CHAMPCAR/CART: Tema Herdez Friday Notes

Herdez-backed drivers Michel Jourdain Jr. & Memo Gidley took 23rd and 20th positions during the first qualifying practice for the Texaco Grand Prix of Houston. Michel Jourdain Jr., Car ...

Herdez-backed drivers Michel Jourdain Jr. & Memo Gidley took 23rd and 20th positions during the first qualifying practice for the Texaco Grand Prix of Houston.

Michel Jourdain Jr., Car #19 Herdez/Payton-Coyne Racing Team: "The car is very, very loose. Also, we had problems with the brakes. Hopefully tomorrow we can get a better car."

Memo Gidley, Car #71 Herdez/Payton-Coyne Racing Team: "We made some improvements from the first practice to qualifying, we are in the right direction, but we still need to work more on the car. We have a traction problem. Overall, we need more grip."

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Memo Gidley , Michel Jourdain