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Edmonton: Practice 3

Dario Fanchitti set the pace toward the end of the Saturday morning practice hour, his lap of 1:16.8904s less than a tenth faster than Scott Dixon and Will Power.
Overnight rain storms reset the 2.24-mile, 13-turn temporary track at Edmonton City Center Airport to factory default conditions, with times only really picking up toward the end of the hour-long third practice session on Saturday morning.

A well-timed run allowed Ganassi's Dario Franchitti to claim the honours with a lap of 1:16.8904s just a minute before the chequered flag came out, during a late flurry of flying laps from most of the field that seemed like a full-blooded rehearsal for qualifying that will be held in the afternoon at 1pm local time (8pm BST).

Practice 3 times

1. #10 Dario Franchitti (H) 104.127mph 1m 16.8904s (16 laps)
2. #9 Scott Dixon (H) 104.092mph 1m 16.9167s + 0.0263s (23 laps)
3. #12 Will Power (C) 104.030mph 1m 16.9621s + 0.0717s (23 laps)
4. #18 Justin Wilson (H) 103.879mph 1m 17.0743s + 0.1839s (17 laps)
5. #98 Alex Tagliani (H) 103.839mph 1m 17.1037s + 0.2133s (18 laps)
6. #15 Takuma Sato (H) 103.803mph 1m 17.1308s + 0.2404s (26 laps)
7. #77 Simon Pagenaud (H) 103.519mph 1m 17.3425s + 0.4521s (19 laps)
8. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay (C) 103.517mph 1m 17.3436s + 0.4532s (23 laps)
9. #5 EJ Viso (C) 103.514mph 1m 17.3462s + 0.4558s (24 laps)
10. #38 Graham Rahal (H) 103.405mph 1m 17.4277s + 0.5373s (22 laps)
11. #19 James Jakes (H) 103.372mph 1m 17.4526s + 0.5622s (25 laps)
12. #7 Sebastien Bourdais (C) 103.328mph 1m 17.4852s + 0.5948s (25 laps)
13. #3 Helio Castroneves (C) 103.319mph 1m 17.4918s + 0.6014s (22 laps)
14. #67 Josef Newgarden (H) 103.253mph 1m 17.5417s + 0.6513s (21 laps)
15. #14 Mike Conway (H) 103.099mph 1m 17.6577s + 0.7673s (16 laps)
16. #2 Ryan Briscoe (C) 103.078mph 1m 17.6729s + 0.7825s (22 laps)
17. #11 Tony Kanaan (C) 102.893mph 1m 17.8131s + 0.9227s (23 laps)
18. #8 Rubens Barrichello (C) 102.823mph 1m 17.8660s + 0.9756s (21 laps)
19. #83 Charlie Kimball (H) 102.780mph 1m 17.8983s + 1.0079s (20 laps)
20. #22 Oriol Servia (C) 102.696mph 1m 17.9621s + 1.0717s (24 laps)
21. #27 James Hinchcliffe (C) 102.620mph 1m 18.0198s + 1.1294s (12 laps)
22. #4 JR Hildebrand (C) 102.558mph 1m 18.0672s + 1.1768s (31 laps)
23. #26 Marco Andretti (C) 102.409mph 1m 18.1808s + 1.2904s (34 laps)
24. #78 Simona de Silvestro (L) 102.155mph 1m 18.3754s + 1.4850s (25 laps)
25. #20 Ed Carpenter (C) 102.053mph 1m 18.4536s + 1.5632s (21 laps)

Total Laps: 553



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Ganassi`s Dario Franchitti during pre-season testing at Sebring. March 2012. [Photo Credit: Michael Levitt - LAT for IndyCar Media]
Simon Pagenaud in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Conor Daly at Long Beach for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Conor Daly at Long Beach for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Conor Daly at Long Beach for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Helio Castroneves and team boss Roger Penske in conversation on pit lane during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Helio Castroneves and team boss Roger Penske in conversation on pit lane during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Will Power in his pit stand prior to practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Sebastian Saavedra walks pit lane prior to practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Rocky Moran Jr. sits in his Honda machine prior to practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Graham Rahal sits in his Honda machine prior to practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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