CHAMPCAR/CART: Edmonton: Conquest Racing Saturday notes

Heylen Will Start in Sixth Row for Sunday's Rexall Grand Prix of Edmonton Jan Heylen ...

Heylen Will Start in Sixth Row for Sunday's Rexall Grand Prix of Edmonton

Jan Heylen #34 Champ Car Grand Prix of Belgium / Cosworth / DP01 / Bridgestone

"We are not where we were hoping to be after the session today," said Heylen. "I drove hard today but unfortunately I just wasn't able to put a fast lap together for various reasons. It was a very eventful qualifying and I feel that we could have gone faster but everyone faced the challenges of the stop and go pace. Tomorrow is going to be a tough race physically so I just have to focus on preparing myself for the event and make the best of my qualifying. I know we will have a good result if we can finish the race so we'll work on getting through the first few laps."

Eric Bachelart Quote

"After our morning practice results where Jan placed eighth quickest, we thought we had a pretty good car," said Eric Bachelart, Conquest Racing Team Owner. "We are obviously a bit disappointed with today's qualifying but it seems there is always a lot going on during the race on Sunday. We are shooting to finish our first race of the year tomorrow and stay out of trouble. If we manage to do that, we should end up with a good result."

Event Information

The green flag drops on the Rexall Grand Prix of Edmonton on Sunday, July 22nd at 1:00 p.m. MST. The race will be broadcast live on ESPN beginning at 3:00 p.m. EST as well as broadcast live on XM Satellite Radio Channel 205.

Edmonton is the final leg of the Champ Car Canadian Triple Crown which will pit teams against each other over the three successive Canadian races. The competition began in Mont Tremblant on July 1st before moving to Toronto on July 8th. Standings in the Triple Crown will be based upon a combined average finish for each team.

-credit: conquestracing

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Jan Heylen
Teams Conquest Racing