The first big news story of the 2019 IndyCar season is set to be announced in the coming days.

Paddock Eye understands that the series will announce their new title sponsor for the coming season and beyond within the next few days ahead of the first pre-season test of 2019.

The start of the 2019 season, gets underway in 65 days with the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg.

Paddock Eye understands that Verizon will remain as official telecommunications supplier to the series for the foreseeable future while continuing their sponsorship programme with Team Penske.

It is not known whether or not the new title sponsor is an assisting series partner or will be completely new to the sport.

The opening race of this season takes place from March 8-10. For tickets visit – http://www.gpstpete.com/

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