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Alabama - Qualifying times & grid positions

Will Power continued to control the build up to the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama by claiming an emphatic pole position over his Penske team mate Ryan Briscoe.
Will Power took pole position for this weekend's race at Barber Motorsports, with the Australian convincingly seeing off the challenge from his Penske team mate Ryan Briscoe.

Ganassi's Scott Dixon just managed to stop Penske's driver trio from locking out the top three spots by taking third place from Helio Castroneves. Dixon's team mate, championship leader Dario Franchitti, will have to settle for a start from seventh place after failing to make it through to the the final Firestone Fast Six round.

Qualifying

Round 3/Firestone Fast Six

1. #12 Will Power 115.878mph 1m 11.4546s
2. #6 Ryan Briscoe 115.423mph 1m 11.7361s + 0.2815s
3. #9 Scott Dixon 115.188mph 1m 11.8826s + 0.4280s
4. #3 Helio Castroneves 114.801mph 1m 12.1247s + 0.6701s
5. #22 Justin Wilson 114.509mph 1m 12.3085s + 0.8539s
6. #2 Oriol Servia 114.302mph 1m 12.4394s + 0.9848s

Round 2/Top 12

7. #10 Dario Franchitti 115.467mph 1m 11.7090s
8. #06 James Hinchcliffe 115.291mph 1m 11.8183s
9. #26 Marco Andretti 115.213mph 1m 11.8672s
10. #38 Graham Rahal 115.046mph 1m 11.9712s
11. #5 Takuma Sato 114.734mph 1m 12.1667s
12. #77 Alex Tagliani 114.446mph 1m 12.3485s

Round 1

13. #78 Simona de Silvestro 114.593mph 1m 12.2559s Group 1
14. #17 Raphael Matos 114.350mph 1m 12.4094s Group 2
15. #4 JR Hildebrand 114.573mph 1m 12.2684s Group 1
16. #27 Mike Conway 114.177mph 1m 12.5191s Group 2
17. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay 114.464mph 1m 12.3370s Group 1
18. #59 EJ Viso 113.958mph 1m 12.6582s Group 2
19. #14 Vitor Meira 114.100mph 1m 12.5677s Group 1
20. #19 Sebastien Bourdais 113.909mph 1m 12.6896s Group 2
21. #83 Charlie Kimball 114.072mph 1m 12.5857s Group 1
22. #7 Danica Patrick 113.852mph 1m 12.7257s Group 2
23. #24 Simon Pagenaud 114.065mph 1m 12.5900s Group 1
24. #82 Tony Kanaan 113.597mph 1m 12.8892s Group 2
25. #18 James Jakes 113.870mph 1m 12.7147s Group 1
26. #34 Sebastian Saavedra 113.292mph 1m 13.0858s Group 2



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