Dominguez Fastest in Portland

Forsythe driver Mario Dominguez set the fastest lap in a thirteen car testing field at the Portland International Raceway on Wednesday

Dominguez Fastest in Portland

Dominguez, who signed for the team just prior to the start of the 2005 Champ Car season, was given the opportunity to lead the team's efforts in testing after teammate Paul Tracy ran their test programme in the off season.

His time of 57.70 seconds around the 2 mile track, hot on the heels of his top five finish in the season opener at Long Beach, suggests that Dominguez has settled into his new team with relative ease - the time was 1.5 seconds faster than last year's pole in Portland.

Rookie Timo Glock and reigning champion Sebastien Bourdais also joined Dominguez in the sub 58 second class, setting them up well for the June 19 race in Portland.

Champ Car Test Times, Portland International Raceway, April 13:

Pos Driver                Team            Time
 1. Mario Dominguez       Forsythe        57.70
 2. Timo Glock            Rocketsports    57.87
 3. Sebastien Bourdais    Newman/Haas     57.91
 4. Bruno Junqueira       Newman/Haas     58.13
 5. Alex Tagliani         Team Australia  58.22
 6. Jimmy Vasser          PKV Racing      58.23
 7. Cristiano da Matta    PKV Racing      58.39
 8. Ricardo Sperafico     Dale Coyne      58.40
 9. Andrew Ranger         Conquest        58.44
10. Ryan Hunter-Reay      Rocketsports    58.64
11. Oriol Servia          Dale Coyne      58.90
12. Nelson Philippe       Conquest        59.14
13. Marcus Marshall       Team Australia  59.99
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