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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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Indianapolis 500 practice – 2018 – Wednesday – 6:50 PM update – practice notes, quotes, stats and timesheet

By Steve Wittich “Yeah, just still early days,” said Marco Andretti after getting out of the car after setting the quickest lap of practice. “But checking off the boxes right now. A lot of test items. We got through a ton of stuff today. It was a pretty productive day. We got the car to...

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Race Report: INDYCAR Grand Prix of Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS May 12—High hopes in the first half of the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Indianapolis were dashed in the second half of the 85-lap race around the 2.439-mile road course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race started off well for the ABC Supply team as both Tony Kanaan and Matheus “Matt” Leist made great […]

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval testing – wrapping everything up.

  By Steve Wittich Before we get started with our coverage of on the track, we’ve got a few off the track things to cover. First, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports crew member, Eric Stewart, who has worked in the Verizon IndyCar Series for a long time, lost his home in a fire last weekend. If you...

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval testing – Monday – 3 PM – notes from afternoon practice and timesheet

By Steve Wittich The track went back to green flag conditions promptly at 1 PM, but most teams were still in Gasoline Alley looking at the data that they collected during their first 120 minutes. The 21 drivers collected 1,265 miles of data before lunch. Josef Newgarden, who turned 36 laps was the busiest driver...

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Race Report: Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

BIRMINGHAM – The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama resumed today under partly cloudy skies but before it was over the skies opened up and the race finished in rain. The weather didn’t dampen Matheus “Matt” Leist’s spirits though as he finished 12th which is his best finish of the season under challenging conditions. His […]

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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama – Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday 3pm – Pre-qualifying IndyCar notes, MRTI Saturday recaps

By Tony DiZinno and Steve Wittich Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying is underway from Barber Motorsports Park for what promises to be an important session. Meanwhile, here are other notes from the paddock as well as a recap of today’s Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires sessions. — King’s car fixed for qualifying After...

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NOTES & QUOTES: Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix

 A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply Racing team revamped some key elements over the off season, including drivers, technical director and several support engineers and mechanics. Tony Kanaan drives the No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet while Matheus ‘Matt’ Leist is his teammate in the No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet. Eric Cowdin is the Technical Director and Kanaan’s […]

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Practice Report: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—As the Verizon IndyCar Series opened their 2018 season on the streets of St. Petersburg Friday morning, A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply Racing team was in the top 10 when the checkered fell. In practice 1, Matheus ‘Matt’ Leist surprised everyone (including himself) when he emerged as quickest of the 24 starters. His teammate […]

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Notes & Quotes: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply Racing team revamped some key elements over the off season, including drivers, technical director and several support engineers and mechanics. Team President Larry Foyt speaks about the changes within the team and pre-season testing. Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet while Matheus ‘Matt’ Leist will be his...

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