Oliver Jarvis put 0.223 seconds between he and Dane Cameron in qualifying at Watkins Glen but both drivers left speed on the track as the grid was set for the third endurance race of 2019.
Alexander Rossi was easily quickest on Friday at Road America but two mistakes on his strongest lap kept his ideal lap and actual lap from being one and the same.
Despite an abysmal pit stop and a disruptive lapped driver, Alexander Rossi still factored into the seventh-closest finish in Indy 500 history.
Simon Pagenaud matched Will Power’s 2018 feat by winning the INDYCAR Grand Prix, the Indy 500 pole and the 500-mile race itself in consecutive weekends.
DragonSpeed and Juncos Racing have the same goal as Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing at Indianapolis but success for smaller entrants could change the face of IndyCar.
Red Bull Advanced Technologies and INDYCAR will introduce a new Aeroscreen device in time for the 2020 season.
Zak Brown made clear that a full-time foray into IndyCar for McLaren would be greenlighted or shelved again this summer.
While avoiding the unforgiving barriers that line the Long Beach street circuit, Alexander Rossi set the second-fastest lap of the race.
At more than 30 laps shorter than the street and road course races that precede it, the Long Beach race offers limited opportunities for strategy differentiation.