Strong IndyCar Test For Majority Of The Teams at Sonoma On Monday

INDIANAPOLIS – 13 drivers took to the road course in Sonoma for the first of a big week of testing for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Following Monday’s test at the Northern California track, those teams and the others that weren’t taking a part in the test will meet in Phoenix for a three-day test on the 1.022-mile oval. But, as far as Monday’s test at Sonoma and how it went, it sounded like it went very smoothly for all 13 teams. Times were unofficial, but from what it sounds like, all…

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Harding Racing Could Expand To a 2nd Car For Select Races In 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Eight months ago, a team that has never been involved in racing before headed to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the ambition to make the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. Harding Racing was a start up team just trying to get their feet wet in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Despite all the possible obstacles, early success found them. Gabby Chaves would drive to a ninth place finish in the Indy 500. Then, two weeks later in Texas, they’d finish fifth. The team would make one more start in…

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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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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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