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Chevys Run Up Front in First IndyCar Test Session

Chevy Leads IndyCar Field in First Day of “Spring Training” Open Testing - Barber Motorsports Park, Alabama

Scott Ross Mar 18, 2014

All three of Team Penske’s Chevy-powered Dallaras topped the lap charts in the first day of IndyCar’s 2014 “Spring Training,” at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.

Chevrolet Dallara Indycar 12 Will Power 2/3

Will Power turned in the best time from the first day of IndyCar testing at Barber Motorsport Park, with a 1:07.648 lap in his Chevy-powered Dallara. (Chevy photo by Steve Fecht/Courtesy GM Photo)

Will Power, in the #12 Team Penske car, turned the quickest lap of the day at 1:07.648 on the Barber Motorsports Park 2.38-mile road course, with teammates Juan Pablo Montoya (in the #2) running 1:07.717, and Helio Castoneves running 1:07.721 in their Team Penske Verizon Chevrolet IndyCarV6s during the Verizon IndyCar Series Open Test.

They, and the other Chevy-powered Dallaras of Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Sebastian Bourdais, Sebastian Saavedra, Ed Carpenter, Mike Conway, Charlie Kimball, Ryan Briscoe and Carlos Huertas are getting in their final track sessions before the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 30, the opening event on the 2014 Verizon IndyCar season schedule.

Chevrolet Dallara Indycar 2 Juan Pablo Montoya 3/3

Back in IndyCars after a long stint in NASCAR, Juan Pablo Montoya was second-quickest on the first day if the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Open test. (Chevy photo by Steve Fecht/Courtesy GM Photo)

Get more IndyCar information online at www.indycar.com, and find out more about the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (i.e. ticket info support races, weekend event schedules) when you log on to www.gpstpete.com.

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