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Front Row Starts 1968 - 2020

Team Penske has swept the top-two, three or four positions in qualifying on 97 occasions.

SERIES DATE RACE (VENUE) DRIVER(s) START FINISH
INDYCAR7-17-20IowaJosef Newgarden11



Will Power22
INDYCAR7-20-19IowaSimon Pagenaud14



Will Power215



Josef Newgarden31
INDYCAR3-10-19St. PetersburgWill Power13



Josef Newgarden21
INDYCAR8-19-18PoconoWill Power12



Josef Newgarden25
INDYCAR7-8-18IowaWill Power16



Josef Newgarden24
INDYCAR6-24-18Road AmericaJosef Newgarden11



Will Power223
INDYCAR6-9-18TexasJosef Newgarden113



Simon Pagenaud22



Will Power318
INDYCAR9-16-17SonomaJosef Newgarden12



Will Power23



Simon Pagenaud31



Helio Castroneves45
INDYCAR8-25-17GatewayWill Power120



Josef Newgarden21



Helio Castroneves34



Simon Pagenaud43
INDYCAR7-29-17Mid-OhioWill Power12



Josef Newgarden21
INDYCAR6-24-17Road AmericaHelio Castroneves13



Will Power25



Josef Newgarden32



Simon Pagenaud44
INDYCAR5-12-17Indianapolis road courseWill Power11



Helio Castroneves25



Josef Newgarden311
INDYCAR4-28-17PhoenixHelio Castroneves14



Will Power22
INDYCAR4-22-17BarberWill Power114



Helio Castroneves24



Simon Pagenaud33
INDYCAR9-17-16SonomaSimon Pagenaud11



Helio Castroneves27



Juan Pablo Montoya33



Will Power420
INDYCAR7-30-16Mid-OhioSimon Pagenaud11



Will Power22
INDYCAR6-3-16DetroitSimon Pagenaud113



Helio Castroneves25
INDYCAR4-23-16BarberSimon Pagenaud11



Will Power24
INDYCAR3-12-16St. PetersburgWill PowerDNS%--



Helio Castroneves24



Simon Pagenaud32



Juan Pablo Montoya41
INDYCAR3-28-15St. PetersburgWill Power12



Simon Pagenaud25



Helio Castroneves34



Juan Pablo Montoya41
INDYCAR
6-22-13
Iowa
Helio Castroneves
11**
8



Will Power
1**
17
INDYCAR8-25-12SonomaWill Power12



Ryan Briscoe21
INDYCAR4-15-12Long BeachRyan Briscoe11*7



Will Power12*1
INDYCAR3-25-12St. PetersburgWill Power17



Ryan Briscoe25
INDYCAR
8-28-11
Sonoma
Will Power
1
1



Helio Castroneves
2
2
INDYCAR 4-10-11 Barber Will Power 1 1



Ryan Briscoe 2 21
IRL 9-19-10 Motegi Helio Castroneves 1 1



Ryan Briscoe 2 4
IRL 8-22-10 Sonoma Will Power 1 1



Helio Castroneves 2 5
IRL 7-25-10 Edmonton Will Power 1 2



Helio Castroneves 2 10
IRL 7-4-10 Watkins Glen Will Power 1 1



Helio Castroneves 2 9
IRL
5-30-10
Indianapolis
Helio Castroneves
1
9



Will Power
2
8
IRL 8-29-09 Chicago Ryan Briscoe 1 1



Helio Castroneves 2 20
IRL 7-26-09 Edmonton Will Power 1 1



Ryan Briscoe 2 4
IRL
6-21-09
Iowa
Helio Castroneves
1
7



Ryan Briscoe
2
2
IRL
5-24-09
Indianapolis
Helio Castroneves
1
1



Will Power
2
15
IRL 8-24-08 Sonoma Helio Castroneves 1 1
      Ryan Briscoe 2 2
IRL 7-27-08 Edmonton Ryan Briscoe 1 6
      Helio Castroneves 2 2
IRL 7-20-08 Mid-Ohio Helio Castroneves 1 2
      Ryan Briscoe 2 1
IRL 8-13-06 Kentucky Helio Castroneves 1 3
      Sam Hornish Jr. 2 1
IRL 7-30-06 Michigan Helio Castroneves 1 1
      Sam Hornish Jr. 2 19
IRL 7-23-06 Milwaukee Helio Castroneves 1 14
      Sam Hornish Jr. 2 2
IRL
5-28-06
Indianapolis
Helio Castroneves
1
14



Sam Hornish Jr.
2
2
IRL 3-26-06 Homestead Sam Hornish Jr. 1 3
      Helio Castroneves 2 2
IRL 8-21-05 Pikes Peak Helio Castroneves 1 4
      Sam Hornish Jr. 2 2
IRL 7-24-05 Milwaukee Helio Castroneves 2 16
      Sam Hornish Jr. 1 1
IRL 6-25-05 Richmond Helio Castroneves 2 1
      Sam Hornish Jr. 1 18
IRL 10-17-04 Texas Helio Castroneves 1 1
      Sam Hornish Jr. 2 DNF
IRL 8-29-04 Nazareth Helio Castroneves 1 5
      Sam Hornish Jr. 2 11
IRL 6-29-02 Richmond Gil de Ferran 1 2
      Helio Castroneves 2 17
IRL 6-16-02 Pikes Peak Gil de Ferran 1 1
      Helio Castroneves 2 2
IRL 4-21-02 Nazareth Gil de Ferran 1 3
      Helio Castroneves 2 5
CART 10-14-01 Laguna Seca Gil de Ferran 1 3
      Helio Castroneves 2 6
CART 8-12-01 Mid-Ohio Gil de Ferran 1 2
      Helio Castroneves 2 1
CART 7-15-01 Toronto Gil de Ferran 1 DNF
      Helio Castroneves 2 DNF
CART 9-10-00 Laguna Seca Helio Castroneves 1 1
      Gil de Ferran 2 2
CART 8-13-00 Mid-Ohio Gil de Ferran 1 2
      Helio Castroneves 2 1
CART 6-25-00 Portland Helio Castroneves 1 7
      Gil de Ferran 2 1
CART 6-02-96 Milwaukee Paul Tracy 1 3
      Emerson Fittipaldi 2 4
CART 4-28-96 Nazareth Paul Tracy 1 5
      Emerson Fittipaldi 2 4
CART 9-18-94 Nazareth Emerson Fittipaldi 1 3
      Paul Tracy 2 1
CART 8-14-94 Mid-Ohio Al Unser Jr. 1 1
      Paul Tracy 2 2
CART 7-10-94 Cleveland Al Unser Jr. 1 1
      Paul Tracy 2 3
CART 4-17-94 Long Beach Paul Tracy 1 DNF
      Al Unser Jr. 2 1
CART 10-03-93 Laguna Seca Emerson Fittipaldi 1 2
      Paul Tracy 2 1
CART 8-23-93 Elkhart Lake Rick Mears 1 17
      Emerson Fittipaldi 2 1
CART 7-18-93 Toronto Emerson Fittipaldi 1 2
      Paul Tracy 2 1
CART 10-06-91 Nazareth Rick Mears 1 DNF
      Emerson Fittipaldi 2 8
CART
8-04-90
Michigan
Rick Mears
1
1



Emerson Fittipaldi
2
DNF
CART 7-14-91 Meadowlands Rick Mears 1 3
      Emerson Fittipaldi 2 7
CART 6-23-91 Portland Emerson Fittipaldi 1 2
      Rick Mears 2 6
CART 9-23-90 Elkhart Lake Danny Sullivan 1 DNF
      Rick Mears 2 3
CART 7-08-90 Cleveland Rick Mears 1 8
      Emerson Fittipaldi 2 3
CART 6-03-90 Milwaukee Rick Mears 1 2
      Danny Sullivan 2 8
USAC
5-27-90
Indianapolis
Emerson Fittipaldi
1
3



Rick Mears
2
5
CART 10-15-89 Laguna Seca Rick Mears 1 1
      Danny Sullivan 2 14
CART 9-10-89 Elkhart Lake Danny Sullivan 1 1
      Rick Mears 2 3
USAC
5-28-89
Indianapolis
Rick Mears
1
DNF



Al Unser Sr.
2
DNF
CART 4-09-89 Phoenix Rick Mears 1 1
      Danny Sullivan 2 3
CART 9-25-88 Nazareth Danny Sullivan 1 1
      Rick Mears 2 7
CART 9-11-88 Elkhart Lake Danny Sullivan 1 4
      Rick Mears 2 12
CART
8-21-88
Pocono
Rick Mears
1
DNF



Danny Sullivan
2
DNF
CART
8-07-88
Michigan
Rick Mears
1
DNF



Al Unser Sr.
2
9
CART 7-03-88 Cleveland Danny Sullivan 1 3
      Rick Mears 2 DNF
USAC 5-29-88 Indianapolis 500 Rick Mears 1 1
      Danny Sullivan 2 DNF
      Al Unser Sr. 3 3
CART
8-2-86
Michigan
Rick Mears
1
DNF



Al Unser Sr.
2
DNF
USAC
5-31-86
Indianapolis
Rick Mears
1
3



Danny Sullivan
2
5
CART
8-18-85
Pocono
Rick Mears
1
1



Danny Sullivan
2
5
CART
7-28-85
Michigan
Rick Mears
1
DNF



Danny Sullivan
2
DNF
CART 9-26-82 Michigan Rick Mears 1 DNF
      Kevin Cogan 2 DNF
CART 8-15-82 Pocono Rick Mears 1 1
      Kevin Cogan 2 2
CART 8-01-82 Milwaukee Rick Mears 1 DNF
      Kevin Cogan 2 5
USAC
5-30-82
Indianapolis
Rick Mears
1
2



Kevin Cogan
2
DNF
CART
9-20-81
Michigan
Bobby Unser
2
7



Rick Mears
1
1
CART 10-22-80 Copa Mexico Bobby Unser 1 2
      Rick Mears 2 1
CART 9-20-80 Michigan Mario Andretti 1 1
      Bobby Unser 2 2
CART 8-31-80 California 500 Bobby Unser 1 1
      Rick Mears 2 3
CART 9-30-79 Atlanta Bobby Unser 1 3
      Rick Mears 2 1
CART
9-15-79
Michigan
Bobby Unser
1
1



Rick Mears
2
3
USAC 3-26-78 Ontario Tom Sneva 1 2
      Mario Andretti 2 DNF

% Power qualified first, but did not start the race due to illness.

** Castroneves and Power qualified 1-2 but Castroneves was issued a 10 grid spot penality by INDYCAR due to an engine change

*Briscoe and Power qualified 1-2 but were issued a Chevrolet-wide 10 grid spot penalty by INDYCAR due to an engine change

Updated: 3/18/2019