Will Power scored his 50th Verizon IndyCar Series pole position for Saturday nights Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park. The Australian set the track record with a two lap average of 189.642MPH.
Series points leader Josef Newgarden in the No.2 PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet starts the race from the front row in second place.
Helio Castroneves in the No.3 Shell Fuel Rewards Chevrolet starts the race from third just ahead of reigning series champion Simon Pagenaud. Ed Carpenter made it a Chevrolet 1,2,3,4,5 in the No.20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet.
Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato in the No.26 Andretti Autosport was the fastest Honda in sixth place and starts the race just ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon in the No.9 NTT DATA Honda.
Carlos Munoz had a great run for AJ Foyt Racing as the Colombian will start the race from seventh place in the No.14 ABC Supply Chevrolet.
Alexander Rossi starts the race from ninth place for Andretti Autosport while James Hinchcliffe rounds out the top ten in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. Conor Daly in the No.4 ABC Supply Chevrolet had a strong run and will start the race from 11th place for AJ Foyt Racing.
Dale Coyne Racing’s Ed Jones in the No.19 Boy Scouts of America Honda starts the race from 12th place just ahead of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal in the No.15 Fifth/Third Bank Honda.
Ryan Hunter Reay starts the race from 14th place in the No.28 DHL Andretti Autosport Honda who starts the race just ahead of Ed Carpenter Racing’s JR Hildebrand.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Max Chilton in the No.8 Gallagher Honda starts the race from 16th place just ahead of his team mate’s Tony Kanaan in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda and Charlie Kimball in the No.83 Tresiba® Honda.
On his return to the Verizon IndyCar Series, Sebastien Bourdais starts the race from 19th place in the No.18 Unifin Honda for Dale Coyne Racing.
Marco Andretti in the No.27 Oberto All Natural Beef Jerky Andretti Autosport Honda starts the race from 20th. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Sebastian Saavedra in the No.7 Lucas Oil Honda rounds out the grid in 21st place.