Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Mikhail Aleshin in the No.7 SMP Racing Honda will start Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway recording a two lap average of 220.445mph continuing his run from this morning where he led the way in practice.
Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden in the No.21 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet did his chances of closing the gap to Helio Castroneves in the championship no harm at all as he will start the race on the front row alongside Aleshin.
Takuma Sato in the No.14 ABC Supply Honda did a fantastic job for AJ Foyt Racing as he will start the race from third place just ahead of Helio Castroneves in the No.3 Hitachi Chevrolet for Team Penske, Castroneves recorded a two lap average of 219.781mph and will start the race just ahead of Andretti Autosport’s Carlos Munoz.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsport’s James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Honda will start the race from sixth place after setting a two lap average of 216.463mph with the Canadian starting the race just ahead of Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi.
Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Chevrolet will start the race from eighth place just ahead of Tony Kanaan in the No.10 NTT DATA Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing. Ed Carpenter rounds out the top ten for Ed Carpenter Racing in the No.20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet.
Graham Rahal in the No.15 Bobby Rahal Automotive Group Honda will start the race from 11th place just ahead of Jack Hawksworth in the No.41 ABC Supply Co Honda.
Marco Andretti in the No.27 UFD/Snapple Honda will start the race from 13th place just ahead of Verizon IndyCar Series points leader Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 Menards Chevrolet for Team Penske.
Juan Pablo Montoya in the No.2 Penske Truck Rental Chevrolet will start the race from 15th place just ahead of Charlie Kimball in the No.83 NovoNordisk Chevrolet.
Max Chilton in the No.8 Gallagher Chevrolet will start the race from 17th place just ahead of Sebastien Bourdais in the No.11 Team Hydroxycut Chevrolet starting the race in 18th. Reigning series champion Scott Dixon in the No.9 Target Chevrolet will start the race from 19th place following a tough session for the Iceman.
Dale Coyne Racing’s Conor Daly in the No.88 BCforever Honda will start the race from 20th place just ahead of his team mate Pippa Mann in the No.19 Boy Scouts of America Honda. Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda will start the race from 22nd place after failing to complete a time in qualifying as Andretti Autosport continued to work on his car following his heavy crash in practice this morning.