Montoya on top in morning practice

Juan Montoya was quickest in the final practice session before qualifying for the Target Grand Prix of Chicago

Montoya on top in morning practice

Last year's race winner, driving for circuit boss Chip Ganassi's team, was 0.1s quicker than Helio Castroneves, with Cristiano da Matta completing the top three.

Montoya's team-mate Jimmy Vasser was fourth quickest ahead of Friday pacesetters Team Rahal, Max Papis proving marginally quicker than Kenny Brack.

Qualifying is due to start at 7.30pm UK time.



1 Juan Montoya Ganassi Lola-Toyota 22.061s
2 Helio Castroneves Penske Reynard-Honda 22.183s
3 Cristiano da Matta PPI Reynard-Toyota 22.285s
4 Jimmy Vasser Ganassi Lola-Toyota 22.344s
5 Max Papis Rahal Reynard-Ford 22.355s
6 Kenny Brack Rahal Reynard-Ford 22.410s
7 Mauricio Gugelmin PacWest Reynard-Mercedes 22.444s
8 Tony Kanaan Mo Nunn Reynard-Mercedes 22.449s
9 Gil de Ferran Penske Reynard-Honda 22.450s
10 Alex Tagliani Forsythe Reynard-Ford 22.462s
11 Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Reynard-Ford 22.473s
12 Roberto Moreno Patrick Reynard-Ford 22.496s
13 Oriol Servia PPI Reynard-Toyota 22.593s
14 Paul Tracy Green Reynard-Honda 22.619s
15 Mark Blundell PacWest Reynard-Mercedes 22.686s
16 Dario Franchitti Green Reynard-Honda 22.706s
17 Adrian Fernandez Patrick Reynard-Ford 22.717s
18 Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Lola-Ford 22.808s
19 Michel Jourdain Jr Bettenhausen Lola-Mercedes 22.908s
20 Shinji Nakano Walker Reynard-Honda 22.988s
21 Memo Gidley Della Penna Reynard-Toyota 23.261s
22 Tarso Marques Coyne Swift-Ford 23.323s
23 Gualter Salles Coyne Lola-Ford 23.342s
24 Luiz Garcia Jr Arciero Project Reynard-Mercedes 24.385s

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