J.R. Hildebrand1988-01-03 (age 32)
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J.R. Hildebrand will run a special helmet design in Sunday’s 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 championing what he believes are three tenets that all Americans should endeavor to give and receive.
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JR Hildebrand, who was confirmed today as Dreyer & Reinbold Racing’s second driver for the Indianapolis 500, says he’s expecting increased expectation in qualifying this year.
JR Hildebrand has been confirmed as the second Dreyer & Reinbold Racing entry for the 2018 Indianapolis 500.
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing is set to enter two cars for this year’s Indianapolis 500 and Danica Patrick is among the list of drivers being targeted by team owner Dennis Reinbold.
Nine races down, eight to go, and the usual suspects are starting to assert themselves in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series after a very open start to the season. But certain statistical anomalies could have far-reaching effects, says David Malsher.
In this exclusive extract from the new book, In The Zone, the late Dan Wheldon told Clyde Brolin his view of one of Indianapolis’s most-thrilling finishes of all time – and how his mental preparedness was a key factor.
Ed Carpenter and JR Hildebrand topped the speed charts halfway through a very blustery day of practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in which Fernando Alonso has only just ventured onto the track.
Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet’s JR Hildebrand says he’s looking forward to “being able to make good” on his Phoenix performance that saw him start and finish third, and prove one of very few drivers to make successful passing maneuvers.
A slightly bizarre yellow flag and pitstop situation gifted Simon Pagenaud the lead in the Phoenix Grand Prix, but he drove flawlessly thereafter to grab his first IndyCar victory on an oval.
JR Hildebrand made a strong comeback at Phoenix after a one-race layoff for a broken hand and will start third at Phoenix, but his team-owner and teammate for ovals, Ed Carpenter, suffered a fuel leak in practice and qualified last.
Ed Carpenter says that his team will not run a third car at this year’s Indianapolis 500, leaving Spencer Pigot free to chase an alternative ride.
Ed Carpenter Racing’s JR Hildebrand believes that IndyCar’s Phoenix Grand Prix on April 29 should feature plenty of action due to the teams experimenting with different setups.
Returning to fulltime IndyCar competition for the first time in four years, JR Hildebrand has a golden opportunity to refire his career. But it’s near-vital that he starts winning races, as he himself admits. David Malsher believes he can do it.
Graham Rahal, Takuma Sato and JR Hildebrand all found the wall in the final session of IndyCar’s open test at Phoenix International Raceway, but through it all Ryan Hunter-Reay came out top.
JR Hildebrand lapped Phoenix International Raceway at 193.234mph to set the fastest time ever at PIR, although because it wasn’t set in an official session, it won’t be recognized in the IndyCar record books.
Ed Carpenter Racing’s new fulltimer, JR Hildebrand, has said that he feels some pressure to repay the faith that the team has put in him by signing him for the whole season.
Jim Campbell, GM’s VP of performance vehicles and motorsports, has stated he’s content with IndyCar freezing aerokits this year and switching to a universal kit for 2018, despite giving up one of Chevrolet’s perceived advantages.
Ed Carpenter has explained that JR Hildebrand, who was last week confirmed as replacement for Josef Newgarden in the #21 ECR-Chevy, had been someone he wanted to sign even before his first race for the team in 2014.
Ed Carpenter Racing has confirmed JR Hildebrand will be its full-time replacement for Josef Newgarden in the #21 car next season.
JR Hildebrand believes he stands a strong chance of gaining the full-time drive at Ed Carpenter Racing, and says the team offers the strongest chance for him to prove himself in IndyCar.
Ed Carpenter Racing driver Josef Newgarden has been cleared to participate in Friday’s practice sessions for IndyCar return to Road America.
J.R. Hildebrand says he’s pleased but not satisfied with his Indy performance, and admits his slip ended Helio Castroneves’ chances.
Quotes from drivers that finished in top 10 on the 2016 Indianapolis 500
Helio Castroneves says he was pleased with the speed of his Penske-Chevrolet car after a difficult month at IMS, and is therefore furious with J.R. Hildebrand over the collision that broke his left-rear bumper pod.
Ed Carpenter Racing’s all-American three-driver lineup for the Indy 500 has had an up-and-down week, yet Josef Newgarden was one of only two cars to crack the 232mph barrier on Fast Friday.
Ed Carpenter says that as the defending race-winner at Barber Motorsports Park, Josef Newgarden and ECR could be content with a podium finish, but he is expecting to have two strong cars at next month’s GP of Indy.
Alexander Rossi and Pastor Maldonado have emerged as prime candidates to replace Gabby Chaves in the #98 Andretti Autosport-BHA entry in 2016.
Both drivers know what it is like to have the checkered flag in sight at Indy, only to watch another driver take the glory.
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