Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report - GP of Indianapolis

May 8, 2015

Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report


Track:  Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.439-mile, 14-turn road course)

Race:  Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Date:   May 8, 2015


No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Will Power

Position:?       1st

Time:             1:09.4886 

Speed:           126.357 mph


No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Juan Pablo Montoya

Position:       ?4th

Time:             ?1:09.8072

Speed:           ?125.781 mph


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

Position:         ?3rd

Time:               1:09.7388

Speed:            ?125.904 mph


No. 22 DeVilbiss Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Simon Pagenaud

Position:        ?5th

Time:              ?1:09.8715

Speed:             125.665 mph


Pole Winning Time:        1:09.4886 (No. 1 – Will Power)


Recap: Will Power won the pole position Friday for Saturday’s second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis by setting a track record on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course in the No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet with a lap of 1:09:4886 seconds. All four Team Penske drivers will start among the top five when the race begins at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday afternoon. The pole was Power’s second of the season, 38th of his career and 227th in Team Penske's IndyCar history. It marked the eighth consecutive pole position for Team Penske dating back to the race at The Milwaukee Mile last season. All four Team Penske drivers advanced out of the first two rounds of qualifying, led by Power, who was fastest in the second qualifying session at 1:09.6443. Helio Castroneves led the first round with a lap of 1:09.8917 in the No. 3 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet. Castroneves led Team Penske with a third-place finish in the inaugural Indy GP last year.


Coverage:  Coverage of the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis will begin at 3:00 pm ET Saturday on ABC, IMS Radio, XM Radio Channel 209 and Sirius Channel 213.