Photo: Chris Owens, Indycar
Pato O’Ward had the quickest time in Monday’s test at Weather Tech Raceway Monday. The private test The private test session included seven drivers from four teams. It was the first test day in an Indycar for Juan Pablo Montoya, who will drive for Arrow McLaren SP in the Indianapolis 500.
Montoya will be in car number 86 at Indianapolis. The number is a tribute to Peter Revson’s 1971 500 pole winning McLaren.
Romain Grosjean, who recently signed with Dale Coyne Racing with RWR, was third fastest on the day. Grosjean said in an earlier interview that this track was the one he was most looking forward to driving. he had Laguna Seca on a video game when he was younger.
Helio Castroneves also partticipated in the test for Meyer Shank Racing. Castroneves will drive in six races, including the 500, for Meyer Shank Racing.
Indycar’s next official test will at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway April 8-9 for all entries in the Indianapolis 500. There is no word yet if this test will be open for public viewing.
|RANK||CAR NO.||DRIVER||TEAM||ENGINE||FAST LAP||DIFF.||TOTAL LAPS|
|1||5||Pato O’Ward||Arrow McLaren SP||Chevrolet||71.293||83|
|2||18||Ed Jones||Dale Coyne Racing With Vasser-Sullivan||Honda||71.529||-0.236||104|
|3||51||Romain Grosjean||Dale Coyne Racing w/Rick Ware Racing||Honda||71.571||-0.278||109|
|6||7||Felix Rosenqvist||Arrow McLaren SP||Chevrolet||71.600||-0.307||92|
|5||60||Jack Harvey||Meyer-Shank Racing||Honda||71.688||-0.395||81|
|4||21||Rinus VeeKay||Ed Carpenter Racing||Chevrolet||71.797||-0.504||104|
|8||86||Juan Montoya||Arrow McLaren SP||Chevrolet||72.219||-0.926||75|
|7||06||Helio Castroneves||Meyer-Shank Racing||Honda||72.812||-1.519||91|