2017 Month of May at Indy Shaped The Future For the Verizon IndyCar Series

INDIANAPOLIS – On the surface, it would appear that the Verizon IndyCar Series may be in trouble. The top two teams in the series downsized by a combined three cars. Team Penske went from four cars to three while Chip Ganassi Racing ditched two cars as well. Troubling times on the horizon? No actually. In fact, promising times are in the near future. It’s actually a very positive thing to see Penske and Ganassi shed cars because it’s giving light to new teams for the series. In fact, car counts are…

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Harding Racing Assembling Talented Cast

INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday morning, Harding Racing announced that they have signed Brian Barnhart to become the Team President for the upcoming Verizon IndyCar Series season. The team is looking forward to making a full-time effort in the series in 2018 and with the addition of Barnhart and several other key members, they’re doing it the right way. Just take a look at some of their personnel. 

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Brian Barnhart Named President Of Harding Racing

Brian Barnhart has been named President of Harding Racing. His new role will begin on December 18. Barnhart, will be based at the Harding Racing corporate office in Indianapolis, Indiana. “We are thrilled to have Brian join Harding Racing. Brian’s years of experience on both the IndyCar competition side and the operations side makes him an invaluable resource within the league,” said Mike Harding, owner of Harding Racing. “We have the legendary Al Unser, Jr., an incredibly talented young driver in Gabby Chaves, a hand-picked winning crew led by team…

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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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Strong Run for Gabby Chaves Saturday Night in Texas, Finishes 5th

Fort Worth, TX – What a run its been for Harding Racing so far in 2017. The newly formed team is showing the other teams that are on the fence about joining the Verizon IndyCar Series, that it doesn’t take long to sustain success. In their first race, the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500, Gabby Chaves started 25th and finished ninth. It was Chaves’ third career IndyCar top 10 and the teams first in their first career start. 

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Harding Racing Adds Texas and Pocono Ahead of Possible Full-Time Entry in 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Harding Racing was a late addition to this year’s Indianapolis 500 entry-list. The plan has been the works for over a year, but it finally happened this May. Now, the team is adding two more races to their 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule. Harding, will race at the Texas Motor Speedway next month and the race at the Pocono Raceway in August. Gabby Chaves will drive the No. 88 Chevrolet in each.

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New IndyCar Team, Harding Racing To Enter Indy 500 With Gabby Chaves

INDIANAPOLIS – Two Indianapolis businessmen, Mike Harding of Harding Group and Dennis Reinbold of Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, have formed a technical alliance for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and will field an entry for driver Gabby Chaves. The Harding Group has been an instrumental partner with Indianapolis Motor Speedway in paving projects and client hospitality. For the first time this May, the company will field a car in the Indianapolis 500 with the formation of Harding Racing announced today. Chaves will drive the…

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