Formula 1 veteran Grosjean joins Dale Coyne Racing with RWR for 2021 season


Romain Grosjean, a veteran of 180 Formula 1 starts, turns his sights to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES in 2021, embarking on the next chapter of his racing career with Dale Coyne Racing with RWR.

Grosjean will drive the #51 Dale Coyne Racing with RWR car for all road and street courses in 2021, with oval races yet to be determined.

Grosjean has achieved 10 podiums during his F1 career, which includes two second places, both obtained on North American soil (2012, Montreal; 2013, Austin).

« We’ve been talking to Romain for a while now, even before his accident in Bahrain, » said team owner Dale Coyne. “He has shown his interest in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES over the past few months, and we are very happy that he has chosen to continue his career with us and excited to welcome a driver with his pedigree to America, in the series and in our team. We think he will be a force to be reckoned with on the show. »

Rick Ware, co-president of Dale Coyne Racing with RWR, said: “We are delighted to be entering our first full season of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES with Dale Coyne Racing, and having a driver of the caliber of Romain Grosjean to race on the circuits. of street and road makes it even more exciting for us. We can’t wait to start this season. »

The Frenchman will be team-mate Ed Jones, 2017 NTT INDYCAR SERIES Rookie of the Year, in the #18 Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser Sullivan team car, announced last week. Both drivers will begin testing on February 22 at Barber Motorsports Park, site of the season opener on Sunday April 18.

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