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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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