Brack still on top in Saturday practice

Kenny Brack once again topped the charts in Saturday morning Champ Car practice at Michigan International Speedway.

Brack still on top in Saturday practice

The Swede upped the ante to 229.812 mph, lapping the 2.0-mile superspeedway in 31.330s. Max Papis was again right with his Team Rahal stablemate, clocking 228.695 in his Lola-Ford.

After his strong run yesterday, Tora Takagi continued to silence the doubters by running 227.913 mph to place third in his Walker Racing Reynard-Toyota, ahead of Paul Tracy, Tony Kanaan and Shinji Nakano.

Arciero Blair Racing's Max Wilson was airlifted to Foote Hospital in nearby Jackson, Michigan after crashing in turn two. Wilson lost control of his Lola-Ford and made a 3/4 spin before the front of the car thumped the wall nearly head-on.

Wilson was awake and alert at the scene of the wreck, and Dr. Steve Olvey said he would receive X-rays and treatment at the hospital for suspected broken ribs on his left side.

Dario Franchitti also had a troubled session, as his Team KOOL Green Reynard-Honda burst into flames on the back stretch, apparently the result of a failed oil line.

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