Nationality Teams Forming In INDYCAR, Just 1 Full Time Ride Available In Silly Season

INDIANAPOLIS – The inn is now full at AJ Foyt Racing as the team announced that they have signed rookie Matheus Leist to pilot the No. 4 Chevrolet for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Leist, replaces Conor Daly in the seat and joins fellow countrymate Tony Kanaan who is also replacing Carlos Munoz in the No. 14 Chevrolet. Furthermore, Canadians Robert Wickens and James Hinchcliffe were confirmed to be driving for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for 2018 too as that deal was revealed a few weeks ago. See a theme?

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Matheus Leist Signs With AJ Foyt Racing In No. 4 Chevrolet For 2018 INDYCAR Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Smart. Young. Fast.  Matheus Leist, the 19-year-old Brazilian, will drive A.J. Foyt’s No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet in the Verizon IndyCar Series next year. Foyt, who made the decision to hire the rookie to partner with veteran driver Tony Kanaan, said, “I wanted a fresh start for 2018. I think the combination of an experienced driver like Tony and a hungry young driver like Matt [Foyt’s nickname for Leist] will work. I watched him in the Indy Lights this year and he won at Indy [the Freedom 100 Indy…

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