CHAMPCAR/CART: Saturday Practice Story

Homestead, FL March 14,1998 - Ardrian Fernandez ( ...

Homestead, FL March 14,1998 - Ardrian Fernandez (#40) blistered the track in this morning's last practice session. He turned a lap in 25.215 (214.444) for the fastest lap of the weekend. Fernandez's fast lap puts him at the back of the line for this afternoons qualifying session.

Greg Moore is second quickest over all with a lap of 25.281 (213.8840) Followed by Patrick Carpentier (25.351/213.293); Christian Fittipaldi (25.356/213.251); and Jimmy Vasser (25.393/212.915).

There were no incidents on track.

Several cars have made changes, the most noticeable one is the addition of a dorsal fin to the #27 Kool car of Dario Franchitti. Team Kool Green are still having handling problems with their cars. Franchitti is 9th quickest over all.

Yesterday, it was impossible to tell the two Kool cars apart; also impossible to tell apart, the two Players cars, because of the identical paint schemes. Franchitti's Kool car sprouted a fin while the No. 33 of Patrick Carpentier had orange added to it to distinguish it from the team's other car.

Jack Durbin - Motorsport News International

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Jimmy Vasser , Patrick Carpentier , Christian Fittipaldi , Dario Franchitti , Greg Moore