For 2nd Time In 3 Years, Chaves Potentially Loses Ride

INDIANAPOLIS – This isn’t a shot at Andretti Autosport so don’t take it this way, but for the second time in the last three IndyCar Series offseasons, Gabby Chaves lost a ride and Andretti was part of the reason. In the 2015 season, Chaves drove for Bryan Herta Autosport. He had two top 10 finishes and was 15th in the final standings. The team had every intention on bringing him back for 2016 but funding unfortunately fell through in late winter. That left BHA scrambling to be able to put a…

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Harding To Have 2 Cars In Sonoma, Herta/O’Ward As The Drivers

After the completion of Sunday’s Portland Grand Prix, Harding Racing’s plans for the season finale leaked out. RACER first reported the story but both drivers have since confirmed that Harding will expand to a two-car program for the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Sonoma Raceway in two weeks. Gabby Chaves, who made the first 11 starts of the season for the team was sidelined following his 21st place finish on July 8 at Iowa. Despite a best finish of 14th (twice) in those first 11 races, Chaves wasn’t taken…

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Gabby Chaves Back With Harding Racing For Saturday Night’s Race In Gateway

INDIANAPOLIS – Gabby Chaves will be back in his No. 88 Chevrolet for Harding Racing this weekend as the team announced that the Colombian driver will return to his ride in Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) at Gateway Motorsports Park. “Really enthused and ready to get behind the wheel of the 88 car and be back with my guys,” said Gabby Chaves. “We’re ready to speed up our development and progression, and we’re more driven than ever to get some of the results we…

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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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Kanaan, Chaves Sleepers For Saturday’s DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

The normal suspects will be the ones to watch for Saturday night’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Texas Motor Speedway. But, watch out for two drivers that many may not be talking about. I wouldn’t be too surprised if Tony Kanaan or Gabby Chaves win this weekend’s DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) on the 1.5-mile track. Here’s why. First, lets start with Kanaan. He hasn’t won a race since the 2014 season finale at Fontana. The team that he’s driving for, AJ Foyt Racing, hasn’t won…

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Chaves Has Solid Day, P4 In Both Test Sessions

INDIANAPOLIS – 12 months ago, Gabby Chaves and Harding Racing had zero prior Verizon IndyCar Series experience. They showed up to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway wide eyed and ready to learn. What they had accomplished when the checkered flag flied on the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 had the end of the month though, well that was nothing short of impressive. Not only did Chaves and Harding complete every lap of the race, their first goal, they came away with a top 10 finish overall. Chaves, brought his No. 88…

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Harding Racing Officially Enters 2018 As a Full Time INDYCAR Entrant

INDIANAPOLIS – Harding Racing showed up to Indianapolis last year as a single-car team without any prior Verizon IndyCar Series experience. Yes, they had Gabby Chaves as the driver and Larry Curry as the team manager, but neither have worked together before. Chaves, had 23 career starts under his belt and Curry had plenty of experience in the series himself. Mix in Al Unser Jr. as a part of the team and you can see why they hit the ground running despite everything going against them. Chaves, started 25th and finished…

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Current Or Recent Indy Lights Drivers Vying For 2018 IndyCar Seats

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, I took an updated look at the current 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Silly Season efforts. With 12 current rides open for next season, the musical chairs are going to shape the future of this series. Out of the last 18 Indianapolis 500’s, 16 of them have been won by Andretti/Herta/Penske/Ganassi. There’s six combined seats open with them. 2018 IndyCar Silly Season Update With that being said, stars like James Hinchcliffe, Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves, Alexander Rossi, Takuma Sato, Max Chilton, Charlie Kimball, JR Hildebrand, Carlos Munoz and…

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Gabby Chaves Big Sleeper This Weekend at Pocono

INDIANAPOLIS – A race winner for Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) that no one is talking about is Gabby Chaves. The 23-year old Verizon IndyCar Series driver has three career top 10’s, all three have occurred on superspeedways. Well, with another superspeeday coming up this weekend at the Pocono Raceway, I can make a strong case for a fourth top 10 effort for the young driver. Chaves, finished 10th at Texas in 2015. That was his first and only top 10 prior to this season. This year,…

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Will Power Wins Crazy Rainguard 600 at Texas

Fort Worth, TX – Its safe to say, the old style of racing at the Texas Motor Speedway is back. The biggest question though is how long will it stay. With a newly paved track, and some new configurations to it, the Firestone tires didn’t have much dropoff. That, with a wider groove in Turns 1 and 2 led to some intense racing on the 1.5-mile track. In the end, carnage occurred because of it, as just nine of the 22 cars would take the checkered flag. There would be 66…

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