Rain postpones Indianapolis 500 qualifying

Storms in the Indianapolis area has interrupted Day 1 qualifying for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 and has suspended all activity until tomorrow.

The rains came as Scott Dixon, the third driver to qualify, just completed his first lap of over 231 mph. Carlos Huertas and Ryan Hunter-Reay were the only two drivers to complete their runs.

Qualfiying has been rescheduled for tomorrow and Huertas and Hunter-Reay have had their times deleted. The session will resume tomorrow with a revised procedure. From 10:00 a.m.-1 p.m. ET all cars will roll out to qualify one time each. The fastest nine drivers will qualify again from 1:45-2:30 p.m. to determine the pole sitter and positions 2 through 9.

Drivers positioned 10 through 33 will have their turn to qualify from 3:00-3:45 p.m. to set the field for the Indianapolis 500.

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Josh Farmer joined the media center in 2012 after first discovering his love of IndyCar racing in 2004 at Auto Club Speedway. He has been an accredited member of the IndyCar media center since 2014 and also contributes to IndyCar.com along with The Motorsports Tribune.

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