Graham Rahal Biography
An American race car driver, Graham Rahal, well known for the winning the 2005 Formula Atlantic class at the SCCA Runoffs. He is currently participating in the IndyCar Series with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. He is a happily married man, and his wife’s name is Courtney Force.
Graham Rahal Early Life & Education
Graham Robert Rahal was born on January 4, 1989, in Columbus, Ohio. He is the son of 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal and Debi Rahal. He has two sisters named Michaela Hatcher and Samantha Rahal.
Instagram: Graham during his childhood days;
Rahal enrolled New Albany school systems in Ohio and graduated from there in June 2007 with plans to attend Denison University.
Graham Rahal Career
In 2005, Graham got the Formula Atlantic class at the SCCA Runoffs, where he finished fourth in “Star Mazda Series.” He went to a full-time ride in the Champ Car Atlantic Series in 2006, where he gained five matches and ended second in the season standings.
At the age of 18, he debuted being a Second-youngest driver to compete in an Indy car race in 2007. In the Champ Car World Set at the Vegas Grand Prix, Rahal tapped the wall on the front range on the first lap and retired from the race.
In 2009, he formed the Graham Rahal Foundation after being inspired by the philanthropic effort of the late Paul Newman, whose team he drove for from 2007-2010.
Rahal ended runner-up at the RoboPong 200 all-star kart on October 10, 2010, event at the New Castle Motorsports Park with teammate Conor Daly. He earned another victory to Rahal’s almost decade long IndyCar profession after getting the 2016 Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
He is the youngest man to get a major American open wheel race aged 19 years, 93 days and the fourth to win in his first appearance in the IndyCar Series. Currently, he participates in the IndyCar Series with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.
Graham Rahal Personal Life
Graham Rahal is a happily married man. He married his long term girlfriend, Courtney Force on November 2015. In June 2013, at Force’s request him to attend the NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway, in Joliet, Ill. From there the couple started to date each other, and after dating around two years, the couple decided to get married.
Their wedding ceremony set at Dos Pueblos Ranch in Santa Barbara, California. His wife, Courtney is a drag racer, who is currently competing in the NHRA.
She came for their wedding in a 1929 Bentley, had and driven by longtime Rahal family friend Bruce Meyer, a vintage and well-known car collector and Petersen Automotive Museum board member. Courtney dressed a dramatic Galia Lahav Haute Couture dress.
There were ten bridesmaids, including two of Graham’s sisters, Michaela Hatcher and Samantha Rahal, all wearing royal blue dresses. Courtney’s sisters, Brittany Force and Ashley Force Hood, where her co-maids of honor and Graham’s brother, Jarrad Rahal, was the best man. Graham’s two youngest sisters, Isabella and Ava Rahal attended as flower girls.
Graham Rahal Net Worth
Rahal has competed in the IZOD IndyCar Series; winner of the 2011 24 Hours of Daytona competition. Moreover, he became a winner of the Formula Atlantic class and has several cars such as Acura, BMZ, Porche 918 Spyder, etc.
His salary helps him to increases his total net worth which is considered to be around $1.5 million.