IRL: Eddie Cheever, Jr. Pre-Open Test Quotes

Eddie Cheever, Jr. will suit up this week for the Indy Racing League's January Open Test at the Walt Disney World Speedway preparing to defend his 1999 Indy 200 crown. Cheever is the only two-time winner of the event having captured the title in...

Eddie Cheever, Jr. will suit up this week for the Indy Racing League's January Open Test at the Walt Disney World Speedway preparing to defend his 1999 Indy 200 crown. Cheever is the only two-time winner of the event having captured the title in 1997 as well as 1999.

"We plan to run as many miles as we can over the two days. We will be focusing on continuing our work with the Firestone tires as well as the development of the 3.5-liter Infiniti Indy engine. We continue to make gains on horsepower as well as issues of reliability. This week, I'll be focused on tuning the car, and I also plan to have my brother, Ross, on hand as well to help rack up the miles. "

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Drivers Eddie Cheever