What a turnaround it has been for A.J. Allmendinger during the past 10 months.
The nine starting positions that remained for the May 26 Indianapolis 500 were determined during Sunday's "Bump Day" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Ed Carpenter will start on the pole position for the first time in the Indianapolis 500 after pulling off a stunning victory in Saturday's time trials at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Fernando Alonso from Ferrari scored a hugely-popular victory in front of his home crowd by putting on a dominating performance in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg won the pole for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix, while his teammate, Lewis Hamilton, qualified second to give Mercedes the front row.
Maldonado scored his maiden F1 victory in the Spanish GP. He also became the first Venezuelan driver in the sport to win a race.
James Hinchcliffe won his second race of the season after passing Takuma Sato in the final turn of the last lap in Sunday's IndyCar Series race on the streets of Sao Paulo.
Ryan Hunter-Reay will start on the pole for Sunday's IndyCar Series race in Brazil after setting a new track qualifying record on the Sao Paulo street circuit.
When the series first raced on the 2.536-mile, 11-turn Sao Paulo street circuit in 2010, Power survived a spectacular opening-lap crash and then endured heavy rain before making a winning pass on Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing minutes for the win. The race was scheduled for 75 laps, but IndyCar officials placed a two-hour limit on the event due to numerous cautions for accidents and a brief halt for a thunderstorm.