Turn 5 proved to be astonishingly problematic for drivers getting their first taste of dry track conditions on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit at Long Beach, California.

James Hinchcliffe, Simona de Silvestro, Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves, S?bastien Bourdais and James Jakes all had spins that caused track action to be halted during the hour-long session.

Practice 3

1. #12 Will Power (C) 100.131mph 1m 10.7553s (19 laps)
2. #28 Ryan Hunter-Reay (C) 100.107mph 1m 10.7723s + 0.0170s (15 laps)
3. #3 Helio Castroneves (C) 99.830mph 1m 10.9687s + 0.2134s (17 laps)
4. #5 EJ Viso (C) 99.774mph 1m 11.0087s + 0.2534s (18 laps)
5. #26 Marco Andretti (C) 99.750mph 1m 11.0258s + 0.2705s (14 laps)
6. #9 Scott Dixon (H) 99.641mph 1m 11.1032s + 0.3479s (18 laps)
7. #38 Graham Rahal (H) 99.639mph 1m 11.1045s + 0.3492s (20 laps)
8. #11 Tony Kanaan (C) 99.623mph 1m 11.1162s + 0.3609s (7 laps)
9. #15 Takuma Sato (H) 99.368mph 1m 11.2987s + 0.5434s (18 laps)
10. #2 Ryan Briscoe (C) 99.271mph 1m 11.3683s + 0.6130s (13 laps)
11. #27 James Hinchcliffe (C) 99.200mph 1m 11.4196s + 0.6643s (16 laps)
12. #4 JR Hildebrand (C) 98.877mph 1m 11.6523s + 0.8970s (18 laps)
13. #8 Rubens Barrichello (C) 98.867mph 1m 11.6598s + 0.9045s (22 laps)
14. #77 Simon Pagenaud (H) 98.585mph 1m 11.8648s + 1.1095s (15 laps)
15. #83 Charlie Kimball (H) 98.408mph 1m 11.9944s + 1.2391s (14 laps)
16. #67 Josef Newgarden (H) 98.316mph 1m 12.0616s + 1.3063s (14 laps)
17. #18 Justin Wilson (H) 98.123mph 1m 12.2033s + 1.4480s (16 laps)
18. #14 Mike Conway (H) 97.910mph 1m 12.3602s + 1.6049s (16 laps)
19. #7 Sebastien Bourdais (L) 97.872mph 1m 12.3886s + 1.6333s (17 laps)
20. #10 Dario Franchitti (H) 97.862mph 1m 12.3955s + 1.6402s (13 laps)
21. #98 Alex Tagliani (L) 97.761mph 1m 12.4704s + 1.7151s (16 laps)
22. #22 Oriol Servia (L) 96.557mph 1m 13.3741s + 2.6188s (16 laps)
23. #19 James Jakes (H) 96.269mph 1m 13.5937s + 2.8384s (16 laps)
24. #20 Ed Carpenter (C) 96.067mph 1m 13.7486s + 2.9933s (17 laps)
25. #6 Katherine Legge (L) 92.504mph 1m 16.5889s + 5.8336s (13 laps)
26. #78 Simona de Silvestro (L) No time (0 laps)

Total Laps: 398