Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi in the No.98 NAPA Auto Parts Honda secured his first career Verizon P1 Award for the IndyCar Grand Prix at Watkins Glen.
Rossi set a pole time of 01:22.463s and starts the race just ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon in the No.9 NTT DATA Honda.
Series points leader Josef Newgarden in the No.2 DevilBiss Chevrolet starts the race from third just ahead of Andretti Autosport’s Takuma Sato.
Charlie Kimball in the No.83 Tresiba® Honda starts the race from 5th place while Helio Castroneves in the No.3 Hitachi Chevrolet rounded out the Firestone Fast 6.
Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda starts the race from seventh place just ahead of Team Penske’s Will Power.
Dale Coyne Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais starts the race from ninth place in the No.18 Unifin Honda while Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal rounds out the top ten.
AJ Foyt Racing’s Carlos Munoz starts the race from 11th just ahead of reigning series champion Simon Pagenaud in the No.1 Chevrolet.
Ed Carpenter Racing’s Spencer Pigot starts the race from 13th place just ahead of AJ Foyt Racing’s Conor Daly.
Dale Coyne Racing’s Ed Jones starts the race from 15th place just ahead of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda.
Tony Kanaan in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda starts the race from 17th place just ahead of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Jack Harvey in the No.7 AutoNation Sirius XM Honda.
Max Chilton in the No.8 Gallagher Honda starts the race from 19th just ahead of Marco Andretti while JR Hildebrand rounds out the grid in 21st place for Ed Carpenter Racing.