Unlike the previous two days, 'Fast Friday' went without incident.
Helio Castroneves has been penalized eight driver points by the Verizon IndyCar Series for 'avoidable contact' at the start of last weekend's Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
No action was taken following the opening lap pile-up, which is a surprise to me...
Scott Dixon and Josef Newgarden were among those who suffered damage as cars scattered.
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.
Chevrolet kicked off the 2015 season with wins in two of the first three races on the schedule: Juan Pablo Montoya (St. Petersburg) and Scott Dixon (Long Beach).
Long Beach got away from the debris debacles of St. Pete, the weather woes of NOLA, but the on-track really didn't meet expectations.
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.