Dixon Tops 2nd Watkins Glen Practice

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the second practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen, around the 11-turn 3.40-mile natural terrain road course in Watkins Glen, New York with a fastest lap time of 82.8740 seconds.

Helio Castroneves, Will Power, Tony Kanaan and Juan Pablo Montoya rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this practice session. Each of those top 5 drivers drive Chevrolet-powered cars. Drivers of the Chevrolet-powered cars took the top 5 and 9 of the top 11 spots on the speed charts in this second practice session. The fastest driver of a Honda-powered car was Jack Hawksworth, who was 6th fastest in this practice session. You can see full practice results at Indycar.com.

There will be one more practice session before qualifications for the race. That practice session will be held tomorrow, Saturday, September 3rd, at 11:00 AM ET. Qualifications for the race will take place tomorrow, Saturday, September 3rd, at 6:00 PM ET, and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network. The lone practice session after qualifications will take place on the morning of Sunday, September 4th at 10:30 AM ET. The race itself will be held on Sunday, September 4th at 2:37 PM ET and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network starting at 2:00 PM ET.

-Asher Fair