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Detroit Belle Isle: Practice 1

Wet conditions meant that there were few takers for the first IZOD IndyCar Series practice session at Detroit Belle Isle on Friday.
Few drivers felt inclined to rush out onto the two-mile street course at Detroit Belle Isle on Friday, as first practice for this weekend's race was hit by rain and our weather.

Practice 1 times

1. #15 Takuma Sato 84.228mph 1:28.4739s after 8 laps
2. #8 Rubens Barrichello 83.878mph 1:28.8431s + 0.3692s after 7 laps
3. #18 Justin Wilson 83.192mph 1:29.5754s + 1.1015s after 1 laps
4. #27 James Hinchcliffe 83.148mph 1:29.6229s + 1.1490s after 6 laps
5. #78 Simona de Silvestro 81.940mph 1:30.9445s + 2.4706s after 8 laps
6. #77 Simon Pagenaud 81.456mph 1:31.4855s + 3.0116s after 9 laps
7. #7 Sebastien Bourdais 80.506mph 1:32.5644s + 4.0905s after 14 laps
8. #83 Charlie Kimball 76.440mph 1:37.4880s + 9.0141s after 2 laps
9. #67 Josef Newgarden 73.636mph 1:41.2010s + 12.7271s after 1 laps

No times

#14 Mike Conway (1 lap)
#28 Ryan Hunter-Reay (2 laps)

Total Laps: 59



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Justin Wilson in the #18 Sonny`s Barbecue Dale Coyne Racing Honda during pre-season testing at Sebring. March 2012. [Photo Credit: Michael Levitt - LAT for IndyCar Media]
Takuma Sato (#15) during practice at Indianapolis. (c) 2012, F. Peirce Williams. LAT Photo USA (Photo credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)
Scott Dixon spins during practice (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
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Will Power in action during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power in action during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud crosses the line at Fontana during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power sits in his pit stand prior to practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
The cars of Ryan Briscoe and Sebastien Bourdais go off course during the start of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
The cars of Ryan Briscoe and Sebastien Bourdais go off course during the start of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
The cars of Ryan Briscoe and Sebastien Bourdais go off course during the start of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
The field scatters as the drivers avoid the cars of Sebastien Bourdais and Ryan Briscoe at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Justin Wilson (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon navigates the Turn 9 esses during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power navigates the Turn 9 Esses during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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