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Indianapolis: Qualifying results

Full qualifying results for the fourth round of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship, the Grand Prix of Indianapolis at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Saavedra and Hawksworth in shock front row at Indianapolis

Qualifying times

Round 1 - Group 1

1. #77 Simon Pagenaud Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (H) 126.026mph 1:09.6716s (7 laps)
2. #12 Will Power Team Penske (C) 125.878mph 1:09.7532s + 0.0816s (7 laps)
3. #27 James Hinchcliffe Andretti Autosport (H) 125.521mph 1:09.9517s + 0.2801s (7 laps)
4. #3 Helio Castroneves Team Penske (C) 125.227mph 1:10.1160s + 0.4444s (7 laps)
5. #17 Sebastian Saavedra KV AFS Racing (C) 125.176mph 1:10.1443s + 0.4727s (7 laps)
6. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport (H) 125.004mph 1:10.2413s + 0.5697s (7 laps)
7. #25 Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport (H) 124.990mph 1:10.2488s + 0.5772s (6 laps)
8. #67 Josef Newgarden Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (H) 124.792mph 1:10.3601s + 0.6885s (5 laps)
9. #18 Carlos Huertas Dale Coyne Racing (H) 124.675mph 1:10.4264s + 0.7548s (7 laps)
10. #34 Carlos Munoz Andretti Autosport - HVM Racing (H) 124.528mph 1:10.5097s + 0.8381s (6 laps)
11. #26 Franck Montagny Andretti Autosport (H) 124.444mph 1:10.5571s + 0.8855s (6 laps)
12. #83 Charlie Kimball Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing (C) 124.296mph 1:10.6413s + 0.9697s (7 laps)

Total laps: 79

Round 1 - Group 2

1. #2 Juan Pablo Montoya Team Penske (C) 125.613mph 1:09.9004s (6 laps)
2. #11 Sebastien Bourdais KVSH Racing (C) 125.475mph 1:09.9775s + 0.0771s (7 laps)
3. #9 Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing (C) 125.385mph 1:10.0277s + 0.1273s (6 laps)
4. #10 Tony Kanaan Target Chip Ganassi Racing (C) 125.384mph 1:10.0281s + 0.1277s (7 laps)
5. #98 Jack Hawksworth Bryan Herta Autosport (H) 125.252mph 1:10.1021s + 0.2017s (6 laps)
6. #15 Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (H) 125.070mph 1:10.2040s + 0.3036s (7 laps)
7. #8 Ryan Briscoe NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing (C) 125.030mph 1:10.2261s + 0.3257s (5 laps)
8. #14 Takuma Sato AJ Foyt Racing (H) 124.934mph 1:10.2804s + 0.3800s (7 laps)
9. #19 Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing (H) 124.697mph 1:10.4141s + 0.5137s (7 laps)
10. #41 Martin Plowman AJ Foyt Racing (H) 124.617mph 1:10.4591s + 0.5587s (6 laps)
11. #16 Oriol Servia Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (H) 124.369mph 1:10.5996s + 0.6992s (6 laps)
12. #20 Mike Conway Ed Carpenter Racing (C) 124.274mph 1:10.6535s + 0.7531s (6 laps)
13. #7 Mikhail Aleshin * Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (H) 123.198mph 1:11.2704s + 1.3700s (7 laps)

Total laps: 83
* Pursuant to Rule 8.3.7.1, #7 - best 2 lap times invalidated in his session for impeding a rival

Round 2 - Top 12

1. #98 Jack Hawksworth Bryan Herta Autosport (H) 104.676mph 1:23.8817s (6 laps)
2. #12 Will Power Team Penske (C) 104.667mph 1:23.8892s + 0.0075s (7 laps)
3. #9 Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing (C) 104.582mph 1:23.9571s + 0.0754s (6 laps)
4. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport (H) 104.489mph 1:24.0322s + 0.1505s (7 laps)
5. #17 Sebastian Saavedra KV AFS Racing (C) 104.284mph 1:24.1972s + 0.3155s (6 laps)
6. #77 Simon Pagenaud Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (H) 104.261mph 1:24.2156s + 0.3339s (6 laps)
7. #11 Sebastien Bourdais KVSH Racing (C) 103.887mph 1:24.5187s + 0.6370s (6 laps)
8. #2 Juan Pablo Montoya Team Penske (C) 103.762mph 1:24.6209s + 0.7392s (6 laps)
9. #10 Tony Kanaan Target Chip Ganassi Racing (C) 103.653mph 1:24.7099s + 0.8282s (6 laps)
10. #3 Helio Castroneves Team Penske (C) 103.440mph 1:24.8839s + 1.0022s (7 laps)
11. #27 James Hinchcliffe Andretti Autosport (H) 103.139mph 1:25.1318s + 1.2501s (7 laps)
12. #15 Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (H) 102.725mph 1:25.4748s + 1.5931s (5 laps)

Total laps: 75

Round 3 - Firestone Fast Six

1. #17 Sebastian Saavedra KV AFS Racing (C) 104.676mph 1:23.8822s (4 laps)
2. #98 Jack Hawksworth Bryan Herta Autosport (H) 104.431mph 1:24.0788s + 0.1966s (4 laps)
3. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport (H) 103.435mph 1:24.8882s + 1.0060s (4 laps)
4. #77 Simon Pagenaud * Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (H) 102.950mph 1:25.2881s + 1.4059s (4 laps)
5. #12 Will Power Team Penske (C) 102.669mph 1:25.5216s + 1.6394s (4 laps)
6. #9 Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing (C) 102.509mph 1:25.6548s + 1.7726s (4 laps)

Total laps: 24
* Pursuant to Rule 8.3.5, #28 - best 2 lap times invalidated in his session for causing a red flag

Unofficial starting grid

1. #17 Sebastian Saavedra KV AFS Racing (C) - Round 3 - Firestone Fast Six
2. #98 Jack Hawksworth Bryan Herta Autosport (H) - Round 3 - Firestone Fast Six
3. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay Andretti Autosport (H) - Round 3 - Firestone Fast Six
4. #77 Simon Pagenaud Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (H) - Round 3 - Firestone Fast Six
5. #12 Will Power Team Penske (C) - Round 3 - Firestone Fast Six
6. #9 Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing (C) - Round 3 - Firestone Fast Six
7. #11 Sebastien Bourdais KVSH Racing (C) - Round 2 - Top 12
8. #2 Juan Pablo Montoya Team Penske (C) - Round 2 - Top 12
9. #10 Tony Kanaan Target Chip Ganassi Racing (C) - Round 2 - Top 12
10. #3 Helio Castroneves Team Penske (C) - Round 2 - Top 12
11. #27 James Hinchcliffe Andretti Autosport (H) - Round 2 - Top 12
12. #15 Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (H) - Round 2 - Top 12
13. #25 Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport (H) - Round 1 - Group 1
14. #8 Ryan Briscoe NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing (C) - Round 1 - Group 2
15. #67 Josef Newgarden Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (H) - Round 1 - Group 1
16. #14 Takuma Sato AJ Foyt Racing (H) - Round 1 - Group 2
17. #18 Carlos Huertas Dale Coyne Racing (H) 124.675mph - Round 1 - Group 1
18. #19 Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing (H) - Round 1 - Group 2
19. #34 Carlos Munoz Andretti Autosport - HVM Racing (H) - Round 1 - Group 1
20. #41 Martin Plowman AJ Foyt Racing (H) - Round 1 - Group 2
21. #26 Franck Montagny Andretti Autosport (H) - 124.444mph Round 1 - Group 1
22. #16 Oriol Servia Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (H) - Round 1 - Group 2
23. #83 Charlie Kimball Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing (C) - Round 1 - Group 1
24. #20 Mike Conway Ed Carpenter Racing (C) - Round 1 - Group 2
25. #7 Mikhail Aleshin Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (H) - Round 1 - Group 2

Pending any further grid penalties



Related Pictures

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Al Unser Jr. speaks with Sebastian Saavedra prior to practice (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Morning practice in the rain (Photo by: Shawn Gritzmacher for IndyCar Media)
The confetti flies as Scott Dixon celebrates winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon takes the twin chequered flags to win the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates his win in Victory Circle after the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
The cars of Ryan Briscoe and Sebastien Bourdais go off course during the start of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
The cars of Ryan Briscoe and Sebastien Bourdais go off course during the start of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
The cars of Ryan Briscoe and Sebastien Bourdais go off course during the start of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
The field scatters as the drivers avoid the cars of Sebastien Bourdais and Ryan Briscoe at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon and the #9 Target Chip Ganassi team celebrate after the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon poses with the trophies after the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Hunter-Reay, Scott Dixon and Simon Pagenaud on the podium after the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon toasts his success in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
The confetti flies as Scott Dixon celebrates winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon celebrates winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates his victory Sunday, August 24, 2014, winning the IndyCar race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. (Photo by Russell LaBounty/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates his victory Sunday, August 24, 2014, winning the IndyCar race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. (Photo by Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, takes the chequered flag Sunday, August 24, 2014 to win the IndyCar race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. (Photo by Gregg Ellman/LAT for Chevy Racing)

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