Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report

September 3, 2017

Track:                         Watkins Glen International
Race:                          INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen
Date:                           September 2, 2017

No. 1 Menards Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Simon Pagenaud

Position:                    12th
Time:                          1:23.2981
Speed:                        145.646 mph                         

No. 2 DeVilbiss Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Josef Newgarden

Position:                    3rd
Time:                          1:22.5169
Speed:                        147.024 mph

No. 3 Hitachi Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Helio Castroneves

Position:                    6th
Time:                          1:23.3350
Speed:                        145.581 mph

No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Will Power

Position:                    8th
Time:                          1:23.0987
Speed:                        145.995 mph

Fast Time:                  1:22.4639 (No. 98 – Alexander Rossi)

Recap: Verizon IndyCar Series point leader Josef Newgarden and the No. 2 DeVilbiss Chevrolet team led the Team Penske contingent in Saturday's qualifying session for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen at Watkins Glen International and will start third on the grid for Sunday's race. Helio Castroneves will line up the No. 3 Hitachi Chevrolet in the sixth position. Both of those cars reached the final segment of the Firestone Fast 6 session on the 3.37-mile New York road course. Will Power and the No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet will get underway from the eighth position on Sunday while Simon Pagenaud will start the No. 1 Menards Chevy from the 12th starting spot.

Coverage: Television coverage for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen will begin at 1 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Additional coverage can be found on the INDYCAR Radio Network on Sirius/XM, and on the Verizon IndyCar Series mobile app.