IndyCar-Turning Laps With Ease: Sato Takes Long Beach

After many near misses, Takuma Sato finally took his maiden victory in the IZOD IndyCar Series on the Streets of Long Beach this past Sunday, holding off Graham Rahal in his best result to date for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. Justin Wilson captured his first podium of the season in Third Position for Dale Coyne Racing. The win is AJ Foyt Enterprises’ first win since Airton Dare finished first at Kansas Speedway on July 7, 2002. The last Road/Street course victory for the team came at the Silverstone Circuit in…

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EXCLUSIVE: Inside the Helmet – Takuma Sato Interview

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSWelcome to our first installment of Inside the Helmet! A new audio source at Openpaddock.net that talks to your favorite drivers from any of the series we cover. Our first interview in this series is Takuma Sato. The KV Racing Technology driver was gracious enough to answer some of my questions as well as some of yours! The volume may be a little loud so scale back the volume a bit, and realize that we were outside in…

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IndyCar – Takuma Sato Signs With KVRT

As we reported in an article from Feb 6th, former F1 BAR Honda and Super Aguri driver has signed with KV Racing Technologies for a full-time ride in the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series. “We are very excited to have been able to put this deal together with Takuma and his group,” said KVRT co-owner Jimmy Vasser. “I can’t wait to see what I know will be a extremely fast pace by Taku on the road courses and look forward to working with him and getting him up to speed on…

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IndyCar – KV Rumored to Expand to Two Cars With Sato

Word from Grande Premio of Brazil is that former Super Aguri Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato has signed with KV Racing Technologies. While its not too surprising to hear that Sato has come over to IndyCar racing, it IS a bit of a surprise that he signed with KV. Here at OP, we were pretty much convinced that if he were to make it to the series, it would be with Gil de Ferran’s team. The article also goes on to say that Sato is the second driver for KV…

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