Harding Steinbrenner Racing’s Colton Herta in the No.88 GESS Turbine Honda was the fastest driver in the final practice session ahead of qualifying for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio sportscar course. Herta set a fastest time of 01:05.7048s ending the session just ahead of Spencer Pigot in the No.21 Autogeek Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing.
Alexander Rossi was third fastest for Andretti Autosport in the No.27 NAPA Auto Parts Honda with a time of 01:05.8747s while Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda has been quick all weekend with a fifth, sixth and this morning a fourth place finish in practice with a time of 01:05.9580s.
Santino Ferrucci who led the practice session for a time in the No.19 Cly Del Honda for Dale Coyne Racing was 5th while Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal in the No.15 Fifth Third Bank Honda was sixth for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. Series points leader Josef Newgarden in the No.2 PPG Chevrolet for Team Penske was seventh with a time of 01:060131s.
Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda was eighth fastest for Andretti Autosport just ahead of Sebastien Bourdais while Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Chevrolet rounded out the top ten for Team Penske with a time of 01:06.0905s.
Ed Jones in the No.20 Scuderia Corsa Autogeek ECR Chevrolet was 11th just ahead of Meyer Shank Racing’s Jack Harvey in the No.60 AutoNation Sirius XM Honda. Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 Menards Chevrolet for Team Penske was 13th fastest with a time of 01:06.4791s ending the session just ahead of Mathues Matt Leist and defending NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Marcus Ericsson in the No.7 Arrow Electronics Honda was 16th just ahead of Max Chilton in the No.59 Gallagher Chevrolet for Carlin Racing.
Takuma Sato was 18th for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing just ahead of Carlin’s RC Enerson in the No.31 Lucas Oil School of Racing Chevrolet. Felix Rosenqvist in the No.10 Clover Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing was 20th just ahead of Zach Veach and Marco Andretti while Tony Kanaan in the No.14 ABC Supply Chevrolet rounded out the order with a time of 01:07.1802s.