Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced on Thursday that veteran NTT IndyCar Series engineer Matthew Greasley has joined the team as Takuma Sato’s race engineer for 2020 Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato.

Greasley joins the team from Carlin where he worked alongside Patricio O’Ward, Charlie Kimball, Max Chilton and Conor Daly and speaking about his arrival at RLL, technical director Tom German said:

“We are pleased to welcome Matt to the RLL team. “We expect his diverse experience to add notable value to RLL’s development and race engineering efforts.  From our first conversation, we knew Matt was an excellent fit for our competitive-collaborative culture.  We are looking forward to an exciting 2021 INDYCAR season.”

Greasley brings vast amounts of motorsport experience to his new role having worked in Formula E, Indy Lights and the NTT IndyCar Series most recently from 2018-2020 and speaking about his new role with RLL, Greasley said:

“It’s a fantastic opportunity to come to a very established, successful team.  “I’m looking forward to working with Takuma, particularly on the back of winning another Indy 500. It will be fantastic to work with everyone at the team and continue to build upon the success they had this season.”

The 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season gets underway with the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg on March 7.

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