AJ Foyt Racing head into the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series having pressed the reset button over the winter.
The Texas based outfit have two new drivers with Conor Daly and Carlos Munoz coming in to replace Takuma Sato and Jack Hawksworth while they also have a new engine with Chevrolet replacing Honda.
The team were at Sebring International Raceway this weekend putting the Chevrolet power unit through its passes for the first time with both Daly and Munoz in action for the team gathering valuable data for the outfit. Daly is based out of the teams Indianapolis race shop while Munoz based out of their race shop in Texas.
Daly and Munoz join AJ Foyt Racing with no experience of the Chevrolet power unit with Daly coming to the team from the Honda powered Dale Coyne Racing team while Munoz comes to Foyt from the Honda powered Andretti Autosport with the Colombian and Takuma Sato effectively trading places as the Japanese driver has joined Ryan Hunter Reay, Alexander Rossi and Marco Andretti at the team.
Daly’s best result from 2016 was a second place finish at the Chevrolet Dual In Detroit Race One while Munoz’s best result came at the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil where he finished in second place behind his former team mate Alexander Rossi.