Notes & Quotes: GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

September 13, 2017

 

 

 

A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply team switched to Chevrolet this season with 25-year-old drivers Carlos Munoz (No. 14) and Conor Daly (No. 4). Munoz finished 10th and Daly 11th in the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen.

 

Carlos Munoz on Sonoma Raceway: “Sonoma is really different from Watkins Glen.

 

We’re arriving at a track that doesn’t have a lot of grip from a track that has a lot of grip so it’s going to be a really weird feeling in the beginning –at least the first couple of laps in the car. Sonoma is a really difficult track because it changes so much from the morning to the afternoon. I think you have to be competitive in the heat because qualifying is at that time and also the race, so I think you have to prepare a car for the heat. It’s a double points race and our goal is to be the second Chevy team in the championship which I think we are close to making that happen. It’s been a tough season especially in the beginning but we have improved a lot over the season. Race by race, I think we’ve been really good—we’ve been in the top 10s in a few races--so I’m looking forward to finishing the season on a high note. Our team worked really well the whole year even though the circumstances weren’t the best but I think we will finish strong.”

 

Conor Daly on Sonoma Raceway: “Sonoma is a beautiful venue and a terrific