Graham Robert Rahal was born on January 4,1989 and is an American race car driver and small business owner.
24 Facts About Graham Rahal
Graham Rahal currently participates in the IndyCar Series with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, a team partially owned by his father Bobby Rahal, the winner of the 1986 Indianapolis 500.
Graham Rahal moved to a full-time ride in the Champ Car Atlantic Series in 2006, where he won five races and finished second in the season standings.
Graham Rahal drove in the Indy Pro Series event on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course in conjunction with the 2006 United States Grand Prix and finished second.
Graham Rahal drove a Porsche 911 GT3-RSR with two other drivers, finishing 6th in the GT2 class and 15th overall.
Graham Rahal completed his rookie season in 5th place in series points with four podium finishes but without a race win.
Graham Rahal missed the Gainsco Auto Insurance Indy 300 due to a crash in testing, after which his team could not get his car repaired in time for the race.
Graham Rahal made his series debut at the second race of the season, the Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg and despite an early spin in the race, Rahal won the race by 3.5192 seconds from the two-time defending winner of the race, Helio Castroneves.
The best finish Graham Rahal would manage the rest of the year was a pair of 8th place finishes at Watkins Glen and Sonoma; he finished 17th in points, 4th among series rookies.
Graham Rahal finished seventh after damaging the car in a first-lap crash.
Graham Rahal was linked with the US F1 Team, the American-based Formula One team, that was set to debut in the 2010 World Championship.
Graham Rahal's placing in those three races was 9th, 17th, and 22nd respectively.
On October 10,2010, Graham Rahal finished runner-up at the RoboPong 200 all-star kart event at the New Castle Motorsports Park with teammate Conor Daly.
Graham Rahal signed to drive the No 38 car for Chip Ganassi Racing with Service Central sponsorship beginning in 2011 as the team expanded from two to four cars and continued with the team into 2012.
From 2013 onwards, Graham Rahal returned to his father's team Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.
Graham Rahal again won later in the season at the 2015 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.
Graham Rahal ended finishing 4th in the standings after a disappointing performance in the last two races.
In 2017, Graham Rahal had six top-five finishes, down from eight top-five finishes in both 2015 and 2016, but he did pick up wins in both races at the Detroit Grand Prix.
In 2018, Graham Rahal scored a best finish of second from the streets of St Petersburg and finished the championship eighth overall.
Graham Rahal finished second at the 2020 Indianapolis Grand Prix before earning two third place finishes at the second Iowa race and the Indianapolis 500 to finish sixth in the points.
Graham Rahal attended New Albany school systems in Ohio and graduated in June 2007 with plans to attend Denison University.
Graham Rahal is a die-hard Ohio State fan and enjoys NHL hockey and golf.
Graham Rahal is a car enthusiast and owns a growing Ducati collection.
Graham Rahal is married to former NHRA drag racer Courtney Force, daughter of 16-time NHRA drag racing champion and legend John Force.