Dale Coyne with Rick Ware Racing’s Romain Grosjean says he is optimistic as he embarks on his new career in the NTT IndyCar Series.

Grosjean has joined Dale Coyne Racing with Rick Ware Racing after calling time on his Formula One career at the end of last season. The Frenchman missed the final race of the of the 2020 Formula One season in Abu Dhabi after suffering severe burns to his hands when his Haas F1 car was torn in half in a horrific accident in Bahrain.

Grosjean suffered injuries to both of his hands however they have healed well and he is confident of a strong start to his IndyCar career,

Grosjean is joined at Dale Coyne Racing by their former driver Ed Jones who returns to the NTT IndyCar Series to drive the No.18 SealMaster Dale Coyne with Vasser Sullivan Racing.

Grosjean revealed that he has been working with a hand specialist in Geneva and that this has aided him in his recovery. The Frenchman who has spent time watching old IndyCar races and doing some home simulator work has had his Dale Coyne Racing seat fitting earlier this week following his arrival in the U.S.

Dale Coyne Racing will be in action testing at Barber Motorsports Park on Tuesday where Romain Grosjean will get his first taste of an IndyCar Series machine.

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