.7 SMP Racing Honda. KVSH Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais rounded out the top ten with a fastest time of 01:24.2388s.
Ryan Hunter Reay was the fastest Andretti Autosport car in the No.28 DHL Honda car ending the session in 11th place just ahead of series points leader Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 Hewlett Packard Enterprises Chevrolet.
Marco Andretti in the No.27 United Fiber and Data/Snapple Honda ended the session in 13th place just ahead of Takuma Sato in the No.14 AJ Foyt Racing Honda who set a time of 01:24.5090s ending the session just ahead of team mate Jack Hawksworth. Carlos Munoz in the No.26 hhgregg Honda was 16th fastest.
Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who starts this afternoon’s race from the front row ended morning warm up in 17th place with a fastest time of 01:24.6939s ending the session just ahead of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Honda.
Tony Kanaan in the No.10 NTT DATA Chevrolet ended the session in 19th place just ahead of team mate Max Chilton.
Spencer Pigot in the No.20 Samsung Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet was 21st fastest while Alexander Rossi rounded out the order for Andretti Autosport with a time of 01:25.3292s. The IndyCar Grand Prix at Watkins Glen presented by Hitachi gets underway at 2:37pm ET.