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Power, Castroneves run fastest laps in testing at Alabama track, new faces also on display

Will Power and Helio Castroneves still run awfully fast at Barber Motorsports Park going into the season.

The Penske Racing teammates posted the two fastest laps in testing Tuesday at a track where they've combined to win the first three IndyCar races.

Power's fast lap of 1:07.8625 was more than 2.6 seconds faster than the run that secured the pole for Castroneves a year ago at the 2.3-mile track. Castroneves was next up with 1:07.9388, followed by James Hinchcliffe (1:07.9869).

Power, the series runner-up last year, says the faster times were a product of engine work and cooler weather. He called it "just a very fast situation."

There were some changes even with familiar faces at the top. Four drivers are with new teams, and AJ Allmendinger's back in IndyCar.