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Danica Patrick, #7 Motorola Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"We had a pretty fast car, but races like this are all about track position. We lost so much time in the pits and there is just no need for that. It just seemed like there was something on every pit stop. You can't win races when you have problems on every stop. There are things that we all need to improve on when it comes to our pit stops, but the stall -- I barely got it going the second time, so that is something that needs to be looked into on the car."

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

"I had to be careful around Dario as much as I could over the final few laps. The guy has done a lot for me over the years and I was thinking about the team. Motor racing is a very selfish sport but I'm proud of what I did today in the Team 7-Eleven car. It wasn't going to change anything for me to be second, third or fourth. I want this team to win the championship and I'm pretty sure Dario will. It's a little setback but we've still got two races to go."

Marco Andretti, #26 NYSE Dallara/Honda/Firestone

(ON THE INCIDENT WITH DARIO FRANCHITTI) "I feel like I left racing room so I don't know what else to say. It's tough when you bust your tail for 70 laps straight, finally get some track position and then that happens. I can't explain how hard it is to make that happen, especially in places where you can't pass. I was able to catch up to the leaders, while saving fuel, and then I caught them in the pits. It was a great day for the NYSE boys in the pits and our strategy was awesome. It's just unfortunate."

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

"The day was going really well for the Canadian Club team until Marco (Andretti) and I got together in Turn 1. Tony (Kanaan) and I had a similar situation on the stop before that and Tony opened up the door and gave me the room. I really want to look at it and talk to Marco. We're teammates. We look after each other and that shouldn't happen. I'm going to talk with him, look at the video and we'll see from there."

Jaime Camara, #11 oso*fresh Dallara/Honda

"I was having brake problems yesterday and again today. I couldn't brake late into the corners because it was locking up my rear tires. We changed a lot from yesterday to try to fix the problem, but we couldn't. We needed conditions more like yesterday. The car was just too loose for me. It was not a good race for the oso*fresh car."

-credit: agr

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