Toronto: Andretti Green Racing qualifying report

TORONTO, Canada (July 11, 2009) - Andretti Green Racing drivers Danica Patrick, Tony Kanaan, Marco Andretti and Hideki Mutoh qualified for Sunday's running of the Honda Indy Toronto on the Streets of Toronto. Patrick, driver of the ...

TORONTO, Canada (July 11, 2009) - Andretti Green Racing drivers Danica Patrick, Tony Kanaan, Marco Andretti and Hideki Mutoh qualified for Sunday's running of the Honda Indy Toronto on the Streets of Toronto.

Patrick, driver of the #7 Boost Mobile/Motorola car, will start in the 18th position. Kanaan, driver of the #11 Team 7-Eleven/Nestle Pure Life entry, will start 20th. Andretti, driver of the #26 NYSE iShares car, will start in the 17th position. Mutoh, who drives the #27 Formula Dream car, will start 22nd.

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Driver: Danica Patrick
Car: #7 Boost Mobile Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Danica Patrick: "It's been a pretty interesting day for us. We had a pretty decent car during this morning's session, even though it was the worst track conditions you would drive in. But once the track dried, we lost all the grip. I don't know what the solution is, but as a team we are all behind the eight-ball and it's really frustrating for me and my teammates. Anything can happen in the race tomorrow, so hopefully things will fall our way."

Driver: Tony Kanaan
Car: #11 Team 7-Eleven/Nestle Pure Life Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Tony Kanaan: "It's been a frustrating day. The Nestle Pure Life guys worked really hard after this morning's incident to get the car back together. This isn't where we wanted to start for tomorrow's race but we are up for the challenge. I have to thank the guys for all their efforts today and hopefully we will have a better result tomorrow."

Driver: Marco Andretti
Car: #26 NYSE iShares Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Marco Andretti: "It's been a rough day for AGR as a whole and all around I think the starting grid is a bit surprising. It's a tough circuit, for sure and the rain this morning made it tough to dial in on a qualifying set up. The NYSE iShares car is definitely starting farther back than we'd like. We've had a couple decent comebacks on road and street courses so hopefully we can do the same tomorrow."

Driver: Hideki Mutoh
Car: #27 Formula Dream Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Hideki Mutoh: "It's been very tough day for the Formula Dream team. This course is very challenging and we haven't been able to find the perfect setup. We will be working tonight to figure out what we can do between now and tomorrow that will lead to better results."

-credit: agr

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