IRL: Indy 500: Herta day five summary

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Bryan Herta, #7 XM Satellite Radio Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"It was a good day for the XM Satellite Radio car. Today was the first day that we worked on our qualifying setup and we were able to make some changes to go quicker as the session went on. We still have tomorrow to keep working on it and I think we have a chance to earn a good starting spot."

Bryan Herta Facts
Rain showers delayed the start of practice today by nearly four hours.
Herta made his first major open-wheel start at the 1994 Indianapolis 500, starting 22nd and finishing ninth.
Herta has one Indy Racing League® IndyCar® Series win, coming at Kansas on July 6th last year in only his third IndyCar Series start.
In his only other start at Indy, Herta started 33rd and finished 13th in 1995.

George Klotz, Team Manager, #7 XM Satellite Radio Dallara/Honda/Firestone

          "Considering that this is our first day working with the qualifying setup we are
happy with the XM Satellite Radio car.  We made some gains with each outing and we
learned some new things to try tomorrow.  We are pretty happy with today."


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