IRL: Indy 500: Franchitti day nine summary

Dario Franchitti, ...

Dario Franchitti, #27 ArcaEx Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"We're into typical Indianapolis now. One minute you think you have it and the next minute you don't. But, we're getting pretty close actually. We're honing in on what we think we need for the ArcaEx car. We're learning stuff all the time. I did a lot of work today and got to do some running with Tony and Dan, which was good. Hopefully, we'll get to continue tomorrow and get it nailed down by the end of the week."

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

"It was a really productive day for the ArcaEx team. We went through a couple of different race setups and had a long run this afternoon with our teammates. We're increasing our knowledge base and finding out some different things about how the car is in different conditions. We got a lot of new information today and are that much more prepared for the race."


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Series IndyCar
Drivers Dario Franchitti