Rahal, Hondas hot in a frigid Indy GP morning warmup

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INDIANAPOLIS – He will roll off 24th in today’s Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis following his disqualification after post-qualifying technical inspection, but Graham Rahal still has a good No. 15 Steak ‘n Shake Rahal Letterman Lanigan with Theodore Racing Honda for today’s fifth round of the Verizon IndyCar Series season.

Rahal led a rare but welcome Honda 1-2-3 in a frigid warmup session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which began with 49 degrees ambient temperature and 68 on track per Firestone.

Each of the top six runners – Rahal, Alexander Rossi, Carlos Munoz, polesitter and points leader Simon Pagenaud, Scott Dixon and Marco Andretti – clocked in the 1:09 range this session.

Charlie Kimball, who starts second, was 13th in the session.

There were no incidents or red flags in the 30-minute session. The race begins after 3:30 p.m. ET this afternoon.

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