IRL: Indy 500: Bruno Junqueira day two summary

Junqueira 18th on 2nd Day of Practice for 2004 Indy 500 Bruno Junqueira, No. 36 PacifiCare Honda/G-Force/Firestone: "Today was a difficult day because of the rain. We couldn't run much and didn't improve the car today. Hopefully the weather...

Junqueira 18th on 2nd Day of Practice for 2004 Indy 500

Bruno Junqueira, No. 36 PacifiCare Honda/G-Force/Firestone: "Today was a difficult day because of the rain. We couldn't run much and didn't improve the car today. Hopefully the weather will cooperate tomorrow and we can make some gains."

* FAST FACTS: Will be his third race here and first with NHR at this track. Started 20th and finished fifth in his Indy 500 debut with Ganassi Racing in 2001. Won the pole position in 2002 and led the first 32 laps of the race before his engine failed. Retired in 31st place.

* NEWMAN/HAAS RACING FACTS: The 2004 race will mark the 14th for NHR in the Indy 500 and first since 1995. Prior to 2004, the team prepared a total of 20 entries for drivers such as Mario and Michael Andretti, Nigel Mansell and Paul Tracy. NHR's highest finishes in the Indy 500 were second with Mario Andretti in 1985 and Michael Andretti in 1991 and third with Nigel Mansell in his first attempt in 1993...NHR drivers have led a combined total of 773 laps on the famed 2.5-mile Superspeedway (Mario Andretti - 402; Michael Andretti - 337; Nigel Mansell - 34)...Mario Andretti brought the team it's highest start in the event when he won the POLE POSITION in 1987.

ON THE SCHEDULE TOMORROW: Practice will take place from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. CST. Log onto indyracingleague.com for live timing and scoring.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Michael Andretti , Bruno Junqueira , Paul Tracy , Nigel Mansell , Mario Andretti
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing