Saturday 5/21/11 — Pole Day/Tom Carnegie Day at Indy.

It is Pole Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Today drivers will try to qualify for 24 spots in the field and earn that desired pole position.

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  • Sebastian was the first qualifier out today with an unhappy speed of 221.526
  • Ryan Briscoe crashed in practice this morning. ©Clarino 5/21/11
  • Helio in Team Penske car #3. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Danica comes down pit lane for morning practice. ©Clarino 5/21/11
  • Franchitti comes into his pit box. ©Clarino 5/21/11
  • Tung crashed during a qualifying try. ©Clarino 5/21/11
  • Car #10 out for morning practice. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Vitor in car #14 runs down pit lane. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Scott Speed is driving car #20. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Ana goes out for morning practice on Saturday. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Mike Conway goes down pit lane. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • The Sun Drop car driven by Ryan Hunter-Reay. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Bruno spins the tires as he leaves his pit box. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • E J Viso drew the 45th qualifying position for Saturday. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Simona was out on the track today for practice. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Jay Howard's #88 car. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Ed Carpenter looks on as Saturday morning aspractice winds down. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Helio sits in the cockpit if his car. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Jay Howard ran a qualifying speed of 224.483 this afternoon. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Hull manages one of the Ganasis Race Teams. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Alex Lloyd is driving the Boy Scouts of America entry. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Rick was up set about Briscoe's crash this morning. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Will had a qualifying run today of 226.089. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • Sato drew the 56th qualifying position for today. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • After her crash during the week Simona was cleared for practice. ©Clarino 5/21/11

  • I will do anything to catch a photo. ©Clarino 5/21/11

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