IRL: Kentucky: Tony Kanaan preview

Tony Kanaan on the Meijer Indy 300: "The testing program that we have with the Indy Pro Series is paying off for us; we ran much better at Michigan as a result of it. We (AGR) tested at Kentucky with Dario and Jonathan Klein and I believe that...

Tony Kanaan on the Meijer Indy 300:

"The testing program that we have with the Indy Pro Series is paying off for us; we ran much better at Michigan as a result of it. We (AGR) tested at Kentucky with Dario and Jonathan Klein and I believe that Team 7-Eleven will see the benefits of that test when we race at Kentucky Speedway."

Tony Kanaan Facts
The Meijer Indy 300 marks Kanaan's 62nd career IndyCar Series start.

Kanaan's best starting and finishing positions at Kentucky both came in 2005 when he started second and finished fifth.

Eric Cowdin, Race Engineer, #11 Team 7-Eleven Dallara/Honda/Firestone, on the Meijer Indy 300: "Kentucky Speedway is both a handling track as well as a speed track. The car has to well balanced at low downforce levels as well as have good mechanical grip over the bumps. Our goal over the final three races is to continue improving our performance on superspeedways and win races. We are continuing to learn from the extra testing our IPS program affords us and look to have another competitive weekend."

-credit: AGR

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