CHAMPCAR/CART: Homestead Practice Story - Friday

CART Online (March 13, 1998) -- Second-fastest during the two practice sessions was Greg Moore in the Player’s/Indeck Reynard Mercedes at 211.814 mph with Bryan Herta third at 211.704 in the Shell Reynard Ford. Rookie JJ Lehto was...

CART Online (March 13, 1998) -- Second-fastest during the two practice sessions was Greg Moore in the Player’s/Indeck Reynard Mercedes at 211.814 mph with Bryan Herta third at 211.704 in the Shell Reynard Ford. Rookie JJ Lehto was fourth quick at 210.922 mph in the Hogan Motor Leasing Reynard Mercedes. Jimmy Vasser rounded out the top five in the Target Reynard Honda at 210.856 mph. The afternoon session was halted for 38 minutes when rookie Helio Castro-Neves struck the wall coming out of Turn Four. He was moved to the CART Medical Center where Dr. Steve Olvey evaluated him and determined he had suffered a bruised right knee. He was released and is expected back on track Saturday. CART qualifying can be seen on ESPN2 at 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday. The CART pre-season special, "Before They Go Green," can be seen Saturday at 4:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. The pre-race program, "CART 2Day," will air at 1 p.m. ET Sunday leading into ABC’s 1:30 p.m. race coverage.

Source: CART Online

*********** Motorsport News International Miami Internet Access Provided by: MIACOM, Inc. A Miami Internet Access Company http://www.miacom.net

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series IndyCar
Drivers Jimmy Vasser , Bryan Herta , Greg Moore , JJ Lehto