Dale Coyne with Rick Ware Racing’s Romain Grosjean will make his NTT IndyCar Series debut on Monday 22 February at Barber Motorsports Park when he joins his new team mate Ed Jones for his first experience of an IndyCar.

It was confirmed on Wednesday that the ex F1 driver who had a terrible accident during the Bahrain Grand Prix towards the end of the 2020 Formula One season has joined Dale Coyne Racing with Rick Ware Racing for the upcoming NTT IndyCar Series season which had been due to get underway on March 7 in St Petersburg but has been pushed back to April 18.

Grosjean joins a list of drivers to have made the move from Formula One to IndyCar with Max Chilton, Marcus Ericsson and defending Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato in the current field for the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season.

The grid is now complete for the upcoming season and looks like this:

Team Penske

2 Josef Newgarden – Hitachi Chevrolet

3 Scott McLaughlin – PPG Chevrolet

12 Will Power – Verzion 5G Chevrolet

22 Simon Pageanud – Menards Chevrolet

Andretti Autosport

26 Colton Herta – Gainbridge Honda

27 Alexader Rossi – NAPA/AutoNation

28 Ryan Hunter Reay – DHL

29 James Hinchcliffe – Genesys

Chip Ganassi Racing

8 Marcus Ericsson – Huski Chocolate Honda

9 Scott Dixon – PNC Bank Honda

10 Alex Palou – NTT DATA Honda

48 Jimmie Johnson (Road and Street course races and Tony Kanaan ovals) Carvana Honda

Meyer Shank Racing

60 Jack Harvey AutoNation – Sirius XM Honda

Helio Castroneves – Select races including the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500

Arrow McLaren SP

5 Pato O’Ward – Arrow Chevrolet

7 Felix Rosenqvist – Arrow Chevrolet

Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser Sullivan – 18 Ed Jones – SealMaster Honda

Dale Racing with Rick Ware Racing – 51 Predator Honda

Ed Carpenter Racing

20 Conor Daly US Air Force – Road and street course events Ed Carpenter ovals

21 Rinus Veekay – Sonax Chevrolet

AJ Foyt Racing

4 Dalton Kellett – K Line Chevrolet

14 Sebastien Bourdais

Carlin

59 Max Chilton Gallagher – road and street course – TBC

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing

15 Graham Rahal – United Rentals Honda

30 Takuma Sato – Mijack Honda.

 

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