25ºC Florida 42ºC in the track, good conditions for the qualifying. Drivers are separated into two groups, the second group was faster because of the rubber on the circuit was deposited, they had more grip.
Grupo 1 Grupo 2
#1 Ryan Hunter-Reay #12 Will Power
#22 Oriol Servia #78 Simona de Silvestro
#3 Helio Castroneves #14 Takuma Sato
#27 James Hinchcliffe #11 Tony Kanaan
#25 Marco Andretti #55 Tristan Vautier (R)
#77 Simon Pagenaud (R) #16 James Jakes
#15 Graham Rahal #83 Charlie Kimball
#19 Justin Wilson #5 E.J. Viso
#7 Sebastien Bourdais #10 Dario Franchitti
#98 Alex Tagliani #9 Scott Dixo
#6 Sebastian Saavedra #67 Josef Newgarden
#20 Ed Carpenter #4 JR Hildebrand
#18 Ana Beatriz
In the first group are classified Castroneves, Saavedra, Hinchcliffe, Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti and Oriol Servia, while in the second group were classified Power, Sato, Kanaan, Silvestro, Franchitti, Vautier (R)
In the first group eliminated drivers get odd positions from the number 13 while the second group took pairs.
In the final fight to try to reach the top 6 has been marked by the tactics of waiting in pits until the last moment waiting to grip with soft compound Firestone that is quite faster than the harder.
The top12 are eliminated on Andretti, Hunter-Reay, Saavedra, Franchitti, Kanaan and Servia. Takuma Sato and Tristan Vautier Sato were the only Honda Engines Drivers that managed to put the Honda in the Top6. Q3 would mark the first 6 positions for tomorrow race
Finally the spectacular Will Power has taken pole, followed by Takuma Sato and a great performance throughout the weekend of Simona de Silvestro, Hinchliffe, Castroneves and Vautier completed Top 6. Tomorrow is expected an exciting race with very little difference between the competitors, how to manage strategies, safety cars and the power to push button will make the difference