IndyCar racer to make series debut with Andretti
Leading female racer Simona de Silvestro will make her Formula E debut in the Visa London ePrix double header on June 27/28.
Fan favorite Simona De Silvestro is returning to the Verizon IndyCar Series.
De Silvestro, 26, will drive an Andretti Autosport Honda in the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 27-29, the team announced. Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Carlos Munoz also will drive Andretti Autosport-prepared cars in the 110-lap race (3 p.m. ET, ABC) that features the competition debut of aerodynamic bodywork kits supplied by Chevrolet and Honda.
Sergey Sirotkin has denied his future at Sauber is being overshadowed by the Swiss female driver Simona de Silvestro.
De Silvestro joins KV Racing Technology
De Silvestro joins current driver Tony Kanaan, making the team a two-car entry. This will be the first time De Silvestro has had the opportunity of running with a teammate since moving up to the IndyCar series in 2010. She brings with her the Nuclear Clean Air Energy campaign sponsorship.
Intense engine testing continues as the IZOD IndyCar Series prepares for an incredible new season.
Team Barracuda – BHA driver Alex Tagliani took to the road course of Homestead Miami-Speedway on Monday and Tuesday for the second in a series of engine tests for the brand new, Lotus-powered Dallara DW12.
Barnett Pro Contractor Supplies heading into season finale
Simona De Silvestro, who finds herself just 18 points out of the lead for IndyCar “Rookie of the Year”, heads to the season finale this Saturday with a new partner. HVM Racing has signed new sponsor, Barnett, one of the nation’s leading distributors of plumbing, electrical, HVAC and hardware products.