IRL: Chicagoland: AJ Foyt IV qualifying report

Foyt to Start on the Inside of Row 6 in Klein Tools/Canadian Club Car JOLIET, Ill. (Sept. 9, 2006) - A.J. Foyt IV, who is driving the ...

Foyt to Start on the Inside of Row 6 in Klein Tools/Canadian Club Car

JOLIET, Ill. (Sept. 9, 2006) - A.J. Foyt IV, who is driving the #27 Klein Tools/Canadian Club car for Andretti Green Racing, will start 11th for Sunday's Peak Antifreeze Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Driving in place of the injured Dario Franchitti, Foyt posted a best-lap speed of 212.160 miles per hour (25.7919 seconds) during his qualifying attempt.

ABC Sports will provide live broadcast coverage of the final IndyCar Series event of the 2006 season starting at 1:30 p.m. (EDT). The entire 14-race IndyCar Series schedule can be heard live by XM Satellite Radio subscribers by tuning into XM channel 145, the exclusive home of the IndyCar Series.

A.J. Foyt IV, #27 Klein Tools/Canadian Club Dallara/Honda/Firestone: "It sure helps a lot when you're with a team like AGR and you've got Klein Tools and Canadian Club helping me out and giving me a chance. They sure gave me a great race car and let me get back in the groove in these cars. The car was quick and solid on the race track. I really have to give all the credit to the crew and (race engineer) Allen McDonald because they gave me a great car."

-credit: AGR

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Series IndyCar
Drivers A.J. Foyt IV , Dario Franchitti