Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Tag

By David Morgan, Associate Editor NASHVILLE – Fresh off his first NTT IndyCar Series podium finish last weekend, Christian Lundgaard rolled right into Nashville and was fast once again, topping the board in Friday’s first practice session for the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix. Even without racing at this track last season, Lundgaard seemed unfazed by the treacherous Nashville layout, as he jumped to the top of the timing sheet late in the 75-minute session with a lap of one minute, 15.966 seconds, where he would remain until the clockRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor INDIANAPOLIS – For Christian Lundgaard, there’s just something about the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course. After posting his best qualifying effort of the season, the driver of the No. 30 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda backed it up with his performance in the race, running up front for the majority of Saturday’s Gallagher Grand Prix en route to a second-place finish and his first podium finish in the NTT IndyCar Series. “It feels amazing,” Lundgaard said. “I think the best feeling right now is that theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The NTT IndyCar Series heads back to Iowa Speedway after being off the calendar last year. It’s back in a bigger way, all thanks to Hy-Vee’s full commitment in bringing not just fans to watch incredible action, but stout entertainment. Between musical acts, there will be two races at the 7/8-mile oval that’ll once again prove to be a crucial point in the championship trail. This weekend will mark the first set of oval races since the 106th Indianapolis 500, a race Marcus Ericsson won andRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Sometimes a driver has just had enough. After Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, it appears Graham Rahal has had enough of the way Romain Grosjean has been racing him. On the tight confines of Barber Motorsports Park, it’s only a matter of time before contact is made and Sunday, the contact between Rahal and Grosjean came with four laps left on the board. As Rahal was battling with Scott McLaughlin for sixth-place, Grosjean, who was running directly behind them, saw hisRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor FORT WORTH, Texas – Talk about coming in clutch. Santino Ferrucci came into the weekend at Texas Motor Speedway as just an interested observer, not expecting to be a participant in Sunday’s XPEL 375, but by the time the race was rolling around the 23-year-old was suiting up and strapping in for the race. Following a heavy practice crash on Saturday, the primary driver of the No. 45 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda, Jack Harvey, was checked and released from the infield care center and clearedRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor FORT WORTH, Texas – The No. 45 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing entry will have a new pilot for Sunday’s running of the XPEL 375 at Texas Motor Speedway, with Santino Ferrucci taking over for Jack Harvey. First reported by Trackside Online, the move comes a day after Harvey crashed heavily in final practice on the 1.5-mile track, which cracked the tub on his primary car and forced the team to a backup for the race. Following the crash on Saturday, Harvey was checked and released fromRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor FORT WORTH, Texas – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has its work cut out heading into Sunday’s running of the XPEL 375 at Texas Motor Speedway. All three team entries struggled in qualifying on Saturday, bringing up the rear of the field with three of the last four starting positions on the grid. Jack Harvey was the quickest of the three in 24th, followed by Christian Lundgaard in 25th, and Graham Rahal rolling off dead last in 27th. While polesitter Felix Rosenqvist timed in with a blazingRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Many competitors in the NTT IndyCar Series hope to fight for the championship. Some have the equipment and talent to do so, but it also requires luck and consistency. One bad run does set a driver back if the rest of the field deliver better results. All throughout 2021, there were drivers that were unable to keep both in tact. In the case of a couple of drivers, off-track incidents kept them out of the hunt. Furthermore, those who’ve won races or been around for aRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Traditionally, silly season always cause a lot of buzz in the NTT IndyCar Series. This upcoming season is no different and it involves drivers who’ve won the Indianapolis 500 and others looking to really hit their stride in the sport. With certain changes, time will tell if some team chapters will continue or they’ll turn a brand new page in a sport that continues to grow. There’s one central theme among those drivers who’ll drive elsewhere, they’re all powered by Honda. In this preview installment, we’llRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The NTT IndyCar Series will kick off this month at St. Petersburg and the anticipation levels are beyond different than most seasons. All in large part of the series having tremendous momentum falling in their favor. Among those are an influx of young drivers making names for themselves with some being touted as future Formula One talent. Others are looking for a fresh chapter to their racing careers. For the rookies, it’s that and more because this rookie class is all about junior formula grads comparedRead More