Tag Archive: A.J. Foyt

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. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 29

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Ricky Taylor delivers dramatic victory for Wayne Taylor Racing, as teammate Jeff Gordon becomes Fourth Driver to win both Rolex 24 and Daytona 500 (updated)

NASCAR icon joins Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt and Jamie McMurray in Elite Group

Ricky Taylor won a back-and-forth duel, punctuated by late-race contact, with Filipe Albuquerque and delivered a dramatic – and historic – Rolex 24 At Daytona victory on Sunday to Wayne Taylor Racing.

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Aug 11

Pocono Raceway announces INDYCAR extension through 2018

“The Tricky Triangle”

Pocono RacewayPocono Raceway, home to the next race on the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, will remain on the calendar through 2018, as announced today by track president and CEO Brandon Igdalsky. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 17

Sato, Hawksworth return to new look Foyt squad

“We’re happy to have both Takuma and Jack continuing with us next season because we know they have the talent to win races”

Takuma Sato and Jack HawksworthA.J. Foyt and his son Larry have made changes to the ABC Supply Racing team but those changes won’t affect the drivers behind the wheel of the team’s pair of Verizon IndyCar Series entries. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 05

A.J. Foyt released from Houston hospital following bypass surgery

“It’s been pretty rough but I guess I slept through the roughest part” – Foyt

2011 07 08 G1 125 Verizon IndyCar Series team owner and four-time Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner A.J. Foyt was released from Baylor-St. Luke’s Medical Center and is recovering at Houston home following triple bypass heart surgery Nov. 12. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 27

A.J. Foyt to miss 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona due to Illness

Foyt sustained some complications from his recent knee surgery but he is expected to make a full recovery.

2011 07 08 G1 125Rolex 24 At DaytonaDaytona International Speedway officials today announced that 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona Grand Marshal A.J. Foyt has been forced to cancel his trip due to illness.

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May 12

Daytona 500 tickets go on sale Saturday, May 14

Forty-three of the top drivers in the world compete in “The Great American Race.”

2011-02-20 - Dimanche2011-02-20_0156Tickets to NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race – the 54th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 26 – will go on sale Saturday, May 14 at 9 a.m. (ET). Prior to Saturday, May 14, only renewals for the 2012 Daytona 500 were accepted by the ticket office. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 21

Seven Porsche works drivers contest the classic in Florida

Title defender Porsche tackles the Daytona 24 hour race on 29 January with a strong contingent

2011-01-13_0271Rolex24_DaytonaTraditionally, the long distance classic in Florida is the first highlight of the motorsport season and each year attracts the best pilots from a huge range of international race series to the Sunshine State of the USA. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 21

Rolex 24 At Daytona

The wait is nearly over

Rolex24_DaytonaGrand-AM-RolexFor competitors and fans alike, the anticipation that has been building for the 2011 motor racing season will shortly be realized with the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the headline act of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16, which takes place January 29-30 at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 18

Piquet Jr., Fittipaldi to pair in Granja Viana 500 Mile

Massa out, Barrichello’s team once again hot favorite in the endurance karting race

Christian FittipaldiNelson Piquet Jr.Former Renault F1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr. and ex-Indycar star Christian Fittipaldi will join forces in this year’s edition of the traditional Granja Viana 500 Mile karting race. The duo decided to challenge Rubens Barrichello’s hot favorite team on November 27th at Granja Viana International Karting track after regular Fittipaldi team mate Mario Haberfeld have announced that will miss the event due to personal commitments. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 20

IndyCar: A matter of trust

Vitor Meira’s focus barely wavered

With the passing of each monotonous day during his recovery and each painful exercise during his rehabilitation, Vitor Meira’s focus barely wavered. He wanted to “add to the team” though not behind the wheel, with the goal sustained by determination and buoyed by multiple layers of support and encouragement. Read the rest of this entry »