Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen – Watkins Glen
Verizon IndyCar Series
QUALIFYING NOTES/QUOTES – Saturday, September 2, 2017
RAHAL QUALIFIED 10TH FOR THE INDYCAR GRAND PRIX AT THE GLEN
1) Alexander Rossi 1:22.4639 / 147.119 mph (Group 1, Round 3)
10) Graham Rahal 1:23.2240 / 145.775 mph (Group 2, Round 2)
GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “The car has been loose all weekend and we just can’t seem to make any headway. I’m just hanging on. It is what it is and I will just have to go race hard tomorrow. I don’t think we are close enough yet to a good race set up but we’ll see how it is over the long run.”
RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING AT WATKINS GLEN … The 2017 INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen will mark the sixth Indy car event for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) at Watkins Glen International (WGI) and second here since the team won the 2008 event with Ryan Hunter-Reay. The team has one win (Hunter-Reay 2008), and four top-10 finishes here and team drivers have led a total of 15 laps. Prior to the 2017 event, the team prepared a total of 10 Indy car entries for drivers Buddy Rice (2005-2006), Danica Patrick (2005-2006), Vitor Meira (2005), Jeff Simmons (2006-2007), Scott Sharp (2007), Ryan Hunter-Reay (2008) and Graham Rahal (2016). The No. 15 entry for Graham Rahal will bring the Indy car total to 11 entries in 2017.
NEXT UP: The morning warm-up will take place tomorrow from 9:00-9:30 a.m. ET and the 60-lap race will take the Green Flag at 1:47 p.m. The INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen will be televised live on NBCSN beginning at 1:00 PM ET Sunday, September 3.
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