IRL: Indy 500: Kanaan day 11 summary

Tony Kanaan, ...

Tony Kanaan, #11 Team 7-Eleven Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"You're never going to feel 100 percent ready because there are so many variables. But, I'm happy with the Team 7-Eleven car. I think it's pretty good, but we'll really find out on race day. It seems very consistent. We'll just have to see what's going to happen when it counts."

Tony Kanaan Facts
Kanaan will start fifth in the 88th Indianapolis 500; he has not qualified worse than fifth in three career Indy qualifying runs.
Kanaan started second and finished third in last year's Indianapolis 500.
Kanaan enters the Indy 500 ranked second in the IndyCar Series point standings after three events, trailing AGR teammate and Klein Tools/Jim Beam driver Dan Wheldon, 123-117.

Eric Cowdin, Race Engineer, #11 Team 7-Eleven Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"I think Tony said it best. The cars are going to be rolling off the grid and we're still going to be second-guessing ourselves a little bit because there are so many variables. But, I still think we've got a very good mechanical basis to work from for the Team 7-Eleven car. We just need to tune for the conditions and try to get the package dialed in for 500 miles."


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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tony Kanaan , Dan Wheldon , Jim Beam