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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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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Main Takeaways From Sunday’s INDYCAR Season Finale at Sonoma

Sonoma, Calif – It’s hard to believe, but the checkered flag has now flown on the 17th and final Verizon IndyCar Series race of the season. Simon Pagenaud used great strategy to win Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix at Sonoma, but it wasn’t enough to win the 2017 championship. That distinction went to his Team Penske teammate of Josef Newgarden. With that being said, here are the main takeaways from Sunday’s race.

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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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Top 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen (1 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

Watkins Glen, NY – The Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Watkins Glen International road course on Sunday is going to be an intense one. After all, it’s the penultimate race of the season. With the championship shaping up to be a Penske vs. Ganassi show, this weekend’s INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen (1 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) will likely be one too. But, there are some sleeper drivers that figure to wreck those plans. Who are they? How about these five?

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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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