Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Tag

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor FORT WORTH, Texas – Fresh from dominating the Verizon IndyCar Series Detroit doubleheader, Graham Rahal hung on in a wild race at Texas Motor Speedway to claim fourth place in the Rainguard Water Sealers 600. The 28-year-old stayed near the front of the pack after starting 11th. Though Rahal failed to lead the race at any point, he did something that proved very hard for his fellow drivers, he stayed out of trouble. “I’m happy we’re safe and out of here in one piece,” an elatedRead More

Posted On June 4, 2017By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Rahal, Honda Sweeps Detroit Doubleheader

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal backed up his dominating performance on Saturday with another win on Sunday in the Chevrolet Grand Prix of Detroit doubleheader weekend after starting third. Rahal was maintaining a lead over Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden after the final round of pit stops but a yellow flag with five laps to go threw a wrench into the plans. James Hinchcliffe suffered a mechanical failure on his No. 5 ARROW Electronics Honda and shortly thereafter, Spencer Pigot’s No. 20Read More
DETROIT – Just hours after scoring his third career pole with a new track record lap, Graham Rahal took the point today and dominated en route to victory in Dual 1 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. It is Rahal’s fifth career Indy car win and first since Texas last year. “Feels awesome,” said Rahal, whose 55 laps led on the Raceway at Belle Isle Park temporary street course is the most in a race in his 11-year career. “Everything went according to plan today. Yesterday, oneRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — Scott Dixon had two more cars to sweat out after turning in a four lap qualifying average of 232.164 mph for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. Dixon had qualified on the provisional pole but the two cars that topped him in Saturday’s first round of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 were still to come. Takuma Sato went to the plate and fired off some heart-stopping moments during his ten mile journey around the Indianapolis 500 but hisRead 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 SPEEDWAY, Indiana- Much like last year, Graham Rahal had to charge through the field to get a good result at the INDYCAR Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Starting 20th but with a car that was fourth fastest in the final warmup, Rahal moved his No. 15 SoldierStrong/TurnsForTroops.com Honda to 16th before the first round of pitstops started and ended up 15th thanks to running three incredible laps in a row before his stopRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter The Hyatt hotel chain announced they will once again serve as an associate sponsor for Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Rahal’s No. 15 Honda will feature branding from Hyatt’s loyalty program – World of Hyatt starting at this weekend’s season opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The World of Hyatt program allows users to earn free nights to be used at any of the company’s 698 properties across 56 countries. “We’re excited to be working with World of Hyatt for a second seasonRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Age: 28 Years in IndyCar: 10 Wins: 4 Podiums: 19 Career Laps led: 240 2016-17 Team: Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Graham Rahal has established himself as one of the most exciting drivers in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The driver of the No. 15 Steak ‘n Shake Honda had another solid year in what has been a career turnaround. He edged out James Hinchcliffe by 0.008 of a second for a thrilling win at the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway in August. He also putRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Steak ‘n Shake will return for a third year sponsoring Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series as part of a four-race deal. The fast food chain will serve as Rahal’s primary sponsor in four races this year – the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio and the Bomarito Auto Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park. Maxim Magazine will also serve as an associate sponsor. Both Maxim andRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Verizon IndyCar Series team owner Bobby Rahal seems to like the potential of the series expanding internationally. The 1986 Indianapolis 500 and three-time Indy car champion turned team owner feels that going international would elevate IndyCar’s bottom line if the event well supported. He alluded to CART/Champ Car’s successful stint in Surfer’s Paradise Australia from 1991-2008 as an example of how a race was done right.  “We had tremendously successful races in Australia, Surfer’s Paradise became a huge event,” Rahal told Motorsports Tribune. “There’s aRead More