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Gabby Chaves to Return to the #88 for the Bommarito Automotive Group 500

Indianapolis, Ind. (August 21, 2018) Harding Racing is excited to announce that Gabby Chaves will return to the #88 for the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park. The Colombian-American will race 248 laps along the 1.25-mile oval for 500 kilometers. “Really enthused and ready to get behind the wheel of the 88 […]

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Conor Daly to Drive for Harding Racing at Honda Indy Toronto

Indianapolis, Ind. (July 10, 2018) Conor Daly will join the Harding Racing team for the Honda Indy Toronto Grand Prix this weekend. The American will pilot the #88 car along the streets of the Exhibition Place circuit in downtown Toronto. Conor Daly is a veteran Verizon IndyCar Series driver with 40 starts in five seasons. […]

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Harding Racing Happy with Improvements from Indy GP Weekend

Indianapolis, Ind. (May 14, 2018) Gabby Chaves and the Harding Racing Chevrolet finished the Indianapolis Grand Prix in 17th position. After qualifying 22nd, Chaves quickly powered the #88 through the 24-car field to 15thposition on lap 10. The team ran a different strategy by pitting immediately following a yellow on lap one. Throughout the duration […]

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CHAVES READY FOR DESERT DIAMOND WEST VALLEY CASINO PHOENIX GRAND PRIX

NDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April, 5, 2018) Verizon IndyCar Series competition resumes out west with the first oval of the 2018 season, the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix at ISM Raceway. The #88 Harding Racing IR18 Chevrolet powered car piloted by Gabby Chaves will race 250 laps on the 1.022-mile oval for 255.5 miles. […]

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TSO’s 2018 preview of Harding Racing

By Tony DiZinno, Patrick Stephan and Steve Wittich   Location: Speedway, Ind. Team Owner: Mike Harding Team President: Brian Barnhart Team manager: Larry Curry Engine Manufacturer: Chevrolet First Indy car start: 2017 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Motor Oil Indy car wins: none First Indy car win: N/A Last Indy car...

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TSO’s INDYCAR Windscreen testing report and notebook

By Steve Wittich After two years of meticulous and methodical work behind the scenes, the dedicated group that has been working on cockpit protection for Verizon IndyCar Series drivers, pronounced the first on-track test of the windscreen a success. “We came here and had a plan to test in daylight, dusk, and dark, so if...

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Harding Racing to run Verizon IndyCar Series full-time in 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 12, 2018) Harding Racing is announcing its full season entry in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series. This will be the team’s first full-time campaign after a three-race stint in 2017. Gabby Chaves will return to Harding Racing to pilot the #88 Chevrolet after an impressive ninth place in the team’s IndyCar debut...

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News from INDYCAR: Team Penske duo tops chart on second day of Indianapolis 500 practice

Team Penske duo tops chart on second day of Indianapolis 500 practice INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (Tuesday, May 16, 2017) – Warm and windy conditions didn’t prevent Verizon IndyCar Series drivers from logging more than 6,000 incident-free miles at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the second day of practice for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor […]

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New team Harding Racing enters Chaves for 101st Indianapolis 500

New team Harding Racing enters Chaves for 101st Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, April 10, 2017) – Two Indianapolis businessmen, Mike Harding of Harding Group and Dennis Reinbold of Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, have formed a technical alliance for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and will field an entry...

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Dale Coyne Racing – Texas Part Two

Plainfield, IL (August 25, 2016) – The Dale Coyne Racing team is returning to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for the continuation of the Firestone 600 which started June 12th and was postponed and rescheduled to August 27 due to rain. The race will resume on lap 72 with 177 laps remaining. Gabby Chaves, in […]

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