August 24, 2002 MBNA Qualifying for the Gateway Indy 250 at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, IL.
Gil de Ferran is congratulated after qualifying on the pole at 175.210 mph.
Sam Hornish, Jr. gets out of his car qualifying at the time on the pole, he ended up second behind Gil de Ferran.
Al Unser, Jr. gets ready for qualifying.
Al Unser, Jr. is pushed out for his qualifying attempt. Al qualified 16th.
Sarah Fisher is happy after her qualifying run, coming in with fourth fastest at the time. She ended up 9th on the grid.
Buddy Rice, the surprise newcomer of the past couple races, walks to talk with the media after qualifying 15th.
George Mack after his qualifying run. He qualified 24th (last) but he made the show.