The outgoing winner of the Indianapolis 500, Marcus Ericsson (Chip Ganassi Racing) will continue to wear a special helmet for the 2023 Indy 500. The Swede will use the color codes of his childhood idol, Ronnie Peterson (10 victories in Grands Formula 1 prize between 1973 and 1978) with the black-and-gold colors dear to Lotus and the cigarette manufacturer John Player Special:
🚨 INDY 500 Special helmet reveal 🚨
This year I’m going “John Player Special Ronnie Peterson” inspired colors and design.
The black with sparkles and gold chrome looks amazing 🔥🤩.
— Marcus Ericsson (@Ericsson_Marcus) May 16, 2023
Last year, Marcus Ericsson used the same vintage design, but with the Swedish national colors on a matte background.
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