— Ben Johnston (@BSJ2008) May 31, 2019
Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi in the No.27 NAPA Auto Parts Honda kept Honda at the top of the time sheets in the second practice session in Detroit on Friday.
Rossi who finished runner up in the Indiana 500 last weekend set a fastest time of 01:15.1367MPH.
Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden in the No.2 Hitachi Chevrolet was second fastest just ahead of defending series champion Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing.
Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Chevrolet was fourth fastest just ahead of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal in the No.15 Fifth Third Bank Honda.
Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda for Andretti Autosport was sixth just ahead of Spencer Pigot and Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda.
Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 DXC Technology Chevrolet was ninth despite bringing out a late red flag. Ed Jones rounded out the top ten.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Marcus Ericsson was 11th just ahead of Andretti Autosport’s Zach Veach.
Harding Steinbrenner Racing’s Colton Herta in the No.88 Guess Capstone Honda was 13th with a time of 01:16.5965s. Sebastien Bourdais in the No.18 Team SealMaster Honda was 14th just ahead of Takuma Sato and Felix Rosenqvist.
Patricio O’Ward was 17th for Carlin just ahead of Santino Ferrucci in the No.19 Cly Del Honda.
Max Chilton in the No.59 Gallagher Chevrolet was 19th just ahead of AJ Foyt Racing’s Mathues Matt Leist.
Tony Kanaan was 21st for AJ Foyt Racing while Marco Andretti rounded out the order in 22nd place.