Tristan Vautier1989-08-22 (age 32)
Competition has been fierce at the 2.385-mile permanent road course as teams began with an open test Wednesday and push through to Sunday's race.
Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports scored its first win with Honda-power at Race 2 in the Indy Dual in Detroit with Simon Pagenaud at the wheel.
Tristan Vautier started and ended the day 21st in the 90-lap race on the 2.258-mile road course.
Simon Pagenaud: "Mid-Ohio is very much like my home track in France."
A wild weekend in Toronto is summed up by Blogger Mark Wilkinson in his "Ten Worthless Opinions" piece.
Tristan Vautier and Simon Pagenaud will return to action in the IZOD IndyCar Series on August 4th for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers suffered numerous of incidents through the race
Andersen Promotions to operate and license the Firestone Indy Lights starting with the 2014 season.
Pagenaud and Vautier return to action for the IZOD IndyCar Series' second double-header race weekend July 13 and 14 at the Honda Indy Toronto.
Vautier was the first car to qualify, and the No. 55 car posted a two-lap average speed of 218.575 mph. Pagenaud ran a two-lap qualifying average speed of 218.859 mph in the afternoon heat.
The green flag drops at Iowa Speedway at 3:05 p.m. ET. Broadcast coverage of the event begins on ABC at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Mixed feelings for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers after race at Milwaukee
What is going on with inspections and penalties in IndyCar?
Simon Pagenaud and Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports leave Texas Motor Speedway 6th place in the IZOD IndyCar Series Championship with 194 points.
Vautier will start the race from the back of the field, while Pagenaud qualified 14th for the race
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers are looking forward to getting back in the car for "Dual 2" today.
National Guard Panther Racing No. 4 Chevrolet proves quick in first race of weekend doubleheader.
The 2012 Indy Lights Champion moved up to the premier IndyCar series this year and will take the green flag for the first time in the Indianapolis 500.
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.
Simon Pagenaud, secured the 21st spot on the starting grid on the first day of qualifying.
The field is now set for the Memorial Day classic at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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!
It's a rags to riches story that could only happen in America, and it's a home-grown Hoosier whom is becoming a legend in his own time who has written it.
All four rookies assigned to cars this month - Conor Daly, AJ Allmendinger, Carlos Munoz and Tristan Vautier - have completed ROP. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch also completed ROP on Thursday, May 9.
In addition to his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team, Vautier received guidance from INDYCAR driver steward Arie Luyendyk.
Franchitti, Castroneves aim to join four-time winners' club
Brazilian dance moves on the streets in Sao Paulo made for an interesting samba.
Pagenaud started from 23rd in the No. 77 Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports car, and drove as high as third before settling for ninth.
James Hinchcliffe and Takuma Sato raced to the finish line on the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Both drivers had already noticed victories on street circuits this year in the IZOD IndyCar Series.
Castroneves recorded his third consecutive top-10 finish of the young three-race season.
While encouraged by a top-10 finish, Simon Pagenaud is eager to push for more in qualifying to put himself in a better position for races.
Simon Pagenaud believes focusing on tire management is crucial before race day in the Streets of Long Beach.
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.
Simon Pagenaud as high as fifth throughout the 90-lap race before he settled for a sixth place result, the 23-year-old rookie Tristan Vautier ended the day in 10th position.
Defending series champion lost ground to his IZOD IndyCar rivals but came back to take the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama victory.
Pagenaud to start 13th in the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama
Qualifying temperatures: Track temperatures ranged from 77°-95° F (25°-35° C) and the ambient temperatures ranged from 66°-69° F (19°-21° C).