SBRS: Sebring Second Practice

SEBRING, Fla. (Mar. 18) - For the first time ever with the new Reynard Dodge, all 30 Barber Dodge drivers went out for a timed session on equal tires. They happened to be Michelin wets. In testing and practice prior to today, the tires...

SEBRING, Fla. (Mar. 18) - For the first time ever with the new Reynard Dodge, all 30 Barber Dodge drivers went out for a timed session on equal tires. They happened to be Michelin wets. In testing and practice prior to today, the tires each driver was using might have had a lot more or a lot less mileage compared to the other drivers, as Michelin ramped up production for the Reynard Dodges. That's why the testing and practice times on Tuesday and Wednesday had to be taken with a grain of salt, as some drivers had much better tires than others. That wasn't the case today in practice, as the on-and-off rain here at Sebring left the track wet for the Barber Dodge session, so on went the Michelin Pilot SX racing wets. There was one "off" during the 30-minute session, when Owen Trinkler lost it in the sweeping left-hand Turn 14 and took a corner and the rear wing off the car. -Rick Roso

Practice session times for the Barber Dodge Pro Series, supporting the 12 Hours of Sebring Presented by Chrysler Corporation. Track length: 3.700 miles. All cars identical Reynard Dodge V6, open-wheel, single-seat race cars. Conditions: light drizzle, wet track; tires: Michelin wets.

1 Nicolas Rondet, Brazil, 2:33.675, 88.035 mph 2 Sepp Koster, The Netherlands, 2:35.050, 87.254 3 Owen McAuley, Ireland, 2:36.399, 86.502 4 Tom Woods, Rancho Cordova, Calif., 2:36.455, 86.471 5 Owen Trinkler, Nashville, Tenn., 2:36.486, 86.454 6 John McCaig, Vancouver, Canada, 2:36.780, 86.292 7 Jamie Menninga, Pella, Iowa, 2:36.926, 86.211 8 G.J. Mennen, Jr., Austin, Texas, 2:37.335, 85.987 9 Todd Snyder, Sheffield, Mass., 2:37.499, 85.898 10 Jon Fogarty, Portola Valley, Calif., 2:37.524, 85.884 11 Giovanni Gulinelli, Italy, 2:37.914, 85.672 12 Alex Gurney, Newport Beach, Calif., 2:37.936, 85.660 13 Thomas Schie, Norway, 2:38.100, 85.571 14 Martin Stenshorne, Norway, 2:38.279, 85.474 15 Nilton Rossoni, Brazil, 2:38.283, 85.472 16 Will Langhorne, Washington, D.C., 2:38.429, 85.393 17 Peter Boss, Narragansett, R.I., 2:38.767, 85.212 18 Brian Pelke, Lansing, Ill., 2:38.799, 85.194 19 Eric Tresslar, Denver, 2:38.958, 85.109 20 Rocky Moran, Jr., Coto de Caza, Calif., 2:39.131, 85.017 21 Victor Gonzalez, Jr., Puerto Rico, 2:39.496, 84.822 22 Samer Hindi, Los Angeles, 2:39.690, 84.719 23 Charles Willis, Germantown, Tenn., 2:39.721, 84.703 24 Giovanni Anapoli, Italy, 2:39.945, 84.584 25 Townsend Bell, Santa Barbara, Calif., 2:40.768, 84.151 26 Memo Rojas, Jr., Mexico, 2:40.878, 84.094 27 Jarrett Boon, Phoenix, 2:41.275, 83.887 28 Shane Donley, Las Vegas, 2:41.774, 83.628 29 Gregg Borland, Elkhart Lake, Wis., 2:43.335, 82.829 30 Scott Mayer, Franklin, Wis., 2:48.323, 80.374

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Alex Gurney , Peter Boss , Jon Fogarty , Townsend Bell , Memo Rojas , Nilton Rossoni , Sepp Koster , Will Langhorne , Scott Mayer , Tom Wood , G.J. Mennen , Owen Trinkler , Todd Snyder , Rocky Moran , Jarrett Boon