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Hildebrand Qualifies 12th, Prendeville Qualifies 13th For RLR/Andersen Racing Team At Infineon on Friday SONOMA, Calif., Aug. 24 - RLR/Andersen Racing's J.R. Hildebrand of Sausalito, Calif., qualified 12th and Andrew Prendeville of Morristown,...

Hildebrand Qualifies 12th, Prendeville Qualifies 13th For RLR/Andersen Racing Team At Infineon on Friday

SONOMA, Calif., Aug. 24 - RLR/Andersen Racing's J.R. Hildebrand of Sausalito, Calif., qualified 12th and Andrew Prendeville of Morristown, N.J., qualified 13th on Friday at Infineon Raceway here for the first half of an Indy Pro Series doubleheader being staged here Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday's race is called the Carneros 100. Sunday's is titled the Valley of the Moon 100. They support Sunday's Motorola Indy 300 presented by Jackson Rancheria IndyCar race.

The starting line-up for Saturday's race was set in the 45-minute SWE qualifying session Friday afternoon. The starting line-up for Sunday's 30-lap/60-minute race will be set by the 22 drivers' finishing positions on Saturday, except the first four, six or eight spots could be inverted after a drawing is held following Saturday's race.

Making his first start for the Fairfield, N.J.-based team, Hildebrand posted a qualifying time of 1:23.6980 (98.927 miles per hour) for the 2.26-mile, 12-turn road course with his Formotion Products No. 15. Formotion Products is a Sausalito, Calif.-based company that makes instruments, gauges and timepieces for cars, motorcycles and personal use. Hildebrand's fastest lap came on the 19th of 20 laps he turned in the session. He'll start beside Ryan Justice tomorrow.

Prendeville, driving the Best Friends Animal Society No. 5, qualified 13th when his best lap was timed in 1:23.8348 for an average speed of 98.766 mph. His best lap came on his tenth of 21 laps turned. He'll start beside his friend Robbie Pecorari tomorrow.

-credit: rlr/ar

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Andrew Prendeville , Ryan Justice , Robbie Pecorari , J.R. Hildebrand