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A. J. Foyt Enterprises
A. J. Foyt Enterprises is an American racing team that competes in the IndyCar Series and previously in NASCAR.
A. J. Foyt is a renowned race car driver and team owner. His racing career has included victories in the Indianapolis 500 as well as Daytona 500
The company has been in operation since 1965. Foyt’s racing career spans four decades, including three Indianapolis 500s, one Daytona 500, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He also won the Indianapolis 500 twice as a team owner, with his grandson A.J. Foyt IV. Foyt is a member of the board of directors for a number of companies.
The young Colombian driver has been on the radar of AJ Foyt Enterprises for some time. Calderón’s performance pleased A. J. Foyt Enterprises, and the organization considered her a prospective driver for the 2022 IndyCar Series. She has agreed to drive the No. 11 A. J. Foyt Enterprises Dallara-Chevrolet car in the 2022 IndyCar Series street and road course rounds.
Despite his lack of success, Hildebrand has managed to make a name for himself in NASCAR. Last year, he qualified for the Indianapolis 500 and finished 15th, the highest finish among Foyt’s four cars. He also finished second in his rookie year, but his performance in the race was below expectations. Hildebrand has also driven for Dreyer & Reinbold and has run one full season in NASCAR. Hildebrand finished 15th in 2017 and was second in 2016.
As the Indy 500 approaches, Foyt is pleased to welcome back Hildebrand to the team. The 2011 Rookie of the Year finished 15th in the race. His teammates this year are Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kirkwood. Hildebrand’s schedule for the year includes the Texas 500 this week, the Indianapolis 500 in May, and a doubleheader at Iowa and Gateway in August. His next race will be the Indianapolis 500, and he will likely qualify fifth or sixth for the race.
Various teams in the IndyCar Series paddock were very interested in Kirkwood during 2021. Michael Andretti, owner of Andretti Autosport, announced that he planned to keep Kirkwood in the Andretti Autosport stable, and he confirmed this when Kirkwood won the Indy Lights title. Kirkwood was promised to compete in three IndyCar races in 2022 as part of winning the Indy Lights title, including the 2022 Indianapolis 500. Kirkwood will drive the No. 11 for A. J. Foyt Enterprises in the 2022 season.
After splitting time last season with Sebastien Bourdais and Tony Kanaan Dalton Kellett has signed a full-time deal with A.J. Foyt Enterprises. Kellett will drive the No. 4 full-time in IndyCar Series in 2022. In an interview with Motorsport.com, Kellett expressed his excitement to join the Foyt Enterprises team.