Firestone GP of Monterey, Friday Day 1 recap with Siegel and VeeKay

Opening practice for the eighth round of the 2024 NTT IndyCar Series season at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, saw Scott McLaughlin finish on top for Team Penske, with Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay looking strong until engine trouble, and Arrow McLaren’s newest recruit Nolan Siegel turning his first laps for the team.

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