Team Penske’s Scott McLaughlin in the No.3 DEX Imaging Chevrolet scored his second NTT P1 Award of the season as he will roll off from pole position in Sunday’s Big Machine Music City Grand Prix on the streets of Nashville. The New Zealander set a time of 01:14.5555s.
Andretti Autosport’s Romain Grosjean in the No.28 DHL Honda starts the race on the front row with a time of 01:14.6975s just ahead of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Christian Lundgaard who set a time of 01:14.7149s and starts the race just ahead of Alex Palou and Pato O’Ward while Josef Newgarden starts the race from P6.
David Malukas starts the race from seventh place for Dale Coyne Racing while Will Power who went off at Turn 4 was penalized for impeding Pato O’Ward and will start the race from eighth place with a time of Graham Rahal and Rinus VeeKay rounding out the top ten.
Jack Harvey starts the race from P11 while AJ Foyt Racing’s Dalton Kellett scored his best career start position in 12th with a time of 01:16.5600s.
Simon Pagenaud starts the race from P13 for Meyer Shank Racing with a time of 01:19.4039s while Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda starts from 14th with a time of 01:15.3179s.
Felix Rosenqvist starts the race from P15 with a time of 01:21.1784s just ahead of Kyle Kirkwood who had a great session for AJ Foyt Racing with a time of 01:15.4382s.
Marcus Ericsson starts the race from 18th just behind last weekend’s winner Alexander Rossi while Callum Ilott and Takuma Sato round out the top twenty.
Simona De Silvesto will start the race from 21st place just ahead of Conor Daly and Colton Herta while Helio Castroneves and Devlin DeFrancesco starting the race from 24th and 25th respectively while Chip Ganassi Racing’s Jimmie Johnson rounds out the grid in 26th with a time of 01:17.5888s.
The will be a race day warm up on Sunday morning ahead of the 80 lap Big Machine Music City Grand Prix.