Defending NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion and defending Detroit Grand Prix winner Alex Palou, driver of the No.10 DHL Chip Ganassi Racing Honda got his weekend off to the best start possible as he led the way in the opening practice session ahead of Sunday’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear.

The Spaniard ser the fastest time of the day with a 01:01.7210s and speaking following the action he said:

“It was busy. “I visited the run-off areas a couple of times here and there, just trying to find the limit and the grip of the track. The track is grippier, a lot grippier, than last year. Pretty happy. The car feels good so far.”

Marcus Armstrong had a solid day in eighth place overall with a time of 01:02.4307s while Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda was 12th fastest with a time of 01:02.7007s.

Kyffin Simpson in the No.4 Journie Rewards Honda was 21st despite having to end his session early after making contact with the wall. The Cayman Islands native set a time of 01:03.1501s.

Linus Lundqvist in the No.8 Be The One American Legion Honda was 25th with a time of 01:03.5764s. Practice continues on Saturday morning at 9.10AM before the teams go into qualifying for the 100-lap race at 12.15AM.



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