Dixon & Honda’s Lead Night Practice In Texas As Kanaan Warns Of Boring Race

FORT WORTH, TX – Qualifying for Saturday’s DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) may prove to be more important than initially thought. After the lone two practice sessions of the race weekend, drivers are saying that the 248 Lap race could be a single file parade. That’s why despite Honda seeing six drivers in the top seven on the speed charts in final practice, they’re going to have to have a lot of luck to make it through the three Team Penske drivers and Tony Kanaan on Saturday. 

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Kanaan, Chaves Sleepers For Saturday’s DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

The normal suspects will be the ones to watch for Saturday night’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Texas Motor Speedway. But, watch out for two drivers that many may not be talking about. I wouldn’t be too surprised if Tony Kanaan or Gabby Chaves win this weekend’s DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) on the 1.5-mile track. Here’s why. First, lets start with Kanaan. He hasn’t won a race since the 2014 season finale at Fontana. The team that he’s driving for, AJ Foyt Racing, hasn’t won…

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Tire Puncture Costs Tony Kanaan Indy 500 Win

INDIANAPOLIS – Lets face it, if one of Tony Kanaan’s Firestone tires doesn’t get a puncture and he’s not forced to hit pit road on an unscheduled stop on Lap 99, the popular Brazilian driver is likely kissing the bricks for the second time of his career. Kanaan, led 19 laps in Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500, but if not for that key moment of the race, he was in position to win. The AJ Foyt Racing driver charged from his 10th starting spot to sixth in the early…

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Kanaan Quickest In Carb Day Indy 500 Final Practice, Danica Experiences Problems

INDIANAPOLIS – AJ Foyt Racing has had their fair share of disappointments at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Since Kenny Brack won the Indianapolis 500 in 1999, the organization has had two total top five finishes in the prestigious race. But, this could be the year that all of those past struggles comes to an end. Tony Kanaan topped the speed charts on Miller Lite Carb Day circling the famed 2.5-mile track with a speed of 227.791 mph in his No. 14 Chevrolet. Kanaan, was second fastest in Monday’s race day practice…

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Kanaan, Leist Looking To Bring AJ Foyt Racing Back To Indy Prominence

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s no secret, AJ Foyt Racing has been searching the last several years to get back to their glory days in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Over the last three seasons, six different drivers have been behind the wheel of their two full-time cars. They’ve revamped the engineering department. They’ve spent the money to succeed but the results weren’t happening. That’s where the signing of Tony Kanaan came in play. The popular Brazilian was supposed to find and help fix the problem. Heading into Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis…

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Kanaan Thrilled With 10th Place Qualifying Effort

INDIANAPOLIS – Fan favorite Ed Carpenter won the pole for next Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network). The other big fan favorite was quickest in the other round of qualifying on Sunday, as Tony Kanaan will start 10th in the May 27 race. Kanaan, turned a blazing four-lap average of 227.644 mph in his No. 14 Chevrolet, which was good enough to be fastest in the first group. That has the popular Brazilan very proud of the AJ Foyt Racing teams efforts. Kanaan, has been…

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Mobil 1 The Grid Looks At The Brazilian Dream Team With AJ Foyt Racing

A.J. Foyt Racing entered the 2018 IndyCar campaign with an all-new driver line-up, as experienced Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan joined fellow Brazilian and series rookie Matheus Leist. Mobil 1 The Grid got their thoughts on the team’s chances this season and beyond, and how they hope to return AJ Foyt to winning ways, amid a five-year victory drought.

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Kanaan Aiming For 3rd Straight Top 10 Finish On Sunday

The theme has been clear this season for the AJ Foyt Racing camp, earn top 10 finishes. That’s what Tony Kanaan was brought in to do, and so far, he’s doing just that. See, he and rookie teammate Matheus Leist are the fifth and sixth different drivers to get behind the wheel of a Foyt car since 2016. With a new car and a new engineering department brought in last year, Kanaan was supposed to propel this team back to new heights. Well, Leist is the future. He’s a rookie…

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Tony Kanaan Another Solid Top 10 Finish For AJ Foyt Racing

LONG BEACH, Calif – Its now been five long years since AJ Foyt Racing has gone to victory lane in a Verizon IndyCar Series race. The last time was Takuma Sato at Long Beach in 2013. While they weren’t thinking win on Sunday, a top 10 finish is just what the doctor ordered. The team is rebuilding still. This year they brought in two new drivers for a second straight season. The last three years saw a new engineering department and six new drivers for the organization. 2018 was about growth.…

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Long Beach Perfect Spot For Kanaan To Get Another Top 10 Finish

LONG BEACH, Calif – AJ Foyt Racing hasn’t won a Verizon IndyCar Series race in five years now. Tony Kanaan admits that he was hired in the offseason to help make this organization relevant again. He said that with all the changes that the team has made recently, anything less than a top 10 finish on any given race is inexcusable. So far so good. The Brazilian has had a top 10 car in both races to start the 2018 year off. 

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