Rinus VeeKay
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Rinus VeeKay

2000-09-11 (age 21)
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VeeKay reaches new multi-year deal with Ed Carpenter Racing

Ed Carpenter Racing announced today that Rinus VeeKay will remain the driver of the #21 ECR-Chevrolet for the 2023 NTT IndyCar season and beyond, as part of a long-term agreement.

VeeKay snatches strong fourth on otherwise bad day for ECR

Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet’s Rinus VeeKay produced his best oval drive outside of Indianapolis Motor Speedway to claim a fighting fourth in the opening race of Iowa Speedway’s Hy-Vee IndyCar Race Weekend.

VeeKay sorry for ECR team after Indy 500 crash Indy 500
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VeeKay sorry for ECR team after Indy 500 crash

Rinus VeeKay publicly apologized to his Ed Carpenter Racing team after crashing out of the Indianapolis 500 early on.

Why Rinus VeeKay can bring glory to Ed Carpenter Racing

He may only be an outsider for the IndyCar title – at least in 2022 – but Rinus VeeKay is convinced that Ed Carpenter Racing is on a path to take on the sport’s greatest teams. The Dutch star and his race engineer Matt Barnes tell David Malsher-Lopez of their realistic hopes.

VeeKay’s ECR-Chevy to show support for education in Uganda

Ed Carpenter Racing today announced a partnership with Building Tomorrow, an international not-for-profit organization supporting literacy and numeracy in Uganda, for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

VeeKay, Sato among IndyCar hard-luck stories at Texas

Both veteran Takuma Sato and young Rinus VeeKay looked potential podium finishers at Texas Motor Speedway but were taken out of contention by misfortune.

VeeKay sure his engineer now understands his setup needs

Rinus VeeKay believes Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet will enjoy a far more consistent season in 2022 after long conversations with his race engineer Matt Barnes regarding car setup.

Carpenter confident in benefits of continuity with VeeKay, Daly

Despite uncertainty over his 2022 roster as a driver, Ed Carpenter does believe his team will benefit from having Rinus VeeKay and Conor Daly returning this season.

Carpenter: Hulkenberg “has an interest” in testing an IndyCar
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Carpenter: Hulkenberg “has an interest” in testing an IndyCar

Team owner/driver Ed Carpenter says he believes Aston Martin’s current Formula 1 tester Nico Hulkenberg could be interested in IndyCar but they haven’t yet gone into specifics about when that may happen.

VeeKay medically cleared for Mid-Ohio IndyCar return Mid-Ohio
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VeeKay medically cleared for Mid-Ohio IndyCar return

As expected, Rinus VeeKay has been cleared to return to IndyCar competition for Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet this weekend at Mid-Ohio.

Rosenqvist cleared for Mid-Ohio, VeeKay expected to return Mid-Ohio
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Rosenqvist cleared for Mid-Ohio, VeeKay expected to return

Felix Rosenqvist has been cleared to return to the Arrow McLaren SP team this weekend, while Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay is also expected to resume his season.

VeeKay’s Road America participation “pending” after injury Road America
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VeeKay’s Road America participation “pending” after injury

Rinus VeeKay has suffered a clavicle injury after a bicycle accident in training, his Ed Carpenter Racing team has revealed.

ECR's Indy 500 bid unravels after leading the most laps Indy 500
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ECR's Indy 500 bid unravels after leading the most laps

Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay and Conor Daly said they loved leading their first laps at the Indianapolis 500, but issues in the second half stopped them challenging for the win.

VeeKay: “Perfect” Carpenter cars “suit Chevy powerband”

Rinus VeeKay says the reason Ed Carpenter Racing cars were so strong in qualifying is because they’re set up to handle the way the Chevrolet delivers its power.

Carpenter: We have everything we need to fight for Indy pole

Ed Carpenter Racing blew apart the theory that Chevrolet was underperforming at high boost levels in Indy this year, when it qualified fourth and fifth ahead of tomorrow’s Fast Nine shootout.

O’Ward, VeeKay, Herta talk sketchy cars, difficult passes

Pato O’Ward, Rinus VeeKay and Colton Herta had varied days at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Day 3 of practice but all concluded it’s tough to pass because the IndyCars feel so “sketchy” in dirty air.

VeeKay “grateful” for Road To Indy and advice from Luyendyk

Rinus VeeKay, who scored his first IndyCar victory on Saturday, has paid tribute to the education he received from the Road To Indy junior formulas and from former Indy car star Arie Luyendyk.

VeeKay: Amazing day I will remember for the rest of my life

Rinus VeeKay admitted he was in tears after scoring the biggest win of his career with victory in IndyCar’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Ed Carpenter Racing to run Bitcoin livery at the Indy 500 Indy 500
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Ed Carpenter Racing to run Bitcoin livery at the Indy 500

Ed Carpenter Racing driver Rinus VeeKay will pilot the No. 21 Bitcoin Chevrolet in the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 this May.

VeeKay on wreck: “Indianapolis bites you and it really bit me”
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VeeKay on wreck: “Indianapolis bites you and it really bit me”

Rinus VeeKay says the broken finger he sustained in a crash during Indy 500 testing on Thursday won’t affect him in next weekend’s NTT IndyCar Series season opener at Barber Motorsports Park.

VeeKay has big shunt in opening minutes of Indy 500 test Indy 500
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VeeKay has big shunt in opening minutes of Indy 500 test

Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet’s Rinus VeeKay suffered a hard collision with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway SAFER barrier on his fifth lap in today’s Indy 500 test, sustaining a broken finger.

VeeKay satisfied in IndyCar, has interest from rival teams

Rinus VeeKay says he’s happy to stay with Ed Carpenter Racing for his second IndyCar season amid interest from rival teams.

Stat attack – the final IndyCar driver standings for 2020

Scott Dixon won his sixth IndyCar championship ahead of Josef Newgarden who matched him on win count but fell short on points. Here’s how the final standings played out.

Ed Carpenter Racing retains VeeKay for 2021

Rinus Veekay, who will today earn IndyCar’s Rookie of the Year title, will remain at Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet for a second season.

IndyCar’s newest pole-sitter VeeKay: “We can go for the win”

Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay is confident he can contend for the win in Race 1 of the Harvest Grand Prix, after landing a shock pole position.

IndyCar rookies give themselves harsh grades for first season

The stars of last year’s Indy Lights championship, champion Oliver Askew and runner-up Rinus VeeKay, have given themselves just six and seven out of 10 respectively for their rookie season in the NTT IndyCar Series.

VeeKay thrilled by “one of the best races I’ve ever driven”

Ed Carpenter Racing rookie Rinus VeeKay was left exhilarated after a strong weekend in IndyCar’s Bommarito 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway in which he scored sixth and fourth places.

Indy 500 rookies VeeKay and Palou stun with pace

Rinus VeeKay of Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet and Alex Palou in the Dale Coyne Racing with Team Goh-Honda delivered two of the best performances of last week at Indy and will roll off fourth and seventh respectively on Sunday.

Five lessons and questions from IndyCar at Iowa Iowa Prime

Five lessons and questions from IndyCar at Iowa

The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series’ fifth and sixth rounds, the Iowa 250s at Iowa Speedway, generated several talking points. David Malsher-Lopez discusses the five principal topics.

VeeKay: Preparation, acclimation helped me shine in GP Indy

Ed Carpenter Racing’s rookie Rinus VeeKay says that he spent the month-long gap between the first and second rounds of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series poring over data which ultimately helped him finish fifth in his first road course race at this level.

VeeKay: Dutch fans excited by IndyCar restart

NTT IndyCar Series rookie Rinus VeeKay says that motorsport fans from The Netherlands have been energized by the prospect of the series restarting tomorrow at Texas Motor Speedway.

Castroneves, Sato join Busch for Motegi IndyCar Esports race

This weekend’s fourth round of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge, to be held on Twin-Ring Motegi’s oval course, will feature the series debuts of Takuma Sato, Helio Castroneves, Kyle Busch and Rinus VeeKay.

‘Veteran’ Newgarden tips Palou as IndyCar Rookie of the Year

Team Penske-Chevrolet’s two-time IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden has tipped new Dale Coyne Racing-Honda with Team Goh hotshot Alex Palou to win a tough Rookie of the Year battle.

VeeKay positive on ECR prospects after oval test

Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay is confident he'll be a strong contender in his rookie season in the NTT IndyCar Series after testing at Texas Motor Speedway and in Spring Training at the Circuit of the Americas.

IndyCar 2020 hot topics: Why VeeKay could lead an ECR revival

Analyzing the big topics ahead of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, Rinus VeeKay appears to have the potential to steer Ed Carpenter Racing back to Victory Lane for the first time in four seasons. Does he feel the same way?

McLaughlin heads line-up in intriguing first 2020 IndyCar test

Scott McLaughlin’s IndyCar debut for Team Penske is one of several facets that make Monday’s five-car test at Sebring significant.