Results of 2017 opener leave much to consider

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One race down, 16 to go. So what do we know about the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season? Probably not much, but here are 10 things to consider in the wake of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg:

The next race for the Verizon IndyCar Series is the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 9 (4 p.m. ET, NBCSN). Prior to that, the entire field gathers Tuesday at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama for the second open test of the season.

Curt Cavin is INDYCAR's vice president of communications following 30 years covering the sport as a motorsports journalist.

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