Max Chilton1991-04-21 (age 28)
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Conor Daly will join Carlin-Chevrolet for this weekend’s DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway, as Max Chilton has decided to halt his oval-racing campaign at least for this season.
Friday’s test was rained out after lunch, but over the morning session's 4.5 hours, 21 of the projected 24-25 cars hit the track, with Max Chilton’s Carlin-Chevrolet emerging fastest. Here are images from top-rank U.S. open-wheel racing’s first visit to Laguna Seca since March 2007.
Former Formula 1 racer Max Chilton put Carlin Racing on top of the NTT IndyCar Series lap speeds in the first top-rank open-wheel test at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca since Champ Car Spring Training in 2007.
With Carlin Racing regularly contending for Top 10 places in its very first season of IndyCar, Max Chilton tells David Malsher what he hopes to achieve this year and what he feels the team is still missing.
Trevor Carlin says his team’s gradual improvements in the opening half of its first IndyCar season have left him proud of not only his drivers but also the pitcrews.
Trevor Carlin says his rookie IndyCar team is gaining traction in the series, after Long Beach saw him get its best grid position and best finish of the season at Long Beach.
Charlie Kimball says that Carlin's first race in the 2018 IndyCar series was disappointing because the team should be fighting for podiums, but Max Chilton said it was an acceptable first showing.
Despite suffering electrical gremlins, Trevor Carlin says his team is satisfied with its first day of testing an IndyCar on an oval – but said Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton were “shocked” by the reduced downforce from the new aerokits.
Despite Carlin’s inaugural IndyCar test starting only today, Max Chilton is confident that if any team can overcome the tight timescale before the season begins in St. Petersburg in March, it’s Trevor Carlin’s squad.
New IndyCar team owner Trevor Carlin says it was a moving experience to see Max Chilton and Charlie Kimball embark on the team’s first shakedown test with a Dallara-Chevrolet at Homestead-Miami road course.
Trevor Carlin says that his eponymous team will likely have a “tough birth” in the 2018 IndyCar season because he estimates it was six weeks behind schedule at launch.
Carlin has confirmed it will join IndyCar in 2018 using Chevrolet engines and running ex-Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton.
Will Power, James Hinchcliffe, Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton believe a version of the Formula 1 Shield will be “the way forward” for IndyCar safety, without robbing it of its open-cockpit roots.
Nine races down, eight to go, and the usual suspects are starting to assert themselves in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series after a very open start to the season. But certain statistical anomalies could have far-reaching effects, says David Malsher.