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Driver:  Danica Patrick

Car: #7 Boost Mobile/Motorola Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Danica Patrick Facts:
-Patrick has five top-five finishes and seven top-ten finishes thus far in the 2009 season.
-Patrick finished third at the 2009 Indianapolis 500, her highest career finish in that event.
-Patrick is currently fifth in the championship point standings.
-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 Honda Indy Toronto: "I'm looking forward to getting back to Toronto. I have raced there in the past back with the Atlantic series and I really enjoyed the race circuit. I think we have gotten stronger on the road and street courses over the years so I think we will be competitive this weekend. The Canadian fans are awesome; I hope the #7 car gives them a great show."

Driver:  Tony Kanaan

Car: #11 Team 7-Eleven Nestle/Pure Life Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Tony Kanaan Facts:
-Kanaan is currently eighth in the championship point standings.
-Kanaan captured his first podium finish of 2009 at the Grand Prix of Long Beach, with a third-place finish.
-Finished third in the 2008 IndyCar Series championship.
-Has led over 2,600 laps throughout his IndyCar Series career and won the 2004 IndyCar Series championship.

Tony Kanaan on the Honda Indy Toronto: "It is been a while since I last raced in Toronto; I'm really happy to be able to return this year. Canadians are very supportive of IndyCar Series and they are a great fans so I am looking forward to seeing them again. It will be the mid-point of the season and will hopefully bring a new beginning for us."

Driver:  Marco Andretti

Car: #26 NYSE iShares Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Marco Andretti Facts: -Andretti is currently seventh in the championship point standings.
-Andretti has six top-ten finishes thus far this season.
-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 finished the 2008 IndyCar Series season seventh in point standings with 363 points.

Marco Andretti on the Honda Indy Toronto: "I'm really looking forward to my first race in Toronto. The city has a great fan base and my family has such a strong history racing there. The #26 car is coming off a good finish at The Glen and I think our road and street course package is definitely getting stronger."

Driver:  Hideki Mutoh

Car: #27 Formula Dream Dallara/Honda/Firestone

Hideki Mutoh Facts:
-Mutoh has had five top-10 finishes so far this season.
-Mutoh is currently 11th in the championship point standings.
-Mutoh posted a 10th place finish in the 2009 Indianapolis 500, which was his second top 10 at the 500 in two career starts.
-Mutoh captured the 2008 Bombardier Learjet Rookie of the Year award by finishing 10th in the IndyCar Series championship.

Hideki Mutoh on the Honda Indy Toronto: "It will be my first time racing in Toronto. I am very excited to get on the track since I have heard it's a great street course. I didn't finish the race last weekend in Watkins Glen so I hope we have a better weekend result."


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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tony Kanaan , Marco Andretti , Hideki Mutoh , Danica Patrick