IRL: Texas II: AGR, Wheldon Friday report

Wheldon Qualifies Klein Tools/Jim Beam Car Eighth at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 15, 2004) - Klein Tools/Jim Beam driver Dan Wheldon recorded a best lap of 213.402 miles per hour (24.5452 seconds) to capture the eighth ...

Wheldon Qualifies Klein Tools/Jim Beam Car Eighth at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 15, 2004) - Klein Tools/Jim Beam driver Dan Wheldon recorded a best lap of 213.402 miles per hour (24.5452 seconds) to capture the eighth starting position for Sunday's running of the Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

The Texas 500 - the final race of the 2004 Indy Racing League® IndyCar® Series season - is set to begin Sunday at 12:55 p.m. (EDT) with ABC providing live broadcast coverage of the event beginning at 12:30 p.m. (EDT).

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

"We're not worried about staying ahead of Buddy (Rice), we're just worried about winning the race and the rest will take care of itself. The Klein Tools/Jim Beam team is working hard, Honda has been very strong, and we want to get into victory lane one more time this year."

-agr-

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Dan Wheldon , Jim Beam