Verizon IndyCar Series points leader Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet will start the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio sports car course took the Verizon P1 Award with a record breaking lap time of 01:03.8700s to claim his sixth pole of the year.
Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Chevrolet joins his team mate on the front row with a qualifying time of 01:03.9381s.
Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden in the No.21 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet starts the race from third place with a qualifying time of 01:04.1200s with Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda starting the race from 4th place just ahead of 2013 Mid-Ohio winner Charlie Kimball in the No.83 Tresiba® Chevrolet while Graham Rahal will start his home race from sixth place in the No.15 Steak N’Shake Honda.
Helio Castroneves in the No.3 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet starts the race from seventh place after setting a time of 01:04.4300s just ahead of his Penske team mate Juan Pablo Montoya in the No.2 Hawk Performance Chevrolet. The Colombian set a time of 01:04.5141s.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsport’s James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Honda and Mikhail Aleshin in the No.7 SMP Racing Honda locked out the fifth row of the grid in ninth and tenth place respectively.
Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon in the No.9 Target Chevrolet who led the way in practice this morning will start the race from 11th place having set a qualifying time of 01:04.6554s just ahead of Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi in the No.98 Castrol EDGE /Curb Honda.
Max Chilton starts the race from 13th place in the No.8 Gallagher Chevrolet with a lap time of 01:04.7752s.
Tony Kanaan in the No.10 NTT DATA Chevrolet starts the race from 14th place on the grid with a time of 01:04.5885s just ahead of Andretti Autosport’s Carlos Munoz. Sebastian Bourdais in the No.11 Team Hydroxycut KVSH Racing Chevrolet will start the race from 16th place.
Jack Hawksworth starts the race from 17th place in the No.41 ABC Supply Co. AJ Foyt Racing Honda with a time of 01:05.0196s.
RC Enerson in the No.19 Boy Scouts of America Dale Coyne Racing Honda starts his first Verizon IndyCar Series race from 18th place with a fastest time of 01:04.8354s and out-qualified team mate Conor Daly who will start the race in the No.18 Jonathan Byrd’s Hospitality Honda from last place in 22nd place.
Ed Carpenter Racing’s Spencer Pigot in the No.20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet starts the race from 19th place just ahead of the No.14 ABC Supply Co AJ Foyt Racing Honda of Takuma Sato who set a qualifying time of 01:04.8354s while Marco Andretti in the No.27 Snapple Honda starts the race from 21st place alongside Conor Daly.