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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)
Mikhail Aleshin waits on pitlane prior to practice at Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power and Carlos Munoz flank winner Mike Conway during their victory lap (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Jack Hawksworth enters the hairpin during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon rolls out of pitlane during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Carlos Munoz, Mike Conway and Will Power celebrate on the podium after the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Carlos Munoz, Mike Conway and Will Power celebrate on the podium after the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay celebrates pole position in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Charlie Kimball blows up (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay leads Sebastien Bourdais during the early stages of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay leads James Hinchcliffe during the early stages of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Mike Conway (centre), driver of the #20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka / Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates his victory with champagne Sunday, April 13, 2014 after winning the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach in Long Beach, California. Will Power (right), driver of the #12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, finished second. (Photo Credit: Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Mike Conway enters the fountain turn complex during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Mike Conway in the fountain turn during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Mike Conway rolls out for practice at Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Mike Conway in the hairpin during practice at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power on track (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay around the fountain turn during practice at Long Beach (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)

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