Coyne was encouraged by Fittipaldi and Ware tests in Texas – Motorsports

Fittipaldi will race # 51 Dale Coyne Racing and Rick Ware Racing-Honda in four oval races on the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series schedule, and will subscribe to 13 road and street course races Romain Grosjean.

Meanwhile, Rickware’s son, Codyware, attempts to qualify for the Indy 500’s third coin car, # 52. Ware made more than 60 starts at NASCAR, won the 2019-20 Asian Le Mans Series, and created IMSA WeatherTech. He finished 4th in the LMP2 class of the RWR Eurasian Entry at the Sportscar Championship in January.

Both drivers were evaluating the Superspeedway today in preparation for next week’s rookie orientation practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Fittipaldi has an oval experience with coins at the 2018 IndyCar Venture, but was severely interrupted by a broken leg supported by a WEC shunt at Spa Francorchamps.Emerson’s grandson and Wilson’s son qualified 10th[*******] Following his recovery in Phoenix at the beginning of the season, he raced on both Pocono and Gateway’s Worldwide Technology Raceway.

Coyne told “Pietro didn’t race with Indy or Texas in 2018, so this test was important. He liked it. He came in and said-well I use expletive here. Can’t-but he said, “I [*******] I love ellipses! Yes, he was definitely excited.

“It was difficult to compare our speed with the speed from Yesterday’s big group test Their best lap time was towing, as they were all deliberately practicing running in the traffic, which was worth about 6mph. I hadn’t towed it today, but when I added 6mph to what everyone did, it was right there and competitive.

“Pietro’s feedback was pretty good. We gave him a” safe “handling car and enough downforce, and he was good. We ran him 300 miles-in fact, we must have run about 300 miles with both people.

“Cody was also good. He started a little slowly and carefully, but then he started moving faster and faster, like when we first tested him in Sebring, and in the end he was very It was excellent.

“It’s hard for him because he’s never driven these cars. He had only one day in Sebring and now in Texas. He’s feet. I don’t make a mistake, I just keep improving, so I wish I had more time, so these rushing weekends will be a challenge. “

Asked if it’s correct to assume that 25-year-old Ware will be the driver for the # 52 DCR-RWR-Honda, assuming everything goes well in next week’s ROP test indie, Coin replied. .. And that’s not his only outing. He will probably also do four road courses starting next month’s Indy GP. “

Coin reaffirmed that if Grosjean wanted to make an oval race debut on the 1.25-mile WWT Raceway, the former F1 driver would just say no to the Superspeedway. Ed Jones Vasser Sullivan car and DCR.

However, negotiations are still needed. Fittipaldi will race with G Drive / Algarve Pro in a collision with the Gateway IndyCar Round due to a calendar shift in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. French classic.

– Motorsports

Coyne was encouraged by Fittipaldi and Ware tests in Texas Coyne was encouraged by Fittipaldi and Ware tests in Texas

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