Championship leader Marcus Ericsson in the No.8 Huski Chocolate Chip Ganassi Racing Honda was the pacesetter in the final warm-up ahead of today’s GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis. The Swede set a time of 01:10.3872s and ended the session just ahead of Arrow McLaren’s Alexander Rossi, who set a 01:10.4153s.
Colton Herta was third for Andretti Autosport, just ahead of his teammate Kyle Kirkwood while Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda was fifth fastest 01:10.8139s.
Graham Rahal in the No.15 Fifth Third Bank Honda had a great session showing that Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing is in a great place. Rahal set a fastest time of 01:10.8266s ending the session just ahead of Scott McLaughlin and Marcus Armstrong, who continues to impress during his debut season in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES season. The New Zealand native set a fastest time of 01:10.9401s in eighth place just ahead of Josef Newgarden while Simon Pagenaud rounded out the top ten.
Arrow McLaren’s Pato O’Ward was 11th, just ahead of Juncos Hollinger Racing’s Callum Ilott, who showed great progress in the practice session. The Englishman ended the session just ahead of pole-sitter Christian Lundgaard. Alex Palou was 14th just ahead of Jack Harvey and Will Power.
AJ Foyt Racing started the session off really well as they were inside the top ten. Santino Ferrucci and Benjamin Pedersen ended the morning in 17th ad 18th place, respectively, just ahead of Arrow McLaten’s Felix Rosenqvist.
Devlin DeFrancesco rounded out the top 20 just ahead of Helio Castroneves and Romain Grosjean. Agustin Canapino was 23rd just ahead of Conor Daly and David Malukas.
Dale Coyne Racing with RWR’s Sting Ray Robb was 26th, while Rinus VeeKay rounded out the order in 27th with a time of 01:12.2224s. The GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis gets underway from 3:30 PM ET.