Zach Veach1994-12-09 (age 25)
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Andretti Autosport IndyCar race engineer Garett Mothersead says that the disappointing form of Marco Andretti and Zach Veach this year is a result of a struggle to feel what the rear of their cars are doing on the current Firestone road course compounds.
Andretti Autosport-Honda's IndyCar sophomore Zach Veach believes he’s ready to win an oval race in the NTT IndyCar Series but says he has more pace to find on road and street courses in qualifying.
The tidal wave of praise that has swept through the IndyCar paddock for rookie Robert Wickens has been well deserved, but has also unfairly drowned the efforts of Zach Veach, who lies second to him in the RoY standings.
After qualifying seventh for this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Marco Andretti said he believes he’ll be a contender for victory – especially if the forecast rain arrives.
Andretti Autosport’s rookie, Zach Veach, says his career best IndyCar result of fourth at Long Beach was a strong result but says he needs to give himself less work by qualifying better.
Ten IndyCar drivers will be part of the lineup for this year’s Kart4Kids event on Wednesday which will raise money for the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Garrett Mothersead, race engineer for Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato last year, says his new driver Zach Veach is a quick learner but that current IndyCar testing rules will always favor “middle-aged” drivers.
Zach Veach, who has signed a multi-year agreement to race an Andretti Autosport-Honda from next season, believes 2018 is the perfect time for rookies as all drivers will have to adapt to the aerokit.
Zach Veach will race for Andretti Autosport’s IndyCar team next season, after signing a three-year deal with Michael Andretti’s multiple title-winning and Indy 500-winning squad.
Indianapolis 500 rookie Zach Veach made hard side-on contact with the wall on the exit of Turn 1 after losing a quick battle with physics when the rear of his AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet stepped out.
Veteran race engineer Andy Brown, who last year ran Matt Brabham on his IndyCar debut in May, has been confirmed as rookie Zach Veach’s race engineer for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500.
Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and USF2000 all created some great racing this year. But now it’s time to separate those who produced occasional eye-catching performances from those who operated at that level all season.
Belardi Auto Racing team manager John Brunner says that Zach Veach, who finished fourth in the Indy Lights championship, would be an asset to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2017.