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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5 Favorites For Saturday Night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix (9 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

AVONDALE, AZ – Finding five true drivers as favorites for an Verizon IndyCar Series race is tough enough. But, to do so in a new year with a new car with so much disparity, well good luck. After four separate test sessions at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix back in February, to go along with a full days of work on the 1.022-mile track on Friday, here are my five favorites for Saturday night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix (9 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). 

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Tony Kanaan Real Threat To Win Sunday in Phoenix

AVONDALE, AZ – Tony Kanaan hasn’t won a Verizon IndyCar Series race since the 2014 season finale. His new team, AJ Foyt Racing, hasn’t been to victory lane since Long Beach in 2013. Neither the track that Kanaan won with, nor the driver that Foyt won with, are with each other anymore. But, Kanaan and his No. 14 Chevrolet with AJ Foyt Racing have a real shot of victory in Saturday night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix (9 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). 

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INDYCAR Sleepers Shaping Up To Earn Bettors Possibly Tons of Monday This Weekend In Phoenix

AVONDALE, AZ – If I had some extra cash aside, I wish I did but I don’t, but if I did, the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the ISM Raceway on Saturday night could potentially net me, or someone else wise enough with some extra cash sitting aside to bet on the race, a ton of money. See, the series is rapidly rising up the popularity ranks. But, unfortunately, they’re not quite there yet on the mainstream market. For bettors, well it’s a series that if you have a little bit…

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Friday’s Verizon IndyCar Series Practice Report From St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – For the first time of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, the cars hit the track for practice. Since the season finale at Sonoma last September, the teams have spent the past six months testing and getting their new 2018 cars ready for the 17 race season. On Friday, they had two practice sessions around the 1.8-mile St. Petersburg, Florida street circuit. Here’s the recaps. 

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AJ Foyt Racing Hoping For Better 2018 Compared To Past Seasons

INDIANAPOLIS – For the third straight season, AJ Foyt Racing has replaced both of their drivers from the previous season. This time though, they went with a seasoned veteran and paired him with an inexperienced rookie. In the offseason, Tony Kanaan signed what likely will be his final Verizon IndyCar Series contract. He signed on to pilot the famed No. 14 Chevrolet with team. It’s a big get for Foyt. The popular Brazilian first came onto the scene in 1998 and has made 343 starts since. In fact, 282 of those…

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AJ Foyt Racing Duo Has Strong Weekend In Phoenix

No one really knew what to expect out of the AJ Foyt Racing camp for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The last four-in-a-half years have seen the once prominent organization among the series’ worst. The last win for them came way back in 2013 at Long Beach. Last year, they struggled out of the gates, but that was a testament from the late switch from Honda to Chevrolet in the offseason, to go along with two new drivers for the team. With limited testing, it would time some time…

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Matheus Leist Signs With AJ Foyt Racing In No. 4 Chevrolet For 2018 INDYCAR Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Smart. Young. Fast.  Matheus Leist, the 19-year-old Brazilian, will drive A.J. Foyt’s No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet in the Verizon IndyCar Series next year. Foyt, who made the decision to hire the rookie to partner with veteran driver Tony Kanaan, said, “I wanted a fresh start for 2018. I think the combination of an experienced driver like Tony and a hungry young driver like Matt [Foyt’s nickname for Leist] will work. I watched him in the Indy Lights this year and he won at Indy [the Freedom 100 Indy…

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