Conor Daly To Make 2nd USAC Midget Appearance In Junior Knepper 55

INDIANAPOLIS – The initial entry list was released on Tuesday night for the fourth annual Junior Knepper 55. The 55-lap feature event in Duquoin, Ill. will take place on an indoor 1/6-mile dirt track. The event may be in it’s early stages but by judging by the first three years of its existence, this has quickly become one of the better offseason events of the year. In 2016, Tyler Courtney won his first career USAC Midget race in this event. Last year, Christopher Bell triumphed in it. In the inaugural race…

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Lilly Diabetes Pulls Sponsorship On Conor Daly’s Car Amid Dad’s Comments 3 Decades Ago, Why That’s A Very Bad Move

It’s amazing how soft this world has become. Indianapolis Colts Radio Broadcaster Bob Lamey retired from his position last Sunday which reported later came out that he was confronted by the organization for a comment that he made a week prior to an employee using a derogatory word. It was one of those “retirement” positions but I use that term loosely. In wake of that, Lamey issued a statement through his lawyer saying that all he was doing was repeating a story from a former driver. That former driver was…

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Daly To Return To Harding Racing For Pocono

Conor Daly will return to the Harding Racing stable for the ABC Supply 500 weekend at Pocono Raceway starting on Saturday, August 18. The American will pilot the No. 88 Chevrolet for 200 laps around the ‘Tricky Triangle’, a three-turn superspeedway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania for 500 miles. Daly recently drove for Harding Racing in the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and in the Honda Indy Toronto where his 13th place finish is the No. 88’s best so far this season. This coming weekend will be…

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Daly Impressive Again, To Start 14th In Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 (3 p.m./CNBC/INDYCAR Radio Network)

LEXINGTON, OH – Two weeks ago in Toronto, Conor Daly was given a surprise seat with Harding Racing in replacing Gabby Chaves in the No. 88 Chevrolet. No, Chaves wasn’t out of a ride but rather the team wanting to prepare for the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series season instead. See, through the first 11 races of the current season, Chaves sat 18th in the points standings. His best finish of the year was 14th in the season opener at St. Pete and again in the May 27 Indianapolis 500. Despite that,…

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Daly To Return To Harding Racing at Mid-Ohio

INDIANAPOLIS – Conor Daly will return to the No. 88 Harding Racing Chevrolet for this weekend’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Last Tuesday, the 26 year-old American tested with the team at the Lexington, Ohio track and now earned the seat for the upcoming race. Daly, has two top-ten finishes at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in the two years he has competed at the Honda Indy 200. Two weeks ago, he gave Harding Racing a 13 th place finish at the Honda Indy Toronto. “After the progress made during…

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Daly To Replace Chaves For Toronto, Why Chaves Still Factors Into Teams’ Plans

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series silly season officially got underway. Harding Racing announced that they’ve replaced Gabby Chaves with Conor Daly for this weekend’s race in Toronto. The American will pilot the No. 88 Chevrolet along the streets of the Exhibition Place circuit in downtown Toronto. Daly, is a veteran of the Series, a driver with 40 career starts in five seasons. The 26 year-old has one podium finish.

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“Team INDYCAR” Rolls Off Next To One Another In Row 11 Of Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Back in the winter, both Conor Daly and Alexander Rossi were on the hit show “The Amazing Race.” The Verizon IndyCar Series duo traveled across the world promoting the series and nearly won in the process. Unfortunately, Daly isn’t a full time driver like he had hoped, so Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network) will be the first race that both drivers will were in the field together. It also happens to be the biggest race in the world too. Well, as ironic as…

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Options Drying Up For James Hinchcliffe To Race In The Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – On Saturday, two drivers were bumped from the Indianapolis 500 field. One of which, is a popular fan favorite full-time driver. That is a big problem for the Verizon IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway itself. When James Hinchclifffe isn’t racing in the May 27 race, it’s a problem. But, there is a rule in place to which Hinchcliffe can actually get back into a car for the ‘500. See, nothing stops a team from bringing Hinchcliffe onboard to race their car for the 102nd Running. It’s not…

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Daly Sweats Out Indy 500 Bump Day Says That’s Something He Doesn’t Ever Want To Go Through Again

INDIANAPOLIS – Conor Daly had a hectic final hour of Saturday’s Indianapolis 500 Time Trials. The second generation driver initially qualified his car in the field of 33 but he was later bumped out. Then, he went out again, this time getting his way back into the field. Unfortunately, he was 33rd again. He’d get bumped. But, ultimately, he got his way back in with four gutsy laps turning in a four-lap average of 224.874 mph in his No. 17 Honda. He was 32nd quickest in the 33 cars that will…

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Daly To Make NASCAR XFINITY Series Debut In Road America

INDIANAPOLIS – Conor Daly is one of the most talented race car drivers in the world. Unfortunately, no one is wanting to take a chance on the driver. I always feared that he’d get away from the Verizon IndyCar Series if given the right opportunity elsewhere. Now, that could be happening. Daly, 26, will make his NASCAR debut later on this year on the Road America circuit in Wisconsin. The Aug. 25 race in Elkhart Lake will see Daly drive for Roush/Fenway Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, teaming him with…

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