Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden in the No.2 PPG Chevrolet ended the final practice session ahead of Sunday’s XPEL 375 at Texas Motor Speedway as the fastest driver with a speed of 223.108MPH ending the session just ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda who set a 222.762MPH.
Pole-sitter Felix Rosenqvist in the No.7 Vuse Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet was third fastest with a speed of 222.662MPH while Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Christian Lundgaard in the No.30 PeopleReady Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda was fourth with a speed of 221.794MPH.
Colton Herta was fifth in the No.26 Gainbridge Honda with a speed of 221.751MPH ending the session just ahead of Dale Coyne Racing with RWR’s Takuma Sato in the No.51 Nurtec ODT Honda with a speed of 221.700MPH.
Graham Rahal was seventh in the No.15 Fleet Cost Care Honda for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with a speed of 221.618MPH.
Helio Castroneves was eighth for Meyer Shank Racing with a speed of 221.500MPH ending the session just ahead of Romain Grosjean in the No.28 DHL Honda who set a speed of 221.331MPH while Devlin DeFrancesco rounded out the top ten in the No.29 PowerTap Honda with a speed of 221.216MPH.
Defending champion Alex Palou in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda was 11th with a speed of 221.056MPH. Pato O’Ward was 12th fastest with a speed of 220.832MPH.
Jimmie Johnson in the No.48 Carvana American Legion Honda was 13th just ahead of Marcus Ericsson in the No.8 Huski Chocolate Honda who set a 220.506MPH just ahead of Kyle Kirkwood in the No.11 ROKiT Chevrolet for AJ Foyt Racing with a speed of 219.870MPH.
Scott McLaughlin in the No.3 XPEL Team Penske Chevrolet was 16th with a speed of 219.870MPH just ahead of Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi in the No.27 NAPA Auto Parts AutoNation Honda who set a 219.399MPH.
Rinus VeeKay in the No.21 SONAX Chevrolet was 18th with a speed of 219.339MPH while Will Power in the No.12 Verizon 5G Chevrolet was 19th with a speed of 219.254MPH. Simon Pagenaud rounded out the top ten 20 with a speed of 219.035MPH who ended the session just ahead of Conor Daly and Callum Ilott.
Ed Carpenter was 23rd with a speed of 218.223MPH just ahead of David Malukas who set a speed of 218.057MPH while Jack Harvey in the No.45 Hy-Vee Honda was 24th despite hitting the wall hard and has had to go to the backup car for Sunday’s race which will be his Indianapolis 500 chassis.
AJ Foyt Racing’s Dalton Kellett and J.R Hildebrand rounded out the order.