AJ Foyt Racing hires Munoz, Daly as drivers for 2017 season

WALLER, Texas (AP) AJ Foyt Racing will have two new drivers in 2017, Carlos Munoz and Conor Daly.

The team made the announcement Tuesday.

Munoz, a 24-year-old Colombian, will drive the No. 14 car after two runner-up finishes in four career Indianapolis 500 starts. He is considered one of IndyCar's rising stars and has one career win and one career pole.

The 24-year-old Daly grew up in Indianapolis and will drive the No. 4 car for the first Indy-based team of Foyt's career. Daly made his series debut with Foyt's team in the 2013 Indy 500. Daly's father, Derek, is a former Formula One and IndyCar driver.

Both cars will be sponsored by ABC Supply, which will partner with Foyt's team for the 13th consecutive season.

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This story corrects the dateline.

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