Andretti Autosport’s Colton Herta in the No.26 Gainbridge Honda who starts today’s 100-lap season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg presented by RP Funding from second was fastest in morning warm up with a time of 01:00.5886s.
It was a great session for Kyle Kirkwood who was second in the No.27 AutoNation Honda just ahead of six-time NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda who brushed the wall coming out of Turn 4.
Helio Castroneves had a great session as he ended the session fourth place.
Callum Ilott had a fantastic morning for Juncos Hollinger Racing as he ended the session in fifth place with a time of 01:01.0320s.
Josef Newgarden in the No.2 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet was 6th despite going off track.
Alex Palou in the No.10 American Legion Honda was 7th just ahead Will Power while Simon Pagenaud was ninth. Marcus Ericsson rounded out the top ten in the No.8 Huski Chocolate Chip Ganassi Racing Honda.
Pole sitter Romain Grosjean was 11th just ahead of Devlin DeFrancesco and Christian Lundgaard while Marcus Armstrong in the No.11 Ridgeline Lubricants Chip Ganassi Racing Honda was 14th.
Graham Rahal in the No.15 United Rentals RLL Honda was 15th just ahead of his teammate Jack Harvey.
Scott McLaughlin was 17th in the No.3 DEX Imaging Team Penske Chevrolet.
Rinus VeeKay was 18th just ahead of Pato O’Ward and Felix Rosenqvist while David Malukas was 21st just ahead of Agustin Canapino.
Conor Daly was 23rd just ahead of Alexander Rossi and Sting Ray Robb.
Santino Ferrucci and Benjamin Pedersen rounded out the order for AJ Foyt Racing.