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Milwaukee IndyFest (West Allis, Wisconsin): Practice 2 times

Team mates Marco Andretti and Ryan Hunter-Reay continued to pace the field in Friday practice at the Milwaukee Mile ahead of Saturday's Milwaukee IndyFest.
Marco Andretti topped the timing screens for a second time on Friday, after heading the second one-hour practice session on Friday ahead of this weekend's Milwaukee IndyFest race.

Andretti improved his time to 21.6811s (168.534mph) in the second hour-long stint, with his Andretti Autosport team mate Ryan Hunter-Reay just five hundreds of a second back. AJ Foyt Racing's Takuma Sato was third fastest ahead of a third member of the Andretti squad, EJ Viso.

There were two brief interruptions to team activity on the one-mile flat oval, both times for track inspections.

Qualifying takes place later at 4.15pm local time (10.15pm BST) and takes the usual IZOD IndyCar Series format for oval races of a two-lap averaged time trial rather than the three-round system used for road and street course events.

Practice 2 times

1. #25 Marco Andretti (C) 168.534mph 21.6811s after 45 laps
2. #1 Ryan Hunter-Reay (C) 168.145mph 21.7312s + 0.0501s after 50 laps
3. #14 Takuma Sato (H) 168.117mph 21.7349s + 0.0538s after 62 laps
4. #5 EJ Viso (C) 167.140mph 21.8619s + 0.1808s after 49 laps
5. #9 Scott Dixon (H) 166.650mph 21.9262s + 0.2451s after 57 laps
6. #3 Helio Castroneves (C) 166.423mph 21.9561s + 0.2750s after 50 laps
7. #19 Justin Wilson (H) 166.303mph 21.9720s + 0.2909s after 63 laps
8. #16 James Jakes (H) 166.032mph 22.0078s + 0.3267s after 57 laps
9. #98 Alex Tagliani (H) 166.007mph 22.0111s + 0.3300s after 47 laps
10. #7 Sebastien Bourdais (C) 165.303mph 22.1048s + 0.4237s after 38 laps
11. #10 Dario Franchitti (H) 164.924mph 22.1556s + 0.4745s after 57 laps
12. #27 James Hinchcliffe (C) 164.904mph 22.1583s + 0.4772s after 50 laps
13. #6 Sebastian Saavedra (C) 164.697mph 22.1862s + 0.5051s after 48 laps
14. #67 Josef Newgarden (H) 164.591mph 22.2005s + 0.5194s after 58 laps
15. #77 Simon Pagenaud (H) 164.242mph 22.2477s + 0.5666s after 44 laps
16. #4 Ryan Briscoe (C) 164.110mph 22.2656s + 0.5845s after 56 laps
17. #12 Will Power (C) 163.883mph 22.2964s + 0.6153s after 53 laps
18. #11 Tony Kanaan (C) 163.578mph 22.3380s + 0.6569s after 39 laps
19. #18 Ana Beatriz (H) 163.461mph 22.3539s + 0.6728s after 61 laps
20. #15 Graham Rahal (H) 163.421mph 22.3594s + 0.6783s after 52 laps
21. #55 Tristan Vautier (H) 162.890mph 22.4323s + 0.7512s after 53 laps
22. #78 Simona De Silvestro (C) 162.123mph 22.5384s + 0.8573s after 54 laps
23. #83 Charlie Kimball (H) 160.375mph 22.7841s + 1.1030s after 52 laps
24. #20 Ed Carpenter (C) 158.902mph 22.9953s + 1.3142s after 43 laps

Total Laps: 1238

Combined Friday practice times

1. #25 Marco Andretti (C) 168.534mph 21.6811s Practice 2 (80 laps)
2. #1 Ryan Hunter-Reay (C) 168.145mph 21.7312s Practice 2 (85 laps)
3. #14 Takuma Sato (H) 168.117mph 21.7349s Practice 2 (92 laps)
4. #5 EJ Viso (C) 167.140mph 21.8619s Practice 2 (86 laps)
5. #9 Scott Dixon (H) 166.650mph 21.9262s Practice 2 (93 laps)
6. #3 Helio Castroneves (C) 166.423mph 21.9561s Practice 2 (86 laps)
7. #19 Justin Wilson (H) 166.303mph 21.9720s Practice 2 (99 laps)
8. #67 Josef Newgarden (H) 166.086mph 22.0006s Practice 1 (109 laps)
9. #16 James Jakes (H) 166.032mph 22.0078s Practice 2 (105 laps)
10. #98 Alex Tagliani (H) 166.007mph 22.0111s Practice 2 (93 laps)
11. #55 Tristan Vautier (H) 165.637mph 22.0603s Practice 1 (109 laps)
12. #12 Will Power (C) 165.626mph 22.0618s Practice 1 (111 laps)
13. #7 Sebastien Bourdais (C) 165.303mph 22.1048s Practice 2 (91 laps)
14. #11 Tony Kanaan (C) 165.170mph 22.1226s Practice 1 (72 laps)
15. #10 Dario Franchitti (H) 164.924mph 22.1556s Practice 2 (79 laps)
16. #27 James Hinchcliffe (C) 164.904mph 22.1583s Practice 2 (67 laps)
17. #6 Sebastian Saavedra (C) 164.697mph 22.1862s Practice 2 (107 laps)
18. #78 Simona De Silvestro (C) 164.376mph 22.2295s Practice 1 (113 laps)
19. #18 Ana Beatriz (H) 164.242mph 22.2477s Practice 1 (134 laps)
20. #77 Simon Pagenaud (H) 164.242mph 22.2477s Practice 2 (99 laps)
21. #4 Ryan Briscoe (C) 164.110mph 22.2656s Practice 2 (112 laps)
22. #83 Charlie Kimball (H) 163.645mph 22.3288s Practice 1 (113 laps)
23. #15 Graham Rahal (H) 163.504mph 22.3481s Practice 1 (100 laps)
24. #20 Ed Carpenter (C) 161.845mph 22.5771s Practice 1 (86 laps)

Total Laps for Combined Sessions: 2321



Related Pictures

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Marco Andretti tries out the Andretti Autosport #25. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media.)
Marco Andretti waits in his car on the second day of practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - May 12, 2013. (Picture Credit: Jim Haines for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon spins during practice (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Mikhail Aleshin sits in his machine prior to practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Mikhail Aleshin on course during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Mikhail Aleshin crosses the start/finish line during practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Helio Castroneves in his pit stand following practice for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
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)
Simon Pagenaud and Ryan Briscoe go wheel-to-wheel during the Open Test at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Joe Skibinski 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)
Ryan Hunter-Reay, Scott Dixon and Simon Pagenaud on the podium after the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay on pit lane prior to the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)

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