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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Foyt Not Bringing Conor Daly A Very Bad Move

INDIANAPOLIS – Multiple reports started circulating that Conor Daly wouldn’t be returning to AJ Foyt Racing in 2018. Daly, has since confirmed that move on Wednesday. That means for the second straight year, Foyt will have two new drivers in their cars. To me, that’s a huge mistake. First off, Daly and Carlos Munoz proved that maybe it wasn’t all Takuma Sato and Jack Hawksworth’s fault with Foyt. It appeared that the lack of success was likely more car and engineer driven than on the driver. In 2015 and 2016, Sato…

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Tony Kanaan To Drive For AJ Foyt Racing In Iconic No. 14 Entry

INDIANAPOLIS – If you paid attention to the timing of the announcement this morning at the Foyt Wine Vault, you would have seen that it was slated to start at 11:10 am ET. The driver announcement has key ties to the numbers in that time sequence. Tony Kanaan drove the No. 11 for Andretti Autosport and KVSH Racing. He then drove the No. 10 for Chip Ganassi Racing the last four seasons. Now, Kanaan will pilot the No. 14 Chevrolet for A.J. Foyt Racing for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season.…

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AJ Foyt Racing Duo Hoping To End 2017 With Another Strong Showing at Sonoma

The status of both AJ Foyt Racing drivers beyond this weekend are relatively unknown. We know that both Conor Daly and Carlos Munoz would love to remain with the team or at least in the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2018 season. Unfortunately, neither driver has a contract past this weekend and both would love to have a solid result in their final audition for a seat next year. What helps their cars is that since AJ Foyt Racing tested at Mid-Ohio in mid-July, things have turned drastically around for…

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AJ Foyt Racing Continues To Shine With Solid Results at Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen, NY – Since AJ Foyt Racing tested at Mid-Ohio in mid-July, things have turned drastically around for their two drivers. Prior to the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, Conor Daly and Carlos Munoz had four total top 10 finishes between them. Since? They’ve had five in four races. 

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Some IndyCar Teams/Drivers Supporting Hurricane Harvey Victims This Weekend in Watkins Glen

It seems weird to be covering a Verizon IndyCar Series race this weekend, while thousands of other Americans are greatly affected by the devasation caused by Hurricane Harvey. While we’re doing our jobs in Watkins Glen, others are suffering. That’s why the IndyCar community is coming together this weekend to support those families that have lost valuable items. AJ Foyt Racing and INDYCAR announced on Thursday an initiative for fans to purchase a limited-edition run of “Race4Houston” T-shirts with all proceeds benefiting the Great Houston Community Foundation (ghcf.org). The GHCF,…

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Conor Daly Driver to Watch This Weekend at Watkins Glen

This has been one of the most frustrating seasons that Conor Daly has ever encountered in his racing career. After finally getting his full-time shot in the Verizon IndyCar Series last year, he dazzled with five top 10 finishes, all of which in the top six with one of them resulting in a second place run in the first dual at Belle Isle. He led laps in four of those events too, totaling 56 laps led overall. On top of that, he got a rare opportunity to fill in for…

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