The headline is not a typo. Marco Andretti won the pole for today’s Indycar race at Belle Isle.
Andretti nipped Robert Wickens in the second qualifying group with a last lap of 1:14.8. He was the only driver under 1:15. Scott Dixon led the first qualifying group and will start second.
Indy 500 champion Will Power was the fastest Chevy and will start sixth.
Firestone Introduces New Rain Tire
A new rain tire debuts this weekend. It is designed to produce more grip and push water away more efficiently. The new tires may see some action tomorrow with a chance of showers in the forecast.
Race 1 summary later tonight.