Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears with a record four career wins at the Brickyard. He was the only driver to top 230 mph, the only one to turn four successive laps over 229 and the only one who beat Penske's drivers. Watch the video above for more about why Brazdeikis is the player fans love to hate. Through the first eight races of the 24-race 2019 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, the start for Force this season has been much better. Navigate using your finger or simply move the phone around. But Carpenter's surprisingly quick four-lap qualifying run was all the rage Sunday.
Daly would make the field, but despite being the last qualifier of the day, Mann failed to qualify. Driver Team Engine Speed Fast Nine Shootout 1 20 229. The afternoon session, lasting from 2:00 p. He sets his sights on the Verizon IndyCar Series to continue that trend. Having impressed at Dale Coyne Racing with a podium finish in the Indianapolis 500, the 2016 Indy Lights champion will take over the seat vacated by Tony Kanaan. The 200-lap, 500-mile race on asphalt began in 1911. Key Additions Perhaps the biggest splash made in the silly season has been 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series rookie of the year Ed Jones to Chip Ganassi Racing.
The team also stated that they would experiment with their driver lineup for the remainder of the season in preparation for 2019. Helio Castroneves had the fastest car in qualifying Saturday and looked like he might break a tie for second by claiming his fifth career Indy pole. For the first time since the and seasons respectively, cars will have a roll hoop without an airbox. The six drivers completed 355 laps without any incidents, although nearly tagged the wall at the exit of turn two during a practice run. On February 6, 2018, champion was announced to drive the 19 for in 7 races, including the.
After spending four seasons with , will switch to for the 2018 season. Driver Team Engine Speed 1 98 231. Leist will become the youngest rookie since in 2006. Patrick has drawn plenty of attention as she gears up for the final stop on her two-race farewell tour. DeMelo took over the 19 for both Indianapolis races and Texas, while driver and test driver was signed for the two Detroit races. Baby Jessica, it appears you've fallen into the well. We will have several stories going forward over the next several days, as well as comprehensive coverage of race day Sunday.
Driver Team Engine Speed 1 14 226. The three-man stewarding panel of Dan Davis, and , introduced when Barnhart was first named Race Director, will remain intact. The most shocking story of day, however, was pole sitter, and three-time front row starter, , who was bumped from the field. Only one minor incident occurred during the session when came to a halt on the backstretch at 4:02 p. The lead moved to , who elected not to pit during the caution. Further back, Rossi, who had started the race from the back row, made his way into the lead group with a daring outside pass through turn 1 and 2 to move him into third ahead of Pagenaud and Hunter-Reay. Having previously only competed on road and street courses with the team, Pigot had to look to Juncos Racing to compete on ovals such as in Indianapolis.
Former driver will drive the No. This family-friendly event includes driver autograph sessions and the chance to walk on the legendary Yard of Bricks during the post-race track invasion! After the restart, Patrick went spinning and hit the wall, putting an end to her professional driving career. The crew desperately scrambled to diagnose the problem, change tires, and get back into the qualifying line. Watch the video above for some of Bosh's best moments before his jersey is raised to the rafters. Several favorites struggled to find speed during the day, including 2016 winner , who slipped to 32nd after fighting an ill-handling car during his run.
The return of Bump Day left two drivers, James Hinchcliffe and Pippa Mann, searching for ways to get back into the field. Jones emerged from the car under his own power, but was later transported to hospital after complaining of head and neck pain. First off, there are the three confirmed full-time rookies. The 21 drivers completed 1,820 laps without incident. Foyt Racing Engine: Chevrolet No. Power became the first driver to win both the and the , as well as the first driver to sweep both races in the same year. Harrison Rhodes More Related: Links.
My own driver son-in-law and John Force Racing president Robert Hight has taken me out three times in semifinal matches this year and once in the final at Charlotte. Hinchcliffe's first qualifying attempt came after the first rain delay, with less than ideal chassis setups. He had a four-lap qualifying average of 229. She will run a third entry for , carrying sponsorship from former long-time partner. Watch the video above for more about Booker's historic scoring tear.
It was Patrick's first laps at Indianapolis in an Indy car since. Danica Patrick's professional driving after crashing out on Lap 67. The track and garage area were both closed on Sunday May 13 in honor of. Testing on the oval was scheduled for March 27—29, but was postponed due to inclement weather in the forecast. Coming off a four-year stint with Chip Ganassi Racing, Kanaan has consistently found a spot on the podium each of those seasons.