Photo by Kyle McInnes
Fekix Rosenqvist edged Santino Ferrucci by 17 hundredths of a mile per hour to take first in the Fast 12 shotout. Ferrucci, who was the fourth car on track, set the pace with a233.911 mph average. The next seven cars failed to reach the bar he set. Rosenqvist, the last car on ntrack, beat Ferrucci with a better fourth lap. The Arrow McLaren driver had a last lap of 233.623 mph, while Ferricci’s final trip around the oval was 233.154 mph.
Eliminated from pole contention were Alexander Rossi, Takuma Sato, Tony Kanaan, Marcus Ericsson, Benjamin Pedersen, and Will Power.
The Fast Six
The Fast Six, who will run for the pole at 5 pm Eastern today:
Only two Hondas made the final round. The pole shootout inckudes two cars from arrow McLaren, two from Ganassi, and one each from Foyt and Carpenter.
Cars wil again qualify in inverse order of speed.