Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal in the No.15 Fifth Third Bank Honda was fastest in race day warm-up ahead of today’s Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sportscar course. Rahal, who starts the race from second, set the fastest time of 01:08.4255s ending the session just ahead of Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Women In Motorsports Chip Ganassi Racing Honda, who set the fastest time of 01:08.5916s.
David Malukas had a great session for Dale Coyne Racing as he ended the session in third place, just ahead of Devlin DeFrancesco and Marcus Ericsson.
Pole-sitter Colton Herta in the No.26 Gainbridge Andretti AUtosport Honda was sixth with a time of 01:09.0804s, just ahead of Alexander Rossi and Pato O’Ward..
Sting Ray Robb had a solid session as he ended the morning in ninth place, just ahead of Heli Castroneves, while Marcus Armstrong was 11th. It was a great session for Conor Daly, who was drafted in to replace the injured Simon Pagenaud, as the Noblesville native ended the session in 12th place.
Callum Ilott was 13th fastest, just ahead of Rinus VeeKay and Jack Harvey. Championship leader Alex Palou was set a 01:09.7245s in 16th place just ahead of Christian Lundgaard and Will Power, who brought out the only red flag of the session after sliding off the track at Turn four and getting stuck in the gravel.
Santino Ferrucci was 19th just ahead of Scott McLaughlin, who rounded out the top 20 for Team Penske. Romain Grosjean was 21st for Andretti Autosport just ahead of Ryan Hunter-Reay in the No.21 BitNile Chevrolet.
Agustin Canapino was 23rd just ahead of Felix Rosneqvist and Josef Newgarden in the No.2 PPG Team Penske Chevrolet. Benjamin Pedersen and Kyle Kirkwood rounded out the order.