IRL: Fontana: Kelley Racing Friday report

Fontana, CA (October 1, 2004)---Today was the opening practice sessions for the Toyota Indy 400 to be held on the 2-mile oval at California Speedway. Scott Sharp, the driver for the No. 8 Delphi entry, ran two practice sessions today in...

Fontana, CA (October 1, 2004)---Today was the opening practice sessions for the Toyota Indy 400 to be held on the 2-mile oval at California Speedway. Scott Sharp, the driver for the No. 8 Delphi entry, ran two practice sessions today in preparation for the 200-lap event with a best speed of xxxx mph. Sharp will qualify tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. Sunday's race is set for a 12:00 p.m. green flag and will be televised live on ESPN.

Scott Sharp, No. 8 Delphi/Dallara/Toyota/Firestone--- Quote

"Today was a good day for the Delphi team. We worked on race set-up all day. We don't really have the speed we would like to have so at that point you just have to get your car to work as well as you can when you are in traffic. That's what we're focusing on for Sunday."

Fast Facts

*The Toyota Indy 400 will be Sharp's 97th career start, his 89th consecutive IRL IndyCar start--an IndyCar record-- and his seventh season with Kelley Racing.

* California Record--In 2003 Sharp started 19th and finished eighth while in 2002 he started ninth and finished eighth.

*Sharp is currently in 14th place in the IndyCar Series points standings with 239 points.

*Sharp's victory in April 2003 at Twin Ring Motegi, Japan was his eighth career victory.

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