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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SONOMA, Calif.—The month of May is a time for celebrations: Mother’s Day, graduations, weddings, and the start of summer vacations. For motorsports fans, May is a celebration of Speed. In what has become a month of May tradition, Foyt Family Wines is releasing the No. 103 Napa Valley Cabernet, a wine honoring the 103rd Running […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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...
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 […]
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...
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...