Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park
Verizon IndyCar Series
RACE NOTES/QUOTES – August 26, 2017
RAHAL HAD BEEN RUNNING FIFTH WHEN A PIT INCIDENT ON HIS FINAL STOP LIMITED HIM TO A 12TH PLACE FINISH IN THE BOMMARITO 500 AT GATEWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK
GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Fifth Third Bank Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “It was a close race and the Fifth Third Bank car was pretty good. The Penske’s didn’t take off like we expected. Most of all, I’m disappointed and sad about the last stop. I hope Brad (Ward), our fueler, is okay. He’s a key part of our team and you never want to see that happen. I thought I saw Donny (Stewart, chief mechanic) waving me to go so I went and obviously it wasn’t time to go. We had a (fuel) probe sensor failure early in the race that didn’t prevent that sort of thing so it was my fault. I just went, simple as that.”
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