Chicagoland: Andretti Green Racing qualifying report

JOLIET, Illinois (August 28, 2009) - Andretti Green Racing drivers, Danica Patrick, Tony Kanaan, Marco Andretti and Hideki Mutoh qualified for Saturday's running of the PEAK Antifreeze and Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Patrick, ...

JOLIET, Illinois (August 28, 2009) - Andretti Green Racing drivers, Danica Patrick, Tony Kanaan, Marco Andretti and Hideki Mutoh qualified for Saturday's running of the PEAK Antifreeze and Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

Patrick, driver of the #7 Boost Mobile/Motorola car, will start in the tenth position. Kanaan, driver of the #11 Team 7-Eleven/Oscar Mayer Big Bite entry, will start fourth. Andretti, driver of the #26 Meijer car, will start in the seventh position. Mutoh, who drives the #27 Formula Dream car, will start 13th.

Danica Patrick, #7 Boost Mobile/Motorola Dallara/Honda/Firestone:
"I really thought we had a faster car than the results show. I drove far more aggressively during the qualifying run than I did during this morning's practice. We didn't make a whole lot of adjustments to the car from this morning and we were quicker then than we are now, I don't really know. But once the race starts tomorrow night anything can happen and it's really anyone's game."

Tony Kanaan, #11 Team 7-Eleven Dallara/Honda/Firestone:
"We have a good car and if the weather cooperates with us we will have another practice session later today. We got the 7-Eleven car back to where it needs to be. It's going to be a great race tomorrow."

Marco Andretti, #26 Team Venom Energy Dallara/Honda/Firestone:
"Our average speed today obviously wasn't all that impressive, but starting seventh isn't bad and we can do what we need to from there. I think we have a better race car than a qualifying car. Hopefully we can back that up tomorrow night and put on a good show for the fans."

Hideki Mutoh, #27 Formula Dream Dallara/Honda/Firestone:
"We struggled with the car this morning and made a few changes. I think the changes we made definitely improved the car. We had a pretty decent qualifying run, so I'm happy with the results."

-credit: agr

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