Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 – The Milwaukee Mile
Verizon IndyCar Series
PRACTICE NOTES/QUOTES – Saturday, July 11, 2015
RAHAL SET THE FOURTH FASTEST TIME IN PRACTICE FOR THE ABC SUPPLY WISCONSIN 250 AT THE MILWAUKEE MILE
1st: Josef Newgarden 21.5415 / 169.626 mph
4th: Graham Rahal 21.7379 / 168.094 mph
GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Mi-Jack Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “Right away the balance of the car was really good, I was definitely pleased with it. It was pretty comfortable so we were able to push forward and try some things with the setup and I think we made the race car a lot better. It’s definitely going to be interesting to follow a bunch of cars based on what some guys were saying that I talked to that seemed to struggle pretty bad. That’s going to make it an interesting race. I didn’t really get a run there at the end of the session to get the most out of the car but it’s definitely pretty good.”
RLL AT MILWAUKEE: The ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 will mark the 21st event for RLL at the legendary Milwaukee Mile oval. The team won here twice (Kenny Brack 2001 & Michel Jourdain Jr. 2003), started from pole three times (Bobby Rahal 1992, Kenny Brack 2001, Vitor Meira 2004), made four front row starts (2nd – Jourdain Jr. 2003) and earned four podiums (2nd: Rahal 2004, Rice 2004). Prior to the 2015 event, the team prepared a total of 37 entries for drivers such as Bobby Rahal (1992-98), Mike Groff (1993-94), Raul Boesel (1995), Bryan Herta (1996-99), Max Papis (1999-2001), Kenny Brack (2000-2001), Jimmy Vasser (2002), Michel Jourdain Jr. (2002-03), Buddy Rice (2004-06), Vitor Meira (2004-05), Danica Patrick (2005-06), Jeff Simmons (2006-07), Scott Sharp (2007), Ryan Hunter-Reay (2008), Takuma Sato (2012), Graham Rahal (2013-2014) and James Jakes (2013). The team has earned 10 top-five finishes and 19 top-10’s at the track. The No. 15 entry for Graham Rahal will bring that total to 38 in 2015.
NEXT UP: Qualifying will take place from 12:30-1:30 p.m. CT tomorrow and NBCSN will broadcast coverage on a tape delayed basis beginning at 4 p.m. ET. The ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 will take the Green Flag at 4:35 p.m. CT and NBCSN will begin coverage at 5 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. CT. Streaming video and Timing and Scoring information is available for all practice sessions from www.indycar.com and includes commentary by the INDYCAR Radio Network.
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