Carlos Munoz Tag

By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Age: 25 Years in IndyCar: 3 Wins: 1 Podiums: 7 Poles: 1 Career Laps led: 87 2016 Team: Andretti Autosport 2017 Team: AJ Foyt Racing Carlos Munoz will be starting the next chapter of his Verizon IndyCar Series career as he moves on to AJ Foyt Racing for the 2017 season. He ended his tenure at Andretti Autosport on a passable note by finishing ahead of his teammates and 10th in the championship standings. The 25-year-old Columbian finished second at Indianapolis 500 for the second time, but in doing so suffered aRead More

Posted On January 26, 2017By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, IndyCar

Conor Daly: The Patriotic Millennial Racer

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer “It’s hard to live, guys, it’s hard. Life is expensive. Adulting is weird.” Those were the words spoken by Conor Daly as he brought the house down at INDYCAR Media Day in a session with his new AJ Foyt Racing teammate Carlos Munoz. Daly, the recent transplant after spending his 2016 rookie season with Dale Coyne Racing, had been living with fellow competitor James Hinchcliffe. “I have not [gotten] my own place but I have decided to move on with my life and try andRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter AJ Foyt Racing officially confirmed their switch to Chevrolet engines and aero kits ahead of the upcoming 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. This ends a 10-year relationship with Honda, who has powered the team since 2006. Chevrolet supplied engines to the team in 2005 before pulling out of the sport. “I am looking forward to what will be a new chapter for us that involves returning to an old friend in Chevrolet,” said Team President Larry Foyt in a release. “There are a lot of changesRead More

Posted On November 17, 2016By Josh FarmerIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Daly Looking For More in 2017

By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Heading into the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series with AJ Foyt Racing, Conor Daly is feeling very upbeat. Although he finished a somewhat sub-par 18th in the final standings, Daly had more than his fair share of impressive runs and established a good reputation of running up front on both pace and strategy. Daly scored a podium at Detroit, and an additional top five at Watkins Glen International where he led a total of 56 laps. His come from behind performances also earned him the TagRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Conor Daly and Carlos Munoz have been announced as AJ Foyt Racing’s two drivers for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Munoz will drive Foyt’s legendary No. 14 ABC Supply car while Daly will drive the renumbered No. 4 ABC Supply car. An interesting note is that both teams will not be under the same roof – Munoz’s team will operate out of Foyt’s Waller, Texas shop while Daly’s crew will work out of the team’s new Speedway, Indiana shop. Munoz drove for Andretti AutosportRead More

Posted On October 29, 2016By Josh FarmerIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Farmer: Where Does Servia Fit?

By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Oriol Servia has reportedly raised half the funding for a Verizon IndyCar Series drive in 2017. The question is where does he fit in at? While Servia only has one win to his credit (Montreal, 2005), the 42-year-old Spaniard has built up a reputation of being a solid, team playing driver that you end up getting more than you paid for. He managed to finish second in the 2005 Champ Car World Series championship after replacing the injured Bruno Junqueira at Newman Haas racing threeRead More
LEXINGTON, Ohio (Sunday, July 31, 2016) – If there were any questions that Simon Pagenaud was feeling the pressure of the Verizon IndyCar Series title battle, the Team Penske driver answered them emphatically with an aggressive victory at today’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Pagenaud, in the No. 22 PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet, banged his way past teammate and primary championship contender Will Power for the deciding pass of the race and drove on to a 4.1620-second victory. Coupled with winning the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying Saturday, Pagenaud extendedRead More

Posted On June 10, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, IndyCar

Munoz Claims First Career Pole at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (Friday, June 10, 2016) – Carlos Munoz was devastated when he didn’t win the historic 100th Indianapolis 500 two weeks ago. The Colombian was able to gain a little solace today by taking the Verizon P1 Award and will start from the pole position in Saturday’s Firestone 600. Driving the No. 26 Andretti Autosport Honda, Munoz earned the first pole of his four-year Verizon IndyCar Series career with a two-lap qualifying average of 217.137 mph on the 1.455-mile oval at Texas Motor Speedway. The 24-year-old’s best qualifyingRead More
By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer The Verizon Indycar Series has concluded their action-packed weekend featuring two races on the Raceway at Belle Isle, with Team Penske’s Will Power coming home victorious in Race Two of the doubleheader. Here are five takeaways from the second half. 1 ) Are separate qualifying procedures necessary?  Double-header weekends for the Verizon Indycar Series feature an abbreviated qualifying procedure for the second race of the weekend. With the dual-race format having disappeared at Toronto, and Houston leaving the schedule entirely, Race 2 at Detroit isRead More
By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer This coming weekend the Verizon IndyCar Series will return to the Raceway on Belle Isle for the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit, continuing the 2016 season. The race weekend will be the only double-header of the season featuring two full races. The event is slated for June 3-5, 2016. About the Race The Chevrolet Dual in Detroit comprises rounds seven and eight of sixteen for the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2016.  The event is held on a temporary street circuit, one of five such races onRead More