Carlos Muñoz was upset he could not challenge Tony Kanaan.
Chevrolet has won three of the first four races of the season, and has collected four poles which includes Carpenter’s Indy 500 pole-winning accomplishment.
The morning rain in Indianapolis did not damper the enthusiasm of the drivers or there fans for the Indy 500 Pole Day activities. The final top nine shootout ended with the Indiana driver who is also the team owner!
Andretti Autosport driver E.J. Viso was hot today when he set the fastest lap during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 2003.
Defending IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay, No, 1 DHL Andretti Autosport Chevrolet, was second quick in the final order after the six-hour session.
Welcome to Indiana-ville with Jay Alley as he keeps a keen eye while the drivers shakedown their cars prior to the run for the pole.
Reigning IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay set a new record on the Brazilian street circuit in the Firestone Fast Six for the fourth Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle.
Ryan Hunter-Reay: "Now we gotta make it work in warmup for the race - make these Firestones hang in there for the entire race; that will be the challenging part."
The 2013 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marks Hinchcliffe's first IZOD IndyCar Series win in 32 starts.
2012 IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay ended the season opener's first day of practice with the second fastest time.
The 2012 championship team with their title holder Hunter-Reay aim for the first victory of 2013 in the IZOD IndyCar Series race in St. Petersburg, Florida.