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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Daly May Test In Open INDYCAR Test at Indy Later This Month

INDIANAPOLIS – Conor Daly and Thom Burns Racing announced on Tuesday that they have joined forces to race in this May’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500. They will get their car and resources from Dale Coyne Racing for their No. 17 Honda. But, with this being a one-off entry for this year’s race, track time for that entry between now and then will be limited. The first time that the car will likely see the track will be on the opening day of practice on May 15. With that being…

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How The Deal Between Conor Daly and Thom Burns Came About

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, Conor Daly and Thom Burns announced that they have joined forces to run in May’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500. The duo have partnered with Dale Coyne Racing to run the No. 17 Honda in May. But, how did this whole thing come about? Back in the Fall, Daly was leaving the country to compete in the hit show The Amazing Race. He thought then that he had a deal to return with AJ Foyt Racing for a second straight year. Unfortunately, when he returned, he…

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Another New Indy Team, Thom Burns Racing With US Air Force Backing Teams With Dale Coyne Racing To Bring Conor Daly To The Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Conor Daly had his best season in the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2016 with Dale Coyne Racing. With five top six finishes in 16 starts, including being one of the top Honda drivers in laps led that season, Daly had a career year with one of the smaller teams in the INDYCAR Series paddock. Now, Daly gets another chance to drive for them. Daly, 26, will drive a DCR car in the upcoming 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 as a third entrant with the team in the No.…

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Boles: I Will Not Kiss The Bricks Until Conor Daly Wins The Indy 500, What The Proud Parent Said Of How Daly Is Handling Things

INDIANAPOLIS – You would completely forgive Conor Daly if he wanted no part of the Verizon IndyCar Series anymore. The talented American has given everything he’s got just to earn a ride in either Formula One or here stateside in INDYCAR. Here he is without a ride. After two very successful seasons in the Mazda Road to Indy ladder, where Daly won eight races in 26 Star Mazda starts including the 2010 championship, he headed overseas to work on gaining an F1 seat. For two years he worked his rear end…

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Daly, Rossi Competing on 30th “The Amazing Race” Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Alexander Rossi and Conor Daly have been friends for years, and sometimes housemates since both joined the Verizon IndyCar Series full time in 2016. Now they’re something more: teammates for Season 30 of “The Amazing Race,” the popular, Emmy Award-winning reality competition show airing on CBS. Rossi and Daly form “Team INDYCAR” for the competition that covers 10 countries, 21 cities and more than 29,000 miles in the quest to cross the finish line first and win $1 million. Team INDYCAR is among 11 two-person entries competing in…

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