Qualifying at the fountain turn – 40th TGPLB
A friend loaned me his 80-400 lens to try out during qualifying so I took the bait. Here’s a few shots from that part of the weekend. With commentary, of course!
Okay, so I’m impressed with Carlos Huertas, signed by Dale Coyne during the St Pete weekend. He’s adapting very well to the Indy cars.
2013 champion Scott Dixon didn’t take out any of the flowers but sure came close, didn’t he?
It takes time to learn the Verizon IndyCar Series. Josef Newgarden is in his third year and he’s really looking good, making it to Firestone Fast Six qualifying this race.
A winner at Long Beach three consecutive times, Sebastien Bourdais was the sold Chevrolet driver in the Firestone Fast Six
Rookie Jack Hawksworth looked like a veteran most of the weekend. Unfortunately he was caught up in The Big One
Eventual pole man Ryan Hunter-Reay approaches the fountain turn
The Mayor of Hinchtown showing his talents around the flowerbeds
This race marked Oriol Servia’s return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing; he outqualified Graham Rahal by nine spots.
After qualifying, Townsend Bell announced his Indianapolis 500 program with KV Racing.