Combined qualifying times and starting grid from Laguna Seca.

1. Sebastien Bourdais NHR Lola 1min 09.358secs
2. Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Lola 1min 09.605secs
3. Paul Tracy Forsythe Lola 1min 09.515secs
4. AJ Allmendinger* RuSPORT Lola 1min 09.567secs
5. Michel Jourdain Jr RuSPORT Lola 1min 09.714secs
6. Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Lola 1min 09.790secs
7. Ryan Hunter-Reay Herdez Lola 1min 09.823secs
8. Bruno Junqueira NHR Lola 1min 09.936secs
9. Jimmy Vasser PKV Lola 1min 09.967secs
10. Mario Dominguez Herdez Lola 1min 10.088secs
11. Rodolfo Lavin Forsythe Lola 1min 10.606secs
12. Oriol Servia Dale Coyne Lola 1min 10.650secs
13. Mario Haberfeld Walker Reynard 1min 10.771secs
14. Guy Smith* Rocketsports Lola 1min 10.949secs
15. Justin Wilson* Conquest Lola 1min 10.998secs
16. Nelson Philippe* Conquest Lola 1min 11.410secs
17. Gaston Mazzacane* Dale Coyne Lola 1min 11.740secs
18. Roberto Gonzalez* PKV Lola 1min 11.885secs

Italics denotes no improvement over first session
Asterisk * denotes rookie entrant