Driver: Danica Patrick Car: ...
Driver: Danica Patrick
Car: #7 Boost Mobile/Motorola Dallara/Honda/Firestone
Danica Patrick Facts:
-Patrick finished third at the 2009 Indianapolis 500, her highest career finish in that event.
-Patrick is currently sixth in the championship points standings, just 13 points behind leader.
-Patrick won her first IndyCar Series race in 2008 at the Indy Japan 300.
-Patrick had three top-five and nine top-10 finishes in 2008 and finished sixth in the final IndyCar Series point standings.
Danica Patrick on the ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt 225: "I'm looking forward to the Milwaukee race. I have always enjoyed the track, it's fun. The key to this track is having a strong, solid car from the start. Eddie (Jones) and I have been working hard to get this accomplished. We are coming off a strong race weekend from the (Indianapolis) 500, so I hope we are able to continue the streak this weekend, and get the Boost Mobile/Motorola car into victory circle."
Driver: Tony Kanaan
Car: #11 Team 7-Eleven Dallara/Honda/Firestone
Tony Kanaan Facts:
-Captured his first podium finish in 2009 at the Grand Prix of Long Beach, with a third-place finish. -Kanaan is currently fifth in the championship points standings, just 12 points behind leader.
-Finished third in the 2008 IndyCar Series championship.
-Has led over 2,500 laps throughout his IndyCar Series career.
Tony Kanaan on the ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt 225: "I'm excited to get to Milwaukee. It's always great to go back to a track that you have won at, and I have two times there. Milwaukee has always been a 'pick-me-up' track, since my past few Indy 500's have been tough breaks. The Team 7-Eleven car is always strong in Milwaukee and hopefully the trend is the same this year."
Driver: Marco Andretti
Car: #26 Team Venom Energy Dallara/Honda/Firestone
Marco Andretti Facts:
-Andretti is currently 10th in the championship points standings, 39 points behind the leader.
-Won his first career pole position when he claimed the pole at Milwaukee (2008), the same place where his father (Michael) recorded his first pole position.
-Andretti drove to a sixth-place result in the 2009 Road Runner Indy 300 at Kansas Speedway.
-Andretti finished the 2008 IndyCar Series season seventh in point standings with 363 points.
-Captured six top-five finishes during the 2008 IndyCar Series season.
Marco Andretti on the ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt 225: "I'm looking forward to returning to Milwaukee. The 26 car was on pole for the race there last year, unfortunately we were involved in a wreck that ended our day early. I'd say we have some unfinished business, for sure, and I think Team Venom Energy is going to be a contender come race day."
Driver: Hideki Mutoh
Car: #27 Formula Dream Dallara/Honda/Firestone
Hideki Mutoh Facts:
-Mutoh is currently 13th in the championship point standings.
-Mutoh posted a 10th place finish in last weekend's Indy 500, which was his second top 10 at Indy in two career starts.
-Mutoh is in his second season at Andretti Green Racing.
-Mutoh captured the 2008 Bombardier Learjet Rookie of the Year award by finishing 10th in the IndyCar Series championship.
Hideki Mutoh on the ABC Supply/A.J. Foyt 225: "It is a strange feeling that the month of May is over and we are back to a normal race weekend but I am looking forward to the race in Milwaukee. I had a suspension problem last year and couldn't finish in a good position so I hope I can get a better result this year."