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DragonSpeed has confirmed a part-time 2019 IndyCar programme with the intention of going full-time the following year. The World Endurance Championship LMP1 and LMP2 squad has confirmed its expected deal for its sportscar regular Ben Hanley to pilot the team’s single-car entry. It has also signed Chevrolet as its engine supplier – DragonSpeed explored opportunities
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Ex-Sauber Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson has completed his first IndyCar test with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at Sebring, covering “around 100-115” laps. Ericsson will compete in the 2019 IndyCar season alongside James Hinchcliffe, as Robert Wickens continues his recovery from his serious injuries suffered at Pocono earlier this year. The F1 convert’s first IndyCar experience
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Fernando Alonso will return to the Indianapolis 500 with McLaren in 2019 as he bids to complete motorsport’s unofficial Triple Crown. The two-time F1 world champion will step away from McLaren’s grand prix team at the end of this season, but beyond completing the 2018-19 World Endurance Championship superseason with Toyota, he had nothing else
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Former Schmidt Peterson Motorsports general manager Piers Phillips has joined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing as president to oversee its involvement in IndyCar, IMSA and the new Jaguar i-Pace eTrophy Series. Bobby Rahal, David Letterman and Mike Lanigan’s team currently fields two Honda-powered cars in the IndyCar Series, two works BMW M8s in the GT Le
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Get unlimited access You have 10 articles remaining to view this month. Marcus Ericsson has admitted his Formula 1 experience will raise the pressure on him considerably when he joins the IndyCar Series with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for 2019. After five years on the F1 grid, Ericsson will become James Hinchcliffe’s full-time team-mate at SPM
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Get unlimited access You have 10 articles remaining to view this month. Chip Ganassi Racing says it was impressed by IndyCar signing Felix Rosenqvist’s pace compared to championship-winning team-mate Scott Dixon on his first test using IndyCar’s universal aerokit at Barber. Rosenqvist, who was announced as Ganassi’s second 2019 driver last month, had driven twice
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Get unlimited access You have 10 articles remaining to view this month. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has invited IndyCar boss Mark Miles to the Gold Coast to discuss bringing the series back to Surfers Paradise. According to the Gold Coast Bulletin newspaper, Palaszczuk has extended the invite to Miles as part of an ambitious vision
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