Alex Zanardi, in the ...
Alex Zanardi, in the #66 Pioneer-WorldCom/Mo Nunn Racing Honda-Reynard, recorded the 15th- and 26th-fastest practice times in today's morning and afternoon sessions, respectively, in preparation for Sunday's Molson Indy Vancouver. He turned in a fast lap of 1minute, 3.139 seconds (an average of 101.457 mph) around the 1.781-mile temporary road course at Concord Pacific Place this morning. He then posted a lap of 1:03.183 (101.477 mph) this afternoon.
Teammate Tony Kanaan and his #55 Hollywood/Mo Nunn Racing Honda-Reynard posted the fastest time this morning at 1:01.959 (103.493 mph), a time which stood up as the ninth-fastest of the day on the charts combining the morning and afternoon sessions. Alex Tagliani was fastest today with an afternoon time of 1:01.230 (104.713 mph), followed by Helio Castroneves at 1:01.438 (104.359 mph) and Roberto Moreno at 1:01.506 (104.243 mph).
Practice resumes at 10 a.m. PDT Saturday with qualifying scheduled for 1:45 p.m. PDT. ESPN2's qualifying show will be shown on a tape-delayed basis at 6 p.m. EDT. Race time on Sunday is 2 p.m. PDT (4 p.m. EDT) with a tape-delayed broadcast set for ESPN2 at 6 p.m. EDT.
"Chalk this one up as a bad day. Make that a terrible day. I don't know what else to say. We'll have to put our heads together with Tony's side and see if we can find that right formula to make the car work around this circuit."