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Indy Lights - Andretti Autosports Qualifying Notes

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Will start the race in P6

"I'm really disappointed. We were really good in morning practice, ending up fifth-quickest without new tires. We thought were in good shape for qualifying, but it rained and that threw in a new twist. We changed the car for wet conditions at the beginning of the session, so once it dried up it meant we were at a bit of a disadvantage. The car still felt good and we were making some good time and progress. The yellows just kept messing up our qualifying run near the end. I think we have a good car we can overtake with and we should be able to move up from sixth tomorrow."


Starts tomorrow's race in P2

"It was a good qualifying session and was some exciting action for the series and the fans here at the Baltimore Grand Prix. The rain always makes things interesting for us which is great! From the start of qualifying it was tricky conditions for us similar to the race at Trois Rivieres earlier this season. This was Gustavo's (Yacamen) first pole and it is great to see this for him. Hopefully I will get my chance at it someday, but it is great for him. I was quick in the rain so I wouldn't mind if it would have stayed with those conditions. On my fastest lap, I made a mistake in Turn 1 where I did a U-turn and was stuck in the wall because my reverse cable broke. I think I may have posted the fastest lap there, but unfortunately it didn't work out for me. This is a fantastic course and I am really enjoying racing here. The city has done a great job putting this all together. I have never driven over railroad tracks in a racecar and this creates a new challenge for us."