IRL: Mid-Ohio: Firestone qualifying report

FIRESTONE FIREHAWK QUALIFYING REPORT IndyCar Series The Honda 200 at Mid-Ohio Presented by Westfield Insurance Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course - Lexington, Ohio July 21, 2007 - Round 12 of 17 "Firestone Fast Six" Qualifying Results (mph): 1. Helio...

FIRESTONE FIREHAWK QUALIFYING REPORT

IndyCar Series
The Honda 200 at Mid-Ohio Presented by Westfield Insurance
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course - Lexington, Ohio
July 21, 2007 - Round 12 of 17

"Firestone Fast Six" Qualifying Results (mph): 1. Helio Castroneves, 121.620; 2. Danica Patrick, 121.098; 3. Tony Kanaan, 121.008; 4. Marco Andretti, 120.618; 5. Dario Franchitti, 120.599; 6. Scott Dixon, 120.473.

Temperature ranges (F): Ranged from 96 to 110 degrees track and 68 to 70 degrees ambient.

Temperature ranges (C): Ranged from 35 to 43 degrees track and 20 to 21 degrees ambient.

Quote from pole winner Helio Castroneves, #3 Team Penske Dallara/Honda/ Firestone: "Oh boy, I have to thank Firestone. My third lap was the fastest lap, and every lap we ran out there, we seemed to improve the lap time. So for sure, I am trusting my Firestone tires!"

Quote from Joe Barbieri, Manager, Firestone Racing: "Congratulations to Helio and Team Penske - they sure know how to collect the pole positions this year! It's great to be back at Mid-Ohio, not too far from Akron, where these race tires are made. We brought our highest-gripping specification Firestone Firehawks to tackle Mid-Ohio's twists and turns, and so far the feedback from the drivers and teams regarding the tires' performance has been very positive. We are looking forward to a great race tomorrow, with a huge crowd of spectators enjoying the action."

-credit: firestone

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Helio Castroneves , Dario Franchitti , Scott Dixon , Tony Kanaan , Danica Patrick
Teams Team Penske