Young Clauson will be team’s driver in 2015 race


Left to right, Jonathan Byrd II, Bryan Clauson, David Byrd and Ginny Byrd announced Friday they would be fielding a car in the 2015 Indianapolis 500 during a news conference at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal


Ten years might as well be 100 for a family that loves racing as much as the Byrds.

On Friday, Jonathan Byrd’s Racing announced it would be returning to the Indianapolis 500 in 2015 with two-time USAC National Sprint Car Champion Bryan Clauson as its driver.

The Byrds’ most recent representation at the “500” was Jaques Lazier’s 16th-place finish in 2005.

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