INDYCAR: Daly & Munoz Confirmed At A.J. Foyt Racing For 2017 Season

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WALLER, Texas — After weeks of speculation, young rising stars Carlos Munoz and Conor Daly were confirmed on Tuesday as the two full-time drivers for A.J. Foyt Racing Enterprises for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Both cars, the No. 14 and the newly-rebranded No. 4, will be sponsored by ABC Supply again in 2017 as team owner A.J. Foyt’s team …

INDYCAR: No. 500; Pagenaud Claims Penske’s Historic Pole at Iowa

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NEWTON, Iowa — official series release — Simon Pagenaud has been setting the standard in the Verizon IndyCar Series this season and he helped take Team Penske to another level today. Pagenaud, a three-time winner in 2016 and the championship leader after nine of 16 completed races, won the Verizon P1 Award for the Iowa Corn 300, earning the 500th pole …

INDYCAR: Helio to the Pole; Castroneves Sets New Track Record at Phoenix

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Helio Castroneves was awarded a crown for being the speed king following a record-breaking qualifying performance at the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix. It was an appropriate bestowal considering Castroneves’ qualifying prowess. Driving the No. 3 REV Group Team Penske Chevrolet, Castroneves earned the Verizon P1 Award …

INDYCAR: Andretti Autosport Retains Carlos Munoz for 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Season

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — Eric Anderson/IndyCar photo — Four-time IndyCar Series championship-winning operation Andretti Autosport confirmed Tuesday that Colombian Carlos Muñoz will return to the team’s roster for 2016 Verizon IndyCar season. Muñoz, who will pilot the No. 26 Honda, returns alongside teammates Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti. “[I’m] really happy to join the team again for 2016 – …

INDYCAR: Rain-Master; Munoz Grabs First Win in Race 1 at Belle Isle

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DETROIT — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Carlos Munoz earned his first career Verizon IndyCar Series victory on Saturday as severe weather prompted a red flag with 47 of 70 scheduled laps complete in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans on the 2.35-mile, 14-turn Raceway at Belle Isle Park. Munoz, 23, joins …

INDYCAR: Why IndyCar’s Kids are Alright

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April 18, 2014 — By Robin Miller — Story courtesy racer.com — LAT Photographic photo — INDIANAPOLIS — Our beloved, departed racing brother, Paul Newman, uttered a famous line in the classic Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid when he couldn’t shake the pursuing posse: “Who are those guys?” Which, after two races, is the battle cry in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series. Carlos Munoz, Jack …

INDY LIGHTS: Karam secures title; Munoz wins fourth race

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October 20, 2013 — By Dave Lewandowski, IndyCar.com — FONTANA, Calif. — A grid penalty for an engine change following qualifications for the Lefty’s Kids Club 100 didn’t faze Sage Karam, who developed a plan for the 50-lap season finale on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway and stuck with it. Patience aided the 18 year old from Nazareth, Pa., who clinched …

BLOG: Four-Wide Finish at Indy Today – Open Wheel Racing Lives!

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Today we saw Indianapolis Motor Speedway history as the Firestone Indy Lights Series Freedom 100 ended in a FOUR WIDE Finish at the line and was decided by 26 ten thousandths of a second (.0026)!  Peter Dempsey of Ireland was in fourth behind leaders Carlos Munoz, Sage Karam and Gabby Chavez going into the last lap of the 40-lap race.  …