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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Callum Ilott will make the full-time move to the NTT IndyCar Series with Juncos Hollinger Racing next season. It’ll be the No. 77 team’s first dive into the entire calendar after spending a few seasons competing on a partial schedule with multiple drivers. Now the squad’s main focus is on Ilott and continue building a program in the sport. “We have had a steep learning curve here the last few races to try to put everything together. We have had some real positives and know theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Junior formula standout Callum Ilott will be making his NTT IndyCar Series debut next Sunday at Portland. It’ll also mark the return of Ricardo Juncos’ race team after last having one of his cars on the grid two years ago. Only this time, he’ll have Brad Hollinger working this effort in the rebranded Juncos Hollinger Racing. A day after the No. 77 team announced Ilott as their Portland driver, the 22-year-old ran his first laps in an Indy car at the Indy Road Course. Ilott’sRead More
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