O’Ward Joins Carlin For 12 Races In 2019
Carlin Racing announced on Thursday ahead of the first practice session of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season at the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg this weekend that Patricio O’Ward will race for the team in 12 events this year.
The Mexican who made his NTT IndyCar Series debut with Harding Racing at the end of last season will join Max Chilton for the IndyCar Classic at the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin Texas later this month.
O’Ward commented on Twitter saying:
Joining @CarlinRacing this 2019 @IndyCar season!! Starting @COTA late March!!
Carlin Racing tweeted:
Big news coming out from our @IndyCar team! We’re thrilled to announce that the 2018 @IndyLights Champion @PatricioOWard will join Carlin for 12 events this season including the #Indy500. You’ll see him for the first time on-track at @cota_official! #INDYCAR
O’Ward will share the No.23 Chevrolet with Charlie Kimball and the news means that Carlin Racing will enter three cars into the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on May 26.