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Michael Andretti discusses Danica Patrick and keeping Ryan Hunter-Reay on track

April 19, 2010 |  1:11 pm


Michael Andretti had much to celebrate after Ryan Hunter-Reay won the Izod IndyCar Series race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Hunter-Reay ended a 28-race winless streak for Andretti Autosport and gave his owner his first win since 2008.

But Andretti has some dilemmas to resolve as the IndyCar Series moves on.

At the forefront of his problems is finding funding for Hunter-Reay's team. He only has enough to make it through the race at Texas Motor Speedway in June.

Andretti also is concerned about Danica Patrick's performances on the street and road courses to open the IndyCar Series season. Patrick finished 16th at Long Beach, the worst of the four drivers for Andretti Autosport.

Go to Haddock in the Paddock for more on the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

-- Tim Haddock

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