Rookie Raphael Matos made the Indy 500 field as a number of other rookies crashed on Sunday.
Danica Patrick's season is off to a tough start after she crashed out early in the season-opening Honda Grand Prix.
There will be four drivers vying for rookie of the year honors in the IndyCar Series. It's hard to imagine four paths more different to the same destination.
Firestone Indy Lights champion Raphael Matos signed a multiyear contract to drive for Luczo Dragon Racing in the IndyCar Series.
Canadian Robert Wickens broke Raphael Matos' three-race winning streak and won the first of two Champ Car Atlantic series races at the Grand Prix of Portland.
Raphael Matos arrived two hours into Tuesday's session as a sub for injured Sean Guthrie, who was not cleared because of a concussion from a crash last week, and ended up with the fastest lap among the 19 drivers on Indy's 2.6-mile road course.