TORONTO, ON  - Sunday, July 14, 2013 - KV Racing Technology drivers Simona De Silvestro and Tony Kanaan finished 14th and 24th respectively in today's Honda Indy Toronto Race No. 2 on the 1.7-mile, 11 turn temporary street circuit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

"It was a pretty painful race," De Silvestro said. "We were struggling from the beginning. We didn't quite have the pace and couldn't really get the grip we needed to get out onto the straightaways smoothly, so it was a big struggle. Not super happy, but hopefully we can turn it around for the next one."

This was just not Kanaan's day behind the wheel of the No.11 Hydroxycut - KV Racing Technology - SH Racing car. After a strong fifth place finish yesterday in Race No. 1, he damaged the left side of the car in this morning's warm-up, but his Hydroxycut - KVRT - SH crew, in a heroic effort, repaired the car and got to track on time for the race. Kanaan lined up sixth and was running in seventh place when he had to pit for new tires. With an extra stop now assured, the team pitted Kanaan again for fuel on lap 34 in a strategy move to get him back in sequence with the leaders. However, one lap after the stop he brushed the wall damaging the right rear and ending his day.

"I want to thank my crew for getting the car ready for the race after what happened this morning," Kanaan said. "I was pushing hard during the race, got a little loose and tapped the wall ending our day, I feel bad for the guys and my sponsor Hydroxycut. This is a home race for them and a lot of the employees came out to cheer me on. I just wish we could have put on a better show for them and the fans."

De Silvestro has now finished in the top-10 four times this season: sixth at St. Petersburg, ninth at Long Beach, eighth at Sao Paulo, along with the 10th in yesterday's Toronto Race No. 1. She has three top-10 finishes in five starts at Toronto including yesterday's 10th place showing.  

In 10 races at Toronto, Kanaan has finished in the top-10 four times with a best showing of fourth in 2012 and 2010. This is just the second time in 12 events this season that the 38-year-old Brazilian has not finished the race. He has placed in the top-10 six times this year including five top-five finishes, three podiums and a victory at the 2013 Indianapolis 500. Kanaan earned six points today and is currently sixth in the championship race with 307 points.

Next up for KVRT is the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio which will be contested August 2-4, on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The race will be broadcast live on NBC starting at 3:00 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.

About HYDROXYCUT
Hydroxycut Hardcore® Elite is an innovative 4-in-1 super-thermogenic that delivers unrivaled energy and a sensory experience that redefines intense! Plus, it contains the popular ingredient, green coffee extract! Hydroxycut™ is the #1 selling weight loss supplement brand in America and offers a wide variety of products that have helped countless people reach their weight loss goals. The Hydroxycut™ brand has been around for 17 years for a reason. It's a brand you can trust and it really works!

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 FINISHES 14TH & 24TH 
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