Pagenaud is the sixth different winner in seven races this season (Hinchcliffe, Hunter-Reay, Sato, Kanaan, Conway, Pagenaud).
The penalties laid down by INDYCAR for engine changes at IMS will be imposed at the event in Detroit. The infractions found at the 500 venue were handed monetary fines.
Not only does Newgarden believe in himself, but he also has faith in his team as he prepares for his second Indianapolis 500.
At last-lap, last-turn pass by James Hinchcliffe preventing Takuma Sato from winning his second consecutive IndyCar Series race Sunday in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
If you missed the Sao Paulo IndyCar 300 you just might be kicking yourself.
Josef Newgarden: "The positive is that the car is in one piece and we finished 13th, which is not horrible."
Even with a solid top-10 finish, Newgarden's mindset is nowhere near complacent.
Newgarden's focus has turned to getting proper rest, knowing how mentally and physically taxing the 90-lap race will be on Sunday.
Ryan Hunter-Reay claims Verizon P1 Award.
The first take in St. Petersburg was cut short after 50 laps due to a mechanical issue.
Josef Newgarden: "It is a shame to have a mechanical issue; you don't want to start a season that way..."
Newgarden will start in the eighth row for Sunday's race on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn scenic street course on the St. Petersburg harbor.
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SFHR is looking to complete their new facility while preparing for 2013
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