TONY KANAAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kanaan to return to Ganassi for 20th season in an Indy car

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tony Kanaan and sponsor NTT Data will return to Chip Ganassi Racing next season. It will be Kanaan's 20th season in Indy car racing, his fourth with Ganassi. The former Indianapolis 500 winner has one win and 11 podium finishes with Ganassi. NTT Data will be the primary sponsor on the No. 10 car for Kanaan. The sponsor joined Ganassi in 2013 at the Indianapolis...
Via Associated Press
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

VICS: Tony Kanaan Surprises with Fourth Place Qualifying Effort

After being out of the top-10 in speeds during practices sessions, Tony Kanaan, driver of the No. 10 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, qualified fourth for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. “We made big improvement from the first session this morning and from first, qualifying run,” he said. “I think was a little bit messy at the end there, but that’s what happens...
Via On Pit Road
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Kanaan got an awesome and elaborate new Indy 500 tattoo

Tony Kanaan is one of the better IndyCar drivers out there. Kanaan won the 2004 IndyCar Series championship, and more recently, the 2013 Indianapolis 500. Like many star athletes do, Kanaan went out and got a tattoo as a tribute to his craft. His was quite big, and very detailed, as you can see from his Instagram post: And it's done. The story of my life with my best...
Via The Comeback
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Tony Kanaan Looking to Return to the Front at Texas Motor Speedway

Following three straight finishes outside of the top-10, it’s no wonder that Tony Kanaan enters this weekend frustrated with how things are going right now. Kanaan was running up front at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in contention to win the Indianapolis 500. However, an adjustment on a pit stop made the car loose and after getting back up to speed, he would spin and hit the wall...
Via On Pit Road
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Kanaan defends views on danger at Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – When Tony Kanaan spoke out to the critics of this year’s 99th Indianapolis 500, he became a hero to the segment of the racing community that realizes that high-speed auto racing is an inherently dangerous sport. He believed people unfamiliar with the history of this grand event were unfairly criticizing the Verizon IndyCar Series and that - from time to time -...
Via FOX Sports
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Favorites for the IndyCar Triple Crown

The three 500-mile races on the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule constitute the Triple Crown of American open-wheel racing. The series will race at Pennsylvania’s Pocono Raceway and California’s Auto Club Speedway, with the 99th Indy 500 as the crown jewel. These long-distance, high-speed events offer double points, in addition to a $1,000,000 bonus for the driver who takes victory...
Via isportsweb.com
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kanaan eager for chance at Indy 500 repeat

ARLINGTON, Texas - Tony Kanaan hopes his Tuesday trip to Hurricane Harbor isn't an omen to how the rest of his week is going to go. Kanaan, the defending Indianapolis 500 winner, finished in the back of the pack when he helped christen the new Wahoo Racer water ride against various Arlington officials. He's hoping for much better results Sunday when he starts 16th in the No. 10 Target...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kanaan accepts Indy 500 trophy, makes nice with former team

Tony Kanaan acknowledged Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven in his speech. Vasser said Kanaan was a good friend. If there are any lingering issues between the Indianapolis 500 winner and his former team, everyone sure did a good job of masking those problems when they received their ''Baby Borg'' trophies on Wednesday night at the Automotive News World Congress. The Baby Borgs are...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kanaan, former owners accept Indy 500 trophies

Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan exchanged hugs and pats on the back with his former team owners. Kanaan, Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven had good reason to smile Wednesday night, when they received their ''Baby Borg'' trophies at the Automotive News World Congress. The Baby Borgs are smaller replicas of the Indy 500's Borg-Warner Trophy. Kanaan won the race in May, finally...
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kanaan savors image on Indianapolis 500 trophy

Tony Kanaan gave his nose a little scratch on the tip, then a quick kiss. He had already kissed the bricks as the Indianapolis 500 winner. It was time to plant one on his image on the Borg-Warner Trophy. Kanaan was honored this week as the latest Indy 500 winner immortalized on the trophy awarded to the winner of the IndyCar Series' most prestigious race. He won his first Indy...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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