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Texas: Qualifying times

Alex Tagliani was able to edge Dario Franchitti by a hundredth of a second to claim his second consecutive pole position at Texas Motor Speedway.
Bryan Herta Autosport's Alex Tagliani posted a late qualifying lap of 215.691mph (a two-lap aggregate time of 48.5695s) in Friday late afternoon qualifying for the Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway to knock Dario Franchitti off the provisional top position and claim his second consecutive pole in Fort Worth.

1. #98 Alex Tagliani (H) 215.691mph 48.5695s
(24.2730s/24.2965s)
2. #10 Dario Franchitti (H) 215.646mph 48.5797s + 0.0102s
(24.2645s/24.3152s)
3. #38 Graham Rahal (H) 215.554mph 48.6003s + 0.0308s
(24.2343s/24.3660s)
4. #9 Scott Dixon (H) 215.331mph 48.6507s + 0.0812s
(24.2768s/24.3739s)
5. #12 Will Power (C) 215.116mph 48.6992s + 0.1297s
(24.2454s/24.4538s)
6. #27 James Hinchcliffe (C) 214.920mph 48.7438s + 0.1743s
(24.3566s/24.3872s)
7. #11 Tony Kanaan (C) 214.701mph 48.7934s + 0.2239s
(24.3761s/24.4173s)
8. #14 Mike Conway (H) 214.458mph 48.8487s + 0.2792s
(24.4532s/24.3955s) *
9. #26 Marco Andretti (C) 214.424mph 48.8564s + 0.2869s
(24.4070s/24.4494s)
10. #15 Takuma Sato (H) 214.196mph 48.9085s + 0.3390s
(24.4525s/24.4560s)
11. #77 Simon Pagenaud (H) 214.082mph 48.9345s + 0.3650s
(24.4835s/24.4510s)
12. #2 Ryan Briscoe (C) 214.060mph 48.9396s + 0.3701s
(24.3756s/24.5640s)
13. #22 Oriol Servia (C) 213.957mph 48.9632s + 0.3937s
(24.4733s/24.4899s)
14. #8 Rubens Barrichello (C) 213.949mph 48.9650s + 0.3955s
(24.4542s/24.5108s)
15. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay (C) 213.927mph 48.9699s + 0.4004s
(24.4602s/24.5097s)
16. #5 EJ Viso (C) 213.444mph 49.0807s + 0.5112s
(24.5354s/24.5453s)
17. #3 Helio Castroneves (C) 213.402mph 49.0904s + 0.5209s
(24.5157s/24.5747s)
18. #83 Charlie Kimball (H) 212.833mph 49.2217s + 0.6522s
(24.5536s/24.6681s)
19. #18 Justin Wilson (H) 212.136mph 49.3834s + 0.8139s
(24.6740s/24.7094s)
20. #20 Ed Carpenter (C) 211.643mph 49.4984s + 0.9289s
(24.8322s/24.6662s)
21. #19 James Jakes (H) 211.245mph 49.5917s + 1.0222s
(24.8728s/24.7189s)
22. #6 Katherine Legge (C) 210.543mph 49.7570s + 1.1875s
(24.9844s/24.7726s)
23. #78 Simona de Silvestro (L) 204.066mph 51.3364s + 2.7669s
(25.6985s/25.6379s) *
24. #4 JR Hildebrand (C) 202.596mph 51.7089s + 3.1394s
(25.8439s/25.8650s)
25. #67 Josef Newgarden (H) No Time *

* denotes a 10-place grid penalty for unscheduled engine change
H = Honda, C = Chevrolet, L = Lotus



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Pole Winner Alex Tagliani and the Bryan Herta Autosport team (c) 2012 Michael L. Levitt LAT Photo USA (Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)
Alex Tagliani watches the on-track action during Friday Practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 20. [Picture credit: Dana Garrett for IndyCar Media]
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Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet V-6 IndyCar, celebrates after qualifying fastest Saturday, August 29, 2015, capturing the pole position for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Power, the 2014 Champion Driver, has an outside chance to repeat during this final race of the season. (Photo by Sam Cobb/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet V-6 IndyCar, qualifies fastest Saturday, August 29, 2015, capturing the pole position for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. Power, the 2014 Champion Driver, has an outside chance to repeat during this final race of the season. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Will Power celebrates after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power celebrates after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power celebrates after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power celebrates after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Will Power being interviewed after winning the pole position for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Penske`s Will Power during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Will Power on pit lane prior to practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Graham Rahal sits in his Honda machine on pit lane during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power watches track activity from his pit stand during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power slides into his Team Penske Chevrolet prior to practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Will Power in his pit stand during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Will Power apexes Turn 9A during practice for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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