Ed Jones to test IndyCar for Rahal Letterman Lanigan at Watkins Glen

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Ed Jones, who is currently ranked second in the Indy Lights Series, will climb back into an IndyCar during Thursday’s open test at Watkins Glen International.

The 21-year-old Dubai resident and Great Britain native will join Graham Rahal and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, for which he also tested with last year at Sonoma Raceway.

“I’m really looking forward to getting back in an IndyCar and assisting Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with their test at Watkins Glen,” Jones said. “With our goal being to race in IndyCar full-time next year, every chance I get to drive is very beneficial so I’d like to thank the team for this opportunity.

“After the successful day we had together last year (at Sonoma), it will be nice to work with some familiar faces and push even harder.

“Not only that, but having never been there before, it will also be useful to get a sneak preview of Watkins Glen before we compete there in Indy Lights next month.”

Ed Jones will test for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in an IndyCar test Thursday at Watkins Glen International in upstate New York.

Jones had an outstanding Indy Lights rookie season in 2015, capturing three wins and seven podium finishes in 16 starts, finishing the season ranked third overall.

Through the first 15 Indy Lights races of 2016, Jones has two wins, six podiums and is currently ranked second in the season standings, just 16 points behind series leader Santiago Urrutia.

RLL Racing team manager Ricardo Nault is looking forward to working again with Jones as much as the latter is looking forward to work again with RLL.

“We had the opportunity to run Ed at Sonoma last year and he impressed us with his professional approach, feedback and speed,” Nault said. “At the Watkins Glen event we will utilize these talents to work through our planned test items.

“I’m confident Ed will help us improve our chassis set up, which will give Graham (Rahal) a stronger foundation to build upon.”

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Saturday’s Supercross Round 11 in Seattle: How to watch, start times, schedules, streams


With three multiple winners now vying for the championship, the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series heads to Round 11 at Lumen Field in Seattle, Washington.

Chase Sexton earned his second victory of the season in Detroit when Aaron Plessinger fell on the final lap. Though he was penalized seven points for disobeying a flag, Sexton is third in the championship race. The Honda rider trails leader Cooper Webb (two victories) by 17 points, and defending series champion Eli Tomac (five wins) is three points behind Webb in second with seven races remaining.

Tomac won last year in Seattle on the way to his second season title.

Honda riders have a Supercross-leading 20 victories in the Seattle event but none at Lumen Field since Justin Barcia in 2013. Tomac and Barcia are the only past 450 Seattke winners entered in Saturday’s event.

Here are the pertinent details for watching Round 11 of the 2023 Supercross season in Seattle:

(All times are ET)

BROADCAST/STREAMING SCHEDULE: TV coverage of Round 11 will begin Saturday at 10 p.m. ET streaming on Peacock with a re-air Monday at 1 a.m. ET on CNBC. The Race Day Live show (including qualifying) will begin on Peacock at 4:30 p.m. ET Saturday.

NBC Sports will have exclusive live coverage of races, qualifiers and heats for the record 31 events in SuperMotocross. The main events will be presented on Peacock, NBC, USA Network, CNBC, and NBC Sports digital platforms.

Peacock will become the home of the SuperMotocross World Championship series in 2023 with live coverage of all races, qualifying, and heats from January to October. There will be 23 races livestreamed exclusively on Peacock, including a SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff event. The platform also will provide on-demand replays of every race. Click here for the full schedule.

POINTS STANDINGS: 450 division l 250 division

ENTRY LISTS450 division l 250 division

EVENT SCHEDULE (all times ET): 

Here are the start times for Saturday’s Supercross Round 11 in Seattle, according to the Monster Energy Supercross schedule from the AMA:

4:50 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 1
5:05 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 1
5:20 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 1
5:35 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 1
6:25 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 2
6:40 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 2
7:55 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 2
8:10 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 2
10:06 p.m.: 250SX Heat 1
10:20 p.m.: 250SX Heat 2
10:34 p.m.: 450SX Heat 1
10:48 p.m.: 450SX Heat 2
11:22 p.m.: 250SX Last Chance Qualifier
11:34 p.m.: 450SX Last Chance Qualifier
11:54 p.m.: 250SX Main Event
12:28 a.m.: 450SX Main Event

TRACK LAYOUTClick here to view the track map


FINAL 2022 STANDINGS: 450 points standings | 250 East points standings250 West points standings


ROUND 1: Eli Tomac opens title defense with victory

ROUND 2: Tomac ties Ricky Carmichael on Supercross wins list

ROUND 3: Tomac holds off Cooper Webb again

ROUND 4: Chase Sexton wins Anaheim Triple Crown

ROUND 5: Eli Tomac leads wire to wire in Houston

ROUND 6: Cooper Webb breaks through in Tampa

ROUND 7: Webb wins again in Arlington

ROUND 8: Tomac wins Daytona for the seventh time

ROUND 9: Ken Roczen scores first victory since 2022

ROUND 10: Chase Sexton inherits Detroit victory but docked points


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