INDYCAR is teaming up with a number of different content creators including Conor Daly for this weekend’s NTT INDYCAR SERIES non-points race at The Thermal Club in California for the $1 million Challenge.

Mackenzie Williams, senior director of marketing for INDYCAR stated:

“Thermal is an innovative and exciting event, and we want the social coverage to match. “We’re excited to partner with these creators to build engaging, immersive content and leverage their unique perspective and voices to tell the story of the weekend.”

About Conor Daly:

Conor Daly is an American professional racing driver who competes in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Craftsman Truck Series.

Dalyʼs career started racing go-karts as a 10-year-old. In 2005, he won 19 races, two championships, and Junior Driver of the Year. Daly won the 2008 Skip Barber National Championship followed by the 2010 Pro Mazda Championship on his way up the open-wheel racing ladder system. In 2016, he competed for Dale Coyne Racing, complimented by a second-place finish in Detroit.

In 2019, he competed for Andretti Autosport and the U.S. Air Force at the Indianapolis 500, finishing 10th after running as high as fourth. Daly earned his first NTT INDYCAR SERIES pole position in Iowa during the 2020 season. In May 2022, Daly achieved his Indy 500 career best with a sixth-place finish. In 2023, he defied all odds to qualify for the NASCAR Cup Seriesʼ Daytona 500, highlighting his competitive spirit and passion for the sport. He also became the first driver to compete in both NASCAR and INDYCAR on back-to-back Texas weekends.

Daly is one of just 29 drivers to race in the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500 within the same year.

About Ash Vandelay:

Ash Vandelay is an American motorsport streamer and content creator. Her love of the sport is the foundation for her community, aiming to inform and inspire anyone who wants to learn more about the industry, about racing, or simply looking for a space to be themselves and enjoy chatting about motorsports. Ash works with other series, including NASCAR, Formula One, and Fanatec GT World Challenge America.

About ‘Track Talk’ podcast:

From the track to the paddock to everything in between, “Track Talk” hosts Hannah and Emma recap the latest news in motorsport, while aiming to create a fun and inclusive space for all fans alike. “Track Talk” is a place for all spectators that is both educational and uplifting, with a focus on the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, Formula One and the feeder series of each. They advocate for female representation and aim to create a “group-chat-with-your-besties” feeling with the community.

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