First qualifying times for the Grand Prix of Montery.

1. Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Lola 1min 09.918secs
2. Sebastien Bourdais NHR Lola 1min 10.130secs
3. Paul Tracy Forsythe Lola 1min 10.214secs
4. Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Lola 1min 10.383secs
5. Bruno Junqueira NHR Lola 1min 10.392secs
6. Mario Dominguez Herdez Lola 1min 10.397secs
7. AJ Allmendinger* RuSPORT Lola 1min 10.463secs
8. Jimmy Vasser PKV Lola 1min 10.759secs
9. Michel Jourdain Jr RuSPORT Lola 1min 10.776secs
10. Rodolfo Lavin Forsythe Lola 1min 10.809secs
11. Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Lola 1min 10.890secs
12. Oriol Servia Dale Coyne Lola 1min 11.696secs
13. Mario Haberfeld Walker Reynard 1min 11.812secs
14. Roberto Gonzalez* PKV Lola 1min 11.885secs
15. Justin Wilson* Conquest Lola 1min 11.929secs
16. Guy Smith* Rocketsports Lola 1min 11.948secs
17. Gaston Mazzacane* Dale Coyne Lola 1min 12.121secs
18. Nelson Philippe* Conquest Lola 1min 12.220secs

NB - Smith penalised loss of fastest lap relating to rule 6.17.4b - completing more than 15 laps in the session

Asterisk * denotes rookie entrant