Will Power wins pole for Sunday’s Edmonton Indy race

Will Power will start on pole for Sunday’s Rexall Edmonton Indy after winning a Saturday qualifying session dominated by Team Penske.

Australia’s Will Power qualifies on pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series auto race in Edmonton on Saturday.

EDMONTON — Will Power will start on pole for Sunday’s Rexall Edmonton Indy after winning a Saturday qualifying session dominated by Team Penske.

The Australian ran a fast lap of 61.013 seconds in the final session of qualifying on the 14-turn, 1.96 mile (3.2-km) City Centre Airport course.

His teammate Ryan Briscoe, who started on pole last year in Edmonton, will join Power on the front row.

Helio Castroneves will be third for the Penske team, which also dominated Friday’s practice session.

Scott Dixon of Target Chip Ganassi will start fourth while teammate Dario Franchitti, the current IndyCar series leader, will be sixth; Graham Rahal of Newman/Haas/Lanigan will start fifth.

Toronto’s Paul Tracy will start ninth in the 23-car field in his red and white No. 15 Dallara Honda for KV Racing Technology.

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