Pole Day

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List Of Indianapolis 500 Pole-sitters - Qualifying Procedure - 15/9/9 With Fast Nine Shootout (2010–2012)
... The three days of eleven format was replaced with a two-day, three session (fifteen, nine, nine) format ... and INDYCAR road course events, the format for Pole Day took a drastic change ... Pole qualifying now starts an hour earlier, at 1100 a.m ...
1974 Indianapolis 500 - Time Trials - Pole Day
... Pole Day was held on Saturday May 11. 191.632 mph placed him tentatively on the pole position ... the more fuel-conservative smaller turbo on race day ...
1984 Indianapolis 500 - Time Trials - Pole Day - Saturday May 12
... Pole day was a historic day as Tom Sneva broke the track record with the first lap over 210 mph at Indy ... Going into pole day, Mario Andretti was the favorite for the pole position, after he ran a practice lap of 212 mph. 210.029 mph was a record, and secured him the pole position ...
2007 Indianapolis 500 - Qualifying (first Weekend) - Saturday May 12, 2007 - AAMCO Pole Day
... Weather Sunny, high 82°F Qualifying summary Pole day time trials were held under a new qualifying procedure, implemented in 2005, but not fully utilized in 2005 or 2006 ... Only the top 11 cars would qualify on pole day, and the remaining would be "bumped" out ... run consisted of four laps, and each car was allowed three attempts per day ...
Indianapolis 500 Traditions - Month of May - Practice and Qualifying
... track opened for practice on May 1 (regardless of the day of the week), and at times, as early as April 28 ... opened instead the Saturday three weeks before race day ... The final hour of practice and qualifying each day is referred to as "Happy Hour." Due to the large double-decker grandstands on the frontstretch, large shadows are cast over a good portion of the track, cooling the ...

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