Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda ended the second practice session at Mid-Ohio as the fastest driver with a time of 01:04.2961s ending the session just ahead of Team Penske’s Toronto winner Josef Newgarden in the No.2 PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet.
Verizon IndyCar Series points leader Scott Dixon was third fastest in the No.9 NTT DATA Honda ending the session just ahead of reigning series champion Simon Pagenaud in the No.1 Menards Chevrolet.
Alexander Rossi in the No.98 Andretti Autosport Curb Honda was fourth fastest just ahead of Team Penske’s Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Chevrolet who ran off the circuit just before the end of the session however the Australian was able to rejoin the circuit. Power ended the session just ahead of Marco Andretti.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal on home soil in the No.15 Steak N’Shake Honda followed up his second place finish this morning with the eighth fastest time ending the session just ahead of Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves in the No.3 Hitachi Chevrolet.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe rounded out the top ten in the No.5 Arrow Honda.
Takuma Sato in the Rouff Home Mortgages Honda was 11th fastest for Andretti Autosport while Ed Jones ended the session in 12th place for Dale Coyne Racing. Mikhail Aleshin who is back in the No.7 Lucas Oil Honda this weekend was 13th fastest for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.
Max Chilton was 14th for Chip Ganassi Racing in the No.8 Gallagher Honda. Chilton ended the session just ahead of his Ganassi team mate Charlie Kimball.
Spencer Pigot in the No.20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Chevrolet ended the session in 16th place just ahead of AJ Foyt Racing’s Conor Daly in the No.4 ABC Supply Co Chevrolet. Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda ended the session in 18th place just ahead of Dale Coyne Racing’s Esteban Gutierrez.
JR Hildebrand in the No.21 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet ended the session in 20th place while Carlos Munoz rounded out the order in 21st place.