IPS: IRL: Kentucky: Andretti Green Racing qualifying report

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Danica Patrick, #7 Motorola Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"I really don't know why, but we just always seem to struggle in qualifying on tracks like this. I tried to do everything I could do during my run to get the most out of the car. I was aggressive with the adjustments in the car; I wound it up good and high like they told me to, but we just keep getting the same results every weekend. It's extremely frustrating. We'll just have to work really hard tomorrow night."

Tony Kanaan, #11 Team 7-Eleven Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"We're extremely happy with our qualifying effort. The Team 7-Eleven guys did a great job. Tomorrow's a long day and it's a bumpy race track. It's not going to be easy. I'm happy to have a good starting position for the race and having Dario (Franchitti) starting right beside me is going to help even more."

Marco Andretti, #26 NYSE Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"We're really disappointed with our qualifying run. I think it's as bad as we could have done. I'm running the same exact setups as my two teammates who are starting '1-2'. I couldn't really say what the problem is. I was flat-out, driving on the white line. I'm happy for my teammates but frustrated because we all have the same equipment and setups."

Dario Franchitti, #27 Canadian Club Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"The Canadian Club crew worked really hard this week after the accident last week. They had to build a new car, so I really have to say thanks to them. They did a great job. The car was really good from the beginning of the day. We took a little bit of my car and a little bit of TK's (Tony Kanaan) as well for this weekend and it definitely helped us. We have a good car in traffic and the car is pretty quick. Maybe not as quick as TK's car. I am happy to be starting next to Tony because we'll really be able to do things up there tomorrow."

Jaime Camara, #11 oso*fresh Dallara/Firestone

"The car was really good in the first session today. We made a few changes and went the wrong way for the second practice. Unfortunately, we had a fuel pressure problem with the car and couldn't make a qualifying attempt. We've started from the back of the field before and I am confident that the oso*fresh car will be able to get to the front tomorrow."

-credit: agr

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Series IndyCar , Indy Lights
Drivers Dario Franchitti , Tony Kanaan , Marco Andretti , Jaime Camara , Danica Patrick