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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]
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, races to an fourth-place finish Sunday, August 2, 2015, during the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (Photo by Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Graham Rahal leads a group through the Turn 2 Keyhole turn during the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Graham Rahal and his father, Bobby, celebrate in Victory Circle following their win in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Podium celebrations for Graham Rahal and Justin Wilson after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Podium celebrations for Graham Rahal, Justin Wilson and Simon Pagenaud after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Graham Rahal sprays the champagne in Victory Lane following his victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Graham Rahal wins the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media)
Graham Rahal begins the celebration as he wins the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates having the fastest qualifying time Saturday, August 1, 2015, winning the pole for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Dixon set a track record of 1:04.5814/125.869 mph. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates having the fastest qualifying time Saturday, August 1, 2015, winning the pole for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Dixon set a track record of 1:04.5814/125.869 mph. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies fastest Saturday, August 1, 2015, winning the pole for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Dixon set a track record of 1:04.5814/125.869 mph. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies fastest Saturday, August 1, 2015, winning the pole for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Dixon set a track record of 1:04.5814/125.869 mph. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon affixes the Verizon P1 Award emblem following qualifications for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon wins the Verizon P1 Award for capturing the pole position for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon and the Target Chip Ganassi Racing team take a selfie picture following their pole position for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon affixes the Verizon P1 Award emblem to his Chevrolet after capturing the pole position for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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