RLL Hoping For Another Double Top 10 Finish Sunday In Portland

Last Saturday night’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Gateway Motorsports Park was a prime example on to how the 2018 season has gone for Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing. When you think of it, the year hasn’t looked all that bad for them. No, they haven’t won a race yet this season, but they left the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 disappointed. They had dual top 10’s but weren’t entirely happy. 

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Gateway A Prime Example On How 2018 Season Has Gone For RLL

MADISON, Ill – The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season hasn’t been all that bad for Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing. When you think of it, they haven’t been that far off. But, Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at the Gateway Motorsports Park is a prime example as to how their season has gone. Both cars came away with top 10 finishes under the lights on the 1.25-mile oval. That’s a good thing. It’s the fourth time in the last seven Indy Car races that Graham Rahal and Takuma Sato have both finished…

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Fifth Third Bank To Be Primary Sponsor On Rahal’s No.15 Honda For Mid-Ohio

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing have had no shortage of sponsorships. On Thursday, they announced that Fifth Third Bank will be the primary sponsor of Graham Rahal’s Verizon IndyCar Series entry at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on July 29. It is the home race for Rahal, who grew up in nearby New Albany, Ohio as well as the home race for the team, who have a race shop in Hilliard, Ohio. “We are very excited about our partnership with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing,” said Francie Henry,…

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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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