Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio – Mid Ohio Sports Car Course
Verizon IndyCar Series
RACE NOTES/QUOTES – Sunday, August 3, 2014
RAHAL DROVE TO A FIFTH PLACE FINISH IN THE HONDA INDY 200 AT MID-OHIO; EARNED HIS BEST INDY CAR FINISH TO DATE AT THIS TRACK
GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 National Guard Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “To finish fifth at my home track feels really good. It was a good day for us but you always want to do better. Certainly there is nothing to be disappointed about though because we’re getting closer. I’ve said time and time again that this team is creeping up on it. This team can win races and can compete and I can compete as a driver. I just need to keep working hard as a team and push ourselves forward and the wins are going to come. I was really struggling at the start of the race because it was really slippery. I obviously avoided the wreck on the start which was a good thing and we just worked our way through. We didn’t have the quickest car out there today but we were close and that’s what we have to keep doing, getting closer and closer. All in all is was a good day and the guys did a great job with the pit stops. I’m proud of this National Guard team and the effort. For me, to have the National Guard here was extra special because it was the Ohio National Guard being that I am from Ohio and a lot of kids that I met are from the area I am from. It was very cool to spend some time with them.”
NEXT UP: The ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 is Round 16 of 18 in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season and will take place on August 17 at the legendary Milwaukee Mile. Graham Rahal’s best start at Milwaukee is second in 2008 and 2009 and his best finish is second in 2011.
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