A press launch from the Waller, TX. and Indianapolis, IN.-based squad, owned by seven-time Indy automobile champion and four-time Indy 500 winner, AJ Foyt, reads:
“After the reveal of the #88 livery final week, it was dropped at our consideration that the mixture of our two individually entered numbers carries sure ideological and symbolic references.
“AJ Foyt Racing doesn’t condone nor help any such ideologies or symbols, and to keep away from any reprehensible associations, we’ve modified the entry quantity from 88 to 55.”
The #55 Sexton Properties Chevrolet will debut within the Sequence’ Open Check on the Thermal Membership outdoors of Palm Springs, Calif. on Feb. 2. The 2-day take a look at is the primary time on the motor membership facility which has 5 miles of everlasting highway course tracks. The 17-turn, 2.9-mile observe can be a mixture of the North and South Palm circuits.
The NTT IndyCar Sequence kicks off its 2023 season with the Firestone Grand Prix in St. Petersburg the weekend of March 3-5.