PacWest pleased with Lights test

PacWest Racing claimed to be pleased with its inaugural Indy Lights test despite an early accident at Sebring involving Scott Dixon

PacWest pleased with Lights test

Dixon, tipped to be one of the team's drivers for 2000, had an accident early in the day after CART champion Juan Montoya spun in front of him in turn six.

Tony Renna produced times equal to or better than any Indy Lights driver has produced at the circuit previously and got through his day's tasks without any problems.

"We are not sure what the situation was with Scott's car, but there is a chance something may have broken," said PacWest team manager Paul Harcus.

"We will have a look at everything when we get back to the shop, but thankfully there was no major damage and Scott is fine.

"The incident cost Scott and the team valuable track time, but we did manage to recover something late in the day after Tony had finished his run and a couple of parts could be pulled from his car.

"Overall the test was very pleasing and provides us with a shot of confidence."

The PacWest Lights team is scheduled to test at Sebring again on March 26-27.

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