The Leaders Circle program was established in 2002 to provide incentives to teams that participate full time in the IndyCar Series.
Dario Franchitti is awake and alert after his Ganassi IndyCar flew up in the air into the catch fencing.
A.J. Foyt and team celebrated the pole in Texas but has bad luck in the first race of the weekend.
“I think after a long break, everyone hungers to get back racing"
After battling the pain in his left leg, team owner A. J. Foyt was undergoing treatments when fell prior to the IndyCar race in his home state which lead to the hip replacement.
The DNF was costly to the team in the IZOD IndyCar Series point standings as they plummeted from fourth to eighth.
The yellow flag came out on lap 211 for Ana Beatriz’s accident and that untimely yellow stole any chance of victory for Takuma Sato.
Former F1 driver, and IndyCar winner Takuma Sato talks about oval racing in the IndyCar series.
Sato is currently fourth in the overall IZOD IndyCar Series championship.
Rookie Conor Daly, who started 31st, drove a solid race in the No. 41 ABC Supply Honda to finish 22nd.
A.J. Foyt: "Who would have thought Franchitti last year would have come up and win the race?"
Rookie Conor Daly was okay while rookie Carlos Munoz again topped the charts. Tomorrow is Fast Friday and perhaps the expected veterans will be the ones to set the hot laps.
Brazilian dance moves on the streets in Sao Paulo made for an interesting samba.
Even with their families and their fans supporting them, the three Brazilians were not on the IndyCar podium.
At last-lap, last-turn pass by James Hinchcliffe preventing Takuma Sato from winning his second consecutive IndyCar Series race Sunday in Sao Paulo, Brazil.