Indy NXT presented by FIrestone team, Abel Motorsports, announced on Friday that they are preparing an entry for RC Enerson to compete in next month’s 107th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge which takes place on Sunday, May 28. Enerson will attempt to qualify for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing driving the No.50 Chevrolet.
Speaking about the news, Abel Motorsports CEO of Abel Construction, commented saying:
“We’ve always envisioned the opportunity to enhance our position in the business world by leveraging the unique intersection that racing has with our brand. “I can’t think of a better way of bringing that to life with our many customers, partners and associates than showcasing what we can do right here at 16th & Georgetown in Speedway. I’m just so thankful of this opportunity.”
Abel Motorsports began its Indianapolis 500 preparation in January their team is comprised of experienced engineers and they will be on track for the first official practice session for the Indianapolis 500, which gets underway on Monday, May 13.
John Brunner, Team Manager of Abel Motorsports, commented saying:
“It’s going to be a thrill watching RC pilot the No. 50 Chevy around the Speedway and we believe it sets a very positive tone of what’s to come for ABEL Motorsports in the future. “As has been speculated, we are evaluating a full-time entry for the 2024 INDYCAR Season and our group is committed to building the foundation needed for sustainable long-term success in motorsports. A huge thanks to INDYCAR and Chevrolet for their efforts in making this happen.”
RC Enerson is currently acting as the driver coach for the Lucas OIl School of Racing and speaking about his return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Floridian said:
“I can’t thank Bill and John enough for this opportunity to be back at the 500. In the works for many months, the ABEL Motorsports crew is top-notch and loaded with experience well beyond my years. I’m honored to carry the banner for the organization during the Month of May and while it’s going to be a few more weeks until we go on-track, I expect we’ll be up to speed quickly at the Speedway. I’m just so looking forward to climbing behind the wheel of an NTT INDYCAR SERIES machine at IMS once again, so cool!”