CHAMPCAR/CART: Houston: Conquest Racing Thursday report

Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 13th and 14th in first round qualifying for Grand Prix of Houston Houston, Texas, May 11, 2006 -- It was the first outing under the lights for Mi-Jack Conquest Racing drivers Charles Zwolsman and Andrew Ranger during...

Mi-Jack Conquest Racing 13th and 14th in first round qualifying for Grand Prix of Houston

Houston, Texas, May 11, 2006 -- It was the first outing under the lights for Mi-Jack Conquest Racing drivers Charles Zwolsman and Andrew Ranger during first round qualifying for the Grand Prix of Houston. The session was marked by numerous red flags coming at inopportune moments for the drivers. Dutchman Charles Zwolsman posted a lap of 61.903 to take the 13th place on the provisional grid while his teammate, Andrew Ranger was 14th with a time of 63.165. Final qualifying will take place tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. local time.

13th - Charles Zwolsman #34 GoldenPalace.com Casino car

"Qualifying wasn't too bad but it was not great either. We were unable to go out and put some good laps together because the red flag would come out, but overall I'm satisfied with today's qualifying and by working on the changes made to the car, we will be able to improve our position tomorrow. I liked racing under the lights, it was not a big difference from daytime, the lighting was good."

14th- Andrew Ranger #27 Tide / Mi-Jack car

"I really enjoyed driving under the lights on a street course, I think it's fun for the drivers and for the fans. Qualifying didn't go that well for us, we still have to work on the car but I know that the Conquest Team will work hard and that we will be able to do better tomorrow."

-mjcr-

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Andrew Ranger , Charles Zwolsman
Teams Conquest Racing