Scott McLaughlin will start the Indy 500 from 26th position unlucky with the rainy season, the former leader of the IndyCar Series missed a crucial spot in the top 12.
Australian Will Power qualified in 12th place, setting 10th placeth the fastest time of the day, tomorrow it will take place in the top 12 session.
Ed Carpenter Racing driver Rinus Vicky became the fastest man to cover an average of four laps at an average speed of 233.655 miles per hour.
It was handy most likely from a pair of Arrow McLaren racers Pat O’Ward and Felix Rosenquist.
The reigning champion Alex Palau was only 0.001 km / h slower than Rosenquist.
In the one-off comeback Tony Canaan also made the cut, as did NASCAR star Jimmy Johnson, who again showed his class on the ovals to finish the day sixth in speed.
The top 12 included Ed Carpenter, Marcus Ericksins and the only Andretti Autosport car, Romain Grosjean.
Last year’s pole sitter and six-time champion Dixon was 10 years oldth ahead of Power and Takuma Sato.
Both McLaughlin and his teammate Joseph Newgarden, who is fighting for the championship, did not make it, and Power made his way.
At the beginning of the qualifying session the conditions were optimal for the fast wheels, but as they walked, the sun began to break through the clouds and the track surface began to heat up.
It was at this time that the Team Penske trio later had to make their first attempts.
Power in these conditions hit the top 12.
Newgarden was on his way to his second qualifying attempt when the second rain ended the day, returning the driver № 2 Shell Fuel Rewards Chevrolet to its original 14th place.
Scott McLaughlin was able to make a second attempt after the initial rain forced a delay, but was unable to improve his time and starts 26th.
It was a day of red flags and delays, qualifying was postponed for two hours before eventually called early.
The first of the unlucky ones was missed by David Malukas, he starts from the 13thth ahead of Newgarden, Santino Ferrucci and former winner Simon Pagno.
J. R. Hildebrand starts at 17th from Conor Daly, Colum Helot and former winner Alexander Rossi.
There have been several high-profile names far beyond the top 20, Colton Hertha, who won the last race on Indy Road, starting with 26th ahead of McLaughlin and current Indy 500 winner and four-time winner Helio Castroneves of 27th.
Live broadcast of the last two qualification segments tonight Stan Sports.