Helio Castroneves had a Friday of intense work in the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, venue of the permanent circuit in the city of Lexington, OH, which will host next Sunday, the 5th, the 12th race of the IZOD IndyCar Series.
Second place in the championship and holder of two wins and two poles in the track of 2.258 miles (3.6 km), the driver of the Team Penske made his best lap in 1min07s5518, time obtained in the last of 18 laps completed, closing at 14th place.
“The day was solely dedicated to the preparation of the car, mainly because I had very little opportunity to test here last week because of an accident. That’s why we had to catch up, trying many solutions during Practice 1. But tomorrow will be better in all aspects, “said Castroneves,
Saturday’s activities will begin at 8:00 am (EST) with Practice 2, and from noon, there will be fight for pole position with the completion of Qualifying. Sunday’s race will have 85 laps and with the green flag scheduled for 1:00 pm (EST).