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2014 Indianapolis Indy 500: Chevrolet IndyCar Day One Qualifying Recap
Posted by: ASkyler on May 18, 2014 - 06:57 AM
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2014 Indianapolis Indy 500: Chevrolet IndyCar Day One Qualifying Recap

Ed Carpenter, No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet, set the benchmark on the first day of qualifying for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500. With a four-lap average of 230.661, the 2012 pole sitter ended the day on top of the scoring pylon.

Making the day even sweeter for team owner Carpenter was the fact that JR Hildebrand put the second Ed Carpenter Racing entry in the Fast Nine Shootout. The driver of the No. 21 Preferred Freezer Chevrolet ran the ninth quickest average at 230.027 mph.

Helio Castroneves, No. 3 Pennzoil Ultra Platinum Team Penske Chevrolet, was third quickest with a four-lap average of 230.432 mph.

Giving Team Chevy four entries in the Fast Nine Shootout for the Verizon P1 Award was Will Power, No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, who turned a four-lap average of 230.323 mph.

Qualifying concludes Sunday, May 18 with another qualifying session to determine final starting positions, and culminating with the Fast Nine Shootout to determine the pole sitter. Tomorrow's qualifying to determine the pole and the final grid positions begins at 10:15 a.m. ET and will also be broadcast live on ABC from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.


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