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August 31st, 2012
IndyCar was forced to abandon its first practice session in Baltimore due to safety concerns over bumps on the track. Several drivers were launched completely airborne when they tried to navigate a bump just before the railway line that crosses the start/finish straight, prompting the series to end the session 25 minutes early to discuss possible solutions with the drivers.
August 24th, 2012
Team Penske held sway on the opening day of practice for this weekend’s IndyCar race at Sears Point, with Will Power and Ryan Briscoe setting the two fastest times. Power had led the session early on, but he made the spot his own in the final minutes with a best lap of 1m18.6887s. Team-mate and compatriot Briscoe, who also spent a stint at the top of the screens, finished up 0.1895s short of Power’s time.
July 20th, 2012
Helio Castroneves recovered from a spin to set the quickest time in the second IndyCar practice session at Edmonton. Castroneves’ best lap of 1m16.4920s was just enough to see him clear of Ganassi driver Scott Dixon, who popped up to second in the final minute with a lap 0.0027 seconds slower than the Brazilian’s.
July 7th, 2012
Dario Franchitti produced a last-gasp effort to deny Will Power pole position in qualifying for this weekend’s IndyCar race on the Toronto street circuit. Power (Penske) had moved to the top of the screens with his last flying lap, but Ganassi driver Franchitti’s decision to stay out for one more stab at the top spot and was rewarded with a 59.3510s, putting him ahead of Power by just 0.02 seconds.
July 7th, 2012
Scott Dixon narrowly edged out Ryan Hunter-Reay to set the quickest time in the third IndyCar practice session in Toronto.
July 6th, 2012
Dario Franchitti opened this weekend’s IndyCar round in Toronto by heading a Ganassi one-two in the first practice session. Franchitti moved to the top of the screens with 25 minutes remaining in the session and his best time of 1m00.8972s was never bettered, although team-mate Scott Dixon fell just 0.0443 seconds short
June 8th, 2012
Alex Tagliani claimed pole position for Saturday’s IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway. The Canadian achieved an average of 215.691mph across his two qualifying laps at the wheel of the Bryan Herta Autosport entry to put himself just ahead of Ganassi’s Dario Franchitti.
June 1st, 2012
Will Power went quickest in the second practice session for this weekend’s IndyCar race on the Belle Island street circuit in Detroit. On a track that had mostly dried out from the morning’s heavy rain, the Penske driver posted a best time of 1m12.8355s, putting him just 0.09 seconds clear of Dale Coyne Racing’s Justin Wilson. Power’s team-mate Ryan Briscoe was third-fastest, with Schmidt Hamilton’s Simon Pagenaud and KV Racing’s Tony Kanaan rounding out the top five
May 15th, 2012
Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing’s rookie driver Josef Newgarden topped the timesheets on the third day of practice for the Indianapolis 500 on Monday. Newgarden managed a best lap of 40.4519s at 222.486mph to put himself clear of Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter-Reay and his team-mate Marco Andretti.
May 13th, 2012
Rookie Josef Newgarden was quickest for Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing on the opening day of practice for the first Indianapolis 500 of IndyCar’s new rules era on Saturday. The day was largely a shakedown for the 24 drivers who were ready to run, but Newgarden still managed an early lap of 40.8627s at an average speed of 220.250mph.
April 29th, 2012
Ryan Hunter-Reay topped a wet warm-up session ahead of Sunday’s IndyCar race on the Sao Paulo street circuit. A combination of the weather and a proliferation of red flags made it difficult for drivers to do any meaningful running, but Andretti’s Hunter-Reay capitalised on the slightly improved conditions toward the end of the session to post a lap of 1m36.3690s
April 28th, 2012
Dario Franchitti turned the tables on Will Power as their battle continued in the second IndyCar practice session in Sao Paulo. Power (Penske) had knocked Franchitti (Ganassi) off the top spot right at the close in opening practice on Saturday morning, but it was the Scot who returned the favour in practice two, his last-gasp 1m22.2611s beating Power by 0.0816 seconds. Long-time pacesetter Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport was pushed back to third, with Franchitti’s team-mate Scott Dixon and Power’s team-mate Ryan Briscoe completing the top five.
April 28th, 2012
Will Power snatched the fastest time away from Dario Franchitti in the closing seconds of the IndyCar Series’ opening practice session in Sao Paulo. In mostly dry conditions in Brazil, Ganassi driver Franchitti looked like he had done enough to end the morning on top with a 1m22.3953s lap.
April 14th, 2012
Will Power set the fastest time in Saturday’s third IndyCar practice session in Long Beach. On a morning peppered with several red flag interruptions, Power managed to make the most of the available time under greens to post a best lap of 1m10.7553s, putting him just 0.0170 seconds clear of Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter-Reay. Power’s Penske team-mate Helio Castroneves was third-fastest, but also triggered one of the reds when he caught too much of the kerb on the inside of Turn 5 and was pitched into the wall.
April 1st, 2012
Will Power came through from ninth on the grid to win the Barber Motorsports Park IndyCar race. The Penske driver made it to the front by the final stint, and was eventually able to edge away after a tussle with Ganassi’s Scott Dixon.
April 1st, 2012
Simon Pagenaud was quickest in the final warm-up session ahead of Sunday’s IndyCar race at Barber Motorsports Park.
March 31st, 2012
Helio Castroneves followed up his St Petersburg win with pole position for round two of the IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park. James Hinchcliffe was a close second for Andretti Autosport in his best IndyCar qualifying performance yet, with Scott Dixon third for Ganassi and underdogs Mike Conway (Foyt) and JR Hildebrand (Panther) starring with impressive fourth and fifth places. Champion Dario Franchitti struggled with his set-up and was a shock early departure in the group stages, ending up only 18th on the grid.
March 30th, 2012
Heavy rain resulted in a wash-out of Friday’s second IndyCar practice session at Barber Motorsports Park, although Takuma Sato was quickest of the drivers who did venture out to brave the conditions. The Rahal Letterman Lanigan racer set a best time of 1m18.8684s, although he only completed three laps before retreating to the team trailer. Dragon’s Sebastien Bourdais was second-fastest with a time 0.4 slower than that set by Sato, with Ganassi’s Scott Dixon rounding out the top three.
March 30th, 2012
Will Power led a Penske one-two in opening practice for this weekend’s IndyCar Series event at Barber Motorsports Park. Takuma Sato completed the top three for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, ahead of Sarah Fisher Hartman’s rookie Josef Newgarden – who had led the way in the opening half hour, reserved for drivers outside the top 10 in the championship. Rubens Barrichello was fifth in the fastest KV car
March 25th, 2012
Mike Conway has gone quickest in the final warm-up session ahead of today’s IndyCar season-opener at St Petersburg. On a track drying from overnight rain, the AJ Foyt driver produced a best time of 1m03.2891 to put himself just a few hundredths clear of Rahal Letterman Lanigan’s Takuma Sato, who’d held the top spot earlier in the session. The tricky conditions prompted a cautious approach throughout the field, which was reflected in the times – of the top six qualifiers, only Ryan Hunter-Reay figured anywhere near the top of the timesheets, while polesitter Will Power finished up 20th