Tag Archive: Tony Kanaan

Sep 17

INDYCAR stars unite to honor Wheldon, Wilson

Josef Newgarden knows the pressure is on.

Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting ChallengeA two-time Verizon IndyCar Series winner in 2015, Newgarden was hand-selected by Scott and Mark Borchetta of Big Machine Records to be their team’s pro driver for the third annual Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Race Honoring Justin Wilson.

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Jul 06

Scott Dixon to mark 250 starts: ‘Goal now is to get to 300’

Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan reached milestones with their 300th Indy car starts in May.

Scott DixonNow it’s Scott Dixon’s turn July 12 in the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by the Greater Milwaukee Honda Dealers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Take your pick: Who will deliver Ganassi’s 100th?

Four arms rise simultaneously in a subjective response to “Who will give Chip Ganassi Racing Teams its 100th Indy car victory?”

Scott Dixon & Tony KanaanScott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Sage Karam and Charlie Kimball all could be correct, and the team owner would be pleased by any of the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers delivering the milestone. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Tony Kanaan sets pace on first day at NOLA road course

Kanaan will count it as gain if he sets the official track record April 11 and earns the Verizon P1 Award

Tony KanaanTony Kanaan, who will make his 296th Indy car start, has the distinction of turning the quickest lap in the first practice session for the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Kanaan’s focus on title; Ganassi engineer switch

Todd Malloy will work with Kanaan and the No. 10 NTT DATA crew this season

Kanaan et Franchitti - photo IndyCar Series- Dan Boyd Twelve days separated Tony Kanaan becoming a father for the second time and earning a cherished timepiece for co-driving to the overall victory in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Indycar drivers continue 24-hour race win streak

Victory in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona will be quite the preseason confidence boost to Kanaan and teammate Scott Dixon

Rolex 24 Winners SelfieLate last week, Tony Kanaan was congratulated for his strong close to the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, including a victory in the finale at Auto Club Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Ford EcoBoosts of Chip Ganassi Racing 1-2 in Patrón Endurance Cup at halfway mark of 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Corvette Racing (GTLM), Riley Motorsports (GTD) Maintain Class Leads

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo After scoring a maximum five points in the opening segment, the No. 01 entry driven by Scott Pruett, Joey Hand, Charlie Kimball and Sage Karam finished the second segment in the third position while the team’s No. 02 entry driven by Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon was second at the end of each segment. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Rolex 24: New Year, new opportunities

There is an old adage in motor sports

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo “To race is to live; all the rest is just waiting.”  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 at Daytona

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Sprint Cup drivers will help pilot one entry

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 At DaytonaChip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday that Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray will compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the season-opening event in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Ganassi sets stout lineup for Rolex24 at Daytona

Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 02 Target/Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype

Scott Dixon & Tony KanaanTwo teams are set to compete at next month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, with plenty of Verizon IndyCar Series representation on each. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Kanaan back in No. 10 car with new main sponsor

“I can’t wait to begin working with everyone at NTT DATA” – Kanaan

Kanaan et Franchitti - photo IndyCar Series- Dan Boyd Tony Kanaan, who closed his first season with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams with a victory in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season finale at Auto Club Speedway, will return to the No. 10 car with NTT DATA as the primary sponsor. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Kanaan wins 1st of year; Power clinches 1st title

“Tonight showed everyone the strength of our team” – Roger Penske

Verizon IndyCar logo Will Power earned his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship with a ninth-place finish in the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Power dominates IndyFest, takes points command

Turned away challenges by Tony Kanaan and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya to win by 2.7949 seconds over Montoya

Verizon IndyCar logo After earning the Verizon P1 Award for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest, Will Power said he left some speed on the historic Milwaukee Mile.

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Jul 20

Conway wins back end of Toronto doubleheader

Bourdais wins Toronto Race 1, first since 2007


2014-07-20_0023Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader. It had been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais.

Oct 30

KV Racing Technology announced Swiss IndyCar driver Simona De Silvestro for the 2013 IZOD IndyCar season

De Silvestro joins KV Racing Technology 

KV Racing TechnologyDe Silvestro joins current driver Tony Kanaan, making the team a two-car entry. This will be the first time De Silvestro has had the opportunity of running with a teammate since moving up to the IndyCar series in 2010. She brings with her the Nuclear Clean Air Energy campaign sponsorship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Williams would be better with me – Barrichello

He still studies F1 from afar

Rubens Barrichello KV Racing2011-11-26 - AT&T Williams - Brazil - Rubens Barrichello 01With the longest ever grand prix career now behind him, and half a season into his new foray, Rubens Barrichello is still not willing to say he is done with formula one.

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May 08

Oval driving ‘very different’ to F1 – Barrichello

Nineteen years of formula one did not prepare Rubens Barrichello for his first taste of driving an Indycar on a high speed oval.

Rubens Barrichello KV RacingIndy 500 - 2012 logoThe former Ferrari driver, who switched categories for the 2012 season after losing his Williams race seat, tested at the Texas Motor Speedway on Monday. “It was bloody fast,” he is quoted by the Associated Press, “and very, very much different than anything I have ever tried. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 29

Barrichello to announce Indycar deal on Thursday

Rubens Barrichello will announce on Thursday he has agreed a deal to switch to Indycar racing in 2012.

Randy Bernard - Rubens BarrichelloRubens Barrichello KV Racing seat fittingThat is the claim of the well-connected O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper, reporting that the formula one veteran has secured $3 million in sponsorship backing to secure the seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Barrichello to announce Indy future next week

Rubens Barrichello is set to decide next week whether he will switch from formula one to the Indycar series for 2012.

Rubens Barrichello KV Racing seat fittingIZOD - IndyCar seriesF1’s longest-serving veteran has been left without a race seat this season, but he recently enjoyed an Indy test with the KV team, in which his close friend Tony Kanaan is involved. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Barrichello to decide Indycar switch ‘soon’

The likelihood is rising that Rubens Barrichello will switch from formula one to Indycar for the 2012 season.

IZOD - IndyCar seriesRubens Barrichello 2012-01-31Left without a race seat after 19 consecutive seasons of grands prix, the 39-year-old Brazilian has been testing this week in Florida with the team of an Indy driver he describes as his “brother”, Tony Kanaan.

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