British Formula 1™ driver Lewis Hamilton MBE was awarded the BRDC’s premier annual award, the BRDC Gold Star, for the fourth time.
The Leaders Circle program was established in 2002 to provide incentives to teams that participate full time in the IndyCar Series.
Ryan Briscoe was caught up in a crash when two of his competitors had contact. The Australian will now miss the second race of the IndyCar Series doubleheader event in Toronto.
In Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston double-header, Scott Dixon won his fourth race of the season. In the Indy Lights race, Karam took the win.
California: Ocean breezes, suntan lotion, palm trees, the Queen Mary, yachts, sailing, beaches, and surfing... plus the famous hairpin and the sounds of racing engines on the legendary street circuit in Long Beach!
James Davison is thrilled to have the opportunity to take on his first race in IndyCar, especially having won at the Ohio road course in past years.
Testing at the Barber Motorsports Park ended with the Australian maintaining the fastest lap time. Up next is the St. Pete race on March 24.
Joe Jennings, IndyCar correspondent
The IndyCar teams are back on a temporary street circuit, this time in Long Beach. Ryan Hunter-Reay laid down the gauntly to his rivals early including Mike Conway is making a return with RLL.
The No. 18 seat for the Daley Coyne Racing team became vacant at the conclusion of the Indianapolis 500.
IZOD IndyCar Series teams also preparing for 98th Indianapolis 500 next May
Justin Wilson returns to Dale Coyne Racing in 2013 with Ana Beatriz in the No. 18 car for selected events at this time.
Ryan Hunter-Reay claims Verizon P1 Award.