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Texas Two-Step: Alex Tagliani and Sam Schmidt Claim Second Straight IndyCar Pole

Alex Tagliani found a way to top winning the pole for the Indy 500.Winning back-to-back poles.Two weeks after winning the Indianapolis 500 pole, Tagliani put his Sam Schmidt machine back into first place in today's qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway. His two-lap average of 215.186 mph was better than anyone else in the record 30-car field.With 30 cars in Saturday night's festivities, it will be the largest group of participants at Texas Motor Speedway since 1997. This year, there will be two 114-lap races with an hour break in between them. There will be two winners when the night concludes, and half the normal points will be distributed for each race.This isn't really anything new for the series, as they had double-headers during the sched...

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