News for the Week of March 27, 2017 – April 2, 2017

Firestone tires for Indy 500 to feature special design – According to one of the leading livery designers in INDYCAR, Aldo Falla, the Firestone tires used for practice, qualifying, and racing for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race will once again feature a special sidewall design. Check it out at the link. – Aldo Falla – (3/27/2017)

Rahal fastest in windy Honda test on IMS oval – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal’s lap of 227.182mph topped the charts on a windy day on the oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday during a Honda Manufacturers Test day. He was joined by fellow Honda drivers James Hinchcliffe, Mikhail Aleshin, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Charlie Kimball, and Max Chilton. The four full-time Team Penske cars were there as well but there times were not made available. – RACER – (3/25/2017)

Daly to compete in American Ninja Warrior qualifier – “Conor Daly is the latest Verizon IndyCar Series driver attempting to become an “American Ninja Warrior.” Following in the athletic footsteps of fellow drivers Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan and Josef Newgarden, Daly will venture to San Antonio this weekend to participate in a regional qualifier for the Emmy-nominated NBC obstacle course challenge show that will air its ninth season this summer. Daly, 25, will make his bid to complete the challenge course sometime after dark Sunday night…The episode from the San Antonio regional is scheduled to air June 19” – INDYCAR – (3/25/2017)

News From Last Week