Qualyfing time in Alabama. Groups were separated this way for the qualyfing, same qualyfing structure 6 cars will be clasified for next session until top6 who would fight for P1
Group 1                                                                    Group 2
#14 Takuma Sato                                              #12 Will Power
#9 Scott Dixon                                               #78 Simona de Silvestro
#83 Charlie Kimball                                      #55 Tristan Vautier (R)
#11 Tony Kanaan                                          #16 James Jakes
#98 Alex Tagliani                                                 #5 E.J. Viso
#7 Sebastien Bourdais                                     #4 JR Hildebrand
#2 AJ Allmendinger                                      #67 Josef Newgarden
#6 Sebastian Saavedra                                    #20 Ed Carpenter
#15 Graham Rahal                                          #22 Oriol Servia
#18 Ana Beatriz                                          #3 Helio Castroneves
#1 Ryan Hunter-Reay                                   #27 James Hinchcliffe
#77 Simon Pagenaud                                     #25 Marco Andretti
#10 Dario Franchitti                                         #19 Justin Wilson
Drivers has got best times behind the record from the first group. Scott Dixon got under 1.07.0, the only one to do it, in first group Top 6 was Dixon, Hunter Reay, Sato, Saavedra, Kimball, AJ Allmendinger ,
Fastest in group 2 was Vautier, followed by Wilson, Power, Castroneves, Jakes and Andretti. Silvestro has been 7th position in this group she could not continue in next round despite to make a very good free practice
Next 10 minutes drives keept on fighting to get top6. Dixon (he has been very fast during this qualyfing) Hunter Reay, Kimball, Sato, Castroneves and Power. Close gap between them
Vautier despite finish 7th in qualyfing was very happy about the result with very close gap to 6th position, he had very good feeling with the car, some minutes later he would recieve good news. He had to come back again to his car to compete into the top6. Takuma Sato was sanctioned to not participate in last top6 because he disturbed Justin Wilson in his lap. Vautier got second time in a row to get top6
Drivers had waited until last moment to go to the track and get their fastest laps. P1 , in this top6, was Ryan Hunter Reay with 0,2 difference with P2 Power, 3rd Vautier, 4th Dixon, 5th Kimball, 6th Castroneves
Tomorrow Sunday at 21,30 will be the race (CET+2) it is going to be a difficult race where tyre strategy will be the clue