AJ Foyt Racing made it a 1-2 finish in the second practice session ahead of Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber Motorsports Park as Takuma Sato led team mate Jack Hawksworth setting a fastest time in the No.14 Honda of 1.07.2157s.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda was third fastest with a time of 1.07.2455s just ahead of Team Penske’s Will Power in the his No.12 Verizon Chevrolet.
Graham Rahal made it four Honda powered cars in the top five as the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Team driver in the No.15 Steak N’Shake Honda set a fastest time of 1.07.3494s ending the day just ahead of Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden in the No.21 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet.
Series leader Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet was seventh fastest just ahead of team mate Juan Pablo Montoya in eight place.
Scott Dixon in the No.9 Coca-Cola Chevrolet was ninth fastest with Sebastien Bourdais who was fastest in the morning session rounding out the top ten for KVSH Racing.
Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda was 11th fastest for Andretti Autosport ending the day just ahead of team mate Carlos Munoz in the No.26 Honda while Mikhail Aleshin was 13th fastest for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.
After ending the opening session this morning early with a battery voltage issue, Tony Kanaan in the No.10 NTT Data Chevrolet was 14th fastest just ahead of the No.27 HHGregg Snapple Honda while Helio Castroneves was 15th fastest for Team Penske just ahead of Max Chilton in the No.8 Gallagher Chevrolet.
Dale Coyne Racing’s Conor Daly and Luca Filippi were 18th and 19th respectively with Charlie Kimball in the No.83 Tresiba® Chevrolet and Alexander Rossi in the No.98 Castrol/Edge with Curb Honda rounding out the order in 20th and 21st place.