Team Penske IndyCar Series Qualifying Report - DXC Technology 600

June 7, 2019

Track:                  Texas Motor Speedway
Race:                   DXC Technology 600
Date:                   June 7, 2019
No. 2 Fitzgerald USA Dallara/Chevrolet – Josef Newgarden
Position:                             7th
Total Time / Speed:         0:47.4147 / 218.666 mph

No. 12 Verizon Dallara/Chevrolet – Will Power
Position:                            15th
Total Time / Speed:        0:47.5816 / 217.899 mph

No. 22 DXC Technology Dallara/Chevrolet – Simon Pagenaud
Position:                            5th
Total Time / Speed:         0:47.2659 / 219.355 mph

Fastest Times:
Qualifying (Total Time) – 0:47.0738 (No. 30 – Takuma Sato)
Qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway for Saturday night's race saw Team Penske's Chevrolets pushed to their limits in an attempt to qualify with the fastest average speed. Simon Pagenaud and the No. 22 DXC Technology Dallara/Chevrolet were the quickest amongst the team's three cars - running an average speed of 219.355 mph - qualifying fifth. Not far behind qualifying seventh, Josef Newgarden and the No. 2 Fitzgerald USA Dallara/Chevrolet found an average speed of 218.666 mph. With some issues battling understeer, Will Power and the No. 12 Verizon Dallara/Chevrolet settled for a 15th-place starting position with an average speed of 217.899 mph. The teams will review their data from qualifying and the two practice sessions overnight in preparation of tomorrow night's race.

Saturday evening's race will broadcast on NBC Sports Network at 8:00 p.m. ET.