Scott McLaughlin has accomplished one other pre-season IndyCar Sequence take a look at, setting the twelfth quickest time in a 17-car area at Texas Motor Speedway.
McLaughlin debuted his new Pennzoil livery that he’ll run on this yr’s a hundred and fifth operating of the Indianapolis 500.
The Kiwi clocked 233 laps, setting a greatest lap of 23.762s at 218.16 mph.
The take a look at marked solely the second outing for McLaughlin on the high-speed oval, having made his speedway debut on the circuit a little bit over a yr in the past.
McLaughlin joined Staff Penske stable-mates Will Energy, Josef Newgarden, and Simon Pagenaud on the 1.5-mile superspeedway.
Patricio O’Ward of Arrow McLaren SP set the tempo with a 23.325s lap and a 222.25 mph common.
The 2018 Indy Lights winner edged out Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi on a 23.473s whereas Meyer-Shank Racing’s Jack Harvey was third with 23.505s.
Pagenaud (23.515s) was the main Staff Penske entry in fourth adopted carefully by team-mate Energy (23.520s).
O’Ward’s team-mate Rosenqvist was sixth quickest adopted by Colton Herta (Andretti Autosport), Rinus VeeKay (Ed Carpenter Racing), Newgarden, and Sebastian Bourdais (A.J. Foyt Racing).
Driver-owner Ed Carpenter fell 0.007s shy of the highest 10.
McLaughlin in twelfth was adopted by 2017 and 2020 Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing) and 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport.
Hunter-Reay’s team-mate James Hinchcliffe, Graham Rahal (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing), and Dalton Kellett (A.J. Foyt Racing) accomplished the 17-car area.
McLaughlin’s first aggressive outing of this yr’s IndyCar Sequence takes place at Barber Motorsports Park on April 18.
The collection will host a double-header at Texas Motor Speedway on Might 1-2 (native time).
Unofficial Outcomes: IndyCar Sequence pre-season take a look at, Texas Motor Speedway (Day 2)
|1||5||Pato O’Ward||Arrow McLaren SP||Chevrolet||23.325||222.25||146|
|2||27||Alexander Rossi||Andretti Autosport||Honda||23.473||220.85||178|
|3||60||Jack Harvey||Meyer-Shank Racing||Honda||23.505||220.55||205|
|4||22||Simon Pagenaud||Staff Penske||Chevrolet||23.515||220.46||224|
|5||12||Will Energy||Staff Penske||Chevrolet||23.520||220.41||247|
|6||7||Felix Rosenqvist||Arrow McLaren SP||Chevrolet||23.556||220.07||136|
|7||26||Colton Herta||Andretti Autosport||Honda||23.604||219.62||197|
|8||21||Rinus VeeKay||Ed Carpenter Racing||Chevrolet||23.608||219.59||208|
|9||2||Josef Newgarden||Staff Penske||Chevrolet||23.680||218.92||219|
|10||14||Sebastien Bourdais||A.J. Foyt Racing||Chevrolet||23.700||218.73||166|
|11||20||Ed Carpenter||Ed Carpenter Racing||Chevrolet||23.707||218.67||162|
|12||3||Scott McLaughlin||Staff Penske||Chevrolet||23.762||218.16||233|
|13||30||Takuma Sato||Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing||Honda||23.800||217.81||184|
|14||28||Ryan Hunter-Reay||Andretti Autosport||Honda||23.807||217.75||167|
|15||29||James Hinchcliffe||Andretti Autosport||Honda||23.838||217.47||160|
|16||15||Graham Rahal||Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing||Honda||23.895||216.95||207|
|17||4||Dalton Kellett||A.J. Foyt Racing||Chevrolet||23.922||216.7||140|