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Baltimore: Practice 4 times

Schmidt-Hamilton Motorsport's Simon Pagenaud topped the timesheets in the Sunday morning warm-up session in Baltimore ahead of this afternoon's IZOD IndyCar Series race.
Simon Pagenaud rebounded from his accident in qualifying on Saturday to top the times after the half-hour Sunday morning warm-up session ahead of this afternoon's Grand Prix of Baltimore on Friday morning.

Pagenaud set a lap of 1:18.7420s (93.267mph) in the half hour morning warm-up, putting him just 0.0075s ahead of Scott Dixon on the timesheets. Dixon will start the race on the front row alongside polesitter Will Power, who put in a leisurely sixth fastest time of the morning in his #12 Penske car.

Power's team mate Ryan Briscoe brought out the only red flag of the period at the midway point, when he went into the tyres in turn 5 and sustained nose damage.

All 25 drivers were able to get out on track for their race day shakedown, after several teams were left repairing some quite extensive damage on a number of the cars overnight which had been sustained in practice and qualifying on Saturday.

To address the number of incidents that arose, race director Beaux Barfield ordered a short stack of tires to be added overnight at the apex of the first chicane, and that the left-hand concrete barrier should be moved to a less-harsh angle.

Sunday warm up - Practice 4 times

1. #77 Simon Pagenaud (H) 93.267mph 1:18.7420s (17 laps)
2. #9 Scott Dixon (H) 93.258mph 1:18.7495s + 0.0075s (17 laps)
3. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay (C) 92.653mph 1:19.2639s + 0.5219s (15 laps)
4. #4 JR Hildebrand (C) 92.459mph 1:19.4298s + 0.6878s (17 laps)
5. #19 James Jakes (H) 92.377mph 1:19.5005s + 0.7585s (17 laps)
6. #12 Will Power (C) 92.295mph 1:19.5709s + 0.8289s (14 laps)
7. #8 Rubens Barrichello (C) 92.282mph 1:19.5821s + 0.8401s (14 laps)
8. #3 Helio Castroneves (C) 92.262mph 1:19.5995s + 0.8575s (17 laps)
9. #14 Mike Conway (H) 92.143mph 1:19.7023s + 0.9603s (16 laps)
10. #10 Dario Franchitti (H) 92.088mph 1:19.7499s + 1.0079s (17 laps)
11. #98 Alex Tagliani (H) 91.979mph 1:19.8444s + 1.1024s (14 laps)
12. #2 Ryan Briscoe (C) 91.969mph 1:19.8528s + 1.1108s (15 laps)
13. #15 Takuma Sato (H) 91.908mph 1:19.9059s + 1.1639s (11 laps)
14. #7 Sebastien Bourdais (C) 91.849mph 1:19.9571s + 1.2151s (5 laps)
15. #11 Tony Kanaan (C) 91.779mph 1:20.0180s + 1.2760s (13 laps)
16. #83 Charlie Kimball (H) 91.753mph 1:20.0412s + 1.2992s (18 laps)
17. #26 Marco Andretti (C) 91.626mph 1:20.1519s + 1.4099s (9 laps)
18. #22 Oriol Servia (C) 91.577mph 1:20.1951s + 1.4531s (16 laps)
19. #67 Bruno Junqueira (H) 91.429mph 1:20.3247s + 1.5827s (17 laps)
20. #27 James Hinchcliffe (C) 91.297mph 1:20.4410s + 1.6990s (17 laps)
21. #18 Justin Wilson (H) 91.257mph 1:20.4757s + 1.7337s (16 laps)
22. #38 Graham Rahal (H) 91.243mph 1:20.4880s + 1.7460s (18 laps)
23. #78 Simona de Silvestro (L) 91.136mph 1:20.5831s + 1.8411s (16 laps)
24. #20 Ed Carpenter (C) 90.436mph 1:21.2069s + 2.4649s (13 laps)
25. #5 EJ Viso (C) 89.344mph 1:22.1987s + 3.4567s (10 laps)

Total Laps: 369



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Simon Pagenaud in action on the streets of Baltimore. (c) 2012 Phillip Abbott (Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Degree Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet V6 IndyCar, raced to a sixth-place finish Saturday, June 27, 2015, in the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Will Power and Takuma Sato crash out during the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power crashes out during the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Graham Rahal drives past the wrecked car of Ryan Briscoe after winning the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California on Saturday, June 27 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud affixes the Verizon P1 Award emblem after winning the pole for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon climbs into his car on pit road for his qualifying run during qualifications for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon on pit lane after qualifications for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud gets ready for his qualifying run during qualifications for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud with a selfie with girlfriend Hailey after winning the pole for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud with the Verizon P1 Award Green Flag after winning the pole for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud celebrates after winning the pole for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud accepts the Verizon P1 Award after winning the pole for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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