Andretti Tops 3rd Sonoma Practice

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Andretti Autosport’s Marco Andretti, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the speed charts in the third practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, which is the final race of the season, around the 11-turn 2.385-mile natural terrain Sonoma Raceway road course in Sonoma, California with a fastest lap time of 76.3052 seconds.

Juan Pablo Montoya, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Will Power, and Carlos Munoz rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this practice session. Each of the top 5 drivers drive Honda-powered cars except for Montoya and Power, who drive Chevrolet-powered cars. Drivers of the Honda-powered cars took 2 of the top 3 and 5 of the top 8 spots on the speed charts in this third practice session. You can see full practice results at Indycar.com.

There will be no more practice sessions before qualifications for the race. Qualifications for the race will take place today, Saturday, September 17th, at 6:00 PM ET, and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network. The lone practice session after qualifications will take place tomorrow, Sunday, September 18th, at 2:30 PM ET. The race itself will be held tomorrow, Sunday, September 18th at 6:50 PM ET and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network starting at 6:30 PM ET. This race will determine the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series champion.

-Asher Fair