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Foyt team confirms Leist to partner Kanaan

A.J. Foyt Racing has confirmed that 19-year-old Brazilian Matheus Leist will drive its No. 4 ABC Supply Dallara-Chevrolet in the Verizon IndyCar Series next year, alongside veteran teammate Tony Kanaan. "I wanted a fresh start for 2018," said team owner Foyt, who fielded Carlos Munoz and Conor Daly this year. "I think the combination of an experienced driver like Tony and a hungry young driver like Matt will work. I watched him in the Indy Lights this year and he won at Indy [the Freedom 100 Indy Lights race]. I know he's got a lot to learn but I think he's going to learn very quick and I think he'll be very good in the Indy cars." Leist (pictured at left with team...
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