Romain Grosjean will race in IndyCar, but not in the ovals

The Frenchman, who until last year competed in Formula 1, closed a deal with Dale Coyne Racing.

After passing through the F1 that ended with him spectacular accident that starred in the 2020 Bahrain GP, the French Romain Grosjean is ready to put on the diver and helmet and return to action after reaching an agreement with the Dale Coyne Racing of IndyCar in the United States.

The 24-year-old Frenchman, who achieved ten F.1 podiums in 180 presentations, will participate in 13 dates on the 2021 calendar of the specialty. They will be in all those that are carried out in mixed and urban circuits since not ready to race in ovals yet.

Romain Grosjean“I am very excited about this opportunity to race in the United States in IndyCar. I had different options for this season and going for the IndyCar was definitely my favorite, although I'm not ready for the ovals yet! ”, Grosjean acknowledged.

“The IndyCar has a much more balanced grill compared to what I am used to in my career thus far. It will be exciting to fight for podiums and victories again. "added the Frenchman, who is also evaluating participating in the World Endurance Championship with the 24 Hours of Le Mans as a great goal.

Grosjean's first contact with his new team will be on February 22 at a test session to be held at Barber Motorsports Park.



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