Author Archives: Katie Brannan

Chaves 16th After Hard Fought Iowa Race

Chaves 16th After Hard Fought Iowa Race Fighting Handling, BHA Soldiers Home to Finish Newton, IA  –After struggling to find grip in the Iowa heat, Gabby Chaves and the Bowers & Wilkins #98 survived 300 hard fought laps to finish 16th. The BHA team fought handling issues all night, and made up a number spots through attrition […]

Chaves Finishes 11th at Milwaukee Mile

Chaves Finishes 11th at Milwaukee Mile Ultra Competitive Race Proves Tough to Pass Milwaukee, WI –The condensed Sunday schedule for the ABC Supply 250 at the Milwaukee Mile was a race fans dream! Practice qualifying and the 250 mile race were all contested today under perfect weather. Gabby Chaves and the BHA team were consistently […]

Milwaukee 2015 Preview: Chaves Excited for 1st Short Oval

Chaves Excited for 1st Short Oval of 2015 250 Laps on Milwaukee Mile is a Historical Challenge FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Indianapolis  –Auto racing first occurred on the Milwaukee Mile in 1903, six years before the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was built. Then it was dirt. The mile was paved in 1954, and Indycars have competed there almost continuously since. The […]

MAVTV 500 – Fontana, CA

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Gabby Chaves Soldiers Home to 15th in Honda Indy Toronto

Chaves Soldiers Home to 15th in Toronto Tricky Weather Proves Difficult to Perfect Setup Gabby Chaves and the BHA team worked hard all weekend in trying wet, semi-wet, and dry conditions to find the grip and balance that would allow Gabby to continue his recent run of top-ten results.  Weather cancelled one of only three […]

Gabby Chaves Takes 10th in Firestone 600 @ Texas Motor Speedway

Chaves Finishes 10th in Firestone 600 Tire Preservation Still Key to Winning in Texas Dallas, TX –After last night’s final practice, Gabby Chaves said he wished that was the race.  The BHA team was third fastest, and Chaves was passing cars like he was driving in a video game. Twenty-four hours later, the Bowers & Wilkins car was […]

Gabby Chaves Earns 9th in second “Dual in Detroit”

Chaves 9th in Second Wet “Dual in Detroit” after placing 18th in First Dual The weather presented as much of a challenge as the track in race one of the “Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Presented by Quicken Loans”. The conditions all weekend were less than favorable for racing with both Saturday’s and Sunday’s races requiring […]

Gabby Chaves finishes 16th at Indy 500; named Rookie of the Year

Chaves 16th & Rookie of the Year at Indy May 24th’s Indianapolis 500 is being called one of the best all-around 500’s in the event’s 99 year history. There were over 600 position changes at the start finish lines, and Gabby Chaves likely accounted for a couple dozen of those.Chaves moved up to as high […]

Gabby Chaves Fastest 2015 Indy 500 Rookie

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Gabby Chaves and the #98 BHA team were near the end of the 34 car qualifying line. Due to the late rule changes and short 30 minute practice with the updated rules, the BHA team didn’t have enough time to perfect the setup. Ultimately, the rookie qualified 29th with an average speed of 222.916MPH, which […]

Angie’s List GP of Indianapolis Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Angie’s List GP of Indianapolis  Pre-Race Notes & Quotes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  INDIANAPOLIS –The second Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis kicks off the Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday May 9th (3:30pm ET, ABC). The 2.434-mile, 14-turn road course incorporates portions of Turns 1 and 2 and the frontstraight of the famed Indianapolis […]

Angie’s List to be Primary Sponsor for #98 at Angie’s List GP of Indy

Angie’s List Sponsoring Gabby Chaves In Angie’s List Grand Prix at Indianapolis FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  INDIANAPOLIS – May1, 2015 –Angie’s List, (NASDAQ: ANGI) today announced it will sponsor a car as well as serve as title sponsor for the Angie’s List Grand Prix next weekend. The #98 car driven by the 2014 champion of the […]


Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) is pleased to confirm the extension of its associate partnership with Castrol EDGE for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The Castrol EDGE brand will be prominently displayed on the #98 Bowers & Wilkins/Curb Dallara-Honda, which will be driven by Gabby Chaves, 2014 IndyLights champion. Chaves will be a leading contender […]


Indianapolis, IN – Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) in partnership with Bowen Motorsports are proud to announce Bowers & Wilkins has expanded their role with the team to become primary sponsor for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series. Bowers & Wilkins has been an associate partner of BHA since 2012 and was the team’s primary partner for […]


Indianapolis, IN – 2014 Indy Lights Champion Gabby Chaves will pilot the famed #98 for Bryan Herta Autosport w/ Curb-Agajanian in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. On the strength of four wins, including a win at the Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Chaves earned last year’s Indy Lights Championship. Chaves joins the team […]


Jack Hawksworth and the #98 team finished 15th in yesterday’s GoPro Grand Prix in Sonoma after suffering car damage in a first lap incident.  Multiple cars collided in turn two of the first lap of the race as they battled for position.  Hawksworth, unable to avoid the cars ahead, suffered damage to the front of […]