Wade Cunningham again showed his competitors that he's the man to beat at Watkins Glen International. In the opening round of qualifying for the Indy Pro Series Corning Twin 100s, Cunningham laid down a lap time of 1:36.7418 (125.406 mph) that was nearly a half second quicker than second fastest man Alex Lloyd's 1:37.2192 (124.790 mph).
Third fastest was Daniel Herrington, whose time of 1:37.7032 (124.172 mph) beat out Hideki Mutoh's 1:38.1426 (123.616 mph). Completing the top 5 was Phil Giebler's 1:38.3690 (123.332 mph)
Final qualifying will take place from 9:00 - 9:30 Saturday morning.
The first of the two Corning 100s for the Indy Pro Series cars will take the green flag on Saturday at 12:15 p.m., followed immediately by IndyCar Series qualifying for the Camping World Watkins Glen Grand Prix.
Tickets for the race weekend celebration during the Camping World Watkins Glen Grand Prix, or the NASCAR Nextel Cup at The Glen and Zippo 200 weekend August 9-12 are still available. For tickets and additional race weekend information, please contact the Watkins Glen International ticket office at 866-461-RACE, log onto www.TheGlen.com , buy online at www.racetickets.com or stop by The Shop located at 2 North Franklin Street in downtown Watkins Glen.