Race car transporter fire contained without damaging equipment

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Graham Rahal's race car and other racing equipment were not damaged in a transporter fire Monday night.

The drivers discovered the fire when they were travelling through Louisville on the way to the season-opening race in St. Petersburg. The fire was contained to the engineering lounge in the transporter owned by Rahal Letterman Lanigan.

The transporter was taken back to the race shop in Brownsburg Monday night. The equipment is being transferred to another transporter which was set to take off for St. Petersburg Tuesday.