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Scott Dixon wins pole position for Indianapolis 500
Scott Dixon wins pole position for Indianapolis 500

One minute, Scott Dixon thought the numbers were a mistake. The next, he was sitting on the Indianapolis 500 pole. On one of the strangest qualifying days in Indy history, Dixon overcame rules changes, a revised schedule, the threat of rain and Team Penske's powerful four-car lineup to earn his second Indy pole with a four-lap average of 226.760 mph. Will Power and Simon Pagenaud, who drive for Roger Penske, will start in the Nos. 2 and 3 positions May 24 after going 226.350 and 226.145. Penske had won eight consecutive poles. "I was definitely a little shocked with the first number when I saw it," Dixon said. "I thought the steering wheel was broken but broken in...

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