Hunter-Reay fastest in P1

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Ryan Hunter-Reay started his weekend off on the right foot besting the other 21 drivers at Mid-Ohio.

Ryan Hunter-Reay was fastest after the first of two practice sessions for the IndyCar Series in Mid-Ohio this morning. 

Sitting third overall in the championship, Hunter-Reay’s pace shows he is still in contention for the IndyCar title.

Two-time winner in 2014 Simon Pagenaud ended the session second overall a little more than one tenth back. 2013 IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon finished the session third overall. 

Toronto winners Sebastien Bourdais and Mike Conway had completely different opening practice sessions, with Bourdais ending up fifth overall, while Conway was second last in 21st

There will be a second 45 minute practice session later today, with a  third planned for tomorrow morning before qualifying in the afternoon.

Check back to Motorsport.com for a full recap of IndyCar’s activities in Mid-Ohio.

 

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Series INDYCAR
Event Mid-Ohio
Sub-event Friday practice 1
Track Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Drivers Ryan Hunter-Reay, Simon Pagenaud
Article type Practice report
Tags mid-ohio sports car course, racing, sports