Energy snares Harvest GP Race 2 pole
Will Energy has just about had his manner with the competitors on the highway course on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway through the years, and he did once more Saturday morning throughout qualifying for Race 2 on the Harvest Grand Prix.
The 39-year-old veteran was the one driver to crack the 1m09.00s barrier as he received the 61st pole of his profession with a lap of 1m08.9767s in Workforce Penske’s Verizon Chevy to edge out Andretti Autosport’s Colton Herta.
“We made a variety of modifications final evening and made the automobile higher and I’m stoked to be on pole once more,” mentioned Energy, who owns three wins on the IMS highway course to associate with his 2018 victory within the Indianapolis 500.
Herta, who led 29 laps on Friday earlier than ending fourth, was the quickest of the primary group on one other cool morning with a lap of 1m09.1017s within the Gleaner’s Honda, and so begins second.
Andretti teammate Alexander Rossi, who charged to second in Friday’s race, traces up third within the NAPA Auto Components Honda and rookie Alex Palou captured the fourth beginning spot in Dale Coyne’s Honda.
Josef Newgarden, who captured Friday’s race and trimmed Scott Dixon’s level result in 40, couldn’t repeat his magic in qualifying and has to go from the ninth slot in Workforce Penske’s Hitachi Chevy however Dixon struggled much more and can begin solely fifteenth in Chip Ganassi Racing’s PNC Financial institution Honda.
The race airs stay on NBC at 2:30 p.m.