Takuma Sato Hitting His Stride With RLL

For the first time in five years, Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing expanded back to a two-car operation. See, the last time that they did so was back in the 2013 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Graham Rahal had just two top five finishes and five top 10’s compared to James Jakes’ one top five and three top 10s himself. That was the moment that the team decided that it was time to scale back and focus on their one car effort with Rahal rather than just run a second car for the sake…

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With Dual Top 10 Finishes For RLL In Road America, They’re 3-for-3 On Natural Road Courses For That Feat

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing had a rough start for their new two car program at the beginning of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. While Graham Rahal finished runner-up, his new teammate Takuma Sato finished 12th. The next race in Phoenix, Rahal was ninth and Sato 11th. In race No. 3 at Long Beach, Rahal was fifth but Sato 21st. One car was performing but not the other. Call it growing pains. 

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Carlin and Rahal Duos Leave Texas With Solid Finishes

FORT WORTH, TX – Heading into Saturday night’s DXC Technology 600 at the Texas Motor Speedway, Carlin was beaming with joy. In the second race last weekend in Belle Isle, Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton finished eighth and 11th respectively. They were finally starting to get some luck to go their way and the improvements from all season were showing. If they were happy about that, they’ll certainly be happy with how this weekend’s race on the high banked 1.5-mile track went. 

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Rahal Inks 5 Year Extension With RLL

FORT WORTH, TX – Forget the rumors that Graham Rahal could be eventually joining Team Penske, he’s staying put. Rahal and Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing announced on Friday from the Texas Motor Speedway that the second generation driver will remain with his family team for at least another five seasons. Rahal, said that the extension is a five year deal which keeps him in the No. 15 Honda through the 2023 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Rahal, started his career with Newman-Haas Racing and raced there from 2007 through 2009. He had one win,…

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RLL, Sato Land New Primary Sponsor For Texas

INDIANAPOLIS – Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing have been on the front of all the Verizon IndyCar Series teams in terms of securing sponsorship. Graham Rahal has pieced together several deals for not just the 2018 season, but in seasons prior as well. On Wednesday, RLL announced that ABeam Consulting, who provides business transformation services to over 800 clients throughout Asia, the Americas and Europe, will be primary sponsor of Takuma Sato’s No. 30 Honda entry at the DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night. ABeam has…

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Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing Puzzled With Their Qualifying Struggles

INDIANAPOLIS – Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing has been among the top Verizon IndyCar Series teams in the field over the last few years. Unfortunately, they had nothing in qualifying for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 next Sunday. In fact, out of all the teams that are here on hand this month, RLL is arguably among the worst. For some reason, they’ve been struggling all week for speed. They have all said the same thing, the car is great in terms of balance around the famed 2.5-mile track, but where they make…

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Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing Cars Rebound For Dual Top 10 Finishes At Barber

LEEDS, Ala – What a day it was on Monday for the entire Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing group. On Sunday, when the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was started, they were dead in the water. Graham Rahal couldn’t see anything and even spun under caution. He’d restart the race on Monday in 14th. Takuma Sato started the race at the Barber Motorsports Park in 18th, but found himself in eighth place when the final red flag was displayed on Sunday on Lap 22. While Sato did charge through the field, he was…

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Rahal, Sato Looking To Keep Solid Start To 2018 INDYCAR Series Season Going This Weekend In Phoenix

AVONDALE, AZ – Graham Rahal and his Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing team worked really hard for the entire Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend a month ago in St. Pete. See, Rahal admitted that a recent test at Sebring sent he and his team in the wrong direction on the streets of St. Pete. The team thought the car would handle one way, instead it went in the exact opposite. Rahal, was 12th, 20th and 19th respectively in the three practice sessions on the 1.8-mile Florida street circuit. He’d even start last in the…

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RLL Has Really Done a Remarkable Job Of Rebuilding Team Back To IndyCar Prominence

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – On Friday, Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing announced that they have hired Oriol Servia to race for the team in May’s 102nd Indianapolis 500. It will mark the second straight year that Servia has joined the team for the Month of May and third of the last four. But, the garage may be a little more crowded this time around when Servia walks in. The team has also expanded their full season program too in bringing back a second car on a full time basis for the first time since…

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RLL To Bring 3 Drivers To Indy In May, Oriol Servia To Drive No. 64 Honda

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – We may be down in St. Petersburg, Florida for the first race of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, but that doesn’t stop the car count from growing in a positive direction for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500. On Friday, Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing announced that Oriol Servia will return to the team for 10th Indianapolis 500 start. This was the third driver announcement in eight days and second of the week. Plus, Servia brings a new team into this mix as Scuderia Corsa will team with…

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