CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Saturday Morning Practice Report

Moore Quickest In Morning Practice Surfers Paradise, AUS (October 17, 1998) - Greg Moore set the pace Saturday morning during the morning practice session for Sunday's Honda Indy at Surfers Paradise on Australia's Gold Coast. Moore ...

Moore Quickest In Morning Practice

Surfers Paradise, AUS (October 17, 1998) - Greg Moore set the pace Saturday morning during the morning practice session for Sunday's Honda Indy at Surfers Paradise on Australia's Gold Coast.

Moore (Player's/Indeck Reynard Mercedes) averaged 107.212 miles per hour (1 minute, 33.851 seconds) for his quickest lap of the 2.795-mile temporary street circuit. He has finished third (1996) and second (1997), respectively, in his two career appearances at Australia.

Christian Fittipaldi (Kmart Swift Ford) was second fastest at 106.905 mph (1:34.121), followed by Dario Franchitti (KOOL Reynard Honda) at 106.812 mph (1:34.203). Rounding out the top five were Michael Andretti (Kmart/Texaco/Havoline Swift Ford) at 106.777 mph (1:34.234) and Tony Kanaan (LCI Reynard Honda) at 106.763 mph (1:34.246).

Provisional pole-sitter Alex Zanardi (Target Reynard Honda) was 11th fastest at 106.494 mph (1:34.484).

Final qualifying begins at 10:45 p.m. ET.

Source: CART Online

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Michael Andretti , Christian Fittipaldi , Dario Franchitti , Alex Zanardi , Greg Moore