IZOD INDYCAR SERIES
HONDA INDY TORONTO – 2 IN T.O.
STREETS OF TORONTO
TEAM CHEVY DRIVER POST QUALIFYING NOTES AND QUOTES – RACE TWO
JULY 13, 2013
TORONTO (July 13, 2013) – Qualifying is complete for the second race of the weekend on the Streets of Toronto, and seven Chevrolet IndyCar V6 drivers will start in the top-10 of the 85-lap/149.74-mile on the 11-turn, 1.75-mile temporary street course.
IZOD IndyCar Series points leader Helio Castroneves qualified the No. 3 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet in third in the combined results of the two 12-minute timed sessions. Defending Series champion, Ryan Hunter-Reay, No. 1 DHL Andretti Autosport Chevrolet, was the fourth quickest driver.
Will Power, No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, and Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan, No. 11 Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology – SH Racing Chevrolet, were fifth and sixth fastest respectively in the final run-down.
Sebastien Bourdais recorded his second top-10 qualifying effort of the weekend, putting the No. 7 McAfee Dragon Racing Chevrolet seventh fastest on the leaderboard. Ryan Briscoe was the eighth fastest driver behind the wheel of the No. 4 National Guard Panther Racing Chevrolet.
Simona De Silvestro, No. 78 Nuclear Entergy Areva KV Racing Technology Chevrolet, turned in the 10th quickest lap.
“Team Chevy performed well today in qualifying for Race Two of the weekend here in Toronto.” said Chris Berube, Chevrolet Racing Program Manager IZOD IndyCar Series. “While we did not secure the pole, Chevrolet-powered drivers will occupy the 3rd through 8th positions on the grid and have the muster to compete for the win. Once again, 5 different Chevrolet teams are represented in the grid’s top 10 showing the depth of talent in the Team Chevy camp. Our drivers, teams and technical partners plan to bring that depth of talent to bear on the races this weekend on the Streets of Toronto.”
Race number two is slated to begin at 3:00 p.m. ET on Sunday with live television coverage on NBC Sports Network.
Live radio coverage will be on XM Radio Channel 94 and Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 212. In addition, IndyCar live timing and scoring with the radio broadcast can be found at
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