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Officially Rinus van Kalmthout, but the USA adopted me as ‘Veekay’. Loved it. Just like Kimi, I need gloves and a steering wheel. IndyCar driver for @ecrindy.

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Joined Twitter 5/24/16


“Tower, Veekay & Daly requesting flyby” https://t.co/HbjUdx6fon
8/6
2020
To all the fans who looked forward to being there, I can only promise we’ll give everyone at home a race to remember.When hearing about it, a lot of Dutch fans immediately said they’d support me at Indianapolis and even booked their… https://t.co/f8IM247ObGWhen I finally got to tell people I signed my contract as an IndyCar driver with @ECRindy, I felt joy every time I… https://t.co/lhaED2ZeFc
8/5
2020
I was so pumped to go racing coming weekend... clearing my head in Indiana, at least there’s a lot of GREEN, GREEN,… https://t.co/2mNh4TUCQw
8/3
2020
What makes an #INDYCAR Rookie special? Passing in unexpected places, like this. Watch @rinusveekay make a pass on d… https://t.co/jWXk4cu9H8
Retweeted by Rinus VeeKayGet your agenda, make sure you have the days off to watch us going. https://t.co/n6562Y8A1I
7/31
2020
Have a great weekend America. And remember: wear a mask. https://t.co/GVQ9rL6qlO
7/24
2020
My favorite temperature in Iowa? 14 degrees. 📉 https://t.co/oSw99hzjTs
7/23
2020
Getting older but looking younger, I don’t know how she does it. Congratulations mama! https://t.co/QxbaCJkGYe
7/22
2020
Tough luck this weekend at Iowa! Thankful I could walk away from the crash in Race 1, but luck wasn’t on my side in… https://t.co/cndgjOMrav
7/19
2020
Highlights & high flights. Had a good night sleep, yet the feeling of those overtakes, a possible win in sight and… https://t.co/o6V3Xvt93RAeroscreen appreciation tweet. https://t.co/z404udy0riCould’ve won this race. Didn’t do anything wrong here at the restart, we’ll soon get the luck we deserve. https://t.co/8R5ZsGp4WI
7/18
2020
Iowa, always a pleasure. P8 in practice, qualification up next! https://t.co/YYf6XXsxfA
7/17
2020
If you ever have a presentation where you need to explain teamwork: show them this pic. @ECRIndy https://t.co/IdLEqLB4SB
7/15
2020
I had some fun this weekend... @IndyCaronNBC https://t.co/hPAnj6oGJH
7/13
2020
Strong race in difficult circumstances. Can't say I’m dissapointed with two top 15 finishes, but I’m eager for more… https://t.co/mCBEFtWKRVChallenging qualifying. Second race of the weekend in one hour! In the meantime: enjoy the beauty of the car in slo… https://t.co/29vdyK1kz7Round 2, new chances, bring it on! @IndyCar @ECRIndy https://t.co/HuPbT1NqDy @ConorDaly22 @ECRIndy @USAFRecruiting It’s all about recovering for tomorrow now. Looking forward to battle with my… https://t.co/vsEFE08CLwThat was tough, but I definitely learned a lot today. Focus already on tomorrow! And @AlexPalou, congrats on your f… https://t.co/xMbV5dQ0tT
7/12
2020
8th in my group, feeling sharp for the race! (All Dutch fans, Ziggo Racing broadcasts live at 23:00, let’s go!)… https://t.co/mSSqNNhTcUMy fellow Dutchmen, here’s the time to tune in! I’m gonna give it my all. Slide for USA timing ➡️ @ECRIndy @IndyCar https://t.co/LwocjsMgHp
7/11
2020
That’s one sexy livery. Can’t wait to drive my one-off Direct Supply car this weekend, thoughts? @ECRIndy @IndyCar https://t.co/ooK8BLiUJo
7/8
2020
@ECRIndy @IndyCar @IMS Remembering it like it was yesterday...🤔Wake up, get out, it’s Monday. And Monday never felt so goood! https://t.co/Cx6Fm4co2L
7/6
2020
I’ve seen friends, family and fans wearing my cap and shirt yesterday, which made me even prouder! Merchandising st… https://t.co/bFf4xIbCmf
7/5
2020
That feeling when you get to FaceTime with your family after your first @IndyCar Top 5 finish! #INDYGP https://t.co/M234heaQUI
Retweeted by Rinus VeeKayFrom P18 to P5, I still can’t believe it. What a way to celebrate Independence Day. Thanks to the team for giving m… https://t.co/GTxA2JYdhHThank you America, for being able to call you my second home. #IndependenceDay https://t.co/FCNo1GIEMMMy favorite day. RACEDAY. https://t.co/L4JwRyzLMT
7/4
2020
You and me baby, ready for qualifying. @ECRIndy @IndyCar https://t.co/XAQKl1yA7oBack in the holy temple. Car felt good, I feel good, here we go. @ECRIndy @IndyCar https://t.co/pZcsUNOU6h
7/3
2020
Imagine looking at the calendar being a race car driver and there’s three back to back race weekends coming. I know… https://t.co/FwRUc9Nrtm
7/2
2020
No fans allowed yet, but can’t wait to see some orange dots in the crowd! Perfect for summer days, too. Merchandisi… https://t.co/5GyzQNwlXa
6/26
2020
*start playing Eye Of The Tiger* it’s the final countdown to the 4th of July... https://t.co/sdlfes2uCk
6/25
2020
Days were tough, days were long, but there are many days ahead of us that’ll be unforgettable because you helped me… https://t.co/n41sdZAYb9
6/21
2020
Waking up - looking at this photo - Breakfast - looking at this photo - gym - looking at this photo - lunch - looki… https://t.co/ySWKjtZ31e
6/18
2020
My debut weekend. A nightmare. https://t.co/AHSGgTux2m
6/7
2020
I’m mad, sad, but physically ok. Went too deep, rookie mistake. Apologies to the team, that’s now working hard to c… https://t.co/V35pkxroHIRACEDAY! https://t.co/H1dH7G5MvlFavorite day. Raceday. For the Dutchies: here’s the broadcasting time. Bring it on. https://t.co/5DIHgzRBPM
6/6
2020
Didn’t see this coming. https://t.co/AHGseHjufGNo fans, I don’t wanna get used to it. Still, bring it on. https://t.co/xpjACGdp6Y
6/4
2020
That’s right USA. I’m here. https://t.co/Ipd0CA7XQK
6/3
2020
We need to speak up, make our voice heard. Stop the racism. There is no difference in humans.I grew up in the Netherlands and arrived in the United States when I was 16. Never have I had any difficulties, or… https://t.co/5R7ocLHVq2
6/1
2020
Hands in the air if you slowly get crazy of missing racing. https://t.co/eWLtPY9gam
5/31
2020
30 years ago, the man on the left wrote history. In the past years, his advice helped me become the driver I am tod… https://t.co/TARo6kexHj
5/27
2020
Me and @ConorDaly22 finally on one pic together. https://t.co/ld3x1hdMCS
5/26
2020
I wanted to post this photo earlier but didn’t wanna start any rumors when Seb left. https://t.co/FylcTKH6mk
5/21
2020
Happy Mother’s day💛 https://t.co/XWhFG6Eucr
5/10
2020
I liked the Saturday last year more than the Saturday this year. https://t.co/0GGeXla2lB
5/9
2020
Only missing the sunglasses to release Veekay ft. Pitbull - Summer Nights https://t.co/yYYPM5W5pX
5/8
2020
Our 2020 season will begin with a one-day event at @TXMotorSpeedway on June 6. Due to the pandemic, the race will… https://t.co/1hU7qsFhzb
Retweeted by Rinus VeeKayMissing this ass. https://t.co/9ac3dIqgC2
5/7
2020
Enjoyed the first laps where I overtook almost half of the field, then got hit and ended in a thousand pieces sever… https://t.co/226BQeumcs
5/3
2020
There’s a big difference between sim racing and real racing, but between IndyLights and IndyCar too. God I miss it. https://t.co/thBulo2MFU
4/30
2020
I call this: The evolution of Jumps. Or the Road to Jumpy? https://t.co/CGj7wKhY1SHow much I like sim racing... I just need to feel the power now and then. Keeping myself sharp! https://t.co/jUKQeyPlf4
4/28
2020
I’m getting better at it, P7 at COTA tonight. (Fun fact: We even have a photographer during the races) @ECRIndyhttps://t.co/CM5J5TfvVc
4/25
2020
@ConorDaly22 Nothing duct tape can’t fix.
4/22
2020
Working Lap 36, top three are @12WillPower, @scottdixon9, and @jack_harvey42 but check out the battle between… https://t.co/Pql264xRya
Retweeted by Rinus VeeKayAlright, so I gotta admit... it felt good to be P1. But, losing my position to @robertwickens gave me goosebumps fo… https://t.co/GetWuui8DP
4/18
2020
Better be starting my practice... this weekend. Me, Conor, Ed. Let’s do it, iRacing... @iRacing @ECRIndy https://t.co/kbSdEE7P5UHappy 24th birthday Mies! Thanks for being the craziest and most supportive sister🧡 https://t.co/OGI1XYXXdp
4/15
2020
Things I miss during quarantaine: - racing. Things I don’t miss during quarantaine: - practicing without an aero… https://t.co/YV5Bvax8e6
4/14
2020
2018 champ @rinusveekay on advice he would give his younger self: "Keep pushing and never give up. It’s not always… https://t.co/2qZ7aF44BX
Retweeted by Rinus VeeKay
4/13
2020
Good luck teammates @ECRIndy @ConorDaly22! Give ‘em hell!
4/11
2020
@ConorDaly22 That hashtag had an unexpectedly funny impact.A tribute to all the heroes working day and night to keep this country safe.💙 https://t.co/wqLmPeNFxu
4/10
2020
Day 24 of quarantine: inspecting the street like it’s a trackwalk. https://t.co/pkwd2KNxNTDifferent schedule, same goal! https://t.co/KuVAKPbLgR
4/6
2020
Just watched the Senna Documentary on Netflix. It’s quite strange to get emotional about someone I’ve never persona… https://t.co/9WbkPuoEnN
4/5
2020
So we’re not racing and I’m probably as hyped as you are, so let’s kill time a bit. Ask me anything you want to kno… https://t.co/uyDEvyZ9Ch
3/31
2020
Getting a few questions why I’m not iRacing. I’m kinda stuck in Florida and haven’t got a simulator in my apartment… https://t.co/aCnkjpPWbDThings to do: - Workout - Look at photos from testing - Workout - Look at the clock how much time has gone by -… https://t.co/7BtyPXjAZW
3/30
2020
Difficult times, strange times. I haven’t raced a mile yet, but it sometimes feels like time stands still. For me.… https://t.co/wSWv88826F
3/23
2020
“You gotta come out of the car now Rinus. There’s NO race this weekend. Get out.” Although gutted I can’t make my I… https://t.co/okHkSES4NLSo normally, as a driver you normally get slick photos from the team. Because of the measurements of COVID-19, the… https://t.co/XMOZj63cuh
3/13
2020
I don’t wanna participate. I want to grow. I want to win. I want to be remembered. I want to be an icon. Big dreams… https://t.co/XGUtSCRlfj
3/8
2020
One of the quickest times, so that’s always a good thing. Lots of laps so definitely a productive day. Feel that we… https://t.co/Q9Y4R8EPpD
3/4
2020
Rare footage of me in slowmotion. https://t.co/s0HjcHNqrc
3/3
2020
Free advice for the new week: always wear protection. https://t.co/CYz3NJkU4y
3/2
2020
Top Gun. @ConorDaly22 where you at wingman? https://t.co/gIzqmcVwRU
2/27
2020
Finally found the new background for my phone. https://t.co/nyxp3wYwow
2/25
2020
21! A special number to me and 21 days until the first race. Can’t wait. https://t.co/D86Ih9a8Gd
2/23
2020
*High School yearbook quote* https://t.co/nkpT0R6kX3
2/21
2020
I put in everything to be top fit, but “no smoking” has its limits for me. @BasicFitNL https://t.co/JhffNw8S7w
2/20
2020
How speed looks like. https://t.co/igCJQivvyP
2/17
2020
So my first oval test done and I can act very cool about it, but... holy cow that was unbelievable! The speed, the… https://t.co/QtsgDZ0FFc
2/16
2020
. @RinusVeeKay positive on @ECRIndy prospects in 2020 @IndyCar season after oval + road course tests this week https://t.co/feMiLJFrs4
Retweeted by Rinus VeeKayThat’s me doing 220mp/h for the first time in an IndyCar at an oval. Yeah, quite proud. https://t.co/8H1menZGbm
2/15
2020
Rinus had a #ValentinesDay date with the No. 21 today and they went to No Limits, Texas. 🥰 https://t.co/NkvxHotgfj
Retweeted by Rinus VeeKay
2/14
2020
If you ever try to explain the word “focus” to people, show them this pic. https://t.co/WqKyT6Zhb2Lots of testing, but gotta tell you it’s quite frustrating when you hit the road on fresh tires and there’s another… https://t.co/PVdGR3XNAt
2/13
2020
Happy 37th birthday to the best trainer out there! Without you I wouldn’t have been as fit as I am today but this i… https://t.co/Daq4Pzb3yI
2/12
2020
Started from the bottom, still here. https://t.co/XD3j1YEszuGet used to it😉 https://t.co/M8I6xY6jVq
2/11
2020

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