IRL: Kentucky: Toyota Motorsports qualifying report

Dixon leads three Toyotas in top four in Kentucky qualifying Scott Dixon (Target Toyota) qualified on the outside of the front row to lead three Toyotas in the top four in qualifying for Sunday's Belterra Casino Indy 300 at the Kentucky ...

Dixon leads three Toyotas in top four in Kentucky qualifying

Scott Dixon (Target Toyota) qualified on the outside of the front row to lead three Toyotas in the top four in qualifying for Sunday's Belterra Casino Indy 300 at the Kentucky Speedway. Last weekend's winner Helio Castroneves (Marlboro Toyota) and teammate Gil de Ferran (Marlboro Toyota) placed third and fourth, respectively.

Scott Dixon's second in qualifying marks his seventh front-row starting spot in 12 races this season.

Scott Dixon has now qualified in the top six in 11 consecutive races. During that span, he has has four poles, three seconds, a third, a fourth, a fifth and a sixth in his last 11 IndyCar starts.

Helio Castroneves' third-place in qualifying today marks the fourth consecutive race that the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner has qualified in the top three. For the season, Castroneves has eight top-four starts.

Gil de Ferran matched his top starting position of the season today with a fourth. It marks the fifth time in 12 races that he will start fourth this season.

Two Toyota teams placed two cars each in the top-10. Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammates Scott Dixon and Tomas Scheckter were second and seventh, while Marlboro Team Penske's duo of Helio Castroneves and Gil de Ferran occupy the second row in third and fourth, respectively.

Al Unser Jr. (Corteco Toyota) made it five Toyotas in the top eight with an eighth-place showing today.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tomas Scheckter , Al Unser Jr. , Helio Castroneves , Gil de Ferran , Scott Dixon , Chip Ganassi
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing