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Scott Dixon’s Record-breaking Run of 234 mph

The Iceman doesn’t record speeds at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

ScottDixon shattered the Indianapolis 500 pole winning record with a breathtaking qualification run of more than 234 mph. The New Zealander was unbothered and went back out for an incredible final run after his first run was over.

He won the pole for the Indy 500 with a four lap average of 231.046 mph. He’s going to lead the field to green.

It is crazy, the ups and downs that you have in one day, is what this place is about. That is kind of what we thrive on, right? It is an amazing feeling to live on the edge and that is what it is all about. These days are amazing.

Scott Brayton’s pole winning record of 233.718 mph was set in 1996 and is considered the best driver of his generation. Arie Luyendyk’s four lap record of 236.986 mph was set in 1996, but he did not run for the pole.

The second fastest run in the 106 runnings of the most prestigious race in the world was put down by the man.

The first lap was an eye popping 234.437 mph and drew a roar from the fans. His wife Emma bent over the pit wall in amazement after his second lap. His fourth and final lap was 233.726, which gave him the pole for the Indy 500.

The first number means a lot and when I saw 234, I thought it was going to be a good run. You’re busy and consumed.

In 2008, when he won his only Indy 500 win, he also started from the pole.

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The starting order for the first three rows of the race will be determined by the two round qualifications. The seven time NASCAR champion needed a huge save in the first turn of his first lap and didn’t advance out of the round of 12.

The other three Honda powered teammates did too. Alex Palou, Tony Kanaan, Marcus Ericsson and Ed Carpenter are going to face off against each other in a head to head “Fast Six” shootout.

“This is what real competitors want, true competitors want this,” Ganassi said before the session. This is a moment that will be remembered.

The 21 year old was the third fastest in the history of the track, but didn’t have enough for the big laps of the leader. Palou and his teammate qualified second and third with averages of 233.499 and 233.385, respectively.

Palou, who led 35 laps and finished second to Castroneves, said he knew he would be beaten by his teammate.

Palou said that he knew he was going to get it. I did everything I had and I was very comfortable. I wish Scott would have given me one of the four poles he already has here.

Last year, she qualified third and has never started lower than fourth.

“I’m very proud to be on the front row again and I haven’t qualified worse than fourth in my three attempts, so I am very proud of that,” he said.

The 21 year old said his best run was on Saturday and that he knew he couldn’t beat the pole.

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We could have put rocket fuel in our engine, but I don’t think we can beat Scott. He was much faster than everyone else.

The slowest of the final six shootouts was Kanaan, who was at 232.372. The fastest cars were flying around Indy, which hasn’t seen speeds like this in a long time.

Before the drivers rewrote history this weekend, Kanaan’s four laps would have been the eighth fastest in history. The field for next Sunday’s race will be the fastest in race history after the 32 cars that turned qualifications did so at an average of 231.34.