IRL: Indy 500: Wheldon day 10 summary

Dan Wheldon, ...

Dan Wheldon, #26 Klein Tools/Jim Beam Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"The Klein Tools/Jim Beam team is working hard on getting a good race car. We found that a little difficult today, but that's the beauty of our team. We have three other cars with competitive drivers in them and they are willing to help us when we need it. We are going to have a look at our data and then come back out tomorrow to see what we've got."

Dan Wheldon Facts
Wheldon will start from the middle of the front row after qualifying second on Pole Day with a four-lap average speed of 221.524 mph.
Wheldon is the current Indy Racing League® IndyCar® Series points leader with 123 points placing him ahead of his Andretti Green teammate Tony Kanaan with 117.
Wheldon is the IndyCar Series' most recent winner, claiming his first IndyCar Series victory at the Bridgestone Indy Japan 300 on April 17.
Wheldon has also claimed the last two IndyCar Series pole positions, earning the top starting spot at Phoenix and Japan.
Wheldon started fifth and finished 19th in last year's Indianapolis 500.

Eddie Jones, Race Engineer, #26 Klein Tools/Jim Beam Dallara/Honda/Firestone

"We went through some setup variations today to see how well they held up through the length of the run. We gathered a lot of information today with the Klein Tools/Jim Beam car and we will sort through all of it and find a good starting point for tomorrow."


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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tony Kanaan , Dan Wheldon , Jim Beam