Kanaan Tops Final Iowa Practice

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the final practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 4-turn 0.894-mile D-shaped oval in Newton, Iowa for the Iowa Corn Indy 300 with a fastest lap speed of 179.103 miles per hour.

Josef Newgarden, Simon Pagenaud, Helio Castroneves, and James Hinchcliffe rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this practice session. Each of the top 4 drivers drives a Chevrolet-powered car except for James Hinchcliffe, who was 5th fastest. Drivers of the Chevrolet-powered cars took the top 4 and 6 of the top 8 spots on the speed charts for this final practice session. You can see full practice results at Indycar.com.

The race itself will be held tomorrow at 5:40 PM ET and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network starting at 5:00 PM ET.

-Asher Fair