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Difficult Qualifying for Claman De Melo in Iowa

Newton, IA (July 7, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing’s rookie, Zachary Claman De Melo, had his first taste of a short oval aboard an Indy car on Saturday during practice and qualifying for the Iowa Corn 300. Unfortunately for the #19 Paysafe driver, it wasn’t the easiest of days as he qualified 20th for Sunday’s […]

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Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Presented by Lear Corporation – 2018 – Friday – 9:15am – Good morning from Belle Isle, new Firestone rain tires and more notes

By Tony DiZinno and Steve Wittich Good morning from Belle Isle where the In the past, this week has gone quickly, and that is no different this year. I can’t imagine how hard the Indianapolis 500 to Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Presented by Lear Corporation to DXC Technology 600 stretch is for the crews. The...

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Indianapolis 500 practice – 2018 – Tuesday – 3:48 PM – ROP and veteran refresher session notes

By Steve Wittich When the three-hour Rookie Orientation Program (ROP) and veteran refresher session began at 1 PM, Stefan Wilson was the first driver on the track, in the No. 25 #Driven2SaveLives Honda. The car featured a livery that was eerily similar to the No. 25 Andretti Autosport Honda that his brother Justin Wilson drove...

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Claman De Melo to Replace Injured Fittipaldi at INDYCAR Grand Prix

Claman De Melo to Replace Injured Fittipaldi at INDYCAR Grand Prix Indianapolis, IN (May 10, 2018) –  Zachary Claman De Melo will be returning behind the wheel of the #19 Paysafe car sooner than initially planned. The Canadian will be piloting the Dale Coyne Racing entry at this weekend’s INDYCAR Grand Prix, replacing the injured […]

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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama – Barber Motorsports Park – Friday at 1:30 pm – A bevy of paddock notes and Indy Lights first practice

By Tony DiZinno and Steve Wittich As Barber is the last race weekend before the month of May at Indianapolis, there’s a lot of final preparations being made for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Here’s a few things we’ve gathered this morning walking through the paddock. — A couple notes from two...

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Claman De Melo Gains Experience in Long Beach

Claman De Melo Gains Experience in Long Beach Long Beach, CA (April 15, 2018) –  Zachary Claman De Melo was on his way to his best Verizon IndyCar Series finish when his race came to an abrupt end on Lap 59 after hitting the Turn 9 wall. The Dale Coyne Racing Rookie was classified 23rd […]

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Claman DeMelo Eager to Kick Off Season in St. Petersburg

Plainfield, IL (March 7, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing’s Zach Claman DeMelo is kicking off the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season this weekend aboard the #19 Paysafe Car at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Claman DeMelo who is sharing driving duties of the team’s #19 machine with Pietro Fittipaldi this season will be...

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TSO’s 2018 Dale Coyne Racing preview

Quick note: As you may have noticed, Tony DiZinno is helping us with our team-by-team previews. Even better news? “TDZ” will be joining TSO at select races, including the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, where we will have a three-pronged attack of Tony, Patrick, and Steve. As a subscriber, you are our best marketing...

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GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma – Thursday testing – afternoon session – 7:10pm

By Steve Wittich First blood in the chase for the 2017 Astor Cup went to defending series champion Simon Pagenaud, who’s quickest lap of the six hour test day clocked in at 76.6511 seconds. That circuit was just over one-tenth of a second ahead of Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves, and four-tenths ahead of  another...

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Zachary Claman DeMelo to Make His IndyCar Series Debut with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (September 6, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that the team will enter a second car in the Verizon IndyCar Series season-finale GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma September 15-17 for Indy Lights driver Zachary Claman DeMelo, 19, who will make his series debut. DeMelo, who is from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, […]

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