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MIPS: Qualifying times - GP of St. Petersburg.


1. Marco Andretti AGR 93.472mph#
2. Jeff Simmons Hardley 93.390mph
3. Wade Cunningham Stewart 92.591mph
4. Nick Bussell JL West 92.135mph
5. Jaime Camara Schmidt 92.043mph
6. Chris Festa Schmidt 91.662mph
7. Al Unser Stewart 89.956mph
8. Arie Luyendyk Jr AFS 89.338mph
9. Travis Gregg Schmidt 88.932mph
10. Jay Drake Vision 88.530mph
11. Marty Roth Roth 88.279mph
12. PJ Chesson Genoa 74.235mph
13. Jon Herb Racing Professionals No time



# After hearing a protest from Andretti Green Racing, Roger Bailey, the executive director of the MIPS, has re-instated the pole to driver Marco Andretti for Sunday's MIPS Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

It was determined by Bailey that the spec variation did not improve performance and was unintentional. Bailey stated that he has reinstated the pole position after hearing subsequent interviews and doing further due diligence.

Andretti Green Racing was initially penalised for an aerodynamic infraction and placed in the last position of the final starting field.

The team will be penalised a yet to be determined fine and/or points.


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