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Sao Paulo - Sunday warm-up

Wet overnight conditions left the streets of Sao Paulo awash, leading to a Sunday warm-up session marked by several run-off incidents and red flags.
Ryan Hunter-Reay took to the wet streets of Sao Paulo like a duck to water, setting a time almost a second clear over everyone else in Brazil.

In truth, his gap over the rest of the field was thanks to being out on track in front in the final part of the 30 minute Sunday morning warm-up session, after a succession of earlier red flag stoppages for minor incidents.

Hunter-Reay got a final flyer in as the chequered flag came out, although times were something of a lottery and if the session had been extended then times would surely have tumbled further as a dry line was already starting to emerge despite the still-falling light rain.

Practice 3 times

1. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay (C) 95.084mph 1m 36.0166s (10 laps)
2. #5 EJ Viso (C) 94.122mph 1m 36.9978s + 0.9812s (9 laps)
3. #12 Will Power (C) 93.826mph 1m 37.3034s + 1.2868s (10 laps)
4. #18 Justin Wilson (H) 93.745mph 1m 37.3878s + 1.3712s (8 laps)
5. #8 Rubens Barrichello (C) 93.695mph 1m 37.4397s + 1.4231s (10 laps)
6. #14 Mike Conway (H) 93.691mph 1m 37.4434s + 1.4268s (9 laps)
7. #26 Marco Andretti (C) 93.637mph 1m 37.4996s + 1.4830s (7 laps)
8. #2 Ryan Briscoe (C) 93.633mph 1m 37.5037s + 1.4871s (12 laps)
9. #19 James Jakes (H) 93.294mph 1m 37.8588s + 1.8422s (9 laps)
10. #15 Takuma Sato (H) 93.213mph 1m 37.9436s + 1.9270s (7 laps)
11. #3 Helio Castroneves (C) 93.201mph 1m 37.9561s + 1.9395s (8 laps)
12. #83 Charlie Kimball (H) 93.164mph 1m 37.9947s + 1.9781s (10 laps)
13. #4 JR Hildebrand (C) 93.031mph 1m 38.1349s + 2.1183s (7 laps)
14. #10 Dario Franchitti (H) 93.003mph 1m 38.1644s + 2.1478s (8 laps)
15. #78 Simona de Silvestro (L) 92.914mph 1m 38.2589s + 2.2423s (10 laps)
16. #27 James Hinchcliffe (C) 92.755mph 1m 38.4268s + 2.4102s (7 laps)
17. #38 Graham Rahal (H) 92.703mph 1m 38.4818s + 2.4652s (11 laps)
18. #9 Scott Dixon (H) 92.584mph 1m 38.6086s + 2.5920s (7 laps)
19. #7 Sebastien Bourdais (L) 92.200mph 1m 39.0190s + 3.0024s (7 laps)
20. #77 Simon Pagenaud (H) 92.125mph 1m 39.0997s + 3.0831s (9 laps)
21. #67 Josef Newgarden (H) 91.784mph 1m 39.4682s + 3.4516s (8 laps)
22. #11 Tony Kanaan (C) 90.827mph 1m 40.5161s + 4.4995s (7 laps)
23. #20 Ed Carpenter (C) 90.386mph 1m 41.0073s + 4.9907s (8 laps)
24. #25 Ana Beatriz (C) 89.725mph 1m 41.7506s + 5.7340s (10 laps)
25. #22 Oriol Servia (L) 89.717mph 1m 41.7599s + 5.7433s (7 laps)
26. #6 Katherine Legge (L) 83.649mph 1m 49.1418s + 13.1252s (3 laps)

Total Laps: 218



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