CHAMPCAR/CART: Cleveland: Team Player's first practice report

CLEVELAND, OHIO, July 3, 2003 - Team Player's drivers Paul Tracy and Patrick Carpentier completed their first test session this afternoon in preparation for Saturday night Grand Prix of Cleveland. Carpentier finished second with a lap time of ...

CLEVELAND, OHIO, July 3, 2003 - Team Player's drivers Paul Tracy and Patrick Carpentier completed their first test session this afternoon in preparation for Saturday night Grand Prix of Cleveland.

Carpentier finished second with a lap time of 59.890 seconds around the 3.389-kilometre (2.106-mile) Burke Lakefront Airport temporary road course. He averaged 203.866 km/h. His teammate Tracy was next in third place with a lap time of 59.871 seconds (203.794 km/h).

Fastest of the 19 drivers entered for Round 9 of the Champ Car World Series was Bruno Junqueira who posted a lap time of 59.555 seconds (204.876 km/h). Canadian Alex Tagliani finished 11th.

Drivers will return on track this afternoon for the first qualifying session beginning at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. A full report on qualifying will follow. Later that evening, Champ Car drivers will return on track at 8 p.m. for their first two under the lights practice sessions.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Bruno Junqueira , Patrick Carpentier , Alex Tagliani , Paul Tracy