Homestead Qualifying Story

March 14. 1998 Paese Powers To PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Pole At Miami Sergio Paese, who was only 13th fastest in Friday's practice, opened Saturday by recording the second quickest time in the morning's final run before...

March 14. 1998 Paese Powers To PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Pole At Miami Sergio Paese, who was only 13th fastest in Friday's practice, opened Saturday by recording the second quickest time in the morning's final run before official qualifying. As the second to last driver to make a qualifying attempt, Paese toured the 1.5-mile oval at an average speed of 179.653 mph (30.098 seconds) to edge series veteran Shigeaki Hattori (Epson Lola) for the pole. Hattori will start on the outside front row while Clint Mears (Penske Auto Center/Mobil 1/ARE Lola) will grid third. A field of 24 race cars is expected to take the green flag tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. EST.

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Shigeaki Hattori