Meyer Shank Racing’s Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud will start Sunday’s PPG375 at Texas Motor Speedway from the 11th row of the grid.

Helio Castroneves, who starts the race from 21st place with a speed of 218.196MPH and commenting on the action he said:

The car felt pretty much the same as it did this morning, obviously the lap time is a little different because we had drafting during practice. Balance-wise, the cars felt good, but we just weren’t fast enough. We’ll get ready for tomorrow and see how it goes in the race.

Simon Pagenaud in the No.60 AutoNation Sirius XM Honda starts the from 22nd place and speaking after setting a speed of 218.103MPH he commented saying:

The car felt good and the team did a great job making it handle really good in the corners. But we don’t know why just yet we didn’t pick up the speed in the car, but we will look into it and to understand what was going on. It’s a shame because the team did a great job preparing the car, but we’ll work hard and be ready for tomorrow.


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