IRL: Indy 500: Franchitti day 11 summary

Dario Franchitti, ...

Dario Franchitti, #27 ArcaEx Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"We definitely got some of the results we wanted today. We certainly learned some things today and we're pretty close. But, I think we still have a couple more things we'd like to try. That's one of the advantages of having such a good technical group at AGR is that they keep coming up with new things to try and new ways to improve the ArcaEx car. We'll see what happens."

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

"I think today was productive. With what we did, I think we're pretty happy with our ArcaEx car. To get the last little bit out of these cars is really quite tricky. But, we're right there. We're very close to getting a decent setup. We just want to make sure we've got a good race car for next Sunday."


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