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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A feelgood moment for both Conor Daly and Carlin as they’ll lead the field to the green flag for the first time ever in the NTT IndyCar Series after setting a blistering opening lap speed of 175.188 mph, beating outside pole sitter Josef Newgarden’s speed of 175.107 mph. Several tried, but nobody could dethrone Daly and as soon the last driver to qualify (Scott Dixon) couldn’t pull it off, nervousness quickly turned into jubilation as the NTT P1 Pole Award for tonight’s Iowa INDYCAR 250 atRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Colton Herta set the pace of the only practice session for Friday’s Iowa INDYCAR 250 at Iowa Speedway as his fastest speed was 171.990 mph, topping Carlin’s Conor Daly’s speed of 171.488 mph with just four minutes remaining. The Iowa doubleheader will mark Daly’s second race with the No. 59 team this season and he navigated at the bumpy and physically demanding circuit days with ease despite undergoing rehabilitation to his right shoulder. Last Saturday at Road America, Daly was involved in a heavy shunt followingRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Saturday’s GMR Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course may be the second round of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, but it’s the start of the busiest month for the drivers and race teams. Due to the rescheduling of the now 14-round championship trail, five of them fall in the month of July. All in a span of 15 days at three different tracks no less, beginning at 2.439-mile road circuit. Followed by the two doubleheader weekends at Road America (July 11-12) andRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor In the aviation world, the A-10 Warthog is one of the most revered planes in the fleet, with its menacing look striking fear into all that cross its path. When the checkered flag flew on Saturday night’s Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, Conor Daly climbed out of his No. 59 Carlin Chevrolet and donned a mask with the A-10’s aggressive nose cone on it, having just sliced through the field with the same tenacity as an A-10 pilot would have. Starting 19th in the NTTRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer There were a lot of takeaways from Conor Daly’s video conference, who’s set to kick start his full NTT IndyCar Series campaign Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. On one side, Daly is ready for the challenge the Genesys 300 will provide due to being a one-day show. Another side will have some emotions due to a difficult time period in the United States. To start off the 14-round champion trail, Daly won’t be at his main ride at Ed Carpenter Racing, but with Carlin instead whichRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The best and wildest moment in the six-round INDYCAR iRacing Challenge tour was saved for last as crashes breed crashes for the leaders led to an unlikely runner-up finish for Conor Daly in Saturday’s First Respnoder 175 at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Daly described his virtual IMS race enjoyable, but eager to get back into real world NTT IndyCar Series racing which is still scheduled to commence at Texas Motor Speedway June 6. “Honestly, not upset about it being over. I was enjoying today quite aRead More

Posted On March 10, 2020By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

2020 NTT INDYCAR Series Team Preview: Carlin

By INDYCAR INDIANAPOLIS —  This is the 11th of a 12-part series of comprehensive team previews as the NTT INDYCAR SERIES prepares for the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg set for March 13-15 on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. The preview series features each of the full-time teams as well as teams running a partial schedule that includes the season-opening race. Today’s featured organization: Carlin. Coming Wednesday: Team Penske. The season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network onRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the first time since 2017, Conor Daly will be a full-time competitor in the NTT IndyCar Series as Carlin announced Tuesday that he’ll be their oval driver. Aside from the 104th Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge (May 24), which Max Chilton will look to avoid failing to qualify for the second straight year, Daly will run the No. 59 Gallagher Chevrolet in other four remaining oval races at Texas Motor Speedway (June 6), Richmond Raceway (June 27), Iowa Speedway (July 18) and World Wide TechnologyRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer MADISON, Illinois — Conor Daly couldn’t see or feel his hands at the end of of Saturday’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500, but in sixth place, it didn’t matter if he could. The Noblesville, Indiana native was driving for his IndyCar career with a vision-altering vibration from his last set of tires at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. Starting 18th with a car that was fastest in Friday’s final practice session, Daly led one lap (Lap 119) in his fourth race of the 2019 NTT IndyCarRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer After being out of the NTT IndyCar Series since 2016, RC Enerson will make his long-awaited return this weekend at in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, driving Carlin’s No. 31 Chevrolet with Lucas Oil School being his primary sponsor. Trevor Carlin, Team Principal for Carlin, commented that after spending time with the team and showcased his potential during INDYCAR Spring Training at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, he felt it made sense having Enerson run an Indy car race. “We’re excited to have RCRead More