Ricardo Juncos Tag

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer INDIANAPOLIS — Juncos Racing were the epitome of a roller coaster ride leading up to qualifying for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Lose a sponsor in the days before practice opened at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Crash on Fast Friday. Stay up all Friday night preparing the car to qualify on Saturday. Run three incomplete qualifying attempts Saturday afternoon. Stay up all Saturday night further preparing the car for Sunday. Skip Sunday morning practice before the rain came down. Qualify 33rd and bump FernandoRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer INDIANAPOLIS– Kyle Kaiser suffered the biggest setback after wrecking during Fast Friday practice for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500. The 2017 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires champion spun while coming through Turn 3 and hit the wall, nearly turning over before landing on all four wheels. Kaiser got out of the car and was cleared to drive after evaluation at the medical center. “We are very grateful that our driver Kyle (Kaiser) was not injured and safely walked away from the massive hitRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer INDIANAPOLIS — Juncos Racing had two sponsor deals fall through on them very recently before practice began Tuesday for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. Ricardo Juncos’s team has expanded operations in the last few years. They compete in the Road to Indy in Indy Lights and Indy Pro 2000 which has been their primary operation for the majority of their existence but last year ran the majority of NTT IndyCar Series races. The team expanded to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar ChampionshipRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the second straight year, Juncos Racing will have 2017 Indy Lights champion Kyle Kaiser in their No. 32 Chevrolet for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. Kaiser made his Indy 500 debut last season, where he qualified an astounding 17th before his race ended past halfway due to a mechanical failure and finished 32nd. Sunday’s announcement of the Californian getting the nod marked the 35th confirmed driver out of the 36 entries, leaving the No. 77 ARROW Schmidt Peterson entryRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer Dalton Kellett has been announced as Juncos Racing’s second driver in their Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires program. After testing for Carlin recently at Circuit of the Americas, the Canadian will spend 2019 in Ricardo Juncos’s squad after having spent the previous few years at Andretti Autosport. “Competing in the 2019 Indy Lights season with Juncos Racing is a very exciting opportunity,” said Kellett in a team release. Ricardo (Juncos) and his team have proven themselves championship winners on many occasions and across different series.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief AUSTIN, Texas — Juncos Racing have announced that NFP has furthered their partnership and will sponsor Kyle Kaiser in the No. 32 Chevrolet entry for the INDYCAR Classic at Circuit of the Americas next month. NFP, a nationally ranked insurance brokerage firm, first joined the team for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 last May, where Kaiser qualified an impressive 17th. “I am excited to be back in an IndyCar for the 2019 season with Juncos Racing at COTA,” said Kaiser. “I’m thrilled to have NFP partnerRead More
Indianapolis, Indiana (December 21, 2018) – Juncos Racing announced today that the reigning Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires champion Rinus VeeKay would return to the team for the 2019 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship. VeeKay is the first driver named to the championship-winning Indy Lights team line-up. VeeKay , from Hoofddorp, Netherlands, will continue his run with Juncos Racing after a very successful season capturing the 2018 Indy Pro 2000 (formerly Pro Mazda) Championship, recording 10 podiums, six poles, and seven wins. By claiming theRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer Juncos Racing announced today that former Pro Mazda racer Will Owen has secured a seat in the team’s Cadillac DPi-V.R entry in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Denver, Colorado native raced in the European Le Mans Series in 2017 and 2018 and raced twice at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, finishing fourth in the LMP2 class in 2017 and third in the same class in 2018. “I am so happy to announce that I will be returning to Juncos Racing in 2019 toRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer Juncos Racing has confirmed that Heamin Choi will join the team for the 2018 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires finale weekend at Portland International Raceway. The Korean driver tested for Ricardo Juncos’s team at the Chris Griffis Memorial Test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course last September and will be making his first start in Indy Lights since the 2016 finale weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. “I’m very excited to come back to the Indy Lights Championship with Juncos Racing,” said Choi inRead More
Indianapolis, Indiana – Juncos Racing announced today the team will enter one Cadillac DPi-V.R entry for the full 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Juncos Racing currently runs in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, the Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, and the Verizon IndyCar Series. Juncos Racing will make their first official run in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship beginning at The Roar Before the Rolex 24 on Jan. 4-6, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway followed by the season opener, the Rolex 24 Hours AtRead More