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Kentucky - Practice times (1)

Scott Dixon posted the best time of the first practice session at Kentucky Speedway, ahead of what could prove to be a vital race for championship rivals Will Power and Dario Franchitti.
Scott Dixon was the only driver to exceed 220mph during first practice at Kentucky Speedway, in fine but chilly conditions.

He managed to hold off an impressively fast Vitor Meira to the top spot, with Wade Cunningham putting in a late flier to end up in third position in the 75 minutes session.

Practice 1 times

1. #9 Scott Dixon 220.486mph 24.1648s after 68 laps
2. #14 Vitor Meira 219.203mph 24.3062s + 0.1414s after 58 laps
3. #17 Wade Cunningham 218.903mph 24.3395s + 0.1747s after 57 laps
4. #10 Dario Franchitti 218.628mph 24.3702s + 0.2054s after 47 laps
5. #5 Takuma Sato 218.428mph 24.3925s + 0.2277s after 68 laps
6. #12 Will Power 218.391mph 24.3966s + 0.2318s after 53 laps
7. #38 Graham Rahal 218.387mph 24.3971s + 0.2323s after 75 laps
8. #83 Charlie Kimball 218.258mph 24.4115s + 0.2467s after 61 laps
9. #4 JR Hildebrand 218.055mph 24.4342s + 0.2694s after 63 laps
10. #67 Ed Carpenter 217.983mph 24.4423s + 0.2775s after 48 laps
11. #6 Ryan Briscoe 217.773mph 24.4658s + 0.3010s after 54 laps
12. #82 Tony Kanaan 217.524mph 24.4938s + 0.3290s after 52 laps
13. #26 Marco Andretti 217.250mph 24.5247s + 0.3599s after 43 laps
14. #77 Dan Wheldon 217.152mph 24.5358s + 0.3710s after 48 laps
15. #24 Ana Beatriz 217.151mph 24.5359s + 0.3711s after 75 laps
16. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 217.022mph 24.5505s + 0.3857s after 51 laps
17. #3 Helio Castroneves 217.019mph 24.5509s + 0.3861s after 64 laps
18. #06 James Hinchcliffe 216.981mph 24.5552s + 0.3904s after 69 laps
19. #2 Oriol Servia 216.852mph 24.5698s + 0.4050s after 49 laps
20. #22 Townsend Bell 216.715mph 24.5853s + 0.4205s after 59 laps
21. #44 Buddy Rice 216.663mph 24.5912s + 0.4264s after 57 laps
22. #19 Alex Lloyd 216.635mph 24.5944s + 0.4296s after 66 laps
23. #59 EJ Viso 216.459mph 24.6144s + 0.4496s after 49 laps
24. #27 Mike Conway 216.307mph 24.6317s + 0.4669s after 52 laps
25. #7 Danica Patrick 215.506mph 24.7232s + 0.5584s after 46 laps
26. #34 Dillon Battistini 214.868mph 24.7966s + 0.6318s after 38 laps
27. #30 Pippa Mann 214.467mph 24.8430s + 0.6782s after 48 laps
28. #18 James Jakes 214.154mph 24.8793s + 0.7145s after 40 laps
29. #78 Simona de Silvestro 213.405mph 24.9666s + 0.8018s after 21 laps

Total Laps: 1579



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Will Power and Dario Franchitti in pit lane at Kentucky Speedway. [Picture Credit: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media]
Will Power, Mark Miles and Derrick Walker announce the addition of Boston to the 2016 IndyCar Series itinerary. (Photo by: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies third fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, and will start on the outside of the front row for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pagenaud will be joined in the front row by by polestar Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet and Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who qualified second fastest for the May 24 race. (Photo by Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies second-fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, and will start in the middle of the front row for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Power will be joined in the front row by pole sitter Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet and Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet  who qualified third for the May 24 race. (Photo by Scott R. LePage/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates after qualifying fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, winning the pole for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dixon will be joined in the front row by Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who qualified second fastest, and Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet  who qualified third for the May 24 race. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, winning the pole for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dixon will be joined in the front row by Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who qualified second fastest, and Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet  who qualified third for the May 24 race. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon after winning P1 at IMS for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon after winning P1 at IMS for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon after winning P1 at IMS for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon after winning P1 at IMS for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Buddy Lazier following qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Dana Garrett for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon leaves for his qualifying run for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon wins pole for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon wins pole for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Doug Mathews for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon car after winning pole for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis Mile Race on Sunday May 18 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon waiting on pit lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice on Friday May 15 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice on Friday May 15 2015. (Photo by: Forrest Mellott for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud leads Will Power at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice on Thursday May 14 2015. (Photo by: Mike Harding for IndyCar Media)

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