Chip Ganassi Racing got all four of their cars in the Firestone Fast 12 for Sunday’s pole position shoot-out for the 107th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge.

Alex Palou in the No.10 The American Legion Honda ended the day in third place with a four-lap average of 233.398MPH, and speaking following the action, the Spaniard said:

“It was a good day. It was tough for the crew, making some changes late to the car. But the speed today was really good. We were a bit worried about the draw that we had. The field is really tight and starting 20th wasn’t ideal. But honestly, it was really good. We qualified third and we’re in the Fast 12. It was the target for today and hopefully we can make a couple of changes and be ready to fight for the Fast 6.”

Scott Dixon in the Noo.9 PNC Bank Honda is in line to go for his third Indianapolis 500 pole in a row which would be a historic moment in INDYCAR. The Iceman ended the day in fifth place with a speed of 233.375MPH and speaking following the action he commented saying:

“It was an interesting day. The first run was somewhat decent. I made a few mistakes so it was nice to get back out and run again. We made a very good gain then. The car was very nice to drive and we definitely left some on the table still. I really wanted to run that last one. I think we could have seen some big speeds.”

Takuma Sato in the No.11 Deloitte Chip Ganassi Racing Honda was seventh with a speed of 233.322MPH and speaking following the action he said:

“It was an exciting Qualifying, but a tough one really. It was quite challenging conditions and we slid on the last lap of the very first attempt. We went back and improved, which was great teamwork. All cars are in the top-12, which is the most important thing. We’ll look at the data tonight and we will be challenging tomorrow 100 percent.”

Defending Indianapolis 500 winner Marcus Ericsson in the No. Huski Iced Spritz Honda ended the day in 233.030MPH and speaking following the action he commented saying:

“As usual, a pretty stressful day. Our first two attempts were okay, but not perfect and with the competitiveness of the field, you need to be as close to perfect as possible. The 8 car Huski Ice Spritz Honda crew did a really good job to get the car in the window. The last attempt was really solid and I expect the same for tomorrow. It’s a new day tomorrow where all four Ganassi cars will be out there, which is impressive. It shows the strength of this organization.”

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