Indy 500 results: Final qualifying results from the Top 12, Last Chance and Fast Six

Jamie Woodhouse
Practice taking place at the 2024 Indy 500.

Indy 500 cars on track.

Qualifying is complete at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the grid now determined for the 2024 Indy 500.

After a thrilling opening day of qualifying, positions 13 to 30 on the grid were set, but the action was just getting started, both at the top and bottom of the grid, with the Indy 500 polesitter still to be determined, while the Last Chance qualifying scramble was on to avoid missing out on next Sunday’s racing spectacle.

Scott McLaughlin claims pole for the 2024 Indy 500

First up was Top 12 qualifying, which would put grid positions 7-12 in place, while the top six would remain in the pole position hunt and advance to the Firestone Fast Six.

And heading that charge into the Fast Six in P1 was Scott McLaughlin, as Will Power, Josef Newgarden, Alexander Rossi, Kyle Larson and Santino Ferrucci also ensured that their qualifying journey rolled on.

Next was the battle for a place on the grid, featuring former Sauber and Caterham F1 driver Marcus Ericsson, Nolan Siegel, Graham Rahal and Katherine Legge.

One was set to miss out and 2022 Indy 500 winner Ericsson suffered a disaster of a first run, getting his wires crossed and lifting off a lap before his attempt was complete.

The Swede had one attempt left to avoid the agony of being bumped and did not let it slip, setting a 230.027 average to ensure his place on the grid. Siegel had the chance to respond, but the rookie, giving it everything, crashed out and with that, he was out of the Indy 500 field.

Focus then shifted back to the front of the grid and the Firestone Fast Six, where our 2024 Indy 500 polesitter would be determined.

After half of the field had run, Arrow McLaren’s Rossi, a former F1 driver with Marussia, was on provisional pole.

But, he would be forced to settle for heading the second row, as Team Penske’s McLaughlin secured pole for the 2024 Indy 500, as Penske locked-out the front row.

Firestone Fast Six times

1. Scott McLaughlin – 234.220 average speed
2. Will Power – 233.917
3. Josef Newgarden – 233.808
4. Alexander Rossi – 233.090
5. Kyle Larson – 232.846
6. Santino Ferrucci – 232.692

Last Chance qualifying times

31. Katherine Legge – 230.092 average speed
32. Marcus Ericsson – 230.027
33. Graham Rahal – 229.974
Nolan Siegel Bumped

Top 12 qualifying times

1. Scott McLaughlin – 233.492 average speed
2. Will Power – 233.483
3. Josef Newgarden – 233.286
4. Alexander Rossi – 233.071
5. Kyle Larson – 232.788
6. Santino Ferrucci – 232.723
7. Rinus VeeKay – 232.610
8. Pato O’Ward – 232.584
9. Felix Rosenqvist – 232.305
10. Takuma Sato – 232.171
11. Kyke Kirkwood – 230.993
12. Ryan Hunter-Reay – 230.567

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