Dan Wheldon on the Toyota Indy 300 "I can't wait to get back in the Klein Tools/Jim Beam car. This off-season has dragged on for me because I truly enjoy driving. We've had the two open tests and both have gone well for us. One of the...
Dan Wheldon on the Toyota Indy 300
"I can't wait to get back in the Klein Tools/Jim Beam car. This off-season has dragged on for me because I truly enjoy driving. We've had the two open tests and both have gone well for us. One of the best things we have learned at the tests is how well all of the drivers and engineers at Andretti Green Racing work together. All of us get along so well and we are able to have four sets of data to study. AGR has done a great job in producing four very competitive cars that are very equal."
Dan Wheldon Facts
Homestead marks Wheldon's 17th IndyCar Series start
Wheldon claimed 2003 IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year honors despite starting only 14 of 16 races
Wheldon has five IndyCar Series top-five finishes
Wheldon has nine IndyCar Series top-10 finishes
Wheldon's best start in the IndyCar Series is fourth at California
This marks Wheldon's first start at Homestead Miami Speedway
Andretti Green Racing Team Facts
Andretti Green Racing has two wins and three poles in the IndyCar Series
AGR has fielded at least three cars in each IndyCar Series event it has entered
Homestead marks only the second time AGR has fielded four entries in an event (Indianapolis, 2003)
AGR entries have combined for 22 top-five finishes
AGR has placed two cars in the top-five of an event seven times
AGR placed all three cars in the top-10 at Homestead last year
Tony Cotman, Team Manager, on the Toyota Indy 300
"We had a good test at Homestead and that gave Dan a lot of confidence heading into the season, which is very good. We are expecting to have a good start to the season. The cars are in excellent shape, the Klein Tools/Jim Beam guys worked extremely hard in the off-season to get us to this point. We have three goals this year; the first is to finish every race, the second is to win multiple races and the third is to get those wins at the Indianapolis 500 and to get a victory for Honda at Motegi."