It's an all-in-one-day deal at Milwaukee. Two practices and then a qualifying all on Saturday. Darren Manning: not a fan of the format, especially when the "rookies" got an extra hour of practice.
Graham Rahal was on the pole for quite a while, but then, after Vitor Miera put 'er into the wall durng qualifying, Marco Andretti went out there and got his first pole.
Andretti Green PR Chief Rob Cleveland flashed out these stats:
This is the 118th open wheel racing pole position in Andretti family history….
Mario 85 (18 in Formula 1, 67 in CART)
Marco joins his father, Michael, earning his first career pole at Milwaukee . Michael did so in 1986.