CHAMPCAR/CART: Rain/Cold Postpones Miller Lite 225

To date in this young Champ Car season, half of the races, Nazareth, Japan and now Milwaukee have all been postponed for one day due to weather. So, whose fault is it? Well, each time Montoya wins the pole, the race is called due to weather.

To date in this young Champ Car season, half of the races, Nazareth, Japan and now Milwaukee have all been postponed for one day due to weather. So, whose fault is it? Well, each time Montoya wins the pole, the race is called due to weather.

MICHAEL ANDRETTI -6- Big Kmart/Texaco/Havoline Ford-Cosworth - Qualified 10th - "CART made the right decision to postpone the race today. The temperature is what we need to look at. It's too cold. They were 100 percent right to call the race today. It's too bad for the fans. I hope they can find a way to come back tomorrow."

ADRIAN FERNANDEZ -40- Tecate/Quaker State Ford-Cosworth - Qualified 19th - "It's too cold. There would be a lot of crashes with these temperatures. They would take a long time to warm and we don't have tire warmers or anything like that. Nobody practiced in these conditions and nobody had a proper warm up. You are just asking for trouble if we run. It was the right decision. They did everything possible to try and get this race in. The track is dry now but we have to do what's best for the safety of our sport and I don't think it's safe enough to go out now. I feel really bad for the fans who have stayed here all day in this weather but if they come back tomorrow, I promise we will give them a great race."

DON HALLIDAY - Race Engineer (Kenny Brack), Team Rahal - "It was the sensible decision to cancel the race today. You just can't fight nature. We didn't figure on the temperature dropping as much as it did. Ideally, you would like a track temperature of 55 degrees. That's about the temperature you start getting a response from the tires. With the tires being a little harder you needed even a little bit more temperature. We race to entertain and a race today in these conditions wouldn't be entertaining. There would be a lot of cautious driving out there and a pretty good potential for accidents and nobody wants to see that."

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