IndyCar » Full AJ Foyt press release on Andretti deal


The full text of the press release put out by AJ Foy Racing, announcing that Bruno Junquiera has been dropped from the #41 car in favour of Andretti Autosport's Ryan Hunter-Reay.

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chasmunch

May 24, 2011 1:12 AM

hey, I've got money!...how much for that seat?...sounds like somebody was cryin' and raisin' a ruckus...
and he get's to use the re advertised car Bruno qualified....
man, i'd feel pretty sheepish lining up like that...boohooboohooboohoo, and just a loud BOOO

POLEDRIVER - Unregistered

May 24, 2011 2:47 AM

Marco should have gone well befor but was chicken and didnt want to risk his last place. If he had done this in stead of going in line and pulling out several times, RHR would have also gone and legitamately been in the race. Michael should have made his driver go. As tracy said Barratt Jackson will auction pole position for the next indy

Frank G

May 24, 2011 3:17 AM
Last Edited 1158 days ago

Ridiculous...
Even though the rules permit this it is ridiculous...
If it were the same team, maybe... but this?
AJ, hope you read this... hope you feel ashamed of yourself! Boooooooooooooooo

Federico-USA - Unregistered

May 24, 2011 5:23 AM

Although this seems like a slight of hand Texas poker hand, no car owner can afford to bank roll an unsponsored race car for the biggest race of the year. Kudos to Bruno for not only being a great race car driver (19th on the grid on short notice is nothing to sneeze at), but also for being a class act and a team player. The best of luck Bruno, and I hope that AJ makes good on this one with a ride later in the season.

Brad Dill - Unregistered

May 24, 2011 5:01 PM

I don't like it, but it's within the rules and I would hate to see, RHR's sponsors drop out of Indy Car racing over this. Money is the fuel of racing and without DHL and Citris, there wouldn't be an AA car for RHR.

Everybody remember 7-11 dropped out and AA lost TK.

Frank G

May 24, 2011 10:12 PM
Last Edited 1157 days ago

Tried finding a "contact us" or something on AJ Foyt's site but there's nothing to be found.
I know it wouldn't change anything but sure would have made me feel better if I could write them my feelings for such a low blow.

AJ you're a whimp...

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