Dixon Takes Pole for Honda Indy Toronto

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in qualifying for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 11-turn 1.786-mile temporary street circuit around Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario in Canada for the Honda Indy Toronto with a top lap time of 59.907 seconds. Dixon sits 4th in the IndyCar championship standings as of right now, seeking his 5th IndyCar championship, 2nd in a row, and 3rd in the past 4 seasons.

Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud, Will Power, and Sebastien Bourdais will round out the top 5 starting spots for tomorrow’s race, all driving Chevrolet-powered cars. The fastest driver of a Honda-powered car was James Hinchcliffe, who was 6th fastest on the time charts, and will roll off on the outside of row 3. Drivers of the Chevrolet-powered cars took the top 5 and 7 of the top 9 spots on the starting grid for tomorrow’s race. You can see full qualifying results and a starting grid for the race at Indycar.com.

The final practice session for the race will be held tomorrow morning at 10:30 AM ET. The race itself will be held tomorrow at 3:08 PM ET and will be broadcast on CNBC starting at 2:30 PM ET.

-Asher Fair