Newgarden leads second practice at Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE – As he did on Saturday, Josef Newgarden led practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ ABC Supply Co. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by the Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers in the No. 67 Direct Supply CFH Racing Chevrolet.

Newgarden improved upon his Saturday speed of 169.626 mph and got into the 170 range, at 170.654 mph. Helio Castroneves also did in second.

Graham Rahal, Charlie Kimball and Takuma Sato completed the top five, with James Jakes ending sixth to make it four Hondas in the top six.

The first and only caution flag of the session flew for debris at 9:30 a.m., and there were no major incidents.

Qualifying is set to take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. CT and local time. It will air on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra at 3 p.m. CT and 4 p.m. ET: the stream link is here: http://nbcsnstream.nbcsports.com.

Practice times are below; the qualifying order is below that:

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QUALIFYING ORDER

1 #18 Pippa Mann
2 #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay
3 #4 Stefano Coletti (R)
4 #11 Sebastien Bourdais
5 #98 Gabby Chaves (R)
6 #1 Will Power
7 #22 Simon Pagenaud
8 #26 Carlos Munoz
9 #7 James Jakes
10 #25 Justin Wilson
11 #14 Takuma Sato
12 #83 Charlie Kimball
12b #10 Tony Kanaan
14 #3 Helio Castroneves
15 #67 Josef Newgarden
16 #19 Tristan Vautier
17 #2 Juan Pablo Montoya
18 #9 Scott Dixon
19 #41 Jack Hawksworth
20 #5 Ryan Briscoe
21 #20 Ed Carpenter
22 #15 Graham Rahal
23 #27 Marco Andretti
24 #8 Sage Karam (R)

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