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Castroneves takes pole from Montoya at Fontana

As temperatures neared 100 degrees at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Juan Pablo Montoya appeared to have won the pole position during qualifying Friday for the IndyCar series' final race of the season. But there was one more driver to qualify: Helio Castroneves, Montoya's teammate at Team Penske. Castroneves, the three-time Indianapolis 500 winner trying to win his first IndyCar title, snatched the pole from Montoya with a two-lap average speed of 218.540 mph at the two-mile oval track. Montoya, with a qualifying speed of 217.621 mph, will start second alongside Castroneves in the MAVTV 500 on Saturday night. Josef Newgarden and Takuma Sato qualified third and fourth. By capturing the...

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