Defending NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda was fastest in the final practice session ahead of Sunday’s Portland Grand Prix on Sunday where he will start the race from third place. The Iceman set a fastest time of 00:59.4111s while Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden in the No.2 Hitachi Chevrolet was second with a time of 00:59.6296s.
Ed Jones of Dale Coyne with Vasser Sullivan Racing was third with a time of 00:59.6403s just ahead of polesitter Alex Palou in the No.10 PNC Bank Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing with a time of 00:59.7467s ending the session just ahead of Jack Harvey in the No.60 AutoNation Sirius XM Honda with a time of 00:59.8976s.
Graham Rahal in the No.15 Total Honda ended the session in sixth place with a time of 00:59.9019s ending the session just ahead of Takuma Sato with a time of 01:00.0880s. Alexander Rossi was eighth with a time of 01:00.2162s just ahead of Oliver Askew with a time of 01:00.2303s while Rinus VeeKay rounded out the top ten with a time of 01:00.2611s.
Colton Herta was 11th with a time of 01:00.3001s just ahead of Will Power in the No.12 Verizon 5G Chevrolet with a time of 01:00.3095s.
Scott McLaughlin was 12th just ahead of Max Chilton and Conor Daly while Pato O’Ward was 16th just ahead of his teammate Felix Rosenqvist and Marcus Ericsson. Sebastien Bourdais in the No.14 ROKiT Chevrolet was 19th just ahead of Ryan Hunter Reay and Helio Castroneves and Romain Grosjean while Dalton Kellett was 23rd just ahead of Simon Pagenaud and James Hinchcliffe.
Jimmie Johnson and Callum Illott rounded out the order.