Sebastien Bourdais and Justin Wilson made contact severely damaging both cars thus ending their races with Bourdais in 20th place.
Fans at Texas Motor Speedway for the Firestone 600 will also be entertained by "Big Hoss," the world's largest high-definition video board.
Simon Pagenaud and Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports leave Texas Motor Speedway 6th place in the IZOD IndyCar Series Championship with 194 points.
James Jakes is tied for 14th in series standings with 148 points and Graham Rahal is ranked 18th in series standings with 135 points.
Helio Castroneves is the seventh different winner in eight races this IndyCar season.
Marco Andretti moved to second in the championship points standings after his fifth-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway.
Having won the 2013 Indianapolis 500 just two weeks ago, Tony Kanaan is reasserting his prowess on ovals.
The action at Texas is fast and furious, and Firestone Racing has developed a new Firehawk tire specification that we believe will contribute to the excitement.
The Firestone 550 is scheduled to start on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. CT (8:30 p.m. ET) with live television coverage on ABC.
James Jakes was scheduled to test on an oval circuit too, but RLL team elected to reschedule for mid April.