MONTEREY, Calif – Felix Rosenqvist was the fastest driver in the third practice session for the IndyCar season finale Saturday morning at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, posting a lap of 1 minute, 11.7732 seconds around the 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course.
Current series points leader Josef Newgarden finished the session in second, 0.1823 seconds behind and just ahead of teammates Will Power (third) and Simon Pagenaud (fourth).
Takuma Sato, whose 2020 return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing was announced Saturday morning, rounded out the top five.
Scott Dixon (eighth) and Alexander Rossi (10th) joined championship contenders Newgarden and Power in the top 10.
Live coverage of qualifying for the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey is at 4:30 p.m. on NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold and race coverage begins Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC.