IRL: Indy 500: Franchitti day 12 summary

Dario Franchitti, ...

Dario Franchitti, #27 ArcaEx Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"As good as our engineering staff is, we could keep trying things from now until race day and not stop. But, you just can't do that. It's hard work going out there and running every day. We're just hoping now that we've found what we need to try and win this race in the ArcaEx car."

Dario Franchitti Facts
Franchitti will not run again in the ArcaEx Honda-powered Dallara until Thursday's Carburetion Day practice.
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.

Kyle Moyer, General Manager, Andretti Green Racing

"The ArcaEx team and everybody at AGR has worked very, very hard. These cars are difficult cars to find a sweet spot. It took us as much as time as we could get to find that sweet spot and now we just need to stay in it. But, all the cars are there for now. I'm really happy and ready for the race."


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