Honda engines like Alonso's have had a run of bad luck. One blew up on Friday.
Fernando Alonso will be in fifth position.
Alonso had a four-lap average of 230.034 mph with Carpenter at 230.468 mph.
Ed Carpenter, Josef Newgarden and Helio Castroneves all had their racecars flip during practice for the Indianapolis 500. The crashes forced rules changes from officials for the event's qualifying.