Found August 24, 2013 on Race Review Online:
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Sonoma, CA- The contenders for the 2013 Izod IndyCar Series championship were on top of the combined speed charts after two practice sessions at Sonoma Raceway Friday afternoon. Leading the charge after the two 45-minute sessions was second in the standings Scott Dixon. Dixon set a quick time of 1:18.31145-seconds in his No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda this afternoon. He’s won three of the last four races entering this weekend and currently trails points leader Helio Castroneves by 31 points. In the first session you kind of get two or three laps to get it together, and I didn’t get it together whatsoever,” said Dixon. “I think both [Target] cars have been pretty quick. Dario didn’t even run on a second set of tires in this session and still got up in the top seven, so he’s going to be one to watch, for sure.” The guy Dixon’s chasing for the championship was second. Castroneves set a time of 1:18.6694 in his No. 3 Hitcahi Team Penske Chevrolet to keep pressure on Dixon. “The...
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