The qualifying session was again divided into two groups, and this time with the presence of rain and the message of the organization saying that the start of the race will be normal Indycar start procedure. Only three minutes later, the same organization announced that the meeting was going to be in a “indefinite pause”. During this indefinite pause a news appears about Takuma Sato, he will need to drive infiltrated with a wrist injury which he has during the whole season but that because of the Houston track now it has been worsened.

After that, IndyCar finally decided to suspend the classification and take the afternoon qualyfing results as the positions by entrant points that gave the pole to Scott Dixon, winner of the race yesterday. Second will be Helio Castroneves and the Catalan Oriol Servia will start from the twenty-first place.