VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Fantasy Sports
More
Betting Tools

 
Hunter-Reay fastest Friday at Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Defending IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay was fastest in Friday's practice at Long Beach, where Mike Conway made his return seven months after walking away from IndyCar.

Advertisement
Hunter-Reay, who won two weeks ago at Barber, ran a lap at 1:09.4224 in his Andretti Autosport Chevrolet.

Conway was second for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. The Englishman walked away from his seat before last season's finale because he was uncomfortable racing on ovals. But the 2011 Long Beach winner landed a one-race deal with Rahal Letterman Lanigan for Sunday's race.

``Got rid of the cobwebs and the car felt good,'' Conway said. ``I'm happy to be here, don't feel rusty. I've been thinking about this race since January.''

Will Power was third in what was a messy second practice stopped four times for spins.

The second practice was stopped first for Sebastian Saavedra's spin. Justin Wilson later hit the wall, and Simona de Silvestro hit his stopped car. Scott Dixon brought out the third flag when he sideswiped a barrier, and EJ Viso's crash ended the practice early.

``It was a weird day, just never really got a rhythm with the stoppages,'' Hunter-Reay said. ``It took a little bit of time out of what we were trying to accomplish with the car.''

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
Roberts: Toyota Owners 400
A mea culpa on Alonso in the 500
NASCAR has huge hole to fill in Junior
Junior will leave a big seat to fill No. 88
Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season
Winning formula for JJ? 'He's just faster'
Jimmie Johnsons grabs rare Bristol win
Pit road penalty spoils Larson's chances
Johnson captures Food City 500
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership