Andretti Global’s Colton Herta in the new-look No.26 Gainbridge Honda was the faatest driver in Saturday morning practice ahead of qualifying for the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg presented by RP Funding setting a time of 01:00.1331s.

Josef Newgarden in the No.2 PPG Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet was second fastest with a time of 01:00.3872s just ahead of his teammate Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Business Chevrolet.

Pato O’Ward was fourth fastest in the No.5 Arrow McLaren Chevrolet just ahead of Romain Grosjean who was the standout performer for Juncos Hollinger Racing setting a 01:00.6033s.

Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay was 6th with a time of 01:00.6201s.

Kyle Kirkwood was seventh despite hitting the wall hard and breaking the rear tow link.

Team Penske’s Scott McLaughlin was eighth in the No.3 Dex Imaging Chevrolet just ahead of Scott Dixon who was ninth in the No.9 PNC Bank Chip Ganassi Racing Honda with a time of 01:00.7032s.

Marcus Armstrong rounded out the top ten just ahead of Felix Rosenqvist who led the way on Friday morning.

Alexander Rossi was 12th for Arrow McLaren just ahead of Christian Lundgaard who suffered a brake fire while on pit-road. Marcus Ericsson in the No.28 Delaware Life Honda was 14th just ahead of Arrow McLaren’s Callum Ilott.

Linus Lundqvist was 16th just ahead of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal in the No.15 Fifth Third Bank Honda.

Tom Blomqvist was 18th for Meyer Shank Racing just ahead of Agustin Canapino.

Defending champion Alex Palou in the No.10 DHL Chip Ganassi Racing Honda was 20th just ahead of Sting Ray Robb and Christian Rasmussen.

Jack Harvey was 23rd for Dale Coyne Racing just ahead of Kyffin Simpson and Pietro Fittipaldi.

Colin Braun was 26th while Santino Ferrucci had a technical issue with the No.14 Sexton Properties Chevrolet but will be our for qualifying.


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