Team Penske’s Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Chevrolet ended the second practice ahead of Sunday’s inaugural IndyCar Classic at the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin Texas fastest with a time of 01:47.4401s.
Power ended the session just ahead of NTT IndyCar Series rookie Felix Rosenqvist in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing. The Swede set a fastest time of 01:47.6150s.
Alexander Rossi in the No.27 NAPA Auto Parts Honda ended the day in third place just ahead of his team mate Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda.
It was a great afternoon for Ed Jones in the No.20 Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing with Scuderia Corsa as the Dubai native, set a fastest time of 01:48.1597s ending the day just ahead of Andretti Autosport’s Zach Veach in the No.26 Gainbridge Honda.
Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 Menards Chevrolet was seventh fastest just ahead of his team mate Josef Newgarden in the No.2 PPG Chevrolet.
Dale Coyne with Vassar Sullivan Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais in the No.18 Team SealMaster Honda was ninth fastest while Carlin Racing’s Patricio O’Ward rounded out the top ten.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda was 11th with a time of 01:48.5311s.
Graham Rahal in the No.15 Total Honda was 12th fastest just ahead of Jack Harvey in the No.60 AutoNation Sirius XM Honda for Meyer Shank Racing.
Max Chilton in the No.59 Gallagher Chevrolet was 14th fastest for Carlin just ahead of defending series champion Scott Dixon driving the No.9 PNC Bank Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing.
Marcus Ericsson in the No.7 Arrow Electronics Honda was 16th just ahead of Mathues Matt Leist in the No.4 ABC Supply Chevrolet.
Marco Andretti in the No.98 US Concrete Honda 18th fastest just ahead of Spencer Pigot in the No.20 Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing.
Dale Coyne Racing’s Santino Ferrucci in the No.19 Cly Del Honda was 20th just ahead of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Takuma Sato in the No.30 MiJack Panasonic Honda.
Juncos Racing’s Kyle Kaiser was 22nd just ahead of Tony Kanaan in the No.14 ABC Supply Chevrolet.
Colton Herta rounded out the order in 24th having failed to get out on track in practice two as Harding Steinbrenner Racing worked with Honda to changed the engine in the No.88.