Reigning IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay set a new record on the Brazilian street circuit in the Firestone Fast Six for the fourth Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle.
Ryan Hunter-Reay: "Now we gotta make it work in warmup for the race - make these Firestones hang in there for the entire race; that will be the challenging part."
The 2013 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marks Hinchcliffe's first IZOD IndyCar Series win in 32 starts.
2012 IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay ended the season opener's first day of practice with the second fastest time.
The 2012 championship team with their title holder Hunter-Reay aim for the first victory of 2013 in the IZOD IndyCar Series race in St. Petersburg, Florida.
By Eric Mauk: Luckily for television viewers in the U.S., Franchitti used his sudden bank of free time to join the broadcast team and provide some valuable insight to Saturday’s Iowa Corn Indy 250.
KV Racing Technology driver Tony Kanaan recorded his second consecutive podium finish with a third place performance last night in the Iowa Corn Indy 250 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa.