Jay Frye has confirmed to Paddock Eye that the Verizon IndyCar Series are in talks with several potential entrants along with new engine manufacturers.
On Monday, the Verizon IndyCar Series officially unveiled their 2018 universal aero kit which will be used by both Chevrolet and Honda for at least the next three years. Fyre also confirmed that the new aero kit will allow teams and engine manufacturers to plan their budgets for the next three years.
Frye refused to confirm who the potential engine partners could be. The new aero kit will be cheaper than the current kits.
Testing of the new aero-kit begins at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday with Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia in action with Montoya driving the Team Penske Chevrolet kit while Servia will drive the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda.