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Texas IndyCar: Newgarden leads Penske 1-2-3 to take pole

Josef Newgarden scored his second pole position of the season and lead a Penske 1-2-3 at Texas Motor Speedway, after teammate Will Power ran out of gear and hit the ‘hard’ rev limiter on his qualifying run. Newgarden’s laps were 220.444 and 220.782mph to become the only driver to click under 47sec for his two lap total time and produce an average of 220.613mph. Next fastest was teammate Simon Pagenaud, who has now qualified second for all three of the ovals in this year’s IndyCar season (Phoenix and Indy being the others). His average was 0.3mph off the polesitter. Power had the fastest Trap 2 speed (217.874) by 1.8mph and the best Trap 3 speed (225.881mph) and therefore believes he...
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