Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced on Monday that Santino Ferrucci will return to cockpit of the No.45 HyVee Honda for this weekend’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio presented by HPD Ridgeline alongside Graham Rahal and Takuma Sato. At the Indy 500, Ferrucci piloted the No. 45 Hy-Vee Honda to his third straight top-seven finish with a sixth-place result and finished sixth in Race 1 in Detroit and tenth in Race 2.

Speaking about the news, Ferrucci commented saying:

I’m super excited to return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing to race the Hy-Vee entry at Mid-Ohio. “It’s been a great track for me in the past and last year I started on the front row. I’ve always enjoyed the track and its fans. I cannot wait to be working with the team again and continuing our relationship and our growth as the season moves forward. Hopefully we can get the Hy-Vee car into the top five and on the podium!

Randy Edeker, Chairman, CEO and President of Hy-Vee commented on the news saying:

“We look forward to having Santino Ferrucci drive the No. 45 Hy-Vee entry in this weekend’s race. “Santino and the entire Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team care about their fans just like we care about our customers at Hy-Vee. Plus, the excitement Santino brings to the course keeps us on the edge of our seats and we can’t wait to see how he performs at the Honda Indy 200.”

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