The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Team completed a total of 295 laps on the final day of testing prior to the start of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season at the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg in just under two weeks time.
Graham Rahal joined team mate and Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Spencer Pigot on the final day of testing at the Sebring Raceway on Wednesday.
Speaking following his day in the No.15 Honda, Rahal commented by saying:
I think the test went really well today, I’m pleased with what we did. We didn’t run until the very end of the day because obviously the track will continue to improve and be less and less St. Pete like but we did get some good development done today. I’m pleased with what we got done and pleased with where we stand. I think our pace was extremely good. We didn’t use any overtake today and I know a lot of the other Honda cars were so I’m pleased with where we are. Do we have room to improve? Sure we do, we’ve got a lot of room to improve but I feel pretty good and I feel a lot better now than I did when I was leaving the test last year. I’m proud of the guys and the effort they put it. Once again, the car looked great. This is going to be our race car for St. Pete so hopefully it goes fast there. I can’t wait to get the season started.
Spencer Pigot commented on his day in the No.16 by saying:
Today we picked up pretty much from where we left off yesterday and continued to improve, We worked on the car more and I worked on things I wanted to improve on and throughout the day we got better and better. Over the next few days, I will go over everything with the engineers and go back through all of the changes and figure out what we really liked and the things we didn’t like so much to put together an optimum setup to start with at St. Pete.