Alex Tagliani Pole Winning Notes - Road America

August 26, 2016


                           ALEX TAGLIANI

      NO. 22 DISCOUNT TIRE FORD MUSTANG

ROAD AMERICA 180 FIRED UP BY JOHNSONVILLE

                           ROAD AMERICA

                           August 26, 2016

            TAGLIANI POLE WINNING NOTES

  • · Alex Tagliani won his fourth career NASCAR XFINITY Series pole position Friday when he led qualifying for the Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
  • · Tagliani has now earned six poles in 10 career NASCAR starts (XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series).
  • · Friday's result marked Tagliani's third pole for Team Penske in his fifth career start for the team.
  • · Tagliani now has two career NXS poles at Road America as he led qualifying in 2014 and finished second in the race for Team Penske.
  • · In nine career races now at Road America across NASCAR XFINITY Series and Indy car competition, Tagliani has produced two poles and six top-five starting positions.
  • · Including stock car, Indy car, sports car and Supercar competition, Tagliani has now earned 21 poles in his 17-year racing career.
  • · Team Penske has now won two poles at Road America this season as Will Power led Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying at the Wisconsin road course in June before producing a race victory the following day.
  • · This marks the 17th pole won by Team Penske at Road America across all of its racing disciplines.
  • · Tagliani's NXS pole at Road America was the 504th pole for Team Penske, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this season.