J.R. Hildebrand won the pole for the Firestone Indy Lights race by .0003 seconds for today's race at the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Jonathan Bomarito will start alongside Hildebrand on the front row. Bomarito, a driver from Monterey, didn't find out he was racing at Long Beach until Wednesday. He is making his first Indy Lights start after spending the past three years in the Atlantic Series.
For more on Indy Lights qualifying and Bomarito's journey from Atlantic Series veteran to Indy Lights rookie, click here.