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2000 Miles to Indy: Pole Day

Arie Luyendyk barely misses Uncle Bobby’s left jab as Al Jr. looks on…

Saturday Morning report before Pole/Tom Carnegie Day @ IMS

Conquest #34 S. Saavedra first out to qualify…

Danica #7 takes the checkered after her qualifying run…will it hold?

Tagliani #77 heads out to qualify – will he get the pole?

Windy Indy – hope that doesn’t affect qualifying…

Ho Ping Tung – going into Turn One…

…and Tung is done.

Rain hits the bricks just as the initial 24 qualifiers are locked on the grid…will there be a shootout for the fast 9?

Here comes the sun @ Indy qualifying!

4:45 pm and the dryer trucks are on the track-lets go for the top 9 shootout!

5:15-cars to track, shootout @ 5:25!

Townsend Bell (SSM) going out for the shootout – good for 4th!

Dario @ Shootout: Ever get the feeling like you’re forgetting something?

Tagliani – final car on track for top 9 shootout…

Sam Schmidt – the man of the hour! Congrats to SSM and Tags77

Alex Tagliani’s #77 from Sam Schmidt Motorsports, minutes after taking the Pole!

Oh yeah, that’s what we forgot – ethanol!

Pole Position – what a day!