2023 Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix

Barber Motorsports Park
April 30, 2023

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Race Top Five

RankDriverCar No.Laps LedPoints
1Scott McLaughlin32451
2Romain Grosjean285744
3Will Power12336
4Pato O'Ward5-32
5Alex Palou10-30

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Passing Analysis

Miles Completed5464.8
Passing Index*3.20
Position Passes175
Position Passing Index*3.20
* Passing Index (PI) is number of passes per 100 miles completed. Position Passing Index (PPI) is number of position passes per 100 miles completed. For historical passing analysis, visit the History tab.

Post-Race Analysis

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Section ResultsView PDF




RankDriverCar No.StartLapsTotal TimeLaps LedStatusPointsAvg. SpeedPit Stops
1Scott McLaughlin349001:47:58.940124Running51115.0193
2Romain Grosjean2819001:48:00.725557Running44114.9872
3Will Power12119001:48:02.21003Running36114.9613
4Pato O'Ward539001:48:19.5146-Running32114.6552
5Alex Palou1029001:48:19.9163-Running30114.6482
6Christian Lundgaard4569001:48:22.4720-Running28114.6032
7Scott Dixon959001:48:23.2170-Running26114.5892
8Alexander Rossi7109001:48:23.9983-Running24114.5763
9Felix Rosenqvist689001:48:24.4508-Running22114.5683
10Marcus Ericsson8139001:48:24.9591-Running20114.5592
11Marcus Armstrong11269001:48:27.4928-Running19114.5142
12Kyle Kirkwood27129001:48:35.3068-Running18114.3772
13Callum Ilott77159001:48:41.3842-Running17114.2703
14Colton Herta26149001:48:42.7182-Running16114.2472
15Josef Newgarden279001:48:44.67476Running16114.2133
16Rinus VeeKay2199001:48:54.0519-Running14114.0492
17Graham Rahal15199001:48:55.3823-Running13114.0253
18Simon Pagenaud60169001:48:55.6901-Running12114.0202
19David Malukas18179001:48:56.7051-Running11114.0023
20Santino Ferrucci14279001:48:57.4507-Running10113.9893
21Helio Castroneves06219001:48:59.0248-Running9113.9622
22Benjamin Pedersen55259001:49:00.2464-Running8113.9413
23Devlin DeFrancesco29189001:49:02.1325-Running7113.9082
24Jack Harvey30249001:49:03.4794-Running6113.8842
25Conor Daly20209001:49:04.5456-Running5113.8663
26Agustin Canapino78229001:49:05.0884-Running5113.8563
27Sting Ray Robb51233600:43:07.4064-Mechanical5115.2042
— Race: Results (PDF) | Back to the session list

Race Notes
  • The 2023 Children's of Alabama Indy Grand Prix was 90 laps on the 17-turn, 2.3-mile Barber Motorsports Park road course. The pit road speed limit was 50 mph and the race started the third time past the flag stand. Pole sitter Romain Grosjean gridded drivers' left.
  • All cars but those of Scott McLaughlin, Christian Lundgaard, Josef Newgarden, Alexander Rossi, Will Power, Graham Rahal, Conor Daly, Helio Castroneves, Jack Harvey and Marcus Armstrong started on red-sidewalled Firestone alternate tires. Each car was required to use one set of new alternate tires and one set of primary tires during the race.
  • At 2:15 p.m. CDT, 15 minutes before the scheduled green-flag time, the ambient temperature in Birmingham was 70 degrees with sunny skies. The track temperature was 112 degrees according to Firestone engineers.
  • At 2:23 p.m., author and sports commentator Paul Finebaum gave the command, "Gentlemen, start your engines." All engines fired and all cars rolled on the grid.
  • The No. 28 Andretti Autosport Honda of Grosjean led the field into start-finish as Lap 1 began. Behind the leader, there was contact involving the No. 6 Arrow McLaren Chevrolet of Felix Rosenqvist but the car was able to continue.
  • Grosjean dominated the first segment of the race, which featured a strategy split of drivers on a two-stop strategy led by Grosjean and drivers on a three-stop strategy, initiated by Newgarden but run to perfection by McLaughlin.
  • The race's only caution flag flew on Lap 39 for the No. 51 Dale Coyne Racing with RWR Honda of Sting Ray Robb, which was stopped on course in Turn 9. The caution period lasted for three laps.
  • Grosjean led the field on the restart and continued at the front of the field until Lap 60, when he pitted for the second time. At this point, McLaughlin assumed the race lead until his own pit stop on Lap 63. Grosjean resumed the race lead on Lap 66 and went on to earn two bonus points for leading the most laps.
  • On Lap 72, McLaughlin passed Grosjean for the lead exiting Turn 6 and led the remainder of the race.
  • McLaughlin took the white flag with a 2.5441-second lead over Grosjean.
  • McLaughlin took the checkered flag with a 1.7854-second margin of victory. The result marked his first win of 2023 and the fourth victory of his NTT IndyCar Series career.
  • Championship points after the Children's of Alabama Indy Grand Prix:
    1. Ericsson 130
    2. O'Ward 127
    3. Palou 121
    4. McLaughlin 119
    5. Grosjean 115
    6. Newgarden 105
    7. Power 104
    8. Dixon 98
    9. Kirkwood 92
    10. Herta 85


RankDriverCar No.Best TimeOn LapBest SpeedTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Alexander Rossi701:06.667717124.19822--.------.----
2Colton Herta2601:06.792217123.967210.12450.1245
3Scott Dixon901:06.853821123.852240.18610.0616
4Kyle Kirkwood2701:06.972316123.633190.30460.1185
5Josef Newgarden201:07.012414123.559240.34470.0401
6Graham Rahal1501:07.069719123.454220.40200.0573
7Scott McLaughlin301:07.170821123.268230.50310.1011
8Alex Palou1001:07.204219123.207210.53650.0334
9Will Power1201:07.215516123.186250.54780.0113
10Simon Pagenaud6001:07.291714123.046230.62400.0762
11Callum Ilott7701:07.296416123.038230.62870.0047
12Jack Harvey3001:07.311316123.011190.64360.0149
13Pato O'Ward501:07.335215122.967250.66750.0239
14Sting Ray Robb5101:07.347917122.944220.68020.0127
15Rinus VeeKay2101:07.411914122.827250.74420.0640
16Marcus Ericsson801:07.52876122.615240.86100.1168
17David Malukas1801:07.536717122.600230.86900.0080
18Helio Castroneves601:07.618415122.452250.95070.0817
19Christian Lundgaard4501:07.642918122.408180.97520.0245
20Marcus Armstrong1101:07.68688122.328241.01910.0439
21Devlin DeFrancesco2901:07.759619122.197241.09190.0728
22Agustin Canapino7801:07.82828122.073211.16050.0686
23Romain Grosjean2801:07.96397121.829241.29620.1357
24Conor Daly2001:08.10158121.583201.43380.1376
25Benjamin Pedersen5501:08.157511121.483231.48980.0560
26Felix Rosenqvist601:08.23708121.342251.56930.0795
27Santino Ferrucci1401:08.34306121.154211.67530.1060
— Warm-up: Results (PDF) | Back to the session list

Session Notes
  • Morning warm-up for the 2023 Children's of Alabama Indy Grand Prix started on time at 11 a.m. CDT and was 30 minutes in duration.
  • The session ran without incident.
  • At the conclusion of warm-up, Arrow McLaren's Alexander Rossi was fastest with a 1:06.6677.


Firestone Fast Six
RankDriverCar No.Best TimeBest SpeedBest LapTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Romain Grosjean2801:05.8396125.76044--.------.----
2Alex Palou1001:05.9130125.620550.07340.0734
3Pato O'Ward501:05.9382125.572440.09860.0252
4Scott McLaughlin301:05.9515125.547340.11190.0133
5Scott Dixon901:06.0723125.317550.23270.1208
6Christian Lundgaard4501:06.1601125.151330.32050.0878
— Firestone Fast Six: Results (PDF) | Overall Results (PDF) | Back to session list

Qualifying Notes
  • Qualifying for the NTT P1 Award consists of three segments. In the first round, each group receives 10 minutes of track time with the clock starting when the first car hits the alternate start-finish line. The fastest six cars from each group advance to Round 2 while the remaining cars are assigned positions 13 to 27. Group 1 drivers will occupy the odd-numbered positions while Group 2 drivers will occupy the even-numbered positions based on their fastest lap times. During Round 2, the 12 advancing cars receive 10 minutes of track time with the fastest six cars advancing to the Firestone Fast Six while the remaining cars are ranked in positions seven through 12 based on their fastest laps. During the Firestone Fast Six, the six cars receive six minutes of guaranteed green-flag time. At the end of session, cars are ranked one through six based on their fastest laps.
  • Qualifying at Barber Motorsports Park began on time at 2 p.m. CDT.
  • Five minutes prior to the start time, the ambient temperature was 72 degrees with overcast skies. The track temperature was 94 degrees according to Firestone engineers.
  • All rounds of qualifying ran without red flags.
  • Group 2 qualifying featured a penalty against Marcus Armstrong, who was judged to have interfered with the qualifying effort of Christian Lundgaard. Armstrong was stripped of his two fastest laps and the ability to advance.
  • The following drivers advanced to the Firestone Fast Six: Romain Grosjean, Pato O'Ward, Scott McLaughlin, Alex Palou, Christian Lundgaard and Scott Dixon.
  • At the conclusion of Round 3, Grosjean had the fastest lap and secured his second NTT P1 Award of 2023 and the third pole of his NTT IndyCar Series career.
  • Grosjean was the eighth different pole winner in the last eight races at Barber.
Round 2
RankDriverCar No.Best TimeBest SpeedBest LapTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Romain Grosjean2801:05.6829126.06078--.------.----
2Pato O'Ward501:05.7512125.929670.06830.0683
3Scott McLaughlin301:05.8061125.824880.12320.0549
4Alex Palou1001:05.8386125.762780.15570.0325
5Christian Lundgaard4501:05.8661125.710670.18320.0275
6Scott Dixon901:05.8986125.648770.21570.0325
7Josef Newgarden201:05.9603125.530780.27740.0617
8Felix Rosenqvist601:06.0930125.278780.41010.1327
9Rinus VeeKay2101:06.1222125.223780.43930.0292
10Alexander Rossi701:06.2091125.058770.52620.0869
11Will Power1201:06.3790124.738670.69610.1699
12Kyle Kirkwood2701:06.3963124.706770.71340.0173
— Round 2: Results (PDF) | Back to session list
Round 1 Group 2
RankDriverCar No.Best TimeBest SpeedBest LapTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Alex Palou1001:05.5871126.24478--.------.----
2Pato O'Ward501:05.7400125.951670.15290.1529
3Scott McLaughlin301:05.7478125.936780.16070.0078
4Christian Lundgaard4501:05.8342125.770780.24710.0864
5Felix Rosenqvist601:05.8696125.703780.28250.0354
6Will Power1201:05.9768125.499780.38970.1072
7Colton Herta2601:06.1850125.104780.59790.2082
8Simon Pagenaud6001:06.2433124.994670.65620.0583
9Devlin DeFrancesco2901:06.4415124.621670.85440.1982
10Conor Daly2001:06.4810124.547770.89390.0395
11Agustin Canapino7801:06.5158124.482670.92870.0348
12Jack Harvey3001:06.7181124.104781.13100.2023
13Marcus Armstrong1101:07.2378123.145881.65070.5197
14Santino Ferrucci1403:49.146236.134112:43.55912:41.9084
— Round 1 Group 2: Results (PDF) | Back to session list
Round 1 Group 1
RankDriverCar No.Best TimeBest SpeedBest LapTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Josef Newgarden201:05.5883126.24288--.------.----
2Romain Grosjean2801:05.6839126.058880.09560.0956
3Alexander Rossi701:05.6939126.039780.10560.0100
4Kyle Kirkwood2701:05.7353125.960770.14700.0414
5Scott Dixon901:05.7721125.889780.18380.0368
6Rinus VeeKay2101:05.7808125.873770.19250.0087
7Marcus Ericsson801:05.9207125.605780.33240.1399
8Callum Ilott7701:06.0642125.333670.47590.1435
9David Malukas1801:06.1851125.104660.59680.1209
10Graham Rahal1501:06.2504124.980670.66210.0653
11Helio Castroneves0601:06.2715124.941660.68320.0211
12Sting Ray Robb5101:06.5925124.338771.00420.3210
13Benjamin Pedersen5501:06.9327123.706671.34440.3402
— Round 1 Group 1: Results (PDF) | Back to session list

Practice 2

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeOn LapBest SpeedTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Alex Palou1001:06.278116124.92820--.------.----
2Josef Newgarden201:06.513314124.486190.23520.2352
3Scott McLaughlin301:06.538614124.439190.26050.0253
4Scott Dixon901:06.609019124.308200.33090.0704
5Colton Herta2601:06.678816124.177200.40070.0698
6Romain Grosjean2801:06.745514124.053230.46740.0667
7Christian Lundgaard4501:06.77118124.006180.49300.0256
8Alexander Rossi701:06.78089123.988200.50270.0097
9Pato O'Ward501:06.832314123.892210.55420.0515
10Marcus Ericsson801:06.865414123.831210.58730.0331
11Devlin DeFrancesco2901:06.875414123.812200.59730.0100
12Kyle Kirkwood2701:06.933310123.705220.65520.0579
13Felix Rosenqvist601:06.96289123.651190.68470.0295
14Callum Ilott7701:06.97059123.637220.69240.0077
15Marcus Armstrong1101:06.99726123.587230.71910.0267
16Graham Rahal1501:07.037220123.514230.75910.0400
17Will Power1201:07.037716123.513220.75960.0005
18David Malukas1801:07.14378123.318200.86560.1060
19Simon Pagenaud6001:07.14589123.314230.86770.0021
20Rinus VeeKay2101:07.179912123.251190.90180.0341
21Jack Harvey3001:07.24947123.124210.97130.0695
22Helio Castroneves0601:07.33249122.972181.05430.0830
23Conor Daly2001:07.375015122.894211.09690.0426
24Sting Ray Robb5101:07.509421122.650221.23130.1344
25Santino Ferrucci1401:07.51887122.633151.24070.0094
26Benjamin Pedersen5501:07.803021122.118221.52490.2842
27Agustin Canapino7801:07.844322122.044221.56620.0413
— Practice 2: Results (PDF) | Back to the session list

Session Notes
  • The start of Practice 2 was delayed by three minutes for cleanup following the previous session. Practice was still 45 minutes in duration within a one-hour window.
  • Practice 2 was free of major incidents until 45 seconds remained on the clock when the No. 06 Meyer Shank Racing Honda of Helio Castroneves spun and stopped on track in Turn 9. The incident brought out a red flag and stopped the clock. Castroneves was penalized five minutes of practice time for causing the red flag.
  • The session resumed for a final 45 seconds, but the majority of drivers elected not to participate.
  • Alex Palou's 1:06.2781 in the No. 10 Chip Ganassi Racing Honda was the fastest lap of the session.

Practice 1

RankDriverCar No.Best TimeOn LapBest SpeedTotal LapsDifferenceGap
1Scott McLaughlin301:06.661016124.21116--.------.----
2Colton Herta2601:06.819317123.916170.15830.1583
3Will Power1201:06.898521123.770210.23750.0792
4Scott Dixon901:06.934517123.703170.27350.0360
5Marcus Ericsson801:06.999417123.583190.33840.0649
6Christian Lundgaard4501:07.020020123.545220.35900.0206
7Josef Newgarden201:07.057915123.475170.39690.0379
8Pato O'Ward501:07.077115123.440150.41610.0192
9Simon Pagenaud6001:07.107114123.385190.44610.0300
10Alex Palou1001:07.167821123.273220.50680.0607
11Alexander Rossi701:07.248318123.126210.58730.0805
12Graham Rahal1501:07.318118122.998190.65710.0698
13Rinus VeeKay2101:07.399016122.850180.73800.0809
14Callum Ilott7701:07.403819122.842210.74280.0048
15David Malukas1801:07.410114122.830190.74910.0063
16Devlin DeFrancesco2901:07.476516122.709170.81550.0664
17Marcus Armstrong1101:07.477030122.708300.81600.0005
18Conor Daly2001:07.592019122.500200.93100.1150
19Romain Grosjean2801:07.60384122.47890.94280.0118
20Jack Harvey3001:07.739917122.232181.07890.1361
21Felix Rosenqvist601:07.790112122.142231.12910.0502
22Kyle Kirkwood2701:07.80776122.110201.14670.0176
23Helio Castroneves0601:07.904119121.937191.24310.0964
24Agustin Canapino7801:07.913024121.921261.25200.0089
25Sting Ray Robb5101:07.95576121.844301.29470.0427
26Santino Ferrucci1401:08.096616121.592161.43560.1409
27Benjamin Pedersen5501:08.364325121.116271.70330.2677
— Practice 1: Results (PDF) | Back to the session list

Session Notes
  • Practice 1 for the 2023 Children's of Alabama Indy Grand Prix began on time at 2:40 p.m. CDT and ran for its full 75-minute duration.
  • The session was slowed by three red flags:
    • Fifteen minutes after the green flag, the No. 06 Meyer Shank Racing Honda of Helio Castroneves ran off course and made contact with the barrier in Turn 9. The red flag lasted for six minutes.
    • At 3:20 p.m., the No. 28 Andretti Autosport Honda of Romain Grosjean stopped on track in Turn 9 after emitting smoke, causing a six-minute red flag.
    • Thirteen minutes before the session's scheduled end time, the No. 12 Team Penske Chevrolet of Will Power ran off course and made contact with the tire barrier in Turn 2. The resulting red flag was five minutes in duration.
  • Scott McLaughed ended practice with the fastest lap: a 1:06.6610 in the No. 3 Team Penske Chevrolet.


Green Flag2:30 p.m. CDT *
Drivers Start Your Engines2:23 p.m.
Race Broadcast3 p.m. EDT on NBC
Qualifying2 p.m. Saturday
Practice Sessions2:40–3:55 p.m. Friday
11 a.m. to Noon Saturday (45-minute session)
11–11:30 a.m. Sunday (warm-up)
Full Weekend ScheduleView PDF
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Video StreamingAll NTT IndyCar Series practice sessions, qualifying and races stream live on Peacock, NBC’s direct-to-consumer livestreaming product.
* All times are in Central Daylight Time unless otherwise noted. View the green-flag time in all time zones.

Starting LineupView Table
Qualifications GroupsView Table
Entry ListView Table
Spotter Guide
2023 Children's of Alabama Indy Grand Prix spotter guide
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Pit AssignmentsView PDF
Push-to-Pass Parameters200 seconds of total time with a maximum single duration of 20 seconds. The push-to-pass is not available on the initial start or any restart unless it occurs in the final two laps or three minutes of a timed race.
Tires Available per EntrySix sets primary, four sets alternate. One additional set is available to rookie drivers for use in the Friday afternoon practice session.

Starting Lineup

SPCar No.DriverEngineTire
128Romain GrosjeanHondaAlternate
210Alex PalouHondaAlternate
35Pato O'WardChevroletAlternate
43Scott McLaughlinChevroletPrimary
59Scott DixonHondaAlternate
645Christian LundgaardHondaPrimary
72Josef NewgardenChevroletPrimary
86Felix RosenqvistChevroletAlternate
921Rinus VeeKayChevroletAlternate
107Alexander RossiChevroletPrimary
1112Will PowerChevroletPrimary
1227Kyle KirkwoodHondaAlternate
138Marcus EricssonHondaAlternate
1426Colton HertaHondaAlternate
1577Callum IlottChevroletAlternate
1660Simon PagenaudHondaAlternate
1718David MalukasHondaAlternate
1829Devlin DeFrancescoHondaAlternate
1915Graham RahalHondaPrimary
2020Conor DalyChevroletPrimary
2106Helio CastronevesHondaPrimary
2278Agustin Canapino (R)ChevroletAlternate
2351Sting Ray Robb (R)HondaAlternate
2430Jack HarveyHondaPrimary
2555Benjamin Pedersen (R)ChevroletAlternate
2611Marcus Armstrong (R)HondaPrimary
2714Santino FerrucciChevroletAlternate
(R) Rookie
— Starting Lineup: PDF

Qualifications Groups

Group 1DriverGroup 2Driver
2Josef Newgarden10Alex Palou
9Scott Dixon3Scott McLaughlin
28Romain Grosjean26Colton Herta
7Alexander Rossi45Christian Lundgaard
8Marcus Ericsson5Pato O'Ward
27Kyle Kirkwood29Devlin DeFrancesco
77Callum Ilott6Felix Rosenqvist
15Graham Rahal11Marcus Armstrong
18David Malukas12Will Power
21Rinus VeeKay60Simon Pagenaud
06Helio Castroneves30Jack Harvey
51Sting Ray Robb20Conor Daly
55Benjamin Pedersen14Santino Ferrucci
78Agustín Canapino
— Qualifications Groups: PDF

Entry List

Car No.DriverHometownSponsorTeamEngine
2Josef NewgardenNashville, Tennessee, USAPPGTeam PenskeChevrolet
3Scott McLaughlinChristchurch, New ZealandGood RanchersTeam PenskeChevrolet
5Pato O'WardMonterrey, MexicoArrow McLarenArrow McLarenChevrolet
06Helio CastronevesSao Paulo, BrazilAutoNation / SiriusXMMeyer Shank RacingHonda
6Felix RosenqvistVärnamo, SwedenArrow McLarenArrow McLarenChevrolet
7Alexander RossiNevada City, California, USAArrow McLarenArrow McLarenChevrolet
8Marcus EricssonKumla, SwedenHuski ChocolateChip Ganassi RacingHonda
9Scott DixonAuckland, New ZealandPNC BankChip Ganassi RacingHonda
10Alex PalouBarcelona, SpainRidgeline LubricantsChip Ganassi RacingHonda
11Marcus Armstrong (R)Christchurch, New ZealandThe American LegionChip Ganassi RacingHonda
12Will PowerToowoomba, AustraliaVerizonTeam PenskeChevrolet
14Santino FerrucciWoodbury, Connecticut, USAAJ Foyt Racing / Sexton PropertiesAJ Foyt RacingChevrolet
15Graham RahalNew Albany, Ohio, USAOne CureRahal Letterman Lanigan RacingHonda
18David MalukasChicago, Illinois, USAHMD TruckingDale Coyne Racing with HMDHonda
20Conor DalyNoblesville, Indiana, USABitnile.comEd Carpenter RacingChevrolet
21Rinus VeeKayHoofddorp, NetherlandsBitnile.comEd Carpenter RacingChevrolet
26Colton HertaValencia, California, USAGainbridgeAndretti AutosportHonda
27Kyle KirkwoodJupiter, Florida, USAAutoNationAndretti AutosportHonda
28Romain GrosjeanGeneva, SwitzerlandDelaware Life / DHLAndretti AutosportHonda
29Devlin DeFrancescoToronto, CanadaDamonAndretti AutosportHonda
30Jack HarveyBassingham, EnglandAmadaRahal Letterman Lanigan RacingHonda
45Christian LundgaardHedensted, DenmarkHy-VeeRahal Letterman Lanigan RacingHonda
51Sting Ray Robb (R)Boise, Idaho, USAbiohavenDale Coyne Racing with RWRHonda
55Benjamin Pedersen (R)Copenhagen, DenmarkAJ Foyt Racing / Sexton PropertiesAJ Foyt RacingChevrolet
60Simon PagenaudMontmorillon, FranceAutoNation / SiriusXMMeyer Shank RacingHonda
77Callum IlottCambridge, EnglandJuncos Hollinger RacingJuncos Hollinger RacingChevrolet
78Agustín Canapino (R)Arrecifes, ArgentinaJuncos Hollinger RacingJuncos Hollinger RacingChevrolet
(R) — Denotes Rookie of the Year candidate
— Entry List: PDF


Track TypeRoad course
Length2.3 miles
Race Distance90 laps (207 miles)
Number of Turns17
Track Map
2023 Children's of Alabama Indy Grand Prix track map
Event Twitter Account & Hashtag@BarberMotorPark, #INDYBHM

Past Driver PerformanceView PDF
Last Five Wins— 2022: Pato O'Ward, Arrow McLaren SP
— 2021: Alex Palou, Chip Ganassi Racing
— 2019: Takuma Sato, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
— 2018: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske
— 2017: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske
Last Five Poles— 2022: Rinus VeeKay, Ed Carpenter Racing (1:06.2507)
— 2021: Pato O'Ward, Arrow McLaren SP (1:05.8479)
— 2019: Takuma Sato, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (1:08.5934)
— 2018: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske (1:07.4413)
— 2017: Will Power, Team Penske (1:06.9614)
Qualifying Lap Record1:05.5019 (Pato O'Ward of Arrow McLaren SP on April 17, 2021)

Historical Passing Analysis

YearMiles CompletedPassesPI*Position PassesPII*
* Passing Index (PI) is number of passes per 100 miles completed. Position Passing Index (PPI) is number of position passes per 100 miles completed.