AJ Foyt Racing Tag

By INDYCAR LONG BEACH, California — James Davison became the 35th confirmed driver for next month’s Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil when he was named today to drive the No. 33 Chevrolet entered by AJ Foyt Racing along with partners Jonathan Byrd’s Racing, Hollinger MotorSport and Belardi Auto Racing. Davison, a 31-year-old Australian, will be attempting to qualify for his fourth Indy 500. “I am honored to be driving for the legendary A.J. Foyt with Byrd-Hollinger-Belardi at the Indianapolis 500,” said Davison. “This will be my first full programRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A.J. Foyt Racing entered the St. Petersburg street circuit Sunday with high expectations after a series of great test runs during the off-season. Once the green flag came out, their expectations took a backseat and became a race of recovery for both Brazilian drivers Tony Kanaan and Matheus Leist, who finished 11th and 24th, respectively, in the INDYCAR Series season opener. The first problems from the Foyt camp unfolded on Lap 1 after Andretti Autosport driver Zach Veach punted 10th place starter Kanaan in TurnRead More
By Josh Farmer, Contributing Writer With the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season rapidly approaching, Motorsports Tribune is previewing each of the teams competing on the tour. The site’s IndyCar staff will break each team down, laying out their results from the previous season while previewing the year to come for the organization and their driver(s). Team: AJ Foyt Racing Drivers: Matheus Leist, Tony Kanaan What Happened Last Year: The 2017 season brought new beginnings for AJ Foyt Racing, as they switched to the Chevrolet engine and aero kit and acquired new drivers in ConorRead More

Posted On February 8, 2018By Joey BarnesIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Leist Leads Rookie Testing in Phoenix

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief AVONDALE, Arizona — Matheus Leist led Verizon IndyCar Series rookies during testing on Thursday at ISM Raceway. The 19-year-old Brazilian put the No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet for AJ Foyt Racing on top of the timesheets with a speed of 184.236 mph (19.9700 seconds) around the 1.022-mile oval. A rookie in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, the top rung of the Mazda Road to Indy development ladder, Leist came away pleased with his first trial with an Indy car on an oval. “Not at all,”Read More

Posted On November 16, 2017By Joey BarnesIn Breaking News, IndyCar

Matheus Leist Confirmed at Foyt for 2018

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Matheus Leist becomes the latest driver  to be announced for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, after being confirmed for the No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet for A.J. Foyt Enterprises. A BRDC British Formula 3 champion in 2016, Leist moved over to the United States to compete in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires – the top rung of the Mazda Road to Indy – driving for Carlin. A stout rookie campaign, Leist enjoyed three wins, including the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway en routeRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer SPEEDWAY, Indiana — A.J. Foyt Racing today announced that Tony Kanaan will pilot the No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Kanaan leaves Chip Ganassi Racing after four seasons to join the Foyt team after scoring one win and 20 top five finishes. Kanaan will be bringing his engineer Eric Cowdin to the team with which he won the 2013 Indianapolis 500. Team president Larry Foyt said that the deal came about thanks to where both heRead More

Posted On July 31, 2017By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Conor Daly Earns 10th at Mid-Ohio

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer Conor Daly has undergone several changes this year in the Verizon IndyCar Series. He changed teams. He changed manufacturers. He even changed his diet to become vegan around two weeks ago, losing about ten pounds in the process. Whatever else he might have changed must have helped because on Sunday he finished 10th in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, scoring AJ Foyt Racing’s first top ten on a permanent road course since Mid-Ohio in 2016. Daly started 11thRead More

Posted On June 12, 2017By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Conor Daly Perseveres in Texas

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer After a challenging practice and qualifying day for the Rainguard Water Sealers 600, Conor Daly was able to earn his best finish of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season with a seventh place finish. He was last in the first practice session, last in the final session and posted the slowest time of the cars that took a time in the session, but keeping his nose clean gave him A.J. Foyt Racing’s best result at Texas Motor Speedway since Airton Dare’s thirdRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer Sunday is Pole Day for the 101st Indianapolis 500 and here we will have live web coverage of qualifications as we did Saturday. The No. 18 car now driven by James Davison will start 33rd. No. 40 Zach Veach for AJ Foyt Racing Lap 1: 223.913 mph Lap 2: 221.464 mph Lap 3: 222.000 mph Lap 4: 217.064 mph Average: 221.081 mph No. 63 Pippa Mann for Dale Coyne Racing Lap 1: 225.542 mph Lap 2: 224.875 mph Lap 3: 224.831 mphRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — Qualifications are beginning for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 and here we will have live coverage of each attempt. Because of the weather, each car will only have one attempt to qualify on Saturday. First up is No. 63, Pippa Mann for Dale Coyne Racing. Lap 1: 225.773 mph Lap 2: 221.785 mph Lap 3: 214.643 mph Lap 4: 215.314 mph Average: 219.282 mph-Provisional Pole No. 22 Juan Pablo Montoya for Team Penske Lap 1: 229.038 mphRead More