IRL: Milwaukee test day two notes

Hornish Quickest in Indycar Series Test at Milwaukee WEST ALLIS, Wis, Wednesday, June 16, 2004 -- Two-time IRL IndyCar® Series champion Sam Hornish Jr. had the fastest practice speed of the 22 car-driver combinations that turned laps on the...

Hornish Quickest in Indycar Series Test at Milwaukee

WEST ALLIS, Wis, Wednesday, June 16, 2004 -- Two-time IRL IndyCar® Series champion Sam Hornish Jr. had the fastest practice speed of the 22 car-driver combinations that turned laps on the first day of a two-day Open Test at The Milwaukee Mile.

Hornish's best speed was 164.868 mph in the No. 6 Marlboro Team Penske Dallara/Toyota/Firestone. His teammate, Helio Castroneves, was second quick at 164.582 mph. Scott Sharp, who turned a field-high 217 laps, was third on the speed chart at 163.707 mph.

"We've been real good on the handling tracks so far this year," Hornish said. "That's a positive for us."

Drivers recorded 3,021 laps on the asphalt surface without incident.

<pre> FASTEST SPEEDS OF THE DAY Pos. Car Name C/E/T Speed 1 6 Sam Hornish Jr. D/T/F 164.868 mph 2 3 Helio Castroneves D/T/F 164.582 mph 3 8 Scott Sharp D/T/F 163.707 mph 4 1 Scott Dixon D/T/F 163.332 mph 5 5 Adrian Fernandez G/H/F 162.025 mph

THURSDAY'S SCHEDULE (all times local):
9 a.m. to noon: IndyCar Series Practice
Noon to 1 p.m.: Lunch break
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.: IndyCar Series Practice

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Scott Sharp , Helio Castroneves , Adrian Fernandez , Scott Dixon , Sam Hornish Jr.
Teams Team Penske