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Posted On August 16, 2017By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar, Opinion

DEHARDE: The Curious Case of Spencer Pigot

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer His results don’t show it, but Spencer Pigot’s on track performances for Ed Carpenter Racing so far this season on the road and street courses (and Juncos Racing at Indianapolis) show that he is deserving of a full time ride in the  Verizon IndyCar Series. Pigot has the pedigree to be competitive in IndyCar. A two-time champion in the Mazda Road to Indy (Pro Mazda Championship in 2014, Indy Lights in 2015), he has transitioned solidly in North America’s top open wheelRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Sebastian Saavedra is set to make his sixth start in the Indianapolis 500 after being confirmed for the second car at Juncos Racing. The announcement came just 24 hours after Spencer Pigot was revealed for the first car, giving team owner Ricardo Juncos two drivers with prior experience at the 2.5-mile oval. Saavedra will pilot the No. 17 AFS/Juncos Racing Chevrolet, with AFS owner Gary Peterson a partner in the effort. A best career finish at Indianapolis of 15th in 2014 with KV Racing (Ironically, whomRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer Juncos Racing has announced that Spencer Pigot will pilot the No. 11 Chevrolet-powered entry in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. The Mazda Road to Indy stalwart team have decided to step up to running in the Indianapolis 500 this year ahead of a planned full time run in the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2018. Pigot has run for Juncos Racing for several seasons. He won the 2014 Pro Mazda title and was crowned Indy Lights champion in 2015 for Ricardo Juncos’sRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Opportunity has always been something that Ricardo Juncos has capitalized on. Juncos Racing will make their Verizon IndyCar Series debut at the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on May 28. The 41-year-old Argentinean has eyed expansion into IndyCar for many years, but he has waited until he had a chance to do it right. This chance came when KV Racing exited the series and sold two of their chassis to Juncos. The move comes just two months after theirRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Juncos Racing announced its intent to compete in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. The Powerhouse Mazda Road to Indy team has acquired two Dallara chassis and pit equipment from the defunct KV Racing team in order to make an assault on the May classic. The squad will be based out of their new shop – the Juncos Technical Center – located just outside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. The new 40,000 square foot shop features eightRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief An enjoyable ride has come to an end in the Verizon IndyCar Series for KV Racing Technology. The team confirmed on Thursday via a release that it has officially closed its doors and will support Juncos Racing, as team owner Ricardo Juncos seeks to move up to IndyCar after several seasons spent in the Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires. “I want to thank all those who have written to express their appreciation of the efforts of KV Racing Technology during the last 14Read More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer Nicolas Dapero began the 2016 Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires as an unknown in the paddock. The Argentinian finished sixth in the 2015 Brazilian F3 Championship with five podiums and a fastest lap in 12 races before going to race in the United States. After an interesting 2016 season, Dapero will be moving up to Indy Lights for 2017 with the same team he raced with in Pro Mazda in Juncos Racing. Dapero began 2016 with pairs of tenths, seventhsRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Juncos Racing announced that it will bring back Kyle Kaiser for a second Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires campaign in 2017. The 20-year-old joined the team for the 2014 Pro Mazda Championship, finishing sixth in the standings before moving up to Indy Lights in 2015. He enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2016, finishing third in this year’s championship behind Ed Jones and Santiago Urrutia. The Californian becomes an immediate favorite for the title after scoring two wins, three poles and nine podiums. The chance toRead More
Juncos Racing is pleased to announce American Kyle Kaiser will return to the championship winning team for his second season in the Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. The 2016 season will mark Kaiser’s third consecutive year with Juncos Racing. After a successful debut in the Indy Lights series with Juncos Racing, Kyle Kaiser (Santa Clara, California) looks to be a top contender in the 2016 Indy Lights Championship. During Kaiser’s impressive rookie season the young American recorded two podiums, along with seven Top-5 finishes. I’m excited to returnRead More
Spencer Pigot - 2015
Birmingham, Alabama (April 27, 2015) – Juncos Racing gave their most dominating performance since moving into the Mazda Road to Indy’s top level, the Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, this weekend in the Legacy Indy Lights 100 at Barber Motorsports Park. Rookie Spencer Pigot scored not only his first two wins of the season in Rounds 4 and 5, but delivered Juncos Racing their first wins in the Indy Lights series. Juncos Racing started off on a promising note, pacing the field in practice with Spencer Pigot (Orlando,Read More