Texas: Andretti Green Racing race report

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 6, 2009) - Andretti Green Racing drivers Danica Patrick, Tony Kanaan, Marco Andretti and Hideki Mutoh completed the six race of the 2009 IndyCar Series season, the Bombardier Learjet 550, at the Texas Motor ...

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 6, 2009) - Andretti Green Racing drivers Danica Patrick, Tony Kanaan, Marco Andretti and Hideki Mutoh completed the six race of the 2009 IndyCar Series season, the Bombardier Learjet 550, at the Texas Motor Speedway.

Driver:  Danica Patrick

Car: #7 Boost Mobile/Motorola Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Danica Patrick: Started 5th, finished 6th
"We had a strong car all weekend and then during the race, the steering became really heavy, it just wasn't the car we started with. I wish we could have had a top-five finish, but Marco passed me at the end far and square. Overall, I'm content with the sixth place finish for the Boost Mobile/Motorola car."

Driver:  Tony Kanaan

Car: #11 Team 7-Eleven Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Tony Kanaan: Started 16th, finished 8th
"It has been the most difficult past three weeks for Team 7-Eleven, but we hung in there and kept our heads up. I wish we had a better finish tonight, but we finished the race with no issues, the guys did a great job in the pits and I did my job on the track. I happy to have an off week and I think we could use the rest, but look forward to getting back in the car in Iowa."

Driver:  Marco Andretti

Car: #26 Team Venom Energy Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Marco Andretti: Started 8th, finished 4th
"I happy to get the #26 car a top-five finish, we have been working really hard this season and our efforts finally paid off for the Venom. We struggled on the restarts but seemed to get stronger on the longer stints, but unfortunately we were fighting traffic at the end and didn't have enough time to get a higher finish."

Driver:  Hideki Mutoh

Car: #27 Formula Dream Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Hideki Mutoh: Started 11th, finished 20th
"A frustrating day for the #27 car; we really focused this weekend on the race set-up but unfortunately we had electrical issues and had to cut our night short. I think we had a strong car and would have been competitive if we were able to finish the race. Glad to have an off weekend, but look forward to Iowa in a couple of weeks."

-credit: agr

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tony Kanaan , Marco Andretti , Hideki Mutoh , Danica Patrick