Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Presented by Quicken Loans
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RACE NOTES/QUOTES for DUAL 1 – May 30, 2015
LAP SIX CONTACT BETWEEN COLETTI, JAKES AND KANAAN COLLECTED RAHAL WHO RETIRED IN 23RD PLACE IN A WET RACE
GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Steak ‘n Shake Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “It’s unfortunate because the car was pretty good in the wet. When Kanaan hit the tire wall he just bounced right out in front of me and there was no where I could go. That’s just the way these things go. It’s unfortunate but we’ve had a great season so far and the Steak ‘n Shake team will be back strong tomorrow.”
RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING AT DETROIT … This will be RLL’s 16th year to compete at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park and the team’s 18th and 19th races. The team’s highest start of second place came in the inaugural running on Belle Isle in 1992 by Bobby Rahal and in 2013 by James Jakes in Dual 2. Bobby Rahal brought the team its highest finish with a win in 1992, Jakes added a third podium for the team in 2013 with his second place finish and Graham Rahal added a fourth with his second place finish in Dual 1 last year. In total, the team has earned four podiums (G. Rahal 2014, Jakes 2013 & Max Papis 2000 – 2nd), five top-five finishes and 13 top-10’s here (chart available). Prior to 2015, the team prepared a total of 24 entries for drivers such as Bobby Rahal (1992-1998), Mike Groff (1993-94), Raul Boesel (1995), Bryan Herta (1996-99), Max Papis (1999-2001), Kenny Brack (2000-01), Ryan Hunter-Reay (2007-08) Takuma Sato (2012), Graham Rahal (2013-2014) and James Jakes (2013).
NEXT UP: Qualifying for Dual 2 will take place tomorrow from 11:25-11:55 a.m. ET and the 70 lap Dual 2 will take the Green Flag at 3:50 PM. Timing and Scoring information and live streaming video is available for all sessions from www.indycar.com and includes live commentary by the INDYCAR Radio Network. Dual 2 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit, Dual 2 will be televised live on ABC beginning at 3:30 PM ET Sunday, May 31.
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