IRL: Indy 500: Franchitti day 10 summary

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Dario Franchitti, #27 ArcaEx Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"We made some good progress again today. I feel like we've been pretty close all week. We're just really trying to get it as close to perfect as we can. Obviously, the more information we get the better job we can do with that. But, I'm pretty happy. The ArcaEx guys did a good job today. Again, having three teammates certainly helped. Bryan, Tony, Dan and I all ran in a simulated pack and that seemed to help."

Dario Franchitti Facts
Franchitti will start on the outside of the front row in the 88th Indianapolis 500.
Indianapolis marks Franchitti's eighth IndyCar Series start and second start in the Indianapolis 500.
In his only other Indy 500 start (2002), Franchitti qualified 28th and finished 19th.
Franchitti is coming off his first top-10 finish of the season, which came in the form of a seventh at Twin Ring Motegi on April 17.

Allen McDonald, Race Engineer, #27 ArcaEx Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"We got a lot of work done today on the ArcaEx car. I think we're getting closer on our race setup. We did a couple of good long runs and we've learned a lot. We really are getting pretty close. We've still got a couple of things we need to improve. Hopefully, over the next few days we can make those final little steps." -AGR-

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