Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis
Verizon IndyCar Series
RACE NOTES/QUOTES – May 9, 2015
RAHAL LED NINE LAPS AND FINISHED SECOND IN THE ANGIE’S LIST GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS; MOVED TO TIE FOR FOURTH PLACE IN SERIES POINT STANDINGS
GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Steak ‘n Shake Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “We’re going to win one of these things; I keep saying it. We’re getting closer and closer and it feels good. We had to keep fighting as hard as we could and we came up just a little bit short. It’s still good momentum going into the Indy 500. It was hard to catch Will. I could close a little bit but I wasn’t able to gain. I’ve really got to give it to the Steak ‘n Shake guys because the pit stops were good, we were able to make some moves when we had to. I’m so proud of my team. To be the lead Honda again feels good but we want to win these things. Same as at Barber, I was giving absolutely everything I had to try to catch (Will) Power, trying to get the fans excited but he was just a little bit too strong.”
BOBBY RAHAL, Team co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing: “He didn’t make any mistakes and you could tell he was driving hard, the pit stops were fabulous and here we are. It shows Alabama wasn’t a fluke, doesn’t it? This is a kid that’s got tremendous talent. He and the engineers are really clicking and I think it’s going to get stronger and stronger as the year goes on. This should move us up on the championship. I think we have more points this year that we had all of last year. Everybody’s clicking and what this does for your confidence is tremendous and a confident driver is the most powerful weapon you got in your bag.”
RLL AT INDY ROAD COURSE…. The Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis marked the second Verizon IndyCar Series race on the 2.439-mile road course. This is the best finish for the team here and the second race in a row to finish second.
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