The six hours of practice Thursday went incident-free, with one big exception...
Both drivers sounded off on Josef Newgarden when he held up the race leaders during the GP of Indy.
Scott Dixon and Josef Newgarden were among those who suffered damage as cars scattered.
Josef Newgarden is the newest winner on the IndyCar circuit, but that hasn't changed the way he goes into the biggest month of the year.
Mark Wilkinson looks at this past weekend's IndyCar race and how it sets up what he hopes will be an exciting Month of May.
A Ganassi 1-2 in the opening Long Beach practice on Friday was followed by a Penske 1-2-3 in the following session.
The inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, run in changing track conditions after heavy morning rains, ended after 47 laps due to the 1-hour, 45-minute time limit.
James Hinchcliffe survived the carnage and had just enough fuel to make it to the line Sunday.
JPM spun during the small portion of qualifying that was completed, but he has no complaints now.
The track may be different, but the results are the same ... Chevrolet is fast.
Penske teammates went head-to-head in Southern Florida.
Debris has been scattered all over the track, yet, no major incident has taken place three cautions into the season opener.
Graham Rahal topped the charts.