CHAMPCAR/CART: Surfers Paradise: PF Racing warmup report

Surfers Paradise, Australia, October 26, 2003 - Team Pf Racing drivers Patrick Carpentier and Paul Tracy completed their warm-up session this morning in Australia in preparation for this afternoon's Lexmark Indy 300. Tracy was sixth quickest ...

Surfers Paradise, Australia, October 26, 2003 - Team Pf Racing drivers Patrick Carpentier and Paul Tracy completed their warm-up session this morning in Australia in preparation for this afternoon's Lexmark Indy 300.

Tracy was sixth quickest posting his best lap time around the 4.498-kilometre (2.795-mile) Surfers Paradise temporary road course in 1 minute 34.855 seconds for an average speed of 170.715 km/h.

As for Carpentier, he finished 12th with a lap time of 1 minute 35.244 seconds, averaging 170.018 km/h.

Fastest of the 19 drivers who will start in this afternoon's race was French rookie Sébastien Bourdais with a lap time of 1 minute 33.841 seconds (172.560 km/h). Today's race polesitter was followed by Mexican Adrian Fernandez and Brazilian Bruno Junqueira. Canadian Alex Tagliani finished fifth, behind American rookie Ryan Hunter-Reay.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Bruno Junqueira , Adrian Fernandez , Patrick Carpentier , Alex Tagliani , Paul Tracy , Ryan Hunter-Reay , Sébastien Bourdais