Pagenaud drives home 18th Indy 500 pole for Team Penske

Indianapolis – Simon Pagenaud delivered Team Penske its record 18th pole position in Indianapolis 500 history with a scintillating four-lap qualifying run late Sunday afternoon to take NTT P1 Award honors in the Fast Nine Shootout.
The driver of the No. 22 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet completed his attempt on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval at an average speed of 229.992 mph to collect the 11th pole position of his 10-year Indy car career but first in the Indy 500.
Team owner/driver Ed Carpenter, a three-time Indy 500 pole sitter, qualified second in the No. 20 Preferred Freezer Services Chevrolet at 229.889 mph.

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