IndyCar season points leader Will Power of Australia edged reigning series champion Dario Franchitti of Scotland in Saturday's qualifying to win the pole position for Sunday's Sao Paulo Indy 300.
Power, seeking his third victory in four races this season, completed a lap over the 2.536-mile street circuit in a course-record 1min 21.4045secs with Franchitti second to take the outside spot on the front row in 1:21.4485.
The Aussie seeks his third consecutive victory at Sao Paulo in Sunday's 75-lap showdown. He will start from the pole for the second year in a row after claiming his 26th career IndyCar pole.
Source: AFP American Edition