Simon Pagenaud believes focusing on tire management is crucial before race day in the Streets of Long Beach.
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.
All four rookies assigned to cars this month - Conor Daly, AJ Allmendinger, Carlos Munoz and Tristan Vautier - have completed ROP. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch also completed ROP on Thursday, May 9.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers suffered numerous of incidents through the race
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 Hamilton Motorsports scored its first win with Honda-power at Race 2 in the Indy Dual in Detroit with Simon Pagenaud at the wheel.
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.
The language of speed: sounds the same in any accent
Simon Pagenaud and Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports leave Texas Motor Speedway 6th place in the IZOD IndyCar Series Championship with 194 points.
Pagenaud to start 13th in the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama
Simon Pagenaud as high as fifth throughout the 90-lap race before he settled for a sixth place result, the 23-year-old rookie Tristan Vautier ended the day in 10th position.
Jakes finished 12th in race 1 at Toronto; Rahal finished 20th after "avoidable contact" from Vautier
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.
Alex Tagliani and rookie Tristan Vautier led a strong Honda-powered field in Friday practice at Barber Motorsports Park