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Baltimore - Saturday practice

Will Power and Dario Franchitti once again emerged at the top of the practice timesheets at the end of Saturday morning running ahead of qualifying for the Balitmore Grand Prix.
Will Power and Dario Franchitti largely avoided any of the mistakes and dramas that were understandably commonplace through the rest of the field, as drivers continued to explore the limits of this new circuit on the streets of Baltimore.

Although comfortably topping the timesheets, Power may be slightly concerned by the absence of any support from his Penske team mates compared with Franchitti, who had Graham Rahal in third and Scott Dixon in fourth by the time the 60 minute session came to an end.

Saturday practice times

1. #12 Will Power 90.647mph 1m 21.0176s after 24 laps
2. #10 Dario Franchitti 90.400mph 1m 21.2393s + 0.2217s after 24 laps
3. #38 Graham Rahal 90.370mph 1m 21.2661s + 0.2485s after 25 laps
4. #9 Scott Dixon 90.195mph 1m 21.4238s + 0.4062s after 26 laps
5. #19 Sebastien Bourdais 90.036mph 1m 21.5677s + 0.5501s after 23 laps
6. #14 Vitor Meira 89.947mph 1m 21.6481s + 0.6305s after 27 laps
7. #6 Ryan Briscoe 89.945mph 1m 21.6501s + 0.6325s after 23 laps
8. #06 James Hinchcliffe 89.920mph 1m 21.6729s + 0.6553s after 24 laps
9. #22 Giorgio Pantano 89.727mph 1m 21.8485s + 0.8309s after 23 laps
10. #2 Oriol Servia 89.699mph 1m 21.8735s + 0.8559s after 22 laps
11. #5 Takuma Sato 89.687mph 1m 21.8848s + 0.8672s after 24 laps
12. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 89.653mph 1m 21.9159s + 0.8983s after 21 laps
13. #59 EJ Viso 89.543mph 1m 22.0163s + 0.9987s after 26 laps
14. #83 Charlie Kimball 89.529mph 1m 22.0295s + 1.0119s after 24 laps
15. #3 Helio Castroneves 89.396mph 1m 22.1510s + 1.1334s after 27 laps
16. #07 Tomas Scheckter 89.286mph 1m 22.2522s + 1.2346s after 20 laps
17. #4 JR Hildebrand 89.241mph 1m 22.2936s + 1.2760s after 24 laps
18. #27 Mike Conway 89.235mph 1m 22.2992s + 1.2816s after 24 laps
19. #17 Martin Plowman 89.080mph 1m 22.4425s + 1.4249s after 25 laps
20. #77 Alex Tagliani 88.953mph 1m 22.5603s + 1.5427s after 19 laps
21. #78 Simona de Silvestro 88.950mph 1m 22.5629s + 1.5453s after 22 laps
22. #82 Tony Kanaan 88.903mph 1m 22.6071s + 1.5895s after 24 laps
23. #18 James Jakes 88.724mph 1m 22.7735s + 1.7559s after 23 laps
24. #7 Danica Patrick 88.676mph 1m 22.8179s + 1.8003s after 23 laps
25. #26 Marco Andretti 88.611mph 1m 22.8789s + 1.8613s after 14 laps
26. #24 Ana Beatriz 88.004mph 1m 23.4503s + 2.4327s after 26 laps
27. #34 Sebastian Saavedra 87.326mph 1m 24.0984s + 3.0808s after 20 laps
28. #67 Ed Carpenter 86.760mph 1m 24.6474s + 3.6298s after 27 laps

Total Laps: 654



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Dario Franchitti and the latest livery for the #10 Ganassi car during Friday practice on the streets of Baltimore - September 2011. [Photo Credit: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media]
Scott Dixon sprays the champagne in Victory Circle following his win in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon is congratulated by Dario Franchitti after winning the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship. (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon with a victory kiss from his wife, Emma, following clinching the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship. (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates his victory in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma and the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship. (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon wins the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship, his fourth series championship of his career. (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, races to victory Sunday, August 30, 2015, winning the final Verizon IndyCar Series race of the season and the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Driver`s Championship at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Chevrolet also wins its fourth consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series Manufacturer`s Championship. (Photo by Ernie Masche/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon (left), driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates his victory Sunday, August 30, 2015, after winning the final Verizon IndyCar Series race of the season and the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Driver`s Championship at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Joining him on the podium is Charlie Kimball, driver of the #83 Novolog Flexpen Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6 who finished third. Chevrolet won its fourth consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series Manufacturer`s Championship. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, takes the chequered flag Sunday, August 30, 2015, winning the final Verizon IndyCar Series race of the season and the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Driver`s Championship at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Chevrolet also wins its fourth consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series Manufacturer`s Championship. (Photo by Perry Nelson/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, races to victory Sunday, August 30, 2015, winning the final Verizon IndyCar Series race of the season and the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Driver`s Championship at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Chevrolet also wins its fourth consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series Manufacturer`s Championship. (Photo by Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon - 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series champion - Target Chip Ganassi Racing (Photo by: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates after winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma and clinching the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates after winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma and clinching the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates after winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma and clinching the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates with team mates after winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma and clinching the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates with Chip Ganassi after winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma and clinching the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates after winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma and clinching the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates with Chip Ganassi after winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma and clinching the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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