CHAMPCAR/CART: Team Herdez laguan Seca Friday Notes

Herdez-backed drivers Michel Jourdain Jr. & Memo Gidley lined-up in 19 & 22 positions, respectively in the first qualifying session for the Honda Grand Prix of Monterey, which takes place this weekend on Laguna Sea circuit in Monterey, ...

Herdez-backed drivers Michel Jourdain Jr. & Memo Gidley lined-up in 19 & 22 positions, respectively in the first qualifying session for the Honda Grand Prix of Monterey, which takes place this weekend on Laguna Sea circuit in Monterey, California.

Michel set his best time on his last lap with the time of 1'10. 057 (115.003 Mph.), while Gidley also set his best time of 1'10.376 (114.482 Mph.) at the end of the session. Both drivers were badly affected by various red flag in the course of the session.

Michel Jourdain Jr., Car #19 Herdez/Payton-Coyne Racing Team: "The oversteer was improved, but the understeer was worse compared with the morning practice. In fact, the car had a lot of push in the hairpin and we also had clutch problems."

Memo Gidley, Car #71 Herdez/Payton-Coyne Racing Team: "The car was working well, but we have not found the right balance. We had a lot of understeer in all the corners."

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Memo Gidley , Michel Jourdain