Tag archives for A.J. Foyt Racing

Extraordinary Times – A.J. Foyt Racing closes shops – employees keep paychecks

WALLER, Texas—Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. With the invasion of the Coronavirus or COVID-19, not only is our country navigating uncharted territory, but so is the rest of the world. Many people will face unprecedented hardship due to the drastic but necessary measures being taken to confront the spread of this insidious disease. As our […]

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ripKurrent Signs as Primary Sponsor of No. 4 Chevrolet for the Indianapolis 500

WALLER, Texas— AJ Foyt Racing has signed ripKurrent, an energy services company, as the primary sponsor of Charlie Kimball’s No. 4 Chevrolet for the 104th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. Moreover, ripKurrent will have a season-long presence on the car as an associate marketing partner. “I am excited for ripKurrent to come on board for […]

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Champion Sebastien Bourdais and Rookie Dalton Kellett Set To Run Partial Seasons in the No. 14 Chevrolet in 2020

WALLER, Texas —Four-time Champ Car Series champion Sebastien Bourdais and Canadian rookie Dalton Kellett complete the driver roster for the No. 14 AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet. Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan, who announced last week that this year will be his final season in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, will drive the No. 14 in the […]

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Notes & Quotes: INDYCAR Grand Prix – A.J. Foyt Racing

The 20 Somethings…Nate Boysen (23), Joe Pontin (24), Tim Trowbridge (24) and C.J. Nielsen (26) (pictured L to R) are the youngest members of AJ Foyt Racing except for the driver of the No.4 ABC Supply Chevrolet, Matheus Leist (20). We asked the crew members a few questions and will be featuring their entire interviews […]

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Race Report: Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. –Auto racing is about results but sometimes the most inspiring runs are those that can’t be defined by the boxscore. The Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach was such a race for Tony Kanaan. Nicknamed “Ironman” because he is a triathlete in the off-season and holds the record for consecutive INDYCAR starts […]

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Qualifying Report: GP of Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif.—Turn lemons into lemonade. That will be the challenge for Tony Kanaan and Matheus Leist tomorrow. Kanaan, who had run in the top-12 in yesterday’s practice sessions, was optimistic about his chances for breaking through Round 1 in qualifying. However, this morning’s practice session had the team exploring its options in setup changes […]

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Notes & Quotes: Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

BECKY BARANOUSKI, originally from Placentia, California, is the team coordinator for A.J. Foyt Enterprises, which is a broad title for someone who handles the team’s travel, has secured sponsorships and created events during her stint which  started in 1996. We asked her a few questions… Q: How did you become interested in racing? BB: “I dated a man […]

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Motorsports Executive Scott Harner Joins AJ Foyt Racing

WALLER, Texas-Motorsports executive Scott Harner has joined AJ Foyt Racing as vice-president of operations. He will be based in the team’s Speedway, Indiana race shop. “I’m thrilled to have Scott joining AJ Foyt Racing,” said Team President Larry Foyt. “He brings a great deal of experience and skills that will complement the team we have […]

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Race Report: Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

 LEXINGTON, Ohio—Stumped. This weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course certainly had A.J. Foyt’s team scratching their heads as they tried to unlock the secrets to this 2.258-mile road course to no avail. The race started off hopefully enough. Starting 19th in the No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet, Tony Kanaan climbed to 14th by lap five, […]

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SIXTY WEST Diversifies Portfolio with Investment in Davison Indy 500 Entry

  SIXTY WEST Diversifies Portfolio with Investment in Davison Indy 500 Entry INDIANAPOLIS May 14, 2018 — Foyt/Byrd/Hollinger/Belardi, which is fielding a car for James Davison in the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500, is thrilled to welcome another supporter to their program, in the form of SIXTY WEST. “We are thrilled to announce our […]

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    • Here’s who won the race between Formula 1 and IndyCar in Long Beach
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    • Rick Mears – still the ultimate pro at 65
      Over the past 20-something years writing about racing, I’ve encountered three people from whom I learn something about the art of racecar driving every time we speak for longer than five minutes. One of that trio is Rick Ravon Mears, born this day 65 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and brought up in Bakersfield, Calif. […]
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