The Mexican pilot will seek victory on the legendary American track; last year he was second
Pato O’Ward will start the No. 5 Arrows McLaren from fifth position. The Regal driver competed for pole in the Fast 6, but the fastest was Spanish driver Alex Pallo from the Ganassi team.
Duck O’Ward averaged 233.159 mph at the legendary Indianapolis Oval. Last year, Reggio finished second and on Sunday, May 28, he looks to join the names of Checo Pérez and Pedro Rodríguez as Mexicans who have completed the Triple Crown of Motorsport at least once and once. Races won: Grand Prix of Mexico (Czech), 24 Hours of LeMans (Pedro).
Pato O’Ward would enter the Indy 500 six points short of Alex Pallo in the IndyCar championship battle.
Duck O’Ward in Qualifying for Indy 500 in Fast 6.AP
Alex Pallo (Chip Ganassi Racing) signed the first pole for a Spanish driver in the historic race this Sunday after clocking an average speed of 234.217 miles over four timed laps, compared to the 234.211 achieved by second-classed Dutch Rinus VK In ( Ed Carpenter Racing).
A spot that was awarded to Pallo, who was able to finish second in the standings the previous season and finish first in the 107th edition of the Indy 500.
In addition, Palo, after being the first Spaniard to win an IndyCar title in 2021, also broke that record in the Indy 500 classification this Sunday.
For his part, Agustín Canapino (Junkos Hollinger), out of the fight for pole position and assured of his position from Saturday, will start 27th in his car, in his home country, wearing the colors of the Argentine flag , while Brazilian Helio Castroneves (Meyer Schunk) will start in 20th place.