“It is not an easy golf course,” stated Jeffrey C. Williams.
Sebastien Bourdais, James Jakes and Sebastian Saavedra handed penalties after action in Detroit.
Toyota GP of Long Beach event, the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing added a third IndyCar for Mike Conway. Team also has their two BMWs ready to contest the American Le Mans Series race; giving them a total of five racing machines at the venue.
Jakes will pilot a second RLL Honda powered Dallara for the full season with Acorn Stairlifts as the primary sponsor.
Ryan Hunter-Reay claims Verizon P1 Award.
Missing in action today was Race Director Beaux Barfield as he had to take time off for personal reasons.
Pagenaud is the sixth different winner in seven races this season (Hinchcliffe, Hunter-Reay, Sato, Kanaan, Conway, Pagenaud).
James Jakes was scheduled to test on an oval circuit too, but RLL team elected to reschedule for mid April.
Graham Rahal: "Now it’s just a matter of going racing in the biggest race of the year.”
Five podiums and one pole for RLL Racing over the years they have challenged the street circuit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Their two drivers would like to add to that tally.
Jakes maneuvered through the stopped cars to pick up positions.
“It was a tough afternoon"
Jakes set the 12th fastest lap time to earn his best starting position at this track.