Dale Coyne Racing announced today that Santiago Ferrucci will return to the team for the final two races of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season the Grand Prix of Portland and the Sonoma Grand Prix.
Ferrucci who will drive the No.39 Cly-Del Honda commented saying:
“I am extremely grateful to Dale (Coyne) and everyone at Dale Coyne Racing for giving me this opportunity to get back behind the wheel of an Indy car in Portland and Sonoma. “I’m also excited to be bringing my long-time sponsor Cly-Del on board and introducing them to the world of IndyCar racing. I truly enjoyed my time with Dale Coyne Racing in Detroit earlier this season and I couldn’t be more excited to be back with them for a couple more races as I look to the future and enter the next chapter of my career.”
The Californian joins Sebastien Bourdais in the No.18 Team SealMaster Honda with Vasser Sullivan Racing and Pietro Fittipaldi in the No.19 Paysafe Honda.
Speaking about the news team owner Dale Coyne commented saying:
We were very impressed with Santino at Detroit this year, and not just by his performance behind the wheel, but also by his professionalism and maturity outside of the race car. “We’ve had lengthy discussions with Santino in the past few months and we’re excited to have him back for the final two rounds of the season. We look forward to seeing what he will do with this opportunity as he gets back behind the wheel of an Indy Car. We’re also happy to welcome Cly-Del to our ever-growing family of sponsors.
Bob Garthwait Jr, CEO of Cly-Del Manufacturing Company commented saying:
We are very excited to sponsor Santino Ferrucci and Dale Coyne Racing at the Portland & Sonoma IndyCar races. Excellence in motorsport requires strong teamwork, precision engineering, and quality execution. These have been our core values at Cly-Del for the last 79 years, making this partnership an outstanding fit. We wish the team well and hope to see more great racing from the series.