Conor Daly Tag

Conor Daly will drive the No. 43 Honda-powered Dallara for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. “I am ecstatic to partner with Schmidt Peterson Motorsport for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500,” said Daly in an official team release. “I have had a great relationship with Sam Schmidt since driving for him in Indy Lights and I’ve always wanted a shot with his Verizon IndyCar Series team. It’s an honor to make my second attempt at running the Indy 500.” Team owner SamRead More
LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 19, 2015) – Scott Dixon, who entered the weekend with just one top-five finish in eight Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach starts, won the 41st edition of the historic street race by 2.2221 seconds over Verizon P1 Award winner Helio Castroneves. Dixon’s victory was his 36th overall, breaking a tie with Bobby Unser for fifth on the all-time Indy car list. Al Unser is fourth with 39 victories. It was the 98th Indy car victory for team owner Chip Ganassi. When Dixon beat Castroneves offRead More

Posted On April 19, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Daly Replaces Moran Jr. at Long Beach

Conor Daly has been named to drive the No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda for the remainder of the weekend in place of Rocky Moran Jr., who sustained a broken left thumb in Friday practice. Daly, 23, has one previous Verizon IndyCar Series start, finishing 22nd in the 2013 Indianapolis 500. The son of retired Formula One and Indy car driver Derek Daly was the 2011 Indy Lights race winner at Long Beach and has spent most of the past three years in GP2 and GP3, the F1 feeder series.Read More
LONG BEACH, Calif. – It took only eight minutes of the first of three knockout qualifying rounds for the nine-year-old Long Beach track record to fall. Tony Kanaan, who will make his 12th Indy car start in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and 297th overall, recorded a lap of 1 minute, 06.7442 seconds on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn street circuit. DOWNLOAD: Qualifying Results About 30 minutes later in the Firestone Fast Six, Helio Castroneves reset the record with a lap of 1:06.6294, which earned the driver of the No.Read More