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Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s president Piers Phillips believes IndyCar’s race stewards are wrong to have penalized Graham Rahal for blocking Scott Dixon on the last lap of the Grand Prix of Long Beach and that it “sets a precedent” for how they call races in future.
Takuma Sato, who scored his fourth NTT IndyCar Series win at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, said that his domination of the event was unexpected – and he wished he could have avoided a late-race off-course excursion.
Takuma Sato scored the fourth victory of his NTT IndyCar Series career at Barber Motorsports Park, surviving a major off-course excursion in the closing laps to hold off Scott Dixon and Sebastien Bourdais.
Takuma Sato and Graham Rahal hinted at Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda’s potential for this afternoon’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg after going 1-2 in the Sunday morning warm-up.
Graham Rahal says that the NTT IndyCar Series’ recent growth in profile is bucking the trend seen elsewhere in motorsports.
Graham Rahal says he and the Rahal Letterman Lanigan team have pinpointed where they need to improve in order to restore their status as prime threat to IndyCar’s ‘Big Three’ outfits.
Following the 57th Rolex 24 Hours that saw 47 cars embroiled in torrid battles with each other, the elements and misfortune, it’s difficult to pick just 10 standout drivers from the 180-plus participants. Difficult, but not impossible…
Alex Zanardi says his maiden experience of the Rolex 24 at Daytona was “by far more sweet than bitter” despite the issues that left his BMW bottom of the GT Le Mans class.
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Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing CEO Bobby Rahal says he believes the team’s BMW M8s are now close enough to the ultimate pace to contend for the GT Le Mans win at this month’s Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.
Bobby Rahal says that Alex Zanardi joining his Rahal Letterman Lanigan BMW team for the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona “is a hell of a story,” but says the former Indy car champ’s presence is not just a gimmick or publicity stunt.
Alex Zanardi admits he feels some pressure to match his BMW teammates on his Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona debut, but believes he’s reasonably close to their pace.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has announced that Piers Phillips has joined as president to oversee the team’s involvement in IndyCar, IMSA and the new Jaguar i-Pace eTrophy Series.
Graham Rahal says Wednesday’s six-car test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway suggests the series has made strong progress toward improving the racing on big ovals.
Takuma Sato scored the third IndyCar win of his career after a crazy race at Portland that saw Scott Dixon salvage fifth well ahead of Alexander Rossi despite dropping to the back of the field, and the Penske drivers’ title hopes effectively extinguished.