WEST ALLIS, WI - Saturday, June 15, 2012 - KV Racing Technology driver Tony Kanaan finished 10th in today's Milwaukee IndyFest on the historic Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin. Teammate Simona De Silvestro had an incident which damaged her car forcing her from the race.

Kanaan, piloting the #11 Hydroxycut - KV Racing - SH Racing Chevrolet/Firestone machine, qualified seventh and ran in or near the top-10 the entire race, but in the end did not have the pace to challenge the leaders. He earned 20 points today and is sixth in the championship race with 215 points.

"It was a very difficult race for us," Kanaan said. "We had to battle all day long, but just didn't have the pace. We finished in the top-10 so I will take those points. Now we move on to Iowa where hopefully we can have a better finish."

Kanaan, who made his 14th start at Milwaukee,has now finished in the top-10 eighttimes here with two wins (2006 and 2007). The 38-year-old Brazilian and 2013 Indy 500 Champion, has finished eightof the nine races contested this year earning fourtop-10 finishes including two podium performances and the victory at Indy.

 De Silvestro, driver of the No.78 Nuclear Clean Air Energy - KV Racing Technology Chevrolet/Firestone entry, qualified 24th on the 24-car grid, but started 22nd when Dario Franchitti and Charlie Kimball were accessed penalties for unauthorized engine changes. She had a tough day from the start. The car wasn't handling great early on which resulted in the 24-year-old Swiss driver making contact with the wall in turn four and stalling the engine. The safety team was able to restart the car and De Silvestro drove back to the pits for new tires. She came in a few laps later for a new rear wing. That stop put her seven laps down from the leaders, but the team had hopes that the new wing would be enough for her to finish the race. Unfortunately, the damage suffered made the No. 78 car undriveable; De Silvestro's day was done on lap 69.

"The car was loose from the start and then it just took off," De Silvestro said. "We made contact with the wall. The guys changed the rear wing and we went back out, but I don't know if it was damage from the crash or what, but it really wasn't driveable after that. I feel bad for my Nuclear Clean Air Energy sponsors that we had such a short race, but we just weren't ever able to get the car fixed right.

Next up for KVRT is the Iowa Corn Indy 250 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, June 22-23. The race will be broadcast live on ABC at 2:30 p.m. ET.

About KV Racing Technology
KV Racing Technology was founded in January 2003 and joined the IndyCar Series in 2008. The Indianapolis based team is owned by successful venture capitalist Kevin Kalkhoven and 1996 CART IndyCar World Series Champion Jimmy Vasser, with Indian industrialist Imran Safiulla joining the team this season as a partner. For more information about KV Racing Technology visit: www.kvracingtechnology.com or follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/kvracing and Facebook: www.facebook.com/kvracingtechnology

About SH Racing
Founded in 2010, SH is led by Principal James "Sulli" Sullivan. In its Third year, SH expands with a full season alliance with KV Racing Technology in the IZOD IndyCar Series.

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About Entergy
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation's leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $11 billion and approximately 15,000 employees. For more information visit: www.entergynuclear.com and www.NuclearClearAirEnergy.com; on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NuclearCleanAirEnergy and on Twitter at @NuclearCleanAir

About AREVA
AREVA provides its customers with solutions for low-carbon power generation in North America and all over the world. As the leader in nuclear energy and a significant, growing player in the renewable energies sector, AREVA combines U.S. and Canadian leadership, access to worldwide expertise and a proven track record of performance. Sustainable development is a core component of AREVA's strategy. Its nearly 5,000 U.S. and Canadian employees work every day to make AREVA a responsible industrial player helping to supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical energy to the greatest number of people. AREVA Inc. is headquartered in Bethesda, Md. For more information visit: www.us.areva.com
KV RACING TECHNOLOGY DRIVER TONY KANAAN FINISHES 10TH AT MILWAUKEE INDYFEST
 

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