Test Days Like Today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Beneficial for a Small Team Like Graham Rahal’s

INDIANAPOLIS – The calendar may say March 24, but there were Verizon IndyCar Series machines on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval on Friday. All four Chip Ganassi Racing cars, both Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports entries as well as Graham Rahal with Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing took part in the Honda team test at the famed 2.5-mile track today. The four car Team Penske organization joined them as well making 11 different car/driver combinations hitting the yard of bricks on a beautiful sun drenched afternoon at IMS. But, windy conditions made things treacherous for drivers today,…

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Graham Rahal Says If They Don’t Improve Saturday, They’ll Need to” Create Some Magic” Sunday

St. Petersburg, Fla – Ahead of Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series season opener at St. Pete, Graham Rahal said that it would be imperative that they start out of the gates strong this weekend and nab a great finish. He cited that a bad finish would make it tough to rebound to win a season championship. That’s why he’s so frustrated leaving the 1.8-mile street circuit on Friday because after two practice sessions today, they’re still searching for speed in his No. 15 Honda. Rahal, came out of the gates strong in…

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Rahal Has Added Importance For Himself in St. Pete

INDIANAPOLIS – Graham Rahal has had a love-hate relationship with the season opener at St. Pete. It’s the spot where he got his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory in 2008. That will always hold a special place in the Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing drivers heart. The next year, he came back and earned the pole for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete. But, the results since have been a mixed bag. That’s why St. Pete has the relationship it does with Rahal. “St. Pete has been good and bad for me. After…

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Steak ‘n Shake Returns to Graham Rahal’s Sponsorship for 4 IndyCar Races

For the third straight season, Steak ‘n Shake will return to Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing and sponsor Graham Rahal’s No. 15 Honda for the upcoming 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series year. Steak ‘n Shake, a classic American brand and home of the original Steakburger and hand-dipped milkshake, will be the primary sponsor of Graham Rahal’s Honda entry at four Verizon IndyCar Series events in 2017, including races in St. Petersburg, the Indianapolis 500, Mid-Ohio, and a new venue for the partnership – the race at Gateway Motorsports Park, outside St. Louis, a key…

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4 Crashes for Saturday’s IndyCar Test, 3 of Which Honda Entries

AVONDALE, AZ – Friday’s six-hour Verizon IndyCar Series test session went fairly clean. The only major issue was Conor Daly leaking oil on the track very early on in the first of the two three-hour long sessions yesterday at the Phoenix International Raceway. Other than that though, it was a pretty clean day at the 1.022-mile track. Saturday though, that was a different story.

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Graham Rahal Crashes in Final IndyCar Test Session at Phoenix

AVONDALE, AZ – The season opening test at the Phoenix International Raceway was shaping up to be a great test for Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal. The second generation driver had high hopes for the upcoming 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season as he’s statistically been the top Honda driver the last two years. RLL and Rahal hoped the upcoming season would be their best one yet. Unfortunately, all that good data that they’ve received this weekend came to a crashing halt in the final of four test sessions at PIR.

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Ryan Hunter-Reay, Graham Rahal to Race in Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona to Michael Shank Racing

INDIANAPOLIS – Michael Shank Racing added two Verizon IndyCar Series stars to his Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona lineup, as Honda drivers Ryan Hunter-Reay and Graham Rahal will join the team for the annual race in Daytona next month. The duo will join MSR drivers Andy Lally, Katherine Legge, Ozz Negri and Jeff Segal as well as endurance event drivers Tom Dyer and Mark Wilkins, in the No. 86 and No. 93 GT Daytona class Acura NSX GT3s at the Daytona International Speedway. This isn’t the first time that either driver has…

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