Veach Signs Multi-Year Deal With Andretti Autosport

The Verizon IndyCar Series silly season is playing out exactly as we predicted. The recent domino has fallen, this time with Zach Veach. He will be in the series on a full-time basis not just for 2018, but for the future as well, as the Ohio native has signed a multiyear deal with Andretti Autosport. Sources have confirmed this move and said it will be formally announced on Friday at Sonoma Raceway. To be fair, Andretti Autosport won’t comment on it yet, but several sources in the know confirmed the…

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Current Or Recent Indy Lights Drivers Vying For 2018 IndyCar Seats

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, I took an updated look at the current 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Silly Season efforts. With 12 current rides open for next season, the musical chairs are going to shape the future of this series. Out of the last 18 Indianapolis 500’s, 16 of them have been won by Andretti/Herta/Penske/Ganassi. There’s six combined seats open with them. 2018 IndyCar Silly Season Update With that being said, stars like James Hinchcliffe, Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves, Alexander Rossi, Takuma Sato, Max Chilton, Charlie Kimball, JR Hildebrand, Carlos Munoz and…

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Zach Veach to Sub for JR Hildebrand at Barber

INDIANAPOLIS – Zach Veach, a six-time race winner in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires competition, will make his Verizon IndyCar Series debut this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park as a substitute driver for injured JR Hildebrand. Ed Carpenter Racing announced today that Veach, the 22-year-old from Stockdale, Ohio, will fill in for Hildebrand in the No. 21 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First. A bone in Hildebrand’s left hand was broken April 9 in a final-lap incident during the Toyota Grand…

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Zach Veach Confirmed for 3rd A.J. Foyt Racing Entry at Indy in No. 40 Chevrolet

Long Beach, Calif – It may be the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach race weekend, but some Indy 500 news was revealed on Friday afternoon. American Zach Veach has secured a ride in next month’s 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. Veach, 22, will drive the No. 40 Chevrolet with Indy Women in Tech Championship presented by Guggenheim for A.J. Foyt Racing. The Ohio native will join Conor Daly and Carlos Munoz with the team next month in Indy. 

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Veach Leads Flag to Flag in Wild Indy Lights Race at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, NY – Zach Veach made a power move from his fifth starting position to first by the first lap around the 11-turn Watkins Glen International facility and never looked back en route to his second Indy Lights victory of the season. Veach led all 25 lap en route to the crucial victory on Saturday afternoon. But, it was a huge race for championship implications as points leader Santiago Urrutia had a rough afternoon.

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Ed Jones/Kyle Kaiser Quickest in Indy Lights Practice on Friday

WATKINS GLEN, NY – After a month off, the Indy Lights drivers took to the 11-turn Watkins Glen International road course on Friday for not just one, but two practice sessions. These were the only two sessions of the weekend, as the 12 drivers will only qualify tomorrow morning then race in the afternoon. With the points battle becoming a heated six man show, these two sessions were important to get accustomed to the 3.4-mile track. In the opening session, Carlin Racing’s Ed Jones led the way with a lap of…

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Urrutia Sweeps Mid-Ohio Weekend, Gains Points Lead

LEXINGTON, OH – Youngster Santiago Urrutia may very well be on his way to a three-race Mazda Road to Indy scholarship in the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2017, as the Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports driver led every lap in not just yesterday’s Indy Lights race, but also in today’s 38 lapper to en route to a double victory at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend. Urruita, started on the pole in both races and never looked back as he now takes a 17 point lead into the next race a month…

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