"We had bad luck with our first pit stop because the yellow flag came out right after we pitted, losing us a ton of track position"
"I've remained very focused on the Grand Prix of Houston during the break because it's going to be a huge race weekend for us"
IZOD IndyCar Series teams also preparing for 98th Indianapolis 500 next May
A look back at flying cars and Pagenaud's move toward the title
Six full-course cautions on the street circuit slowed the field down.
Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon won the Verizon P1 Award, and now is tied with Gordon Johncock for 14th on the all-time pole-winning list.
Simon Pagenaud and Tristan Vautier advanced from the first round of knockout-style qualifying to fight their way to the Firestone Fast 6 in Round 2.
Simon Pagenaud fought to the front of the field for a fifth-place finish, while Tristan Vautier overcame contact on multiple occasions to finish 12th.
Competition has been fierce at the 2.385-mile permanent road course as teams began with an open test Wednesday and push through to Sunday's race.
Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports scored its first win with Honda-power at Race 2 in the Indy Dual in Detroit with Simon Pagenaud at the wheel.
Tristan Vautier started and ended the day 21st in the 90-lap race on the 2.258-mile road course.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Charlie Kimball played the role of “hare” to perfection Sunday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Simon Pagenaud: "Mid-Ohio is very much like my home track in France."
The reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion set the fastest lap in the IZOD IndyCar Series open test at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
Tristan Vautier and Simon Pagenaud will return to action in the IZOD IndyCar Series on August 4th for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers suffered numerous of incidents through the race
Pagenaud and Vautier return to action for the IZOD IndyCar Series' second double-header race weekend July 13 and 14 at the Honda Indy Toronto.
Vautier was the first car to qualify, and the No. 55 car posted a two-lap average speed of 218.575 mph. Pagenaud ran a two-lap qualifying average speed of 218.859 mph in the afternoon heat.
The green flag drops at Iowa Speedway at 3:05 p.m. ET. Broadcast coverage of the event begins on ABC at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Mixed feelings for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers after race at Milwaukee
Simon Pagenaud and Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports leave Texas Motor Speedway 6th place in the IZOD IndyCar Series Championship with 194 points.
Vautier will start the race from the back of the field, while Pagenaud qualified 14th for the race
Pagenaud is the sixth different winner in seven races this season (Hinchcliffe, Hunter-Reay, Sato, Kanaan, Conway, Pagenaud).
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers are looking forward to getting back in the car for "Dual 2" today.