ECR machine gains speed in time trials, but Ed is frustrated.
The fight for the IndyCar championship is certainly on.
We now know what nine drivers will compete for the Indianapolis 500 pole Sunday.
Mikhail Aleshin: "The conditions were incredibly hot during qualifying today..."
Ed Carpenter knocked James Hinchcliffe off the top spot and put his car on pole for the second year in succession at Indianapolis.
Josef Newgarden to start third in MAVTV 500
Details on how you make the field -- or don't make it
The front row for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis will look very interesting Saturday.
The morning rain in Indianapolis did not damper the enthusiasm of the drivers or there fans for the Indy 500 Pole Day activities. The final top nine shootout ended with the Indiana driver who is also the team owner!
The confusing qualifying at Iowa has Will Power on pole.
The 2012 IZOD IndyCar champion topped the Firestone Fast Six competitors to secure the pole in his Andretti Autosport Dallara with Chevrolet power.
Josef Newgarden: "Well, I think honestly the rain helped a little bit, just spread everyone out because it's so tight."
Will Power has secured pole position for the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Pole day is complete and the 33 car field for the 204 Indianapolis 500 is set.
5th for AJ Allmendinger, 6th for Will Power and 8th for Helio Castroneves
Dario Franchitti won the pole, but will start 11th for the first of two races in Detroit. E.J.Viso to take over the point.
Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon won the Verizon P1 Award, and now is tied with Gordon Johncock for 14th on the all-time pole-winning list.
“The little team that could” beats super squads in Indy 500 qualifying Saturday in dramatic fashion
For the fourth year, Penske’s Will Power earned the pole on the street circuit in St. Pete. The surprise was Japanese racer Takuma Sato taking the second grid slot for AJ Foyt Racing.
"The car is spectacular – even brushing the wall a little bit, Montoya style, it was great, man."