Alex Palou in the No.10 DHL Chip Ganassi Racing Honda was the pacesetter in the opening practice for Sunday’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. The Spaniard, who leads the championship by 20 points from Scott Dixon, set a fastest time of 01:01.7210s, ending up just ahead of Arrow McLaren’s Pato O’Ward and Colton Herta of Andretti Global.

Kyle Kirkwood was fourth fastest in the No.27 AutoNation Honda with a time of 01:01.8103s while Scott McLaughlin in the No.3 Gallagher Team Penske Chevrolet was 5th just ahead of his teammate and Indianapolis 500 winner Josef Newgarden.

It was a great session for birthday boy Santino Ferrucci in the No.14 Sexton Properties Chevrolet for AJ Foyt Racing as he ended the day in seventh place with a time of 01:02.3277s ending up just ahead of Marcus Armstrong of Chip Ganassi Racing who set a 01:02.4307s. Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Business Team Penske Chevrolet was ninth with 01:02.4474s while Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Christian Lundgaard rounded to the top ten.

Agustin Canapino had a great day for Juncos Hollinger Racing as he ended the day in 11th just ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda who set a time of 01:02.7007s.

Graham Rahal was 12th fastest just ahead of Marcus Ericsson who hit the wall hard. Alexander Rossi was 15th, just ahead of Felix Rosenqvist and Pietro Fittipaldi, while Christian Rasmussen was 18th fastest, just ahead of Romain Grosjean, while Theo Pourchaire rounded out the top twenty.

Kyffin Simpson was 21st just ahead of the returning Helio Castroneves who is in the Meyer Shank Honda this weekend and in Road America next week. Rinus VeeKay was 23rd fastest just ahead of Sting Ray Robb and Linus Lundqvist while Jack Harvey and Tristan Vautier rounded out the order for Dale Coyne Racing.



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