Just 1 Seat Remains For 2018 IndyCar Season

INDIANAPOLIS – With Ed Carpenter Racing’s announcement that Jordan King will drive the No. 20 Chevrolet for the team on all the road/street course events for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, that leaves just one seat open for the upcoming schedule. The chariot that awaits is in the No. 19 Honda with Dale Coyne Racing. That ride was originally supposed to be slated for Ed Jones, but last year’s Rookie of the Year has since departed for Chip Ganassi Racing. Jones and Coyne had what they thought was a handshake…

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Coyne And Ed Jones Close To Coming Back Together For 2018

Sonoma, Calif – Ed Jones was officially given the 2017 Sunoco Verizon IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year Award on Saturday at Sonoma. Jones, may have won the award by default since he’s the only full-time rookie in the field, but even if there were other rookies competing against him this season, I still think he would have won it. His team owner Dale Coyne agrees. Coyne, said his driver didn’t even put a scratch on his No. 19 Honda until the seventh race weekend of the season. Prior to that,…

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Bourdais To Return To No. 18 Honda For Remaining 3 IndyCar Races

When Sebastien Bourdais crashed his No. 18 Honda on May 20 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, we honestly didn’t think the Dale Coyne Racing driver would get back behind the wheel of a Verizon IndyCar Series machine the rest of the season. The wreck during qualifying for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 was an impact with the Turn 2 SAFER barrier at a speed of 227 mph. The g-forces he experienced in that crash was 118 gs. Bourdais, suffered multiple fractures to his pelvis and right hip in…

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Bourdais Cleared From Doctors, Return To His IndyCar Seat Still Undetermined

INDIANAPOLIS – Its been a remarkable journey for Frenchman Sebastien Bourdais. On May 20, Bourdais was involved in a frightening Indianapolis 500 Time Trials crash that fractured his hips and pelvis among other injuries suffered too. At the time of the crash, most wondered if Bourdais would even be alive. It was an extremely hard impact with the Turn 2 SAFER barrier, one that registered over 120 g’s. The impact with the wall? 227 mph. But, when we got wind that he was actually awake and alert and only lost consciousness…

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Esteban Gutierrez To Get 1st Taste of Superspeedways at Pocono, What To Expect Out Of Him

Long Pond, PA – Prior to 2017, I don’t think the thought ever crossed Esteban Gutierriez’ mind that he’d ever be racing on a high speed oval. Heck, up until May, I don’t think the Mexican driver really ever put much thought into it. He said at Belle Isle in June that he thought the drivers at Indy this past year were “crazy” as it was a wildly entertaining race for him to watch. Well, now he’s going to have a front row seat for the madness this weekend, on a…

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Mobil 1 The Grid Features Dale Coyne Racing and Bourdais’ And Jones Teamwork

INDIANAPOLIS – Mobil 1 The Grid has another stout feature with taking a look at Dale Coyne Racing in the Verizon IndyCar Series. They take an indepth look at Sebastien Bourdais and his battle back from a scary injury suffered in a horrific Indy 500 qualifying crash back in May. Bourdais may be undergoing a period of rehabilitation after his injury in the lead up the Indy 500, but that hasn’t stopped the Frenchman cheering on the rest of his Dale Coyne Racing team from the sidelines. Mobil 1 The Grid…

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Ed Jones, Dale Coyne Racing Honors Walter Payton With Tribute Helmet at Road America This Weekend

Plymouth, WI – A lot of people don’t know this, but former NFL great Walter Payton used to be a co-owner on Dale Coyne Racing’s team. In fact, Dale Coyne and Payton originally started DCR. In 1986, Coyne was the driver and co-owner while Payton was the other half of the team. Then, when Coyne stepped out of the drivers seat, the duo remained in a partnership while searching for other drivers. The connection? Coyne is from Illinois and Payton was a member of the Chicago Bears. 

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