Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report

June 9, 2017

Track:  Texas Motor Speedway
Race:  Rainguard Water Sealers 600
Date:  June 9, 2017

No. 1 DXC Technology Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Simon Pagenaud

Position:                 12th
2-Lap Time:             46.9470 seconds
Speed:                     220.845 mph                         

No. 2 Hum by Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Josef Newgarden

Position:                 17th
2-Lap Time:            47.1387 seconds
Speed:                     219.947 mph

No. 3 AAA Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Helio Castroneves

Position:                 10th
2-Lap Time:            46.8716 seconds
Speed:                    221.200 mph

No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Will Power

Position:                 9th
Time:                       46.8553 seconds
Speed:                     221.277 mph

Fast Time:              46.5861 (No. 83 – Charlie Kimball)

Recap: Will Power and the No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet team was the fastest among the Team Penske cars in Friday's Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying session for the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. The Aussie logged a two-lap time of 46.8553 seconds which translates to an average speed of 221.277 mph on the 1.5-mile track and good for a start from the ninth position for Saturday evening's race. Helio Castroneves timed in just behind Power in the 10th position with a time of 46.8716 seconds (221.200 mph) in his No. 3 AAA Chevrolet. Defending series champion Simon Pagenaud and the No. 1 DXC Technology Chevrolet team will roll off 12th after logging a time of 46.9470 seconds (220.845 mph) while Josef Newgarden will start his No. 2 Hum by Verizon Chevrolet from the 17th spot after posting a time of 47.1387 seconds (219.947 mph).

Coverage: Final practice for the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 is scheduled for 6:45 p.m. ET. Streaming video of the session can be found at