News Tagged “IndyCar”

Rahal Completed His First IndyCar Test for 2014; Also First Test with Pappas and Honda’s New Twin Turbo Engine

GRAHAM RAHAL COMPLETED HIS FIRST INDYCAR TEST FOR 2014 AND RANTOTAL OF 107 TROUBLE-FREE LAPS; FIRST TEST WITH PAPPAS AND HONDA’S TWIN TURBO

SEBRING, Fla. (November 18, 2013) – Graham Rahal completed a trouble-free day of testing today at the 1.65-mile Sebring Inter­na­tional Raceway short course in prepa­ra­tion for the 2014 IndyCar Series season.  He completed a total of 107 laps with a best lap time of 53.28.  It was his first test with new race engi­neer Bill Pappas and with Honda Perfor­mance Development’s new twin turbocharged 2.2-liter V-6 engine.

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Veteran Engineer Bill Pappas Joins Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing as Race Engineer for Graham Rahal

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (October 31, 2013) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Bill Pappas will join the team as race engi­neer for Graham Rahal’s IndyCar Series program begin­ning November 1. Pappas has over 25 years of racing expe­ri­ence after working with teams such as Roush Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing, Walker Racing, Panther Racing, and others. Most recently he was the race engi­neer for Justin Wilson at Dale Coyne Racing from 2012 – 2013.

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Hughes Named Head of Development for IndyCar Program; Veterans Fife and Davis Join RLL

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 23, 2013) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced three key personnel appoint­ments today.

Race engi­neer Gerry Hughes, who joined the team March 2011 as race engi­neer, has been named Head of Devel­op­ment for the IZOD IndyCar Series program.  Neil Fife, who was the race engi­neer for the team’s most recent win at Watkins Glen in 2008 by Ryan Hunter-Reay, will become Graham Rahal’s engi­neer for the remainder of the season and Mitch Davis has joined the team as crew chief, respon­sible for prepa­ra­tion of both Rahal and James Jakes’ entries.

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