Veterans Session Complete- Ericsson on Top

The first session of the day just finished with Marcus Ericsson posting the fast time of 224. 330 miles per hour, folowed by Helio Castroneves at 224.280 miles per hour. 25 cars took part in the session. Takuma Sato was allowed to run with the veterans since he raced at Texas.The three full time rookies- Augustin canapino, Sting Ray Robb, and Benjamin Pedersen, have begun their rookie tests. Ryan Hunter-Reay, Katherine Legge, Marco Andretti, Tony Kanaan, and Stefan Wilson are also on track for their refresher tests.


The weather is warm and overcast. Drivers noted the wind was a factor.

Marcus Ericsson hit 235 mph in the turn 3 speed trap.

The three Penske cars led the no tow list. Josef Newgarden was the fastest at 221.353 mph.


18Marcus EricssonChip Ganassi RacingHonda224.33036
26Helio CastronevesMeyer Shank RacingHonda224.28026
310Alex PalouChip Ganassi RacingHonda224.08827
43Scott McLaughlinTeam PenskeChevy223.96537
533Ed CarpenterEd Carpenter RacingChevy223.76535
660Simon PagenaudMeyer Shank RacingHonda223.54039
79Scott DixonChip Ganassi RacingHonda223.46633
826Colton HertaAndretti Autosport w/Curb-AgajanianHonda223.40931
918David MalukasDale Coyne Racing with HMDHonda223.39059
1020Conor DalyEd Carpenter RacingChevy223.11426
112Josef NewgardenTeam PenskeChevy222.87422
1212Will PowerTeam PenskeChevy222.59338
136Felix RosenqvistArrow McLarenChevy222.51532
145Pato O’WardArrow McLarenChevy222.37731
1521Rinus VeeKayEd Carpenter RacingChevy222.12644
1611Takuma SatoChip Ganassi RacingHonda222.01233
1729Devlin DeFrancescoAndretti Steinbrenner AutosportHonda220.92023
1877Callum IlottJuncos Hollinger RacingChevy220.91121
1914Santino FerrucciAJ Foyt EnterprisesChevy220.57130
2045Christian LundgaardRahal Letterman Lanigan RacingHonda220.22328
2130Jack HarveyRahal Letterman Lanigan RacingHonda220.18127
2215Graham RahalRahal Letterman Lanigan RacingHonda219.67032
237Alexander RossiArrow McLarenChevy219.51631
2427Kyle KirkwoodAndretti AutosportHonda219.4635
2528Romain GrosjeanAndretti AutosportHonda219.35911


A bit of a shock to see Pato in a black car
Helio Castroneves was second quick this morning
Rinus VeeKay
Callum Ilott
Scott Dixon