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Oward wins 14 IndyCar tests in Sebring – Motorsports

After finishing fourth in the 2020 Championship, the first full season of the NTT IndyCar Series, Oward lapped the 1.7-mile course in 51.790 seconds.

As a result, it was 0.138 seconds faster than Andretti Autosport-Honda’s Alexander Rossi, who went straight to the Sebring Raceway from his victory over Wayne Taylor Racing’s Acura in the 24 Hours of Daytona.

Team Penske-Chevrolet’s two-time champion Josef Newgarden was third fastest in a quarter of a second, but Colton was subscribing to James Hinchcliffe, which wasn’t available in Andretti’s # 29 car. It surpassed Hinchcliffe and Oliver Askew.

Felix Rosenqvist finished sixth in the second test with the Arrow McLaren SP team, just under 0.5 seconds from Oward.

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda Takuma Sato and Graham Rahal were 7th and 9th, split by Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet’s Conor Daly.

Similar to the previous Sebring test, Rahal made the most laps (157) of the day, but all but two cars reached a three-digit lap count.

Team Penske’s Will Power, Simon Pagenaud and rookie Scott McLaughlin finished the day on the 11th.th, 12th And 14th, Ryan Hunter-Reay launches fourth Andretti car in 13th..

The Aroma Claren SP team ran the same test colors as last year, but McLaren has implemented an impressive new color scheme for PPG, the primary sponsor in 10 of the 17 races this year, and the power car is now. Featuring Season Matte Black Red trimming for the 5G Verizon network, a coloring previously only found on the Indy 500.

Rank number. driver team engine Fastest lap DIFF LAPS
1 Five Pato Oward Aroma McLaren SP Chevrolet 51.790 124
2 27 Alexander Rossi Andretti autosport Honda 51.928 -0.138 122
3 2 Josef Newgarden Team Penske Chevrolet 52.055 -0.265 138
Four 26 Colton Herta Andretti autosport Honda 52.061 -0.271 116
Five 29 Oliver Askew Andretti autosport Honda 52.240 -0.450 109
6 7 Felix Rosenqvist Aroma McLaren SP Chevrolet 52.258 -0.468 91
7 39 Takuma Sato Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 52.302 -0.512 139
8 20 Conor Daly Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 52.311 -0.521 one two Three
9 15 Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 52.356 -0.566 157
Ten twenty one Rinus Vee Kay Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet 52.358 -0.568 99
11 12 Will power Team Penske Chevrolet 52.362 -0.572 145
12 twenty two Simon Pagenaud Team Penske Chevrolet 52.378 -0.588 120
13 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti autosport Honda 52.464 -0.674 106
14 3 Scott McLaughlin Team Penske Chevrolet 52.469 -0.679 130

Will Power, Team Penske Chevrolet

Photo: Will Power

Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske Chevrolet

Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske Chevrolet

Photo: Team Penske

– Motorsports

Oward wins 14 IndyCar tests in Sebring

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