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What is Byrd Racing?

If you’re wondering what is Byrd Racing, this article is for you. Find out the history of the team, and how it came to be. Nathan Byrd  and James Ddavison all came from racing families, and they all have something in common – the love of their sport. If you’re new to IndyCar racing, this may be the perfect place to start.

What is Byrd Racing?

Founded in 1985, Byrd Racing is an American auto racing team that has won the Indianapolis 500 and several other championships. The team will compete on road courses, pavement ovals, and dirt ovals. Byrd Racing is an American auto racing team in the IndyCar Series. It is not the first race car team to compete in the series, but it is one of the most successful. 

In 2016, Jonathan Byrd Racing partnered with Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of cancer patients. Byrd Racing hosted an event during the Indy 500 in May, with a focus on entertaining customers and networking clients, creating relationships and building lasting relationships. It’s an exciting partnership for both companies and the community. Byrd Racing is proud to be part of the greater Indianapolis community.

James Davison

In 2013, Davison tested a car for Dale Coyne Racing at the Mid-Ohio Motor Speedway. A few weeks later, it was announced that he would be driving the team’s number 18 car at the race there. This will be his first appearance in an open wheel race since 2009. Following Sebastian Bourdais’ horrific accident during the 2017 Indianapolis 500 qualifiers, it was announced that James would join Team No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda for the rest of the season. In the later stages of the race, Davison surpassed the record set by Tom Sneva in 1980 and became the third driver in Indy history to start lap 33 and take the lead in the race, having taken a two lap lead. Then he got caught in a late wreck with 17 laps to go. A year later, Davison barely qualified for the 2018 Indianapolis 500, clashing against long-time IndyCar rival James Hinchcliffe. He will finish in last place, after a crash in lap 47 due to a collision with Takuma Sato’s car. Davison again finished in last place at the 2020 Indianapolis 500 due to a mechanical failure with only six laps remaining. In 2022, Byrd Racing will not particitate in IndyCar Series.

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