Kanaan tops first Iowa practice

Tony Kanaan was quickest in morning practice for the Iowa Speedway round of the IndyCar Series

Kanaan tops first Iowa practice

In a strong session for Andretti Autosport, the Brazilian hit the front early and stayed there until a late caution for debris caused a slightly premature end. His team-mate Marco Andretti was third, the duo split by Penske's Will Power.

Ganassi duo Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti completed the top five in an uneventful session, while Panther's Dan Wheldon in sixth.

A further hour-long practice takes place this afternoon prior to qualifying.

Pos Driver Team Time Gap 1. Tony Kanaan Andretti 17.7485s 2. Will Power Penske 17.7626s + 0.0141s 3. Marco Andretti Andretti 17.7673s + 0.0188s 4. Scott Dixon Ganassi 17.8554s + 0.1069s 5. Dario Franchitti Ganassi 17.8973s + 0.1488s 6. Dan Wheldon Panther 17.8983s + 0.1498s 7. Ryan Briscoe Penske 17.9316s + 0.1831s 8. Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti 17.9576s + 0.2091s 9. Helio Castroneves Penske 17.9578s + 0.2093s 10. Alex Tagliani FAZZT 18.0188s + 0.2703s 11. Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold 18.0204s + 0.2719s 12. Alex Lloyd Dale Coyne 18.0519s + 0.3034s 13. Takuma Sato KV 18.0736s + 0.3251s 14. Graham Rahal Dreyer & Reinbold 18.1328s + 0.3843s 15. Danica Patrick Andretti 18.1513s + 0.4028s 16. Vitor Meira Foyt 18.1609s + 0.4124s 17. Raphael Matos de Ferran Dragon 18.2194s + 0.4709s 18. Mario Moraes KV 18.2396s + 0.4911s 19. EJ Viso KV 18.2545s + 0.5060s 20. Milka Duno Dale Coyne 18.2708s + 0.5223s 21. Simona de Silvestro HVM 18.4767s + 0.7282s 22. Bertrand Baguette Conquest 18.5698s + 0.8213s 23. Hideki Mutoh Newman/Haas 18.6596s + 0.9111s 24. Sarah Fisher Sarah Fisher 19.0669s + 1.3184s 25. Mario Romancini Conquest 19.1079s + 1.3594s 
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