- 25 August 2017
Summit Point, WV - F1600 Championship competitors saw two lengthy morning test sessions by twin afternoon practice sessions following the lunch hour in West Virginia with Zach Holden leading the way.
K-Hill Motorsports drive Holden set the fastest overall time over the two official free practice sessions, running 13 laps in the No. 96 Mygale/Honda with a best time of 1:15.183 in the early afternoon practice.
The K-Hill pilot led Jonathan Kotyk, who is coming off a weekend sweep at Pittsburgh for Team Pelfrey. Kotyk was six tenths off Holden's lightning lap, with points leader Matthew Cowley third quick.
Cowley was followed by Pelfrey teammate David Osborne, while Yuven Sandaramoorthy was fifth and Thomas Schwietz led the Masters Class drivers in sixth overall.
In the second official practice session, it was Kotyk at the top of the time sheets after 30 minutes of green flag track time at Summit Point. Kotyk led Sundaramoorthy by .263 seconds, while Osborne was third quick, another .075 back. Cowley followed in fourth while Mike Scanlan led the Masters Class with a top five performance.