El Juncos Racing owned by the Argentine Ricardo Juncos placeholder image will return to running full time in the category IndyCar en 2022. This possibility comes after the association with Brad Hollinger to form Juncos Hollinger Racing. In preparation, the team will perform at the last three events this year. The team will continue to compete in the Road to indy as it has been doing for the last 13 years.
The partnership between Juncos and Hollinger brings an expansive future for the team and the competition venue located just half a mile away from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
"The opportunity to partner with someone who shares many of the same values, passion, determination, and is forward-thinking as Brad Hollinger makes this an incredible moment in our team's history."Ricardo Juncos said.
“Brad has a lot of experience at one of the highest levels in racing, Formula 1, and brings resources that will create more opportunity and growth for all of our programs. I look forward to what the future holds for us at Juncos Hollinger Racing and taking our team to the next level. ", Agregó.
“I am very excited about that partnership. Since we met, it was clear to me Ricardo's tireless drive for success, knowledge of formula racing, and engineering expertise. Their winning spirit coupled with our shared vision and commitment to being a leading team made my decision to join Juncos Racing simple. "said Hollinger, who went on to serve as a non-executive director of Williams in the highest category.
Brad Hollinger is President and CEO of Vibra Healthcare, a company of specialty hospitals based in Pennsylvania. He is also the founder and CEO of the Hollinger Group, an elderly care company, with 17 facilities operating in four states in the United States.
Juncos Racing began competing in IndyCar in 2017, with two drivers in the Indianapolis 500, and then competed in isolated events with multiple drivers during the 2018 season. The Argentine team made headlines during qualifying for the 500 Indy 2019 after taking out the Spaniard. Fernando Alonso to get 33rd on the grid with his mule car.
“Since the Indianapolis 500 in 2019 we have been looking for the right opportunity to get back on track in IndyCar… After a very difficult year 2019 and where we all faced terrible and unfortunate times during COVID-19 in 2020, we saw each other forced to wait for the opportunity to compete in the category again this year ”, the Argentine explained.
Juncos Hollinger Racing will compete in the Portland Grand Prix, Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey and Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach in September. The pilots will be announced shortly.