Kyle Kaiser1996-03-05 (age 23)
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Club Atletico River Plate, an Argentinean sports club based near Buenos Aires with a famous soccer team, is to sponsor Juncos Racing in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
McLaren’s Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 on Sunday when he was bumped out of the field by Kyle Kaiser, driving for the minnow Juncos team, with the very last run of the Last Row session.
Juncos Racing has issued a statement that it is endeavoring to have a car ready in time to take part in qualifying for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, following Kyle Kaiser’s crash on Fast Friday.
Juncos Racing’s already questionable entry into the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 suffered a huge blow on Fast Friday when Kyle Kaiser’s car looped out of control and made heavy contact with the Turn 3 wall in the first hour.
Kyle Kaiser is certain that Juncos Racing will make the start of the Indianapolis 500 should he qualify, despite the team losing two sponsors.
The three drivers who attempted today’s Rookie Orientation Program for the Indianapolis 500 have all passed, although a gearbox issue forced Robert Wickens to switch to teammate James Hinchcliffe’s car.
Following the rookie oval test, and one day of action in the Open Test, team owner Ricardo Juncos has hailed a “fantastic” first IndyCar performance by Kyle Kaiser and the team at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway.
Team owner Ricardo Juncos says that despite only confirming participation in four IndyCar races in 2018, he is still working to expand that schedule – ideally to incorporate the full season.
Kyle Kaiser’s career jumps were daunting at first but diligence, maturity and the support of Juncos Racing have seen the 2017 Indy Lights champion arm himself with the tools necessary to make a strong impression in IndyCar. David Malsher reports.
Juncos Racing will field its Indy Lights champion Kyle Kaiser in IndyCar on a part-time schedule in 2018, the team has announced.
Kyle Kaiser and Juncos Racing simply needed to start the race to secure the 2017 Indy Lights championship, doing so from 10th on the grid, but it was Belardi's Aaron Telitz and Santi Urrutia who stole the show at a wet Watkins Glen.
Santi Urrutia sent Belardi Auto Racing to Victory Lane for the second time in three races, but the bigger winner was Kyle Kaiser whose fourth place virtually assures him of the 2017 Indy Lights championship.
Kyle Kaiser completed a Toronto double to leap into a commanding lead in the Indy Lights championship, although polesitter Colton Herta was the early star of the race.
Championship leader Kyle Kaiser struck back at those who thought Matheus Leist had the championship momentum by controlling the first Indy Lights race from pole to checkered flag, as his rival shunted.
Carlin Racing’s Matheus Leist led from start to finish to rack up his second consecutive Indy Lights victory at Road America and move to second in the championship.
Juncos Racing’s Kyle Kaiser held off a strong challenge from Santiago Urrutia near the start of Indy Lights' second race of the weekend race to score his first win of the season and take the lead in the championship.
Kyle Kaiser put Juncos Racing on pole position for the third race in the Indy Lights season after an incredibly close battle that saw the top four cars covered by just 0.17sec.
Series rookie Colton Herta made constant improvements in the final five minutes of Indy Lights qualifying to pull away from his rivals and put the Andretti Steinbrenner Racing entry on pole for the second race of the season.