Six full-course cautions on the street circuit slowed the field down.
The reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion set the fastest lap in the IZOD IndyCar Series open test at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
35 entries to vie for 33 spots in 2013 field
Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon won the Verizon P1 Award, and now is tied with Gordon Johncock for 14th on the all-time pole-winning list.
2012 Firestone Indy Lights champion Tristan Vautier kept a secret during the recent Rolex 24 Hours event in Daytona, FL. The Frenchman moved up to IndyCar for the 2013 season.
A look back at flying cars and Pagenaud's move toward the title
The Davey Hamilton and Sam Schmidt partnership was so successful last year, they have agreed to do it again for 2013. This year Pagenaud will have Tristan Vautier as a teammate.
The IZOD IndyCar racers are at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama and today was practice as they fine-tuned their racing machines prior to qualifying tomorrow.
IZOD IndyCar Series teams also preparing for 98th Indianapolis 500 next May
Ryan Hunter-Reay claims Verizon P1 Award.
Simon Pagenaud, secured the 21st spot on the starting grid on the first day of qualifying.
Simon Pagenaud believes focusing on tire management is crucial before race day in the Streets of Long Beach.
Earlier today, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced it has signed 2012 Firestone Indy Lights champion Tristan Vautier to drive a second full-time IZOD IndyCar Series entry in 2013.
Carb Day was busy with the final Indy 500 practice with Simon Pagenaud setting fastest lap. The pit stop contest was won again by Helio Castroneves and Team Penske.