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Edmonton: Qualifying times

Ryan Hunter-Reay won pole position for the Edmonton Indy, but an engine penalty will mean he starts from 11th when Dario Franchitti and Ryan Briscoe lead the field to green.
A shower-hit qualifying session at the 2.24-mile, 13-turn temporary circuit at Edmonton City Center Airport for Sunday's Edmonton Indy race proved exciting and unpredictable, with Will Power caught out in round 2 leaving Ryan Hunter-Reay to post the fastest time of the Firestone Fast Six pole shootout.

However, an engine change starting grid penalty means that while Ryan Hunter-Reay is the official pole winner, he will instead start ten places back in 11th place. As a result, Dario Franchitti inherits the lead spot for the start of the race and will line-up alongside Ryan Briscoe.

Qualifying times

Round 1 - Group 1

1. Will Power Penske (C) 105.416mph 1:15.9508s (4 laps)
2. Alex Tagliani BHA (H) 105.057mph 1:16.2101s + 0.2593s (3 laps)
3. Takuma Sato RLL (H) 104.941mph 1:16.2940s + 0.3432s (6 laps)
4. Ryan Briscoe Penske (C) 104.842mph 1:16.3663s + 0.4155s (5 laps)
5. Scott Dixon Ganassi (H) 104.842mph 1:16.3667s + 0.4159s (5 laps)
6. Simon Pagenaud Schmidt-Hamilton (H) 104.626mph 1:16.5237s + 0.5729s (6 laps)
7. Justin Wilson Dale Coyne (H) 104.496mph 1:16.6190s + 0.6682s (7 laps)
8. Josef Newgarden SFHR (H) 104.313mph 1:16.7533s + 0.8025s (6 laps)
9. Marco Andretti Andretti (C) 103.995mph 1:16.9881s + 1.0373s (6 laps)
10. Charlie Kimball Ganassi (H) 103.969mph 1:17.0078s + 1.057s (5 laps)
11. JR Hildebrand Panther (C) 103.27mph 1:17.5285s + 1.5777s (6 laps)
12. Simona de Silvestro HVM (L) 102.674mph 1:17.9789s + 2.0281s (7 laps)

Total laps: 66

Round 1 - Group 2

1. Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti (C) 104.927mph 1:16.3047s (4 laps)
2. James Hinchcliffe Andretti (C) 104.796mph 1:16.3995s + 0.0948s (5 laps)
3. Dario Franchitti Ganassi (H) 104.411mph 1:16.6814s + 0.3767s (6 laps)
4. Helio Castroneves Penske (C) 104.192mph 1:16.8429s + 0.5382s (7 laps)
5. Graham Rahal Ganassi (H) 104.166mph 1:16.8621s + 0.5574s (6 laps)
6. Rubens Barrichello KV Racing (C) 104.102mph 1:16.9090s + 0.6043s (8 laps)
7. Sebastien Bourdais Dragon (C) 104.013mph 1:16.9747s + 0.67s (7 laps)
8. James Jakes Dale Coyne (H) 103.993mph 1:16.9900s + 0.6853s (9 laps)
9. EJ Viso KV Racing (C) 103.99mph 1:16.9920s + 0.6873s (8 laps)
10. Oriol Servia Dreyer & Reinbold (C) 103.454mph 1:17.3906s + 1.0859s (8 laps)
11. Tony Kanaan KV Racing (C) 103.25mph 1:17.5441s + 1.2394s (5 laps)
12. Ed Carpenter ECR (C) 103.053mph 1:17.6918s + 1.3871s (5 laps)
13. Mike Conway AJ Foyt (H) 101.503mph 1:18.8781s + 2.5734s (3 laps)

Total laps: 81

Round 2 - Top 12

1. Takuma Sato RLL (H) 92.451mph 1:26.6013s (5 laps)
2. Helio Castroneves Penske (C) 91.86mph 1:27.1590s + 0.5577s (4 laps)
3. Ryan Briscoe Penske (C) 91.662mph 1:27.3466s + 0.7453s (4 laps)
4. Dario Franchitti Ganassi (H) 91.645mph 1:27.3631s + 0.7618s (4 laps)
5. Alex Tagliani BHA (H) 91.597mph 1:27.4094s + 0.8081s (4 laps)
6. Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti (C) 91.462mph 1:27.5381s + 0.9368s (4 laps)
7. Will Power Penske (C) 91.432mph 1:27.5666s + 0.9653s (4 laps)
8. Scott Dixon Ganassi (H) 91.293mph 1:27.7001s + 1.0988s (4 laps)
9. Simon Pagenaud Schmidt-Hamilton (H) 91.147mph 1:27.8410s + 1.2397s (4 laps)
10. Rubens Barrichello KV Racing (C) 90.722mph 1:28.2521s + 1.6508s (3 laps)
11. Graham Rahal Ganassi (H) 90.291mph 1:28.6737s + 2.0724s (4 laps)
12. James Hinchcliffe Andretti (C) 90.222mph 1:28.7409s + 2.1396s (4 laps)

Total laps: 48

Round 3 - Firestone Fast Six

1. Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti (C) 103.664mph 1:17.2338s (4 laps)
2. Dario Franchitti Ganassi (H) 103.65mph 1:17.2446s + 0.0108s (6 laps)
3. Ryan Briscoe Penske (C) 103.41mph 1:17.4238s + 0.19s (7 laps)
4. Takuma Sato RLL (H) 103.238mph 1:17.5526s + 0.3188s (7 laps)
5. Alex Tagliani BHA (H) 103.157mph 1:17.6139s + 0.3801s (5 laps)
6. Helio Castroneves Penske (C) 103.122mph 1:17.6401s + 0.4063s (6 laps)

Total laps: 35

Provisional starting grid

1. #10 Dario Franchitti (H) Ganassi
2. #2 Ryan Briscoe (C) Team Penske
3. #15 Takuma Sato (H) Rahal Letterman Lanigan
4. #98 Alex Tagliani (H) Bryan Herta Autosport
5. #3 Helio Castroneves (C) Team Penske
6. #77 Simon Pagenaud (H) Schmidt-Hamilton Motorsport
7. #8 Rubens Barrichello (C) KV Racing Technology
8. #38 Graham Rahal (H) Ganassi
9. #27 James Hinchcliffe (C) Andretti Autosport
10. #18 Justin Wilson (H) Dale Coyne Racing
11. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay (C) Andretti Autosport *
12. #7 Sebastien Bourdais (C) Dragon Racing
13. #67 Josef Newgarden (H) Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing
14. #19 James Jakes (H) Dale Coyne Racing
15. #26 Marco Andretti (C) Andretti Autosport
16. #5 EJ Viso (C) KV Racing Technology
17. #12 Will Power (C) Team Penske*
18. #9 Scott Dixon (H) Ganassi *
19. #83 Charlie Kimball (H) Ganassi
20. #22 Oriol Servia (C) Dreyer & Reinbold
21. #4 JR Hildebrand (C) Panther
22. #11 Tony Kanaan (C) KV Racing Technology
23. #20 Ed Carpenter (C) Ed Carpenter Racing
24. #14 Mike Conway (H) AJ Foyt Racing
25. #78 Simona de Silvestro (L) HVM Racing *

* denotes ten place grid penalties for unscheduled engine changes
All times and provisional starting grid are unofficial



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Ryan Hunter Reay.(c) 2012, Perry Nelson (Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)
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Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6 races to victory Sunday, April 19, 2015 winning the Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Long Beach in the streets of Long Beach, California. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Helio Castroneves and Scott Dixon lead the field into Turn 1 during the start of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday April 19 2015. (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon enters Turn 3 during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday April 19 2015. (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon navigates the fountain turn complex during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday April 19 2015. (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon wins the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday April 19 2015. (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
The confetti flies in Victory Lane for Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves, and Juan Pablo Montoya on Sunday April 19 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates in Victory Lane following his win in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday April 19 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon drinks the champagne following his win in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday April 19 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon drinks the champagne following his win in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday April 19 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Josef Newgarden apexes the hairpin turn during qualifications for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Helio Castroneves, driver of the #3 Automobile Club of Southern California Team Penske Chevrolet V-6 IndyCar, celebrates winning the pole Saturday, April 18, 2015 for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Long Beach through the streets of Long Beach, California. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Helio Castroneves, driver of the #3 Automobile Club of Southern California Team Penske Chevrolet V-6 IndyCar, celebrates winning the pole Saturday, April 18, 2015 for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Long Beach through the streets of Long Beach, California. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Helio Castroneves, driver of the #3 Automobile Club of Southern California Team Penske Chevrolet V-6 IndyCar, qualifies fastest, winning the pole Saturday, April 18, 2015 for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Long Beach through the streets of Long Beach, California. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Helio Castroneves leads teammate Simon Pagenaud on course during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)

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