Tag archives for Luca Filippi

Filippi and IMPCO-ComfortPro return to Dale Coyne Racing for Honda Indy Toronto

Filippi and IMPCO-ComfortPro return for Honda Indy Toronto Plainfield, IL (July 12, 2016) – Luca Filippi returns to Dale Coyne Racing to pilot the #19 entry at this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto. The Italian, who finished second in last season’s event, will be carrying primary sponsorship on his car from IMPCO Technologies, a global leader in […]

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Dale Coyne Racing’s Daly top rookie in Long Beach

Dale Coyne Racing’s Daly top rookie in Long Beach – Filippi registers fifth fastest race lap – Long Beach, CA (April 17, 2016) – Conor Daly and Luca Filippi had another good race for Dale Coyne Racing in Round 3 of the Verizon IndyCar Series, but once again the final results were not an indication […]

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Solid qualifying effort for Dale Coyne Racing in Long Beach

Solid qualifying effort for Dale Coyne Racing in Long Beach Long Beach, CA (April 16, 2016) – Dale Coyne Racing drivers Luca Filippi and Conor Daly had strong qualifying runs in Long Beach on Saturday, respectively placing 12th and 13th on the starting grid for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Filippi, who went out […]

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Dale Coyne Racing Long Beach preview – High hopes heading into Long Beach

Plainfield, IL (April 13, 2016) – Dale Coyne Racing and drivers Conor Daly and Luca Fiippi are looking forward to returning to a street circuit this weekend for the Grand Prix of Long Beach, the third round of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The team is hoping for a better outcome on the streets […]

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Strong Oval Debut for Daly and Filippi in Phoenix

Strong Oval Debut for Daly and Filippi in Phoenix Avondale, Arizona (April 2, 2016) – The learning experience continued on Saturday at the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix for the Dale Coyne Racing drivers with Conor Daly placing 16th and Luca Filippi 20th in their one-mile oval debut. Daly and Filippi put in […]

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Dale Coyne Racing and Phoenix International Raceway – A return 20 years in the making

Plainfield, IL (March 29, 2016) – Dale Coyne Racing makes a long-awaited racing return to Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) this week for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix on Saturday, April 2, an event that presents a whole new challenge to rookie driver Conor Daly and Italian Luca Filippi. The second round of […]

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Dale Coyne Racing Completes Successful Test in the West

Avondale, Arizona (February 27, 2016) – Dale Coyne Racing along with rookie driver Conor Daly and Luca Filippi completed a productive two-day test at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) on Saturdaynight. With this being the first visit for Daly at a 1-mile track aboard an Indy car and only the second-time for Filippi, the pair knew that it […]

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