The Verizon IndyCar Series heads to the Honda Indy Toronto this weekend for round 11 of the 2017 season and while Honda added to their roster with Chip Ganassi Racing this season, Chevrolet added just two full-time cars with AJ Foyt Racing having lost KV Racing and Chip Ganassi Racing.
Mark Kent, General Motors Director of Motorsports Competition has confirmed that the company are exploring all options in relation to next season.
The 2018 season will see universal aero-kits and Kent has said that the company are speaking to a number of team’s including Andretti Autosport with whom they partnered with in 2012 when they returned to the series.
Andretti Autosport have won three of the last Indianapolis 500 races with Honda power. Chevrolet’s last Indianapolis 500 win came in 2015 when Juan Pablo Montoya took victory for Team Pensk.
Chevrolet are the defending Verizon IndyCar Series manufacturer having powered Simon Pagenaud to his first series title last season.
Despite suggesting they are considering expanding their Verizon IndyCar Series involvement in 2018, Grant stressed that GM, who are based in Detroit are happy with their existing Chevrolet partners.
Chevrolet currently power just three outfits in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Team Penske, Ed Carpenter Racing and AJ Foyt Racing.
Honda power Chip Ganassi Racing, Andretti Autosport, Dale Coyne Racing, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.