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Oct 06

Kanaan joins Foyt in pairing of legendary Indy car names

Legend, meet legend.

Tony Kanaan, Eric Cowdin, and A.J. FoytTony Kanaan and A.J. Foyt, two of Indy car racing’s most iconic names, will join forces for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, AJ Foyt Racing announced today at the Foyt Wine Vault in Speedway, Indiana, next door to the team’s secondary race shop.

“It’s two legends together,” Kanaan said. “Even before I ever considered driving for him, he was saying nice things about me, like I would be good in the old times and that I reminded him of himself. Coming from a guy like that, it’s big.”

Foyt, the four-time Indy 500 winner, holds numerous Indy car records, including most career victories (67) and championships (seven). Kanaan has 17 career wins, including the 2013 Indianapolis 500. It’s the first time Foyt has hired an Indy 500 winner for a full-season ride.

The complete article here on Indycar.com

source: Indycar.com

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