Homestead; Qualifying for Sunday''s Race

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Rookie Daniel Wheldon will start on the pole for Sunday's CART Toyota Atlantic Championship race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Wheldon, of Buckingham, England, posted a qualifying speed of 124.870 miles per...

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Rookie Daniel Wheldon will start on the pole for Sunday's CART Toyota Atlantic Championship race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Wheldon, of Buckingham, England, posted a qualifying speed of 124.870 miles per hour to earn his first Atlantic pole. Rookie Hoover Orsi of Campo Grande Brazil, will start second with a speed of 124.396 miles per hour. Rocky Moran, Jr., was third fastest in qualifying with a speed of 124.396 miles per hour. Sunday's CART Toyota Atlantic Championship race will be the second race of a double-header weekend for the development series, following Saturday's season-opening race.

<pre> HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Starting lineup for Sunday's 50-lap CART Toyota Atlantic Championship season opener at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, with starting position, driver, hometown, car, time and qualifying speed in miles-per-hour. 1. Daniel Wheldon, Newport Beach, Calif., Swift 008.a, :40.708, 124.870. 2. Hoover Orsi, Campo Grande, Brazil, Swift 008.a, :40.863, 124.396. 3. Rocky Moran Jr., Coto de Caza, Calif., Swift 008.a, :40.864, 124.393. 4. Buddy Rice, Phoenix, Ariz., Swift 008.a, :40.877, 124.354 mph. 5. Martin Basso, Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina, Swift 008.a, :40.901, 124.281. 6. William Langhorne, Warrentown, Va., Swift 008.a, :40.960, 124.102. 7. Andrew Bordin, Woodbridge, Ont., Canada, Swift 008.a, :41.027, 123.899. 8. Alex Gurney, Newport Beach, Calif., Swift 008.a, :41.106, 123.661. 9. J.F. Veilleux, Boucherville, Que., Swift 008.a, :41.197, 123.388. 10. Pete Mercier, Las Vegas, Nev., Swift 008.a, :41.284, 123.128. 11. Kuno II Wittmer, Montreal, Que., Swift 008.a, :41.318, 123.026. 12. T.J. Bell, Sparks, Nev., Swift 008.a, :41.331, 122.988. 13. Bob Perona, Denver, Colo., Swift 008.a, :41.391, 122.809. 14. Masoaki Nagashima, Tokyo, Japan, Swift 008.a, :41.469, 122.578. 15. Mike Conte, Seattle, Wash., Swift 008.a, :41.501, 122.484. 16. David Rutledge, W. Vancouver, B.C., Swift 008.a, :41.537, 122.378. 17. David Cutler, Medina, Wash., Swift 008.a, :41.620, 122.134. 18. Tom Wieringa, Oak Brook, Ill., Swift 008.a, :41.925, 121.245. 19. Joey Scarallo, Smithtown, N.Y., Swift 008.a, :42.242, 120.335. 20. Cemal Yelkin, Canfield, Ohio, Swift 008.a, :42.254, 120.301. 21. Christophe Beauvais, Montreal, Que., Swift 008.a, :42.725, 118.975. 22. Stephen Roy, Trois-Rivieres, Que., Swift 008.a, :42.758, 118.883. 23. Sergei Szortyka, Sinking Spring, Pa., Swift 008.a, :43.334, 117.303. 24. Imran Husain, Los Angeles, Calif., Swift 008.a, :43.376, 117.189.

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Series Atlantic
Drivers Alex Gurney , Martin Basso , Hoover Orsi , David Rutledge , Christophe Beauvais , T.J. Bell , Rocky Moran Jr. , David Cutler , Buddy Rice , Andrew Bordin , Sergei Szortyka , Rocky Moran , Imran Husain , Tom Wieringa