Indianapolis' own Ed Carpenter will start on the pole in the 2013 Indianapolis 500 after winning the Fast Nine Shootout on Saturday. Carpenter, the only owner/driver in the 2013 field, knocked off the favored drivers from Andretti Autosport and Team Penske.
Carpenter posted the fifth-fastest time during regular qualifying, but took the pole with an average lap speed of 228.762 mph. He was the only driver in the Fast Nine Shootout to not be affiliated with either Andretti Autosport or Team Penske.
Carlos Munoz will start in second position in his Indianapolis 500 debut, while Marco Andretti secured the final spot on the front line by qualifying third. Will Power dominated the regular qualifying session, but dropped to sixth during the shootout. Ryan Hunter-Reay also struggled, dropping from second after regular qualifying to seventh.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves will start the 2013 Indy 500 from the eighth starting spot.
Here are the complete results from the Fast Nine:
1. Ed Carpenter - 228.762
2. Carlos Munoz - 228.342
3. Marco Andretti - 228.261
4. EJ Viso - 228.150
5. AJ Allmendinger - 228.099
6. Will Power - 228.087
7. Ryan Hunter-Reay - 227.904
8. Helio Castroneves - 227.762
9. James Hinchcliffe - 227.070