Tag archives for A.J. Foyt Racing

Spring Training at ISM Raceway

PHOENIX – Tony Kanaan led A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply Racing team to the top of the leader board both days in the Verizon IndyCar Series Spring training session at ISM Raceway before dropping to third overall in combined times when the sessions ended. As if that were not enough, Foyt entertained a special visitor Saturday […]

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Leist still smiling after Rookies’ Test

Leist still smiling after Rookies’ Test PHOENIX – Driving the No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet, Matheus “Matt” Leist set quick time in rookie testing at ISM Raceway as the Verizon IndyCar Series officially got underway Thursday afternoon at the mile oval formerly known as Phoenix Raceway. Leist emerged from the cockpit to hear his race […]

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A.J. Foyt Hires Matheus Leist to drive the No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet In the Verizon IndyCar Series

WALLER, Texas (Nov. 16, 2017) – 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 […]

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Notes & Quotes: INDYCAR GP at The Glen

Texas Floods: As of this writing, the homes of A.J. Foyt, his family and his crew have not been damaged by Hurricane Harvey with the exception of one crew member who did sustain some flooding. Both teams prepped the ABC Supply Chevrolets in the Foyt Racing facility in Speedway, Ind. this week which had been...

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Qualifying Report: Kohler GP

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Road America is a beautiful four-mile road course situated in the Wisconsin Dells, but with sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s today, it was more appealing than ever as the Verizon IndyCar Series returned for their second straight year here. Both of the ABC Supply teams improved their cars from […]

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Race Report: Rainguard 600

FORT WORTH, Texas—There was a full moon Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway and it showed in the racing as it bordered on lunacy. The ABC Supply team felt the effects. Conor Daly survived the crash-filled RAINGUARD Water Sealers 600 to place seventh in his No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet for his best finish of...

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Foyt Racing Notes: Texas 600

CARLOS MUNOZ: “Texas changed its layout from last year and we tested there earlier this year. We made a lot of improvement from where we started the test but we still need to make a few more. It’s a really quick weekend but I’m looking forward to it. Last year I won the pole and...

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Dual 1-Chevrolet Detroit GP Report

DETROIT June 3 – Dual 1 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix on the appropriately named Belle Isle took place under sunny skies which heightened the great atmosphere surrounding the temporary street circuit event. The race saw myriad fuel strategies but one thing was clear, Conor Daly was racing his way to the front from […]

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Notes & Quotes: Chevrolet Detroit GP

A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply team switched to Chevrolet this season with 25-year-old drivers Carlos Munoz (No. 14) and Conor Daly (No. 4). Munoz finished 10th and Daly 30th in the Indianapolis 500. CARLOS MUNOZ: “Moving on from Indy to road courses makes for a really challenging week because everyone is really tired–the mechanics, engineers and […]

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Day 2 Qualifying Report: Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS May 21—The final round of qualifying for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 took place Sunday at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway after a 35-minute practice session which allowed teams to put finishing touches on their cars before embarking on their 10-mile qualifying run. Drivers were allowed one qualifying run to determine their position […]

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