Road America (2018)
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Josef Newgarden became the first driver to score three IndyCar wins in 2018 at Road America, while title rivals Will Power and Alexander Rossi were hit by mechanical problems.
Despite Honda-powered cars looking strong throughout practice, Penske-Chevrolet’s Josef Newgarden and Will Power have locked out the front row for tomorrow’s Kohler Grand Prix at Road America.
Robert Wickens put the Schmidt Peterson Motorsport-Honda team on top in Saturday morning practice at Road America, as the Honda teams continued to assert themselves over their Chevrolet opposition.
Josef Newgarden excelled again on Friday afternoon at Elkhart Lake as drivers sampled for the first time the combination of the 2018 aerokit, the Firestone alternate tire compound and IndyCar’s longest and most scenic course.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden topped the times in opening practice at Road America by 0.42sec followed by Takuma Sato in his Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda.